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Equipment Warehouse Operator

Posting Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Tyler, TX

Company: Brookshire Grocery Company

Brookshire Grocery Company (BGC) is a family business based in Tyler, Texas, and currently operates more than 180 stores in three states – Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas – with three distribution centers and a corporate office. BGC prides itself on offering its partners one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry which includes medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, paid time off, stock ownership, a 401k retirement plan, incentive plans, employee discounts, educational scholarships, and access to BGC’s 205-acre outdoor recreation area.

Job Summary

Provides support of store merchandising and performs support duties in the facilities services group during new builds, remodels, and store closures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operates forklift and motorized hand jacks to load/unload equipment.
  • Dismantles equipment and separates for recycling.
  • Stages equipment for shipment.
  • Responsible for general housekeeping inside and outside of warehouse, parking lot, and storage area.
  • Responsible for breakdown and reclamation of refrigeration equipment, cases, condensers, motor room racks, air conditioners, and other specialized equipment.
  • Pulls, packs, and ships furniture, office equipment, fixtures, shelving cases, walk-in cooler panels, and other equipment in support of daily store and store merchandising projects.
  • Responsible for daily security of warehouse stored assets.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable rules and regulations of government agencies.
  • Implements, enforces, and complies with Brookshire Grocery Company policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Intermediate knowledge with all types material handling equipment.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Ability to operate heavy machinery/ hazardous equipment.
  • Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, verbal, or diagram form.
  • Ability to research information, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to learn new technology systems, methods and processes.
  • Ability to reason, form concepts and recognize and solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal form.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and productivity.
  • Ability to occasionally travel to off-site and out-of-town locations with possible overnight stays.
  • Ability to work flexible schedules including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work on-call and flexible schedules including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • May be required to drive in accordance with the BGC Driver policy.

Education, Experience, and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 21 years of age required.
  • High school Diploma or GED and two or more years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and/or higher education required.
  • Associate Degree in related field preferred.
  • Forklift certification preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Continuously required to use close vision, distance vision, depth perception or the ability to focus.
  • Frequently required to talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to stand or walk.
  • Frequently required to sit for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to use hands for reaching, touching or handling.
  • Occasionally required to use fine finger movements (ex. sorting and typing).
  • Occasionally required to push, pull, maneuver or lift objects up to 100 lbs.
  • Occasionally required to bend, kneel or squat.
  • Occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop or crawl.

Work Context and Environment

  • Work is generally performed in a warehouse environment.
  • Frequently exposed to extreme cold conditions (non-weather).
  • Frequently exposed to extreme heat conditions (non-weather).
  • Frequently exposed to hot surfaces.
  • Frequently exposed to wet, slippery or damp conditions.
  • Frequently exposed to industrial odors, fumes and dust.
  • Frequently exposed to heights.
  • Occasionally exposed to outside temperatures and weather.
  • Occasionally exposed to cleaning agents.
  • Occasionally exposed to confined spaces (ex. air vents, crawl spaces).
  • Noise level varies.

Brookshire Grocery Company strives to provide a safe, drug free and alcohol-free environment for its partners and guests. The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information or military status and any other trait protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Tyler