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Current Positions Available

Loader Second Shift $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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Lift Operator Second Shift - Starting at $14.50

Shift: Second 

Start time: 3 pm - when all the trailers have been loaded and ready for delivery the next day

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

Schedule: Sunday - Thursday

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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Diesel Mechanic - Dayshift

SUMMARY:

To provide safe, reliable vehicles by performing preventive maintenance inspections and repairs as well as performing diagnosis and repair as required to prevent breakdowns on road, reduce vehicle down time and improve total fleet reliability.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assess repairs needed and perform trailer and truck repairs on all IWC Fleet as well as repairs on Thermo-King cooling units.
  • Keep parts in stock/order specialty parts.
  • Highly independent work ethic and decision-making ability required.
  • Clean garage area and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Arrange outside services for major repairs/arrange towing services.
  • Drive semi-tractors and regular delivery trucks.
  • Operate diagnostic computers and all shop tools.
  • Basic knowledge and skill of all vehicle systems and components
  • Ability to diagnosis and repair electrical systems on all equipment.
  • Basic knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and repair of refrigeration systems (Thermo-King Units)
  • Basic knowledge and skill in Preventive Maintenance, Inspections, and Repair.
  • Basic knowledge of all DOT (FMCSA) regulations, OSHA safety regulations and environmental regulations.
    • Ability to work overtime, as needed
    • 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 IWC Shop Area.
      • Mechanic must provide own and provide all tools (diagnostic equipment and major tools provided by IWC) necessary to perform all maintenance, repairs and diagnostics.
      • Proficient in electrical wiring.
      • Must be mechanically inclined on engines and Thermo Kings.
      • Must be knowledgeable about proper safe handling and usage of all tools and machinery.
      • CDL-Class A (or ability to obtain).
      • Two years of proven Preventative Maintenance on medium to heavy-duty vehicles or educational degree or certificate in Diesel Technology.
      • Proficient training in Thermo King cooling units-Certification preferred.

 

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Order Selector Second Shift - Starting at $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. 

 

SUMMARY:

 

The Order Selector retrieves product from the warehouse racking system, places product on pallets and delivers pallets to the loading dock to be loaded onto IWC’s trailers.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

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

 

  • After retrieving hand scanner, pallet jack, and pick orders, the order selector begins pulling orders as instructed according to the scanning system.
  • The scanning system tells the order selector which aisle to retrieve product, what product to pull, and what quantity is needed.
  • The order selector must stack product on pallet jack according to the order of the stops on the truck and according to weight and fragileness of product.
  • Repeat process continuously throughout the night according to a pre-determined schedule.
  • Must handle “mark outs” and substitute the products that can be substituted.
  • Safe working habits at all times are required.
  • Able to read, write and communicate effectively, as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations.
  • 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.
  • Work is performed at our Cookeville facility.

 

Differences between Dry, Cooler, and Freezer

 

            Dry:                      

 

  • Dealing with greater variety of products with lower quantities of each product needed to be pulled which means more over all stops.
  • Most of the time dealing with lighter products and products that might involve opening a case to get individual products.
  • Must be able to correctly identify damages and age of certain products.

 

            Cooler:

 

  • Work in cold temperatures.
  • Weigh “weight catch” items on a scale.
  • Cooler selector must also be aware of expiration dates on products and the order of each bay, so they pull the oldest products first.
  • Must be able to correctly identify damages and age of certain products.

 

            Freezer:

 

  • Work in very cold temperatures.
  • Weigh “weight catch” items on a scale.
  • Pulling heavier products in larger quantities with fewer stops but must deal with slick spots and iced products.
  • Must watch for ice on the floor and notify supervisor.
  • Must be able to correctly identify damages and age of certain products.

 

NECESSARY SKILLS:

 

  • Ability to stay focused and pull correct products and quantities.
  • Meet or exceed minimum efficiency levels established through an engineered production standard.
  • Requires working rapidly at a constant pace for the entire shift, in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Meet or exceed established cases per error goals.
  • Develop a good working knowledge of product, placement, and inventory control techniques and procedures.
  • Simple hand-eye coordination.
  • Able to learn AS400 computer program.

 

 EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Prior warehouse experience a plus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

  • Will work in varying climates to include the dry, cooler and the freezer.
  • Standing and sitting varies throughout the day.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 consistently and up to 90 pounds occasionally.
  • When lifting, must use proper bending and lifting technique.
  • Constantly bending and twisting while operating a pallet jack and/or forklift, retrieving items from lower shelf areas.
  • Able to stand, walk, and bend 90% of shift.
  • Must operate all machinery in a safe manner.
  • Must always be aware of surroundings and pathways that may be blocked.
  • Beware of other machinery moving throughout warehouse.
  • Basic safe driving skills needed.


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Part Time Cash and Carry Store Clerk $11.25 hr

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.  

SUMMARY:

The Cash & Carry Clerk is the face of IWC for the Cash & Carry store.  Their interaction with customers is essential to the success of the store.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

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

  • Assist customers with questions of product.
  • Operate cash register.
  • Operate meat and cheese slicers, use scales and package deli products.
  • Requires lifting of product in order to stock items.
  • Break down cases of product.
  • Assist customers properly with questions and issues.
  • Operate cash register and bagging of groceries.
  • Check for outdates/ damaged product.
  • Process concession equipment rentals.
  • Sunday quarterly inventory assistance may be required.
  • Responsible for customer satisfaction with their purchases.
  • Responsible for balance of cash register.
  • Must be able to communicate, get along with and work well with customers and 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 performed at the Cash & Carry facility.

NECESSARY SKILLS:

  • Proper phone etiquette.
  • Basic Math skills and accuracy are necessary.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Constant walking, standing.  Frequent bending and stooping.
  • Ability to follow proper safety procedures when using cleaning chemicals in deli, restrooms, floors, shelving and display cases.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • While performing duties, the employee is frequently required to walk and stand for long hours, reach and manipulate objects. 
  • Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 75% of the work period while operating equipment such as cash register and deli slicer. 
  • Will climb short stepladders occasionally to place inventory on display shelves. 

Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. daily and up to 50 lbs, with assistance

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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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District Sales Rep - Knoxville, TN

Due to continuing growth, IWC has an immediate opening for an experienced salesperson to develop a sales territory in Knoxville, 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 Knoxville 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.

Also, please send resume to sransom@goiwc.com.

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