Warehouse Operator - 12 Hour Night Shift


Position available on 12 hour night shift at our Kent Warehouse. You will be required to work on another shift to be determined for the first several months.

Get to know us:
  • A people-focused company that cares: We're a 90-year-old company with the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup and a focused eye on the future. As a midsized, privately-held company with a portfolio of beloved food and beverage brands, our people are the most important ingredient in our success.
  • A valued and supported workforce: We place tremendous value in our employees and provide competitive pay and comprehensive benefits to ensure our employees can create the best life for themselves. Benefits include a top tier health insurance plan with lower than average employee cost share, generous PTO, 401(k) match, and more.
  • An engaged and energized culture: At The Krusteaz Company, collaboration and ingenuity drive our fierce commitment to creating extraordinary product experiences that people love.
  • A place to grow and make a difference: An entrepreneurial spirit has been at the core of our company since the beginning, attracting self-starters who are curious and love to learn and to share ideas.

Benefits: We are proud to offer generous benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance (starting at $50/month for employee only coverage on the PPO Plan or starting at $25/month for employee only coverage on the HDHP), 401(K) matching, 3 weeks of paid vacation, 10 paid holidays, company provided life insurance and disability insurance, flexible spending account, healthcare saving account, voluntary accident insurance, voluntary critical illness insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

  • Compensation (effective 1/1/2023): The pay for this position is $23.50 per hour. There will be an additional $2.25 per hour for shift differential. Compensation for this role has been determined based on required experience, education, certification, and training. All positions are eligible for additional incentives based on business performance.

The purpose of this position is to safely and efficiently manage the receipt, internal movement (to include warehouse organization and good housekeeping), shipment of materials and machinery to satisfy our internal and external customer's needs.

Essential Functions: Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.
  • Performs daily visual inspection of your forklift and document results continuously.
  • Works in a Bar Code environment using Laser Scanners, Tracking Devices, and Label Printers, continuously.
  • Rotates stock on a FIFO basis through the use of specific computer systems, continuously.
  • Performs daily safety inspections of trucks, materials, and equipment to conform with regulatory compliance standards.
  • Confirms material receipts through the use of our computer systems.
  • Transports materials in the safest and most efficient manner through the use of both stand-up and sit-down electric forklifts.
  • Supports and supplies finished goods, raw materials and packaging to the Kent manufacturing plant.
  • Performs case pick, layer pick, pallet pick, stages, loads, receives and effectively warehouses all materials.
  • Tracks materials to efficiently supply our internal and external customers using specific computer systems.
  • Confirms all shipments through the use of specific computer systems.
  • Prints PO Receipts, picklists, bills of lading, verify accuracy of documents concerning material movement.
  • Cycles count inventory in warehouse zones using the equipment and systems provided.
  • Dusts, sweeps, mops, scrapes, scrubs, and paints using the necessary tools provided by CMI.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Provides internal and external customers with quality products, along with information to our Systems and Admin Staff.
  • Identifies, confronts, addresses and resolves problems using root cause process analysis.
  • Follows GMP's at all times.
  • Follow all Safety rules and guidelines at all times.

Position Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals qualified with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Computer skills, average to good.
  • Quality minded.

Must be able to:
  • Be flexible to work any shift and overtime.
  • Must be able to hear forklift horns and other signals.
  • Work in a team environment of continuous improvement.
  • Quickly comprehend clear expectations, guidelines, policies, and functions, continuously.
  • Work in a fast paced environment with little or no supervision and complete all tasks, continuously.
  • Continuously read, write, and ensure the accuracy of various mathematical functions.
  • Continuously work in a safe manner, following Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Continuously abide by Good Manufacturing Practices and housekeeping guidelines.
  • Continuously meet attendance expectations.
  • Lift and carry for short distances, and transfer up to 50lbs on a frequent basis.
  • Frequently twist and turn while driving forklifts forward and backward; frequently climbs on and off of forklifts.
  • Frequently stoop, bend, or squat to reach below 56" shelf or lift up to 60" high.
  • Stand and walk frequently on concrete floors.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Education and/or Experience:
  • High School Graduate.
  • Experience driving a forklift


To support ongoing business goals and successfully contribute to your team, acceptable levels of performance and attendance must be consistently maintained.

  • This position is available on our 12 hour night shift working a 3 or 4 days per week from 6:00 PM - 6:30 AM.
  • You will be asked to work on a different shift to be determined for the first several months of your employment.


Employee must follow procedures to ensure all food quality standards are met or exceeded.


Employees are required to conduct their work in a safe and legal manner, according to all GMP food safety standards as well as following any safety protocols. Employees must be willing to be responsible for their safety and health as well as the safety and health of all employees, vendors and visitors.

Employee must follow procedures to ensure all food quality standards are met or exceeded.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

As a member of the logistics team, you will be exposed to a variety of physical demands that require you to lift heavy objects, exert energy, and bend, twist and squat. Employees stand and walk on concrete while wearing steel-toed shoes, uniforms, hair nets, bump caps, gloves and safety glasses. Operating a forklift requires the ability to step up into and down from the machine frequently. The use of company-provided hearing protection is also required in stated areas. Work takes place in an indoor production environment that has a high level of food dust and limited climate control. Will enter confined spaces and work at above-floor heights.

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit our employees nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the company.

The policy of The Krusteaz Company is to hire, train, and promote all persons in all job groups in accordance with law, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital or military status, national origin, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.