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Warehouse Yard Dog Operator- Off Shift

Decatur, AL, United States  |  Manufacturing  |  ID: REQ-15148

Description

The GEA Way

At GE Appliances, a Haier company, we come together to make “good things, for life.”  As the fastest-growing appliance company in the U.S., we’re powered by creators, thinkers and makers who believe that anything is possible and that there’s always a better way.  We believe in the power of our people and in giving them the freedom to explore, discover and build good things, together.  

The GEA Way philosophy, backed by three simple commitments defines the way we work, invent, create, do business, and serve our communities: we come togetherwe always look for a better way, and we create possibilities

Interested in joining us on our journey? 

Join the GE Appliances team in a high-energy, production facility environment. Our Warehouse Yard Dog Operators support appliance manufacturing operations by either transferring finished units to storage locations or loading finished units onto railcars or trailers to ship to our customers or distribution centers. This is an essential role in our manufacturing assembly plant involving moving material from receiving to the production areas.

Position

Warehouse Yard Dog Operator- Off Shift

Location

USA, Decatur, AL

How You'll Create Possibilities

  •     Safely Operate and utilize a forklift to move product using a Basiloid attachment. Safely operate yard dog to move trailers and place into the docks.
    •    Utilize a scanner to transfer units from storage to a shipment.
    •    Operate a Track-mobile to move railcars for loading, opening and closing railcar doors and moving railcars outside when completed.       
    •    Work with operations leaders to prioritize work and meet critical deadlines. 
    •    Load product for shipment without damage to customers & distribution centers.        
    •    Ability to rotate among jobs within department and know all aspects of warehouse processes.
    •    Maintain a clean work environment and follow all company policies and practices regarding safety and material handling.
    •    All other duties as assigned.  Business changes may result in a change of job duties.

    What You'll Bring to Our Team

    • One or more years of experience operating a forklift & yard dog with both finished goods transfer & loading, preferably in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
    • Must have attention to detail and be able to work independently.
    • Must be capable of working around moving machines – robots, machinery, forklifts, etc. 
    • Available to work weekends or extended hours as needed.
    • Ability to safely operate a forklift, yard dog & Track-mobile.
    • You must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
    • You must be able to follow verbal and written instructions in English.
    • Must pass a background check and drug screen.
    • Must be able to successfully complete physical confirming satisfactory health for job and have the ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation, including, but not limited to:
      •  Occasionally lift up to 50 lbs., with potential heavy lifting up to 75 lbs.                          
      • Must be able to access required areas pertaining to job including, but not limited to: trailers, railcars, machinery and other areas of the plant.
      • Must be capable of obtaining & maintaining Fork Truck & Yard Dog certifications/licenses.                   
      • Exposure to temperature fluctuations of summer & winter as determined by outside conditions.                        
      • Must wear all required PPE including steel toed shoes & safety glasses.        
    • Medical, dental and vision benefits starting day one
    • Tuition reimbursement and career development
    • Generous 401k plan with company contribution and matching
    • Vacation, holiday, and personal time
    • Paid parental leave
    • On-site cafeteria and credit union
    • And, so much more!

    GE Appliances invites all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities. If you have a disability that prevents or limits your ability to use or access the site, or if you require any other accommodation in the application process due to a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at [email protected].

    Our Culture

    At GE Appliances, creativity meets passion and conversations lead to exceptional outcomes and experiences.  We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that everyone brings to GE Appliances. We believe a diverse workplace, where everyone is included and people can be their true and authentic selves, fosters creativity and innovation. We know our differences are our greatest strength. The very best innovations across every function of a company come from diverse teams. Our commitment to ensuring a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone is valued allows employees to perform at their best, every day. Diversity at GE Appliances helps us achieve zero distance to our owners, innovate smartly and connect to the communities and customers we serve. We encourage and support the ideas, aspirations, and the wellbeing of everyone - our employees and our communities

    GE Appliances is a trust-based organization. It is important we offer our employees the flexibility they need to do their best work while balancing the needs of the business and individuals. When you join GEA, you will have the opportunity to work with your leader to create a flexible work arrangement that balances the needs of the individual, team, and organization.

    GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply, please send an e-mail to [email protected]

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