• Scale House Operator

    Location US-IL-Elgin
    Job ID
  • Overview

    The Scale House Operator manages scale house operations, checks in drivers, and handles related paperwork.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for operating truck scale ensuring that all incoming and outgoing trucks are weighed, documented and load information is verified.
    • Responsible for maintaining various office/departmental reports and logs as assigned.
    • Works closely with distribution and/or warehouse supervisor.  Is responsible for keeping the supervisor informed of all incoming trucks and traffic flow.
    • Directs truck drivers to correct dock doors/area.
    • Ensures all paperwork (shipping manifest, weight tickets, control forms, trucking invoices and billing of lading) are signed and completed.
    • Verifies seals and drivers information for load integrity. Schedules inbound/outbound appointments as necessary. Collects and delivers necessary paperwork to proper department, as directed by procedures.
    • Oversees building security and be watchful for any unauthorized individuals entering the property.
    • Responsible for manufacturing, distributing and consistently maintaining safe and quality food by following good manufacturing practices, allergen controls, food defense, HACCP, SQF, and regulatory requirements.
    • Aware and accountable for maintaining and documenting preventative controls necessary to ensure food safety and quality.
    • Responsible for immediately reporting all food safety and quality issues to management.
    • Responsible for partnering with others, sharing knowledge, skills and information within your team and across functional areas.
    • Responsible for enhancing technical and functional competencies, as well as professional and leadership development.


    • One plus years experience in an office or distribution environment.
    • High School diploma or equivalent required.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and WMS (Warehouse Management System).
    • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Detail oriented with good math skills.
    • Self starter with ability to handle heavy clerical workload.


    Job Specific Requirements:


    This position is subject to mandatory overtime based on business needs.


    In the event that the scale house operator is absent, the department manager is responsible for providing an equally qualified person to cover this position.