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US1354 Buckhead Meat & Seafood Mid-Atlantic
Zip Code:
Minimum Level of Education:
High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience:
1 Year
Employment Type:
Full Time
Travel Percentage:
Compensation Range:
$14.62 - $21.97
The compensation range provided is in compliance with state specific laws. Factors that may be used to determine your actual rate of pay include your specific skills, years of experience and other factors.
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Responsible for general cleaning, sanitation and janitorial for the facility including warehouse and production environments.

• Clean and sanitize different types of machinery, support equipment, and conveyors.
• Clean and sanitize floors, walls, and specific work areas.
• Clean, mop, sweep, and other general warehouse maintenance duties.
• Prioritize work orders in importance of departmental needs.
• Responsible for adhering to all Food, Sanitation and Safety policies.
• Responsible for adhering to proper handling of all produce according to SQF standards.
• Maintain the cleanliness of the facilities property by picking up trash/debris throughout the property and by addressing all opportunities to improve sanitation.
• Maintain sanitary conditions in the facility to include collection and disposal of all warehouse and facility trash or debris daily and clean up all spills.
• Work effectively with immediate supervisor to minimize warehouse shrink (product loss).
• Responsible for the neatness and cleanliness of assigned work areas and travel aisles.
• Report to the supervisor immediately any unfixable/unsafe issues.
• Observe and enforce all safety rules to reduce accidents and injuries.
• Operate appropriate material handling equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks in a safe and orderly manner to reduce accidents and injuries.
• Ensure that material handling equipment is maintained (inspected daily) and clean, report repair or service needs to supervisor to reduce equipment damage.
• Understand and comply with all applicable company policies (i.e., attendance, Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, Associate Handbook, etc.)
• Complies with all applicable State/Federal laws, regulations, and policies (i.e., OSHA, HACCP, AIB, etc.).
• Adherence to work schedule.
• Perform other duties as requested by management.

• High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• One-year on-the-job sanitation / maintenance experience required.
• Understanding of general building sanitation /maintenance.
• Experience operating a pallet jack
• Must be 18 years of age.
• Must work independently with minimal supervision and have strong attention to details.
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations
• Certification on material handling equipment or the ability to become certified.
Language Skills
• Must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
• Read and write simple correspondence.
• Speak effectively with co-workers and in small group settings.

Mathematical Skills
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability
• Requires the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form, and the ability to deal with standardized situations with occasional variables.

Physical Demand
The working conditions and physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. An individual should contact his or her supervisor or the Human Resources Department if he or she believes that an accommodation is needed.
• Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
• Usually required to stand and walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk and hear.
• Required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or sit.
• Frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move between 41 and 50 pounds, and seldom lift and/or move 51 pounds and up to 100 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
• This is a full-time position.
• The incumbent must have the ability to work a varying schedule nights, weekdays or weekends, and some holidays.
• Work hours may vary, or change based on departmental requirements.
• The job is primarily performed in a warehouse environment.
• Regularly exposed to fast-moving material handling equipment or other mechanical equipment.
• Frequently exposed to freezer/cooler warehouse environments.
• Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high, precarious places, vehicle emissions, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and high voltage electrical equipment and vibration.
• The noise level in the work environment usually is loud.
Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 71,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations.
We offer our colleagues the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Jennifer Besack
Buckhead Meat & Seafood Mid-Atlantic
1920 Stanford Ct
Landover, MD 20785

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