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Loader $14.50

SUMMARY

The Loader places customer orders in delivery trailers in the proper sequence. Each load should be positioned in the trailer to ensure safe unloading at each customer location.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Loading product into delivery trailer in proper sequence after selectors have dropped Pallets at dock.
  • Remove insulated walls from delivery trailer before loading begins.
  • Drop dock plate and lock in place.
  • Separate dry and cooler items.
  • (Dry and Cooler Loader Duties): Load products after separating in proper sequence and look for damaged products.
  • (Freezer Loader Duties): Uses pallet jack to load products.
  • (Both dry/cooler and freezer duties may include “hand stack” pieces at end of loading pallets onto truck.
  • Must be aware of rules for loading: i.e.: no glass items on floor, lighter weight items on top.
  • Loader replaces insulated walls in trailer.
  • Close Dock doors.
  • Repeat process at next trailer.
  • Responsible for correct delivery of product to customers to ensure quality customer service. Responsible for not damaging product to be delivered.
  • Ability to work overtime, as needed.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
  • 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

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Accounts Payable Clerk

SUMMARY:

The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for routinely performing detailed accounting work in the Accounts Payable function.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

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

  • Perform all aspects of the Accounts Payable function by matching purchase orders to invoices and entering payable data into the Company’s computer system, in accordance with Company policies, procedures, and deadlines.
  • Identify vendor billing errors and/or discrepancies and resolve before processing the payable disbursement.
  • Prepare checks to vendors, including ACH transactions and online payments, and prepare/maintain customary supporting documentation.
  • Reconcile detail accounts payable and related accounts to the general ledger control accounts and submit journal entry requests to the Controller for posting adjustments to the general ledger.
  • Research and resolve any outstanding balances on vendor accounts, including communication with vendors via phone, email, and/or mail.
  • Enter new and update existing vendor names and relevant data, and forward Form W-9 to vendors, as requested.
  • Prepare garnishment checks per reports from the Payroll System.
  • Answer all inquiries from vendors.
  • Maintain all accounts payable reports.
  • Perform filing, scanning, and copying of applicable documents.
  • Protect, safeguard, and maintain confidentiality of the Company’s proprietary business and financial information from access by unauthorized persons.
  • Must continually remain alert for any requested changes in vendor payment details (i.e., mailing address, ACH account, online payment data, etc.) and follow prescribed procedures to ensure that all Company payments are sent to valid and authorized vendors at the verified vendor payment address.
  • Monitor and implement vendor payment discount opportunities.
  • Provide accurate and effective document preparation and records management relative to the Accounts Payable function in accordance with customary record retention policies and laws.
  • Maintain a procedure manual of accounts payable tasks as a guide for backup assistance when such assistance becomes necessary, and assist with cross-training of staff.
  • Recommend programs, policies, and procedures to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the accounts payable function, including new software, internal controls, new electronic payment technologies, and customer service.
  • Assist with inventory matters as requested.
  • Must be able to communicate and work effectively with other employees.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend all work instructions.
  • Must be able to adhere to the assigned work schedule and report for work on time.
  • Must be willing to assume other duties as assigned by the Supervisor/Manager to facilitate performance of the Accounting Staff and completion of necessary tasks.
  • Work is performed at IWC’s warehouse in Cookeville.

NECESSARY SKILLS:

  • Attention to detail – Analytical focus - Thoroughness – Well organized
  • Accurate data entry and general math skills – Computer proficiency
  • Professionalism – Confidentiality - Adaptability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.  Previous accounts payable experience a plus.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Typical office environment, with background noise and interruptions by co-workers. 
  • The physical demands of this job are typical of that of an office employee, requiring the employee to sit, stand, walk, and use hands and fingers to type, and the telephone to talk and hear.
  • Minimum physical exertion. 
  • Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 75% of the work period, including  effective operation of office equipment such as a computer keyboard, mouse, 10- key calculator, phone and similar machines. 
  • Must be able to routinely lift up to 25 lbs., without assistance, and occasionally up to 50 lbs., with assistance.

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PART TIME Order Selector $15

IWC Food Service has been in business over 60 years. It delivers food and kindred products to businesses that provide food away from home.

Come join our team! Interested candidates can apply through indeed or go to www.goiwc.com/careers.

ORDER SELECTOR - WORKS SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

  • STARTING PAY - $15.00 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. The order selector requires consistent heavy lifting of up to 50 lb. boxes for the entire shift. The job also has a production minimum of cases pulled and palletized per hour. Accuracy and speed are essential to succeed.

IWC offers a competitive wage and benefits package.

IWC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, a member of the TN Drug Free Workplace Program and participates in the federal E-Verify program to verify the work eligibility status of all newly hired employees.

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Receiver-DAYSHIFT
Job Description:
SUMMARY:

The Receiver is the first person to see the product coming from IWC vendors.Finding damaged product and discrepancies on deliveries are essential for accurate inventory control and proper billing

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the following essential functions.
  • Responsible for making sure quantities and products are correct.
  • Retrieve receiving schedule (lists the quantities and products ordered to come in that day).
  • Outside vendors’ trucks are directed by receivers as to which dock to go to.
  • The receiver must check trailer temperatures as well as product temperatures of frozen and cooler items.
  • Receivers unload products using forklifts and pallet jacks and some cases have to be unloaded by hand.
  • Once unloaded, receivers must check that the quantity and the product (brand, size, etc.) match what was ordered and delivered. Any discrepancies have to be brought to the attention of the buyers and receiving coordinator.
  • The receiver must find any damages to cases or product itself and any outdated items.
  • The receiver must be able to determine if produce is spoilt or near spoilage. Any changes must be noted and entered into the AS400 system.
  • Items are then taken to the appropriate aisle to be put in the proper slots by the stockers.
  • Receivers must clean dock area and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Ability to work overtime, as needed.
  • Working your assigned schedule and coming to work on time is required.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend all work instructions.
  • Must be able to communicate, get along with and work well with other employees.
  • Work is performed in the Cookeville warehouse.

