DISTRIBUTION TECHNICIAN I

Byhalia, MS, US, 38611

McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry. With more than $4 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses.  We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service.  Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food McCormick flavored.  McCormick makes every meal and moment better™!  To learn more, please visit www.mccormickcorporation.com.

 

As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services including, but not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays, paid sick days and paid vacation days.
 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Under the general supervision of the Team Manager or Warehouse Supervisor in our Byhalia, Mississippi location the Distrubition Technician will be responsible for picking/packing/shipping all customer orders in a timely (measured through Labor Management System - LMS) and accurate manner while operating material handling equipment (transporter, forklift, etc.).  Performs general warehouse duties including loading, inbound receiving, returns, organizing, put-aways, replenishment, wrapping and push-offs and order selection.  Is responsible for accurate input and provides customers with specific documentation and special services as needed.  Other duties include filling"shorted" orders, co-label order selection, export order selection, and assisting with inventory.  Participates in Team meetings and completes special projects assigned.  Incumbent is subject to temperature extremes.  Overtime on short notice may be required. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs assignments in one of the following seven activity groups:  Order Selection, Replenishment, Inbound, Outbound, Returns, Organizer, Repack/Hazmat.  May be required to perform other activities based on business needs.  Career progression will require to cross-train in multiple activity groups.  Operates transporter, stand-up, reach or sit-down fork truck.  

 

Completes all paperwork & system transactions in accordance with standard departmental operating procedures.  Paperwork can include, pick list, labels, tagging and any customer required placards.

 

Identifies and communicates issues to shift crew leader, warehouse supervisor, team manager.  Attends shift/team meetings and recommends general process improvements.

 

Performs general duties including sanitation and battery changing.

 

Promotion to the next level is dependent upon the following criteria:  Performs two years in expanded role in either Safety management, Efficiency management, Training management, or Quality management/ OR performs one additional activity group for a total of four of seven activity groups.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have basic math, reading, and speaking skills.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 High School Diploma or GED

1-3 years of experience using material handling equipment in a warehouse environment preferred. 

Basic MS Windows experience 

Forklift License

SAP Transactions/Process Training

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


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