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Associate, Training

Company: Americold
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:


Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food industry supply chain and to help put food on tables around the world.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates temperature-controlled warehouses around the world. We have over 16,000 associates and offer a wide variety of career opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, administration, business development, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.


Primary Responsibility:

Train and certify P.I.T. operators as needed

Essential Functions:

Train and certify P.I.T. operators as needed
Communicate and enforce Americold safety policies as needed
Enforce established housekeeping policies and procedures to minimize staff injuries, lost production time, famine, and contamination of product pertaining to operating equipment
Ensure PIT operators are following OSHA and other applicable standards
Pallet jack and HILO train newly hired associates and re-train associates whose certifications have expired
Performs other duties as required


Qualifications & Experience:

Must have a High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
6 months experience working in a logistics/distribution/relevant environment.
Able to operate MHE
1-3 years experience working in a warehouse/logistics/distribution environment preferred
1-3 years forklift experience preferred.
Current or prior MHE certification preferred

Knowledge & Employment Standards:

Basic computer skills
RF Scanners
WMS functions
Bi-Lingual in English and Spanish (reading, writing, verbal)
Basic to intermediate level to verify quantities of product, count inventory, or perform other duties associated with handling, storing and distributing client products.
Strong attention to detail accuracy and accomplish job task in a timely manner.
Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision or guidance
Must be able to effectively adapt to change and thrive in a stimulating, fast-pace work environment.

Physical Requirements & Abilities:

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job
Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions
Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, or bending
Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work
Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasks
May require travel by automobile and airplane
May require visiting facility operations in temperatures at or below freezing
May carry loads related to travel and occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds
Requires the use of various electronic tools
Occasionally works evenings or weekends in order to complete objectives or to attend meetings
Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes
Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from executive management

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


Keywords: Americold, Newark , Associate, Training, Professions , Newark, New Jersey

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