Williams Sausage Co, Inc.
  • Union City, TN, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Life, Short and Long Term Disability, Accident, Severe Illness, and Cancer Insurances. We also offer 401K to our employees who have been here over 1 year.

Williams Sausage Company, Inc.

Refrigerated Warehouse Worker


Job Description



Refrigerated Warehouse Worker


Shipping and Receiving

Reports to

Shipping and Receiving Manager

Job summary

Unload finished product and raw materials from trucks and receive in-bound product from plant floor. Stock and maintain warehouse inventory in designated area and assure proper rotation of product by manufacture or Use/Freeze by date. Pick, stage and record code dates of finished products. Load finished products on to trucks.

Summary of essential job functions

  1. Unload raw materials and finished goods from trucks.
  2. Move raw materials and finished goods to warehouse storage.
  3. Assure proper rotation of all products and raw materials.
  4. Pick finished goods and sample goods per order forms.
  5. Assure that oldest finished products by manufacture date or "Use/Freeze by" date are picked first.
  6. Record quantities picked and code dates on Picking Tickets.
  7. Make sure all out-bound trailers are clean before loading.
  8. Make sure out-bound trailers cooling units are set to the proper temperature.
  9. Verify unit count of all items loaded.
  10. Responsible for quality control. No damaged product is sent out. No damaged raw material is accepted in.  Report all damages to supervisor.
  11. Operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs).
  12. Operate forklift, pallet jacks and yard trucks.
  13. Unload in-bound raw materials and finished goods as directed by supervisor.
  14. Complete receiving documentation on all in-bound product and returned product that is unloaded.
  15. Rotate and clean finished goods coolers/freezers daily.
  16. Communicate with operators from other shifts.
  17. Clean and maintain work area.
  18. Perform preventive maintenance (PMs) on slide racks in freezer.
  19. Turn off and lock out equipment when not in use.
  20. Monitor Critical Control Points (CCP) as specified in plant's Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Plan (HACCP).
  21. Other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

  1. Provide on-the-job training to new employees.

Minimum requirements

  1. Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Manual dexterity required for performing job.
  3. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds required.

Working Conditions

Cell phones and jewelry are not permitted on the factory floor. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Personal Protective Equipment Requirement

Working in this environment requires the use of safety equipment to include: steel-toed work boots, ear plugs, hair net, hard hat, beard net (if applicable), and smock.

Preferred Education and Experience

A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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