PBI-Gordon Corporation

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Line/Dock Worker

Line/Dock Worker

Job ID 
PBI-Gordon Corporation
Job Locations 
US-MO-Kansas City
Warehouse and Building Operations
Regular Full-Time

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PBI-Gordon Corporation is a highly successful, employee- owned company located in Kansas City’s historic West Bottoms. The company was established in 1947, and has grown a diversified portfolio including: pesticides, herbicides, and veterinarian/pharmaceutical and consumer pet businesses.



Job Summary:  

To operate forklift to keep filling lines supplied with material, to load and unload shipping vessels and maintain good housekeeping and safe working conditions.



Primary Responsibilities/Activities:


  • Perform daily checks on forklift to ensure that it is in safe operating condition
  • Pull finished product from production lines and transport it safely to shrink wrapping machine.
  • Operate shrink wrapping machine to properly secure product to pallet
  • Transport wrapped pallet from shrink wrapping machine to warehouse staging area
  • Safely and neatly arrange/stack pallets in staging area
  • Supply and re-supply production line with materials (such as bottles, cartons, dividers, display trays or any other materials as needed)
  • Collect and neatly pallet left over packaging components (cartons, dividers, caps, bottles, etc) when production run is complete.
  • Count, stack neatly, wrap and clearly mark product to be taken back to staging area/warehouse
  • Return wrapped, marked pallet to staging area/warehouse
  • Load/Un-load LTL trucks as needed
  • Sign Shipping Manifests/Bills of Lading for goods shipped or received
  • Help on Filling Lines when needed or as time permits
  • Load/Unload full truckloads of product or raw materials
  • Unload overseas shipping containers of raw materials
  • Load/Unload any and all types of loads including, but not limited to, trailers, flat bed trailers, overseas containers
  • Calculate full loads of various products and or raw materials to determine how many pallets will fit and remain within weight limits of transporting vehicle
  • Determine loading pattern of load to ensure load stability and even weight distribution throughout transporting vehicle
  • Load totes in a pattern that will distribute weight evenly and still meet DOT requirements (different patterns required for different number of totes and for different sizes of transportation vehicles)
  • Ensure that all tote loads are properly secured by blocking them with other pallets of product, empty pallets, by using load lock bars, or by nailing boards to floor if necessary
  • Load recyclable cardboard bales onto recycle trailer
  • Keep up with supply and demand needs of production lines (bring materials from warehouse to staging area to prevent down time of production lines
  • Keep up with demands to ensure that trucks are loaded and unloaded in a timely manner
  • Keep warehouse and staging areas neat and orderly
  • Help on Filling Lines when needed or as time permits




  • Must be able to fill in for Line/Dock Driver II in the event of illness or vacation
  • Must attend DOT/Haz Mat training
  • Must work safely and keep work area/warehouse clean and free of debris
  • Must have or obtain a Forklift Driver’s license
  • Must be able to operate forklift in a safe, effective manner with limited space and field of vision
  • Must be able to operate cardboard baler, stack and arrange bales in a safe orderly fashion
  • Internal employee owners will be preferred candidates. 


We offer our employee-owners an expansive benefit package including one of the country’s best health plans at a truly affordable price, disability and life insurances completely paid for by the company, a 401(k) retirement plan and an employee stock ownership plan, and a significant bonus package.

PBI-Gordon Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nation origin, disability or protected veteran status. PBI-Gordon Corporation is a background screening, drug-free workplace.