Platform General Help
at NEF, H&S Bakery, Schmidt

Date Posted: 3/22/2019

Job Description

Platform- General Help

Position Title: Platform General Help
Department: Production
Reports to: Production Superintendent & Production Supervisor

Job Summary:

Loads product to the trailers according to load sheets.

Primary Job Duties:

 Move product (stacks or racks) from packaging lines to appropriate trailer or staging area.
 Keep product staging areas and lanes organized.
 Load product from staging area to trailers.
 Remove out-of-code product from the floor (requires constant checking of date and price codes).
 Keep floor areas clean and organized
 Serve as a break person for other shipping employees on various lines and/or platform.
 Work on the platform, which includes unloading in-bound (purchased) product.
 Complete paperwork (load sheets, block sheets) with accuracy and neatness.
 Perform trailer checks, which includes sweeping and checking for damage. Documents information and submits to department manager.
 Informs supervisors in advance of the floor inventory of empty trays and other equipment.
 Communicates with packaging employees to make sure product counts are correct on each truck (i.e. reconciling trailer paperwork to packaging wrapsheets).
 Safety:
1) Maintains safe working environment for all employees/contractors/visitors by following safety guidelines and reporting all incidents to management.
2) Promotes employee safety in all areas of operations.
 Sanitation:
1) Maintains cleanliness of the work area.
2) Follows proper G M P’s at all times.
 Other related duties as assigned by Production Superintendent or Supervisor.

Job Requirements

Essential Job Functions/Requirements:
Experience: No experience required.

Education: NA

 Must be able to count and perform basic math.
 Must be able to read and comprehend department materials and specifically load sheets.
 Must be capable of lifting or maneuvering up to 50 pounds.
 Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
 Must be able to reach approximately 7 feet high to move product.
 Must be physically capable of moving to all areas of the plant.
 Must be able to view product and determine adherence to quality control standards including size, shape, color, cut, etc.
 Must be able to perform all duties so as not to produce damage.
 Must be able to read, comprehend and practice necessary safety procedures, signs, etc.


Northeast Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Persons with disabilities who need to request reasonable accommodations during the application process may send an email to [Click Here To Join] or call Tisha Payne at (410) 558-3050 ext. 3517. No other phone calls will be accepted.

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Family owned and operated since the early 1960’s, Northeast Foods, H&S Bakery, and Schmidt Baking Company have nine divisions operating in seven states, with distribution in 23 states and still growing. The company is made up of more than 2,000 employees system wide, in addition to a fleet of 110 delivery vans and more than 200 tractor-trailers. We continue to give back to the people that helped make our success possible to help them to realize their dreams. Northeast Foods and H&S Bakery continues to thrive because its people share the same core values of hard work, dedication to community and pride of achievement.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. Persons with disabilities who need to request reasonable accommodations during the application process may send an email to accommodations@nefoods.com or call Tisha Payne at (410) 558-3050 ext. 3517. No other phone calls will be accepted.