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IC Material Handler III

Department: Admin/Accounting
Location: Los Banos, CA


Primary responsibility is to unload incoming raw materials and assist with stocking ingredients for production use. Adhere to warehouse policy and ensure that ingredients are stored in FIFO and identified with labels


Support the review, understanding and compliance of all programs, policies and procedures contained in the Food Safety and Quality Management System. 




                              % OF

ITEM                    TIME        JOB FUNCTIONS


1.                           50%          Unload incoming deliveries of raw materials. Verify against purchase order and review packing list, quantity and lot                                                 number of incoming materials. Put away incoming materials and adhere to FIFO procedure and Warehouse                                                            Operations Manual at all times.  Ensure products are organized and labeled.

2.                          25%         Responsible for assuring that ingredients are properly labeled with bar code yellow labels to identify ingredients on                                                pallets and QC Hold & Release labels in timely manner. Ensure that Allergen, GMO and Non Halal materials are                                                      labeled and stored accordingly.

3.                         10%        Assist with stocking common raw materials for production as required by weekly schedule. Use Wisys program on                                                    hand held scanner when moving materials from bin locations.

4.                        10%           Assist when needed on weekly cycle counts. Participate with semi-annual and annual physical inventory counts.                                                    Perform inventory verification as needed.

5.                      5%            Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor.



       TOTAL       100%




Internal Contacts:

Department managers, Production Dept., QA/QC, shipping/receiving, office personnel, Purchasing and Accounting.

External Contacts:



Education Level and Focus:

            High School diploma or equivalent


Years and Type of Related Experience Required:

            Two years inventory control experience preferably in food industry.




Interpersonal and Communication:

            Good verbal and written communication skills, ability to work with all levels of

            Personnel, self-motivated, punctual, team player, organized.




Technical and Analytical:

Efficient in various computer programs including: MS Office, Outlook, Macola, Crystal, and other programs. Typing, calculator, copier, fax, telephone. Ability to prioritize and organize workload and special projects. Attention to detail.


Administrative and Operations:

            Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, performs well under deadlines.


Physical Demands:

            Sitting or standing for long periods, walking, climbing stairs and ladders, bending,            stooping, forklift qualifications. Lifting, up to 70 lbs.


Work Environment:

            Crowded office environment, noisy, food plant, hot and cold conditions (plant      area, freezer, outside areas, etc.), wet floors, forklift and pedestrian traffic.


Special Equipment Used:

            Forklift, personal computers, printers, calculators, fax, phones.

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