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Current Positions Available

Recruiter

SUMMARY:

The Recruiter is responsible for recruiting, interviewing, selection, hiring, onboarding employees for all departments.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the following essential functions.

RECRUITMENT:

  • Partner and consult with all levels of management to assure the alignment of direct staffing strategies with business needs.
  • Source candidates using a variety of sourcing tools such as print advertising, internet sites, diversity outreach, school/college recruiting, networking, etc.
  • Manage internal and external / web site job postings.
  • Ensure all aspects of the recruiting and selection process are in compliance with all federal, state and local legislation and/or regulations.
  • Conduct regular follow-up with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation.
  • Interview applicants for employment and current employees for interdepartmental transfer; evaluate personal data, educational accomplishments and occupational skills to determine applicant qualifications.
  • Match applicant qualifications with job specifications; refer qualified applicants to hiring managers.
  • Review job postings to ensure posting wording consistent with applicable government federal, state and local laws.
  • Arrange on-boarding of new employees and meet with all new employees to advise pertinent information related to the new job.
  • Coordinate New Employee Orientation process, including educating the new hire on IWC’s culture, vision and mission statement.  Keeps the New Hire Orientation Power Point Presentation up-to-date.
  • Coordinate all applicant activities such as interviews, pre-employment drug screening and other testing and new hire paperwork.
  • Maintain applicant tracking and affirmative action information and applicant files, adding supportive and supplemental documentation when received (licenses, certifications, proof of degree, etc.)
  • Manage interface between New Employee Orientation and Departmental Orientation. Ensure competencies are checked and each employee file / record has a completed Orientation Checklist.
  • Develop appropriate recruitment plans, including the identification of a diverse pool of qualified candidates that enable the hiring manager to achieve Equal Employment Opportunity goals.
  • Assure complete and accurate selection documentation is generated of the new hire process. All forms are completing and placed in the new hire’s file.
  • Communicate with HR Manager and follow-up employment requisitions; clarify procedures and resolve problems with during applicant referral process when appropriate.
  • Ensures all applicants move through the employment process.  This includes scheduling and processing pre-employment drug screens and physicals; references, background and MVR documents.
  • Conduct exit interviews to ensure accurate collection of reasons employees are leaving IWC.
  • Hiring dependable employees impact company productivity and turnover rate.

HUMAN RESOURCES:

  • Keep Human Resources Manager informed on employee and/or company issues that may impact employee morale.
  • Monitor hourly employee attendance through Raw Time Report and communicate employees with excessive tardiness and absences.
  • Enter wage and department changes, when needed.
  • Help employees with questions or any issues daily.
  • Performs a variety of computer and clerical functions to include composing correspondence, entering employment data on new hires, accessing different computer reports, etc.
  • Answer telephone and respond to questions or refer calls as appropriate; take accurate and complete messages as necessary.
  • Administering accurate information to employees and/or managers eliminates problems and possibly costly situations including lawsuits.

 OTHER DUTIES:

  • Help with employee activities: Picnic, Easter egg hunt, Christmas party, etc.
  • Develop and distribute IWC newsletter at the first of each month.
  • Working your assigned schedule and coming to work on time is required.
  • Must be able to communicate, get along with and work well with other employees.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend all work instructions.
  • Work is mainly performed in the Cookeville facility.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.

NECESSARY SKILLS:

  • Must stay up to date on government guidelines involving hiring practices, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, DOT, etc.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to interact positively with Administration, Directors, Managers, Supervisors, peers, co-workers, subordinates, patients and visitors.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and coordinate work activities independently, as appropriate.
  • Takes initiative in problem solving and is able to make sound decisions.
  • Exhibits a high level of organizational effectiveness and has the ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines and conflicting priorities.
  • Must be able to use discretion, good judgment and common sense in decision-making situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to take verbal direction and translate into effective, accurate written communication.
  • Able to multi-task and stay organized.
  • Good mediator skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving ability.
  • Have ability to transition into the Human Resources Coordinator position.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum Associates degree in Human Resources, business or related field and two (2) years of HR experience with direct knowledge of recruitment activities required.
  • Bachelor degree preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and possess excellent prioritization skills.
  • Must have strong attention to detail, demonstrate accuracy, thoroughness and ability to monitor own work to ensure quality.

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ORDER SELECTOR - Starting Pay $13.50, with pay increase up to $15.50 within 6 weeks.

The Order Selector position is a Sunday thru Thursday shift.  There is an Early Shift and a Late Shift and they last until the work is complete. Overtime at times is required. This full time position includes a complete benefit package. Position requires consistent heavy lifting with an average of 50 lbs and a standard case rate pulled per hour. The qualified candidate will be pulling cases of product from either the freezer or dry area and placing them on pallets to be taken to the dock for loading. Accuracy and speed are mandatory to succeed. 

