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Hy-Vee Food Stores Lomar - Warehouse Generalist ll(Shag truck Operator) - Full Time in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Title: Warehouse Generalist II (Shag Truck Operator)

Brief Job Description:

Responsible for operating all company vehicles and equipment in a safe and professional manner to ensure prompt delivery of products to customers. Additionally responsible for shagging trailers, maintaining an organized lot, substituting as a route driver, and all the functions of a warehouse generalist.

This position will require you to work both as a Warehouse Generalist and a Shag Truck operator depending on work load of the day. Schedule to be determined at time of hire.

Reporting Relations:

Accountable and Reports to: Vice President Warehousing, Warehouse Supervisor(s), Assistant Warehouse Supervisor(s).

Direct Reports: None

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reports to work when scheduled and on time. Adheres to company policies and departmental guidelines.

  • Operates shag truck, semi-tractor and trailer in a safe and professional manner while following all laws and regulations.

  • Responsible for backhauls including, but not limited to: verifying product counts, quality control, tagging appropriate pallets, notifying dispatch of any changes or discrepancies, and completes required paperwork.

  • Responsible for general vehicle inspection prior to departure, during, after all deliveries along with temperature control of reefer unit. Must report and rectify any issues before departure.

  • Required to refuel truck and trailer when needed.

  • Ensures that security measures and practices are implemented and complies with all Lomar security procedures when monitoring non-Lomar employed truck drivers and/or visitors.

  • Performs daily safety inspection of power equipment. Ensures required safety equipment is being utilized and polices are followed with equipment being operated in a safe manner.

  • Keeps work environment clean and neat by sweeping and picking up cardboard, plastic wrap, and totes.

  • Responsible for accurately and timely selecting orders via a voice automated selection system and safely palletizing merchandise for shipment to assigned stores, ensuring product does not become damage.

  • Shuttles trailers, monitors spots for loading and unloading of product.

  • Attends departmental and company meetings.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Accurately replenishes merchandise to selected slots.

  • Stages received product for replenishment.

  • Performs Warehouse Generalist I tasks as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Physical Requirements:

  • Visual requirements include: ability to see detail at near and far range with or without correction, normal depth perceptions.

  • Must be physically able to perform heavy work: exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, 50 pounds frequently and 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Must be able to perform the following physical activities: standing, walking, lifting, stooping, kneeling, reaching, handling, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

  • Must possess and maintain a class A Department of Transportation Commercial Driver’s License, with air brakes endorsements.

  • Must have the ability to meet language and hearing capabilities for voice automated selection.

  • Must have the ability to follow one or two-step instructions; routine, repetitive tasks.

  • Must be able to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

  • Upon certification, must safely operate both single and double pallet jacks, forklift, and stock picker.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects with good attention to detail.

Working Conditions:

The duties of this position are performed in a combination of a warehouse, vehicle, and store environment. There will be exposure to noise, diesel smoke, dust, dirt, snow, ice, vibrations, dampness, equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemical/solvents and temperature extremes.

Equipment Used to Perform Job:

Primary equipment– Shag truck (CDL required), tractor, forklift, handheld scanner.

Secondary equipment - single pallet jack, double pallet jack, stock picker, turret truck, reach truck, computer and Vocollect. May also use cleaning materials such as a broom and shovel.




Has daily contact with warehouse personal, suppliers/vendors, customers and the general public. Deals with other companies.

Education and Experience:

High School diploma or equivalent with minimum of two years.