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Davidson Specialty Foods is the largest specialty foods distributor in New England, carrying over 6,000 items in natural, organic, specialty, Kosher, and ethnic lines at their CT warehouse facility. Founded on the value of providing quality products at a level of service second to none, Davidson has been bringing value to their customers for over 36 years. Davidson Specialty Foods is one of the many companies within the C&S Family of Companies, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation.
Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at Davidson Specialty Foods Co.Davidson Specialty Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers 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.
As a Slotter, you will maximize production efficiency through effective item placement, warehouse analysis, and maintaining system related logic that affects production work.
Placement of new items in the warehouse into location assignments with logical ti/hi and SPOG criteria
Maintain GMP practices, flammability considerations, commodity grouping, and special customer requirements
Analyze aisle movements and make necessary adjustments to enhance productivity & capacity
Perform maintenance moves as suggested by production workers, as well as those discovered through observation or analysis to reduce damage and improve ergonomics
Use item forecast information to assist shipping department with setting up sale/distro staging areas
Consistently maintain all location labels
Maintain production related system logic and suggest modifications as necessary
Balance efficiencies between shipping and receiving to maximize overall capacity & efficiency
Serve as liaison between warehouse and procurement to assist with dimensional issues, as well as description related issues
Monitor and manage WICS exception reports
Manage and communicate physical location repair issues
Assist management in quality related research (i.e. lift transactions, selection assignment issues, etc)
Create layout/environment that minimizes damage, and shrink, as well as contributing to reduction of both
Warehouse : Freezer (-20F to 0F)
Warehouse : Perishable Warehouse (28F to 60F)
Warehouse : Grocery Warehouse (50F to 90F)
Specialized Knowledge : Computer skills- MS Word, MS Excel (intermediate skills), MS Access, SQL, Mainframe, EDW, DQL.
Special Skills : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, ability and other characteristics required: Demonstrates commitment and ability to work safely. Show reliability and maintain satisfactory attendance. Produce quality work. Ability to maintain required productivity/work expectations • Ability to operate required materials handling equipment (MHE). Attention to detail and accuracy. Good math and reading skills. Ability to use pallet jack or forklift.
Physical abilities: : Never balancing. Occasionally sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling. Occasionally gripping, carrying, pushing, lifting, pulling carrying up to 60 Lbs. Occasionally climbing up to 4 ft. (Must have fall protection training and using proper fall protection equipment). Frequently standing, handling, fingering and feeling. Frequently standing on surface type (s): Carpet, tile, concrete. Continuously walking on surface type (s): Carpet, tile, concrete. Continuously reaching (level: Waist/overhead, etc). Continuously talking, seeing, hearing, smelling and repetitive movement.
Other: : Key Compentencies
(People) •Inspires Trust • Builds upon your Talent • Creates an Inclusive Work Environment : (Business) • Drives for Results • Drives Continuous Improvement & Innovation • Facilitates Change
Years Of Experience
Attendance, General Equivalency Diploma - General Studies, High School Diploma - General Studies, Initiative, Productivity, Quality, Safety, Values
Davidson Specialty Foods LLC
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.