Warehouse Order Selector *No Weekends* Job at Pet Food Experts, Des Plaines, IL

  • Pet Food Experts
  • Des Plaines, IL

Job Description

Pet Food Experts is the leading distributor of pet food and supplies to independent retailers in the US. We have an immediate need for full time Warehouse Associates to join our Distribution Center in Des Plaines, IL!

By creating a supportive culture that embraces teamwork and individuality, Pet Food Experts isn't just a team - we are a family of pet lovers passionate about supporting our customers coast-to-coast

Full Time Employee Benefits & Perks:

  • No scheduled weekends!
  • Full benefits package (medical, dental and vision), 401(k)
  • Safety Footwear Reimbursement
  • Overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 hrs./week
  • Pet Perks Employee discount on pet food & supplies
  • 6 Paid Holidays, including 1 floating holiday
  • PTO accrual up to 128 hours (16 days) annually

Compensation: Starting rate is $19/hr.+ dependent upon position.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, multiple shifts available

Application Deadline: There is no deadline for this position because we accept applications on an ongoing basis


Our Warehouse Teams accurately replenish product or fulfill customer orders by selecting, moving and loading products (e.g. bags of dog/cat food, cases of cans, litter) from warehousing racks and storage areas onto pallets both manually and operating warehouse equipment.

Essential Functions/Requirements:

  • Safely and solely bend, lift, move materials up to 50 lbs. repetitively and continuously throughout shift, manually and by operating warehouse equipment
  • Build pallets accurately, properly, and efficiently to ensure product is not damaged upon delivery to our customers
  • Candidate must be able to read, write and understand English, including identifying numbers
  • Perform assigned functions, accountabilities and supporting activities while complying with safety procedures, rules and regulations
  • Candidate must have reliable transportation, flexible schedule, solid attendance and a positive, professional attitude
  • Some positions may require the candidate to be assigned to the walk-in freezer. This requires the ability to work in temperatures at or below -5 degrees F for long periods of time while wearing required personal protective equipment provided by the company


  • Experience in safely operating warehouse equipment (e.g. forklift, pallet jack, high reach truck), preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy required
  • High degree of skill and dexterity in operation and safe control of warehouse equipment
  • Experience and certification for an electric pallet jack, a plus
  • Experience with Infor WMS, a plus

*Any offers of employment are contingent upon passing a required background check

Pet Food Experts is an equal opportunity employer. Pet Food Experts does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Immediate start, Flexible hours, Shift work, Monday to Friday,

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