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Route Delivery Driver - Chattanooga - Class A

Job Description

Responsible for prompt, courteous and safe deliveries to IWC customers daily. The delivery of all products, per customer invoice to be unloaded in the customer’s facility. Route delivery drivers are the “face” of IWC and should promote positive customer relations with all customers.

This position is based in Chattanooga Area. The Delivery Route Driver is home every night.

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)
  • Report any customer problems to supervisor, dispatch
  • Handle customers in a courteous and professional manner
  • Positive Attitude – superior customer service is expected at IWC
  • 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.
  • Must have a positive interaction with customers at all times.
  • 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.
  • Have good English, math, and communication skills.
  • 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.

Competitive Wage & Benefits package. Equal Employment Opportunity, a member of the TN Drugfree Workplace Program and participates in Everify.

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Night Shift Lift Operator - $14.50

IWC Food Service has been in business over 60 years. It delivers food and kindred products to businesses that provide food away from home.

Come join our team! The Night Shift Forklift Operator is a full-time position from Sunday through Thursday.

Pay: $14.50 up to $15.75, depending on assigned area. 

Summary: The forklift operator is primarily responsible for scanning and putting each product into the correct bay in the warehouse ahead of the selectors. Filling all slots ahead of selectors during the outbound process. Must be able to work for a long period of time in varying climates – dry, cooler and freezer.

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.
  • Safe working habits at all times are required.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Maintain an exceptionally clean and safe working environment.
  • Must be able to work for a long period of time in varying climates – dry, cooler and freezer.
  • Must be able to communicate, get along with and work well with other employees
  • Must be able to read and comprehend all work instructions.
  • Working your assigned schedule and coming to work on time is required.
  • Work is mainly performed in the Cookeville warehouse.

 

IWC offers full benefits that includes: Health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, profit- sharing plan and company-paid life insurance.

 

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Route Driver - Class B

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 B CDL and a clean MVR. Must be physically able to perform unloading function on a consistent basis, have good customer service presentation and attitude. Full benefit package to include uniforms and bonus programs. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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Material Handler - Lumper

SUMMARY:

The Material Handler / Runner ensures product received from vendors and suppliers is appropriately unloaded and restacked in the warehouse.

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

  • Product that is stacked incorrectly to fit into our warehouse slots and/ or pallets with a variety of product must be separated and stacked correctly.
  • Repack large cooler items into smaller quantities.
  • Check for damaged product on the dry and cooler docks.
  • Sort pallets and place in correct location in warehouse.
  • Transport received products to proper aisle/pick slot.
  • Assures received pallets are in good condition.
  • Assures pallet labels are placed properly on products.
  • Assures products are correctly identified and not damaged.
  • Maintains good communication with receiver and supervision.
  • Safely operates all equipment related to receiving and slotting.
  • When product is properly stacked and received, will assist forklift operators with the completion of put-away and let-down where required.
  • Completes equipment check list at the beginning and ending of each shift for assigned equipment.
  • Maintains clean running areas (i.e. pick up debris).
  • Complies with error free work methods.
  • Safe working habits at all times are required.
  • Must be able to work for a long period of time in varying climates – dry, cooler and freezer.
  • Wear gloves and change gloves after every different item to prevent cross contamination.
  • Ability to work overtime, as needed.
  • Backup to repack responsibilities.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
  • 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.

NECESSARY SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of warehouse and product location.
  • Must have Certified Stand-up Forklift License within 90 days after starting position
  • Basic math and English skills.
  • Able to determine damaged product.
  • Simple hand-eye coordination in order to operate machinery.
  • Must be able to stack boxes at the appropriate heights.
  • Industrial motorized equipment safe driving skills must be used.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Will work in varying temperature zones to include the dry, cooler and the freezer areas. 
  • Fast paced environment. 
  • Constant standing, lifting, bending and twisting throughout the shift.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. frequently and up to 100 lbs. occasionally.
  • Must use proper lifting and bending techniques to eliminate back injuries.
  • Must always be aware of surroundings as machinery in the warehouse is constantly moving throughout the work area.
  • Fast-paced environment.

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NIGHT SHIFT ORDER SELECTOR - Starting Pay $15.00

The Order Selector position is a Sunday thru Thursday shift and employes work until all orders are 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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Part Time Cash and Carry Store Clerk

Grocery store clerk.  20-24 hours per week. High school graduate or GED required. Must have customer service experience. Cash register experience preferred. Job duties include operating cash register, stocking, daily cleaning, etc. University and college students - we will work with school schedules.  

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District Sales Rep - Chattanooga, TN

Due to continuing growth, IWC has an immediate opening for an experienced salesperson to develop a sales territory in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  The ideal candidate should have previous food service sales experience but we are open to candidates with proven sales experience in other industries.  The qualified candidate must reside in or be willing to relocate to the Chattanooga area.   The position begins with a weekly subsidy and progresses to 100% commission structure.  Proven ability to partner with customers to support and grow their business.  Knowledge of broad line food service products a plus.  Qualified applicants will be expected to penetrate and expand this base.  There is intensive training with experienced DSRs in the area as well as the District Sales Manager.  IWC is a family-owned business.  We are looking for sales people who want a change from the "corporate culture" of being only a "number" to being part of a family atmosphere of a team working towards a common goal.

IWC offers a competitive wage and benefit package and is an EOE.

Please send resume to sransom@goiwc.com.

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Class A Route Delivery 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.

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