DuPont Distribution (Receiving) in St. Joseph, Missouri

Distribution (Receiving) (Job Number: 190273W-01)



Responsibilities consist of shipping, receiving and general warehouse maintenance. Responsible for filling and preparing customer orders and accounting for inventory on hand.


The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Must possess organizational skills to proper receive inbound and ship outbound shipments.

  • Prepare required documentation in a timely manner (within twenty-four hours).

  • Process materials receipt for production and/or general office operations by receiving and properly storing raw materials, packaging, and finished product and verifying documents.

  • Understand and follow Good Manufacturing Practices for the care, handling, and storage of food products; and report any known or observed violations to management.

  • Apply labels to container (bag or drum) of raw material as required.

  • Able to read computer generated reports.

  • Able to distinguish product names, resource numbers, lot numbers and warehouse locations.

  • Able to accurately verify weights and amounts through mathematical calculations.

  • Operate a forklift in a safe manner.

  • Able to obtain raw material samples using standard antiseptic methods.

  • Able to lift up to and including 55 pound packages in a safe manner.

  • Must possess organizational skills to ensure customer orders are accurately filled by safely removing finished product from warehouse and transferring to the truck or trailer, verifying paperwork and preparing required documentation in a timely manner.

  • Print computer pick slips and bills of lading for each shipment.

  • Must possess organizational skills to prepare and make shipments in a timely manner.

  • Print address labels and affix to outbound shipments.

  • Ensure stability and accuracy of pallets by properly stacking, stretch wrapping, verifying labels/lot numbers and checking package conditions.

  • Accurately record data, input data into computer and fully check the shipment as required.

  • Complete paperwork so that proper records may be maintained.

  • Must possess knowledge of all materials to ensure against foreign contamination or unusual physical qualities.

  • Maintain warehouse by cleaning and straightening work area as needed.

  • Must possess and exhibit good verbal communication skills to communicate with all departments and coworkers to alert management of problems or needs to ensure proper continuous operations.

  • Must understand and follow procedures of the department for the proper use of the department's equipment.

  • Utilize HACCP philosophy and procedures in everyday work routine.

  • Must understand and follow all plant policies concerning safety/emergency, conduct, maintenance, sanitation and current procedures designed for the department.

  • Accurately take physical inventory counts of all raw materials, packaging and finished goods.

  • Other functions as required (nonessential functions).

  • Responsible for adherence to all quality systems including ISO 9002 and Food Safety with an understanding of Danisco’s Quality Policy and procedures.



To successfully perform the requirements of this position, the incumbent must possess a high school or equivalent education. The incumbent must have good organizational skills and be able to work independently. The incumbent must be able to follow written or verbal instructions. Strong mathematical ability required. Forklift truck experience is required. Previous warehousing experience of six months is preferred. Previous exposure to computerized warehousing operations, data entry and/or computer input experience would be helpful.


This position reports directly to the Distribution Supervisor and has no direct supervisory responsibilities. The incumbent makes limited decisions, but majority of activities are covered by specific guidelines. A typical decision would include inventory positioning. A typical problem solving activity would be to determine and ensure the proper preparation of pallets for storage or shipping. Incumbent must be able to work overtime as needed.

Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time.


This position operates in a warehouse (Shipping and Receiving) environment 100 percent of the time. This position requires the knowledge of all safety considerations when handling products. In addition, this position requires exercise of good judgment, caution and knowledge of safety procedures when operating a fork truck and packaging equipment. Must wear company provided uniform, safety clothing, safety glasses and protective mask when required.

*Please include resume in your application for consideration.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Missouri-St. Joseph

Organization: Nutrition and Health

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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