DuPont Distribution Operator in St. Joseph, Missouri

Distribution Operator (Job Number: 196205W-01)


At DuPont, we’re putting science to work—improving the nutritional value of food, ensuring food safety, and finding smart, sustainable solutions to feed a growing population. DuPont in Saint Joseph, Missouri is a blending facility for dry food ingredients. We are looking for a Distribution Operator to join our team at this plant.


Responsibilities consist of shipping, receiving and general warehouse maintenance. Responsible for filling and preparing customer orders and accounting for inventory on hand.


The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Must possess organizational skills to proper receive inbound and ship outbound shipments

  • Prepare required documentation in a timely manner (within twenty-four hours).

  • Process materials receipt for production and/or general office operations by receiving and properly storing raw materials, packaging, and finished product and verifying documents.

  • Understand and follow Good Manufacturing Practices for the care, handling, and storage of food products; and report any known or observed violations to management.

  • Apply labels to container (bag or drum) of raw material as required.

  • Able to read computer generated reports.

  • Able to distinguish product names, resource numbers, lot numbers and warehouse locations.

  • Able to accurately verify weights and amounts through mathematical calculations.

  • Operate a forklift in a safe manner.

  • Able to obtain raw material samples using standard antiseptic methods.

  • Able to lift up to and including 55 pound packages in a safe manner.

  • Must possess and exhibit good verbal English communication skills to communicate with all departments and coworkers to alert management of problems or needs to ensure proper continuous operations.


Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Excellent communication, planning, and organization skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and must have overall computer aptitude

  • Forklift experience

  • Team player who is flexible, open to change, creative, proactive, forward thinking, takes initiative

  • Must be able to function and work well in a team as well as independently with little to no immediate supervision

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3-5 years’ experience in warehousing and transportation

  • Associates degree

  • SAP knowledge

  • Hazardous waste training

Primary Location: NA-United States-Missouri-St. Joseph

Organization: Nutrition and Health

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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