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US Foods General WH Employee Stock Yards Birmingham, AL in Birmingham, Alabama

Join Our Community of Food People!

Join Our Community of Food People!


We’ve been providing chefs with expertly cut and portioned beef and pork for over 120 years, based on rigid meat-selection criteria, precise beef aging and expert trimming. Whatever your need, from white-linen presentation to casual family dining, our procurement experts will find the best-quality options that work for your budget and pack-size needs, carefully selected from our extensive meat assortment.

Benefits: Immediate benefits to include medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, strong safety culture, and much more!

US Foods is one of the largest food distributors with a culture and a history of promoting from within, excellent training programs and continuous improvement focus.


The General Warehouse associate will perform product selection, receiving and palletizing while adhering to USDA Safety and Sanitation Regulations and customer specifications.


Pick and pack orders per customer specification Scan product as directed to capture required data Sort, organize, repack, palletize, track, weight and break down various products to assist production as needed. Ship and receive product utilizing assigned material handling equipment. Perform various facility sanitation duties as required. Complete miscellaneous other duties as assigned by management.



The incumbent is required to interact with employees, customers, and vendors at all levels of responsibility throughout the company in a professional manner.


Must be able to work in a refrigerated environment 35°F- 45°F or in the warehouse where temperatures could get up to 95°F. Must be able to work for periods of time in a freezer environment -10°F to +10°F with company provided apparel. Finish time is when work is completed and could require overtime with or without notice.

Education/Training :

  • High School graduate or GED preferred.

  • Basic Reading, Writing and Math skills

Related Experience/Requirements:

  • Minimum one-year production and/or warehouse experience preferred, preferably in a food environment

  • Able to work overtime as needed

  • Must be able to operate and walk behind electric pallet jack and sit down or stand up forklifts.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities :

  • Perform various roles including activities such as product receiving and selection, packaging, sorting, re-boxing, further processing and facility sanitation while adhering to company manufacturing requirements and safety regulations.

  • Ability to lift 10-100 lbs. frequently

Physical Requirements :

Must be able to perform the following physical activities for described length of time:

OCCASIONALLY: 1% - 33% FREQUENTLY: 34% - 66% CONTINUOUSLY: 67% - 100% Never: 0%


SIT: Occasionally

STAND: Continuously

WALK: Occasionally

DRIVE: Continuously


1-10lbs: Occasionally

10-20lbs: Frequently

25-50lbs: Occasionally

50-100lbs: Frequently

Over 100lbs: Never


1-10 lbs.: Occasionally

10-20 lbs.: Occasionally

25-50 lbs.: Occasionally

50-100 lbs.: Occasionally

Over 100 lbs.: Occasionally with assistance


Push/pull: Frequently

Step/Climb/balance: Frequently

Stoop/squat: Frequently

Kneel: Frequently

Bend: Frequently

Reach above shoulder: Occasionally

Grasp objects: Continuously

Manipulate objects: Frequently

Reach/Turn: Frequently

EOE* Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status*


We're continually updating our safety procedures and taking every measure to ensure the protection of our candidates, associates and customers. Our workplace safety efforts include using sanitized interview rooms, social distancing, providing masks and gloves and sanitizing truck cab interiors. We also have COVID-19 Wellness Checks for anyone entering our facilities and safety barriers in select locations in our production facilities. To help our customers make it in this challenging time, we’re providing robust support including webinars, one-on-one consults with our experts and detailed reopening materials.

US Foods is proud to have donated $10 million in food to help with COVID-19 relief efforts to help our local communities make it. Learn more here .

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here (https://www.usfoods.com/content/dam/usf/pdf/Policies/HR/USF_CCPA_policy.pdf) .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

EEO is the Law poster is available here (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

EEO is the Law poster supplement is available here (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency policy statement is available here (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

US Foods is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process or to perform essential job functions, please contact our US Foods Application Accommodation Line at 866-960-5886. You will be prompted to leave a message. Please state the specifics of the assistance needed and your contact information. A member of our HR department will return your call within two business days.