Distribution Trainer, Afternoons

at Coastal Pet Products
Location Alliance, OH
Date Posted February 9, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Qualified Candidates should Apply on https://www.coastalpet.com/careers/available-positions/.


About Us:

Based in Alliance, OH, Coastal Pet Products, Inc. has been a family-owned American manufacturer since 1968.  We are a leader in the pet industry with an unwavering commitment to innovation, safety, and quality. We design and deliver quality products that people trust for the dogs and cats they love. We are committed to being a great place to work and encourage associates to excel and grow professionally.

At Coastal Pet, we value people as the source of our strength, and we appreciate your interest in our company. If you want to join a team that works each day to live out our passion for pets, people, and progress, then please apply for this great opportunity.  Coastal Pet Products, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 About the Position:

$0.50/hour Shift Differential
Full-time afternoon shift position in the Distribution Department
Hours:  Monday-Thursday: 2:00pm-11:30pm, Friday: 2:30pm-6:30pm
30 min. unpaid lunch at 6:00 p.m. and 15 min. paid break at 9:00 p.m. 

Job Summary:
The Trainer reports to the area department manager and is responsible for the training of associates, coordination of supplies, and spot-checking for quality within Distribution. Able to comply with all safety, quality, quantity standards as addressed in the Coastal Policy Reference Guide and addendums. Have a sense of urgency and able to work in a team environment.
Major Responsibilities:
Safety:  Ensure that all associates have been instructed in safety policies and procedures. Identify and report to supervision or correct, if possible, any safety hazard or violation.
Quality:  Maintain quality standards and report any issues to the area supervisor, look beyond the obvious.  Spot check orders for quality. Check finished goods inventory if a problem is suspected. Train on all quality aspects of the job and maintain a high standard of workmanship.
Systems:  Ensure that all best practices are being performed consistently and correctly across all areas within Distribution. Know how to operate all the machines/equipment in the area. Have the knowledge of how each system operates throughout the department. Check equipment before placing a service call.   
Communications:  Responsible for communicating appropriate information between associates, supervisors and managers respecting confidentiality.
Leadership:  Train associates by promoting our core values. Treat all employees respectfully and equally. Support a team environment. Maintain good or better attendance.
Training:  Consistent and ongoing follow up on training for new and experienced associates.  Cross-train to maximize skills and efficiencies.  Train utilizing best practices. Recommend best practice changes to supervision.
Efficiency:  Train order to maximize skills and efficiencies. Stay current with associate productivity levels and react according to aid in increasing production. Work with supervision to identify specific training goals.
Assume other duties and responsibilities as required.
Supervisory Responsibilities:  None
Titles of positions supervised: None


Requires overall knowledge of all equipment used in the area of responsibility and any supporting areas.  Knowledge of all systems, procedures and production goals needed to maintain maximum efficiency in your area. Must have a positive outlook, while working in a team environment.
Able to lift 10 lbs frequently and up to 50 lbs frequently. Able to stand up to 10 hours per day. Able to go up and down stairs periodically.
Ability to read and interpret all necessary paperwork, custom account notes and office requests.
Must have basic math skills and the ability to read and interpret all necessary paperwork to accomplish maximum efficiencies.
Good verbal skills and ability to interact well with subordinates, peers and superiors to support daily goals. Ability to train associates and coordinate materials in the assigned area. Knowledge of equipment, systems, best practices involved in the area of job responsibility.

This description reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified for the purpose of job evaluation.  It should not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job nor shall be construed as giving an exclusive title to every function described.

This is a non-exempt position.  General requirements of this position include, but are not limited to, regular attendance and the willingness and ability to work more than the regularly scheduled 40-hour workweek when requested by management. Coastal has the right to reassign job duties as needed per business demands.

Qualified Candidates should Apply on https://www.coastalpet.com/careers/available-positions/.