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DAYBREAK FOODS INC Dock Lead in Graettinger, Iowa



Under the director of the processing supervisor, the position is responsible for leading the activities or the dock personnel and their daily duties

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure a quality product comes from the plant to the customer in a safe, efficient and sanitary way
  • Operate electric pallet jacks and forklifts to unload trucks and remove pallets from packing floor to cooler
  • Examine shipment contents and compare with records such as manifests, invoices or orders to verify accuracy
  • Perform proper egg packing and handling procedures
  • Submit record keeping and documentation
  • Prepare documents such as work orders, bills of landing or shipping orders to route materials
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of eggs and packing supplies
  • Order packing supplies as needed
  • Responsible for sanitation of cooler, dock and load bay
  • Maintain and clean equipment and dry storage area
  • Follow and enforce proper safety, food safety and GMP expectations
  • Train and oversee team of Dock Attendants
  • Manage schedule for Dock Attendants
  • Assist Processing Supervisor with performance evaluations of dock attendants
  • Communicate effectively with truck drivers and customer contact to exchange information or to solve problems
  • May be requires to move tankers or trailers
  • Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalency
  • Experience in food manufacturing or processing is desirable
  • Previous experience in a warehouse or shipping/receiving environment is required
  • Previous forklift and pallet jack experience is required
  • Experience in safety programs and processes, such as confined space, lock out tag out, hazcom, etc.
  • Experience in equipment in operation

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read, speak, and write English is required
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English preferred
  • Must be able to use a computer and be familiar with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills

Physical Requirements

Stand and walk constantly; grip, grasp, push, pull, reach, bend, stoop, lift up to 60 pounds frequently; sit, climb, lift up to 50 pounds occasionally. Must be able to climb up to 150ft by ladder.

Work Environment

Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and airborne particles. Employee may work in outside environment where temperatures vary seasonally. Clothing must be worn based on seasonal weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Certain areas may be loud enough to require ear protection. All personal protective equipment will be provided and required during certain working conditions and in certain areas. The employee is occasionally exposed to high places.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, incl ding an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)