Careers — Shipping & Receiving Associate

Shipping & Receiving Associate

Prior Lake, Minnesota

  • 5832 Industrial Ln SE, MN 55372

Logistics, Supply Chain, Shipping and Receiving. Warehouse associates ensure that our product reaches its destination in a safe and timely manner. Our Shipping & Receiving Department plays a critical role in our Food Safety and Food Defense program, as they are insuring only Safe Quality Food is being received and shipped.

  • Job Duties

    • Staging finished product 
    • Wrapping pallets using shrink wrapper equipment
    • Reading and following Bills of Lading
    • Loading product onto trucks
    • Unloading deliveries, putting supplies away
    • Quality control: ensuring that no damaged product is shipped out, no damaged ingredients are allowed in
    • Ensuring driver compliance with food safety requirements and dock procedures
    • Moving pallets with forklifts and pallet jacks
    • Affixing date tags onto pallets of ingredients 
    • Rotating stock
    • Completing paperwork accurately
    • Performing basic computer entries
    • Cleaning shipping and storage areas
    • Communicating effectively with other shifts and departments

    Essential Job Requirements

    • Minimum 1 year experience in Shipping & Receiving or related warehouse position
    • Prior forklift certification (we will re-certify)
    • Safe forklift operating record
    • Experience with clamp truck, pallet jack, and scissor lift a plus
    • Ability to perform basic computer entries with training
    • Excellent attendance
    • Physical demands: 
      • Ability to tolerate hot and cold temperatures (some time spent in cold storage)
      • Walking, standing, and sitting up to 8 hours per day
      • Repetitive hand and wrist motion
      • Frequent bending and twisting
      • Frequent lifting up to 50 pounds
      • Occasional lifting of up to 80 pounds
      • Some overhead reaching, lifting, stacking
      • Ability to stand up while using standing forklift
      • Ability to work at heights
    • Dress code: GMP's required in the plant. Hairnets, beard nets, and uniforms are worn. No watches, jewelry, piercings, false fingernails or nail polish permitted. No dresses, skirts, shorts, capris, or pants with holes. New slip-resistant footwear is required; purchase voucher provided .
    • Language skills: Requires the ability to understand and follow instructions and to communicate effectively one-on-one and in small groups
    • Teamwork and a positive attitude are essential in keeping with our culture of respect


Starting pay: $20.00-$21.00

Amazing Benefits!

Employees of AK Crust enjoy a truly amazing array of workplace benefits and perks. Generous benefits include:

  • FREE Dental (employee coverage)
  • FREE Vision (employee Coverage)
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid vacation, up to 20 days per year!
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid sick days
  • PTO days
  • Length of Service Awards
  • Picnics, Parties, Family Events

Exceptional Workplace Perks

Double overtime bonus
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*Perks may vary by position and location

How to Apply

Apply Online


Any Questions?

Feel free to call the Recruitment Coordinator at (920) 662-0304 ext. 133