The Bakery Cos.
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • 15.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Shipping Associate

HOURS:  Sunday - Thursday    (Sundays: 6pm-2:30am and Mon-Thur:9pm - 5:30am)

Starting Pay is $15.50 / hour with a 50 cent increase after 90 days.



Under supervision and using established procedures, ensures that trucks are loaded, trays and dollies are unloaded properly.  Follows all GMP's and insures hands are cleaned and sanitized at all times. Ensures the production of safe, high quality product.  Promotes good company morale.  Report any equipment and/or people issues.  Insures all checklist and required forms are filled correctly in a timely manner.  Complete all tasks deemed necessary by supervisors.



Performs some of the following:

  • Unloads trailers as they arrive.
  • Keep docks clean, removing any empty trays and pallets.
  • Offloads any ingredients or other material that may be delivered.
  • Checks and records ingredients received on the proper form.
  • Sweeps out and loads trucks according to load sheets, checking off stacks and/or pallets as they are loaded.
  • Writes down on the load sheet the dates of the product that goes on the trailer.
  • After load is complete, checks that the pallets on the trailer correspond to the number on the load sheet.
  • Turns in load sheets, B.O.L., and in other forms completed during shift.
  • Throws away all empty boxes and bags.
  • Places all product varieties in the proper aisles and records quantity on "push in sheet".
  • Keeps freezer organized and pushed up.
  • Ensures proper rotation of product (first-in/first-out).
  • Keeps ante rooms clean and the back of the freezer swept, scraped and free of any debris.
  • Notifies engineering/foreperson of any equipment problems immediately.
  • Monitors quality of the product, package seal, trays, dollies and coding.
  • Checks for proper nesting of trays.
  • Performs M.B. pull and push up.
  • Performs GSF pull and push up.
  • Keep entire area clean at all times.
  • Perform Sanitation duties as needed and assigned by Supervisor.
  • Performs any other job deemed necessary by Supervisor.
  • Hauls and moves trailers on and off property using trucks and yard dogs



Position is in an industrial setting that involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal

safety precautions, as well as Good Manufacturing Processes compliance.  Will be pushing and

pulling stacks of product that may weigh as much as 50 lbs.  May lift materials weighing up to fifty

(50) pounds on a recurring basis.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of baking processes, equipment and terminology is desired.  Ability to process large

volumes of repetitive work to meet established deadlines is required.  Ability to lift heavy materials

weighing up to fifty (50) pounds may be required. 


Education and Experience:

Completion of high school and/or equivalent education or experience in job related activities


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