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Staff Accountant

The staff accountant performs a variety of accounting and bookkeeping duties according to established policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepare and post journal entries.
  • Prepare and analyze account reconciliations.
  • Maintain fixed assets and associated depreciation schedules on the FAS Software System, including making necessary journal entries to record new purchases, disposals, and depreciation
  • Correspond with other departments to ensure proper accounting for purchases and expenses.
  • Assist in the preparation of various business tax returns
  • Develop and maintain financial record keeping and reporting systems.
  • Utilize analysis type software (i.e. Microsoft Excel and Access) to extract information and transform it into a meaningful structure for further analysis.
  • Must be able to communicate, get along with and work well with other employees.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend all work instructions.
  • Being at work every day and coming to work on time is required.

OTHER JOB DUTIES

  • Fill in as back-up for accounts payable, as needed
  • Fill in as back-up for credit analyst, as needed
  • Fill in as back-up for accounts receivable, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.

NECESSARY SKILLS

  • Must possess basic mathematic skills
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Knowledge of accounting principles
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize task
  • Strong computer skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Preferred Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration or related field. This position also requires strong expertise with Microsoft software.

IWC offers an excellent wage and benefits package; is an EOE and a member of the TN Drug Free Workplace Program

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Over-The-Road Truck Driver

The Over-the-Road Drivers (OTR) transport cargo from one location to another. OTR drivers cross state lines which may require them to be away from home one or more nights. OTR drivers may work a variety of routes all over the country on a weekly basis.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Report to work at proper dispatch time ready to drive a IWC Vehicle
  • Maintain and wear an IWC Uniform with approved work boots
  • Pickup route paperwork/helper/special instructions
  • Completion of initial paperwork
  • Sign on to On Board Computer (XATA)
  • Pre-trip of vehicle
  • Per DOT Requirements
  • Complete DVIR with Pre-trip of assigned vehicles
  • Safe driving – Operate truck safely, observing all traffic and speed laws.
  • Excellent Customer service
  • Report any customer problems to supervisor, dispatch
  • Handle customers in a courteous and professional manner
  • Positive Attitude – superior customer service is expected at IWC
  • Make necessary invoice corrections (according to published guidelines)
  • Fuel truck and thermo-king after each day’s route
  • Use proper parking techniques
  • Must be able to travel over-the-road for extended period of time, but not more than five (5) days.
  • Renewal of commercial driver’s license class A.
  • Pass annual physical and random drug screening, as required by the Department of Transportation.
  • Must know and comply with all traffic laws and proper handling of vehicle.
  • Ability to work well with the public.
  • No driving violations in past 3 years. Credit check required.
  • Good eye-hand coordination required.
  • Must have good judgment of positioning vehicles and other objects at all times.

IWC offers an excellent wage and benefits package; is an EOE and a member of the TN Drug Free Workplace Program

driver application

Forklift Operator

SUMMARY

The forklift operator is primarily responsible for scanning and putting each product into the correct bay in the warehouse ahead of the selectors.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the following essential functions.

  • Forklift operator is primarily responsible for scanning and putting each product into the correct bay in the warehouse ahead of the selectors

  • Expected to know to understand all aspects of the outbound process, adhere to strict safety, quality, and production standards; and be willing and able to work on powered equipment, such as a forklift or any related material handling equipment

  • To be focused on customer service, quality, and the safety and productivity of their fellow warehouse associates

  • Filling all slots ahead of selectors during the outbound process

  • Experience in the use of computerized inventory controls systems.

  • Maintain quality standards as required by the management team.

  • Meet productivity requirements as required.

  • Ability to work overtime as needed.

  • Maintain an exceptionally clean and safe working environment.

  • Be on time for shift start-up with a positive attitude.

  • Must be able to communicate, get along with and work well with other employees

  • Must be able to read and comprehend all work instructions

  • Being at work every day and coming to work on time is required

  • Work is mainly performed in the Cookeville facility

 NECESSARY SKILLS

  • Knowledge of the warehouse and product.

  • Proper lifting techniques.

  • Proper stacking techniques using pallet patterns

  • Basic math and English skills.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

May work in the dry, cooler and/or freezer.  Fast paced environment.  Able to lift an average weight of 20-25 lbs and max weight of 70-80 lbs.  Must use proper lifting techniques to eliminate back injuries. Awareness of other employees and other equipment in use to avoid collisions.  Follow hi-lift operating guidelines.

IWC offers an excellent wage and benefits package; is an EOE and a member of the TN Drug Free Workplace Program

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Route Driver

Route drivers are responsible for delivering 100% touch loads of product to the customers on that days route. Average case weight is 50 lbs. and the average number of cases per route is 800. Most route drivers are out and back same day with routes leaving between 3 and 5 a.m. Holidays and weekends off. Route drivers must have a valid Class A CDL and a clean MVR. Must be physically able to perform unloading function on a consistent basis, have good customer service presentation and attitude. Pay is based on a daily per diem plus pieces, miles and stops. Full benefit package to include uniforms and bonus programs. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

driver application