1328-Lead Loader in Lancaster, PA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


PA Lancaster

Job Type:

Supply Chain Logistics

Job Posting Title:

1328-Lead Loader

Job Description:

Lead Loader - Night Shift


Week One- Mon, Tues, Sat, Sun

Week Two- Wed, Thurs, Fri

  • Essential tasks and Responsibilities
  • Trailer Loading
    • Prints Load Sheets* and Pick/Peelie List for each order.
    • Completes the Trailer Inspection Report prior to loading the trailer; sweeps and inspects.
    • Pulls product from the listed locations or stretch wrapper and loads trailer using STO or SO number. Uses SAP to scan pallets into location
    • When loading trailer, one of the “peelies” must be taken from the pallet and placed on the load sheet.  If there are no labels on the pallet, you must write the Item#, Code Date, Qty, HU# and SO# in a blank space on the load sheet and initial it.
    • When the trailer is completed, the Loader will air bag and, tie guard or both, depending on the customer requirements, the lead loader will then complete the trailer in SAP and print paperwork for shipping.
    • Forklift Operators are expected to observe all safety rules while operating forklifts.
    • As needed, release trailers to drivers for delivery.
    • Aide palletizer operator with gathering and staging packaging supplies.
  • Palletizer Operating
    • Gathers packaging supplies and stages for production.
    • Loads packaging supplies into equipment.
    • Performs operating duties for case packing, palletizing and stretch wrapping equipment.
    • Issues packaging materials in SAP during production.
    • Prints and applies HUs to pallets.
    • Assists and performs equipment changeovers.
  • *The load sheets must be prepared to include the carrier code with the trailer number. This will enable the program to enter the bar code. The bar code will help to expedite the transfer process.
  • Additional Tasks:  Contributes to team effort by performing other assigned duties as needed. Maintains cooperative relationship with coworkers and management by communicating necessary information, responding to requests, building rapport; and participating in problem solving methods.  Follows and enforces standards for food safety and food quality production reflected in SQF as well as the regulations of major vendors and governmental agencies such as OSHA, FDA and EPA and assures associates are consistently trained in these standards and comply with all requirements

Job Qualifications

Essential knowledge, skills, abilities and experience:

  • High School, technical school education or equivalent.
  • Basic computer skills to input data.
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic telephone etiquette skills.
  • Ability to perform analysis rapidly and accurately.
  • Ability to have attention to detail and documentation.
  • Ability to maintain and enforce company standards.
  • Ability to work individually or as a team.
  • Mental alertness to identify problem areas through predetermined methods.
  • Ability to interpret, understand and follow detailed procedures.
  • Ability to retain numbers.
  • Ability to be organized.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to walk, taste, and smell.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and color vision. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and extreme heat. The noise level is representative of a production environment.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com. In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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