Cross Dock Coordinator Job at Chiquita

March 11, 2022

Job Description

Cross Dock Coordinator Job at Chiquita – With a workforce on five continents, our employees possess diverse skills, education, talents and interests. Our people provide the expertise and enthusiasm —Chiquita provides big opportunities. Together , we’re one of the world’s best-known and most-loved brands.

Cross Dock Coordinator Job at Chiquita

Cross Dock Coordinator Job at Chiquita

Cross Dock Coordinator Job POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Port Supervisor, this role will focus on the business needs. The incumbent must be flexible to working schedules and eager to learn and perform different tasks at our facility in Oxnard, California.
The position is responsible for the effective and efficient cross dock operation. It facilitates the execution of the cross dock by being the link between Dispatch, Forklift Drivers and Yard Drivers to ensure the orders to end customer are loaded correctly. The successful candidate must be forward thinking, organised, efficient and self-motivated to complete responsibilities in a timely manner without direct instruction. This a non-exempt position.

Cross Dock Coordinator Job JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide timely information regarding forklift operator performance in the areas of attendance, production, quality, safety, and housekeeping to the Port Operations Superintendent
  • Identify safety compliance and alert the Operations Supervisor immediately to ensure the employee does not present a hazard to himself or other workers in the workplace, in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Based on the orders and appointment sequence provided by Dispatch, request the containers from the yard needed to prepare the orders
  • Certify the truck/container condition into the company’s system following the SOP
  • Oversee the operation of the forklift operator team members to accurately scan and fulfil the sales order
  • Monitor operations to ensure that damage to product, equipment, and the facility are prevented and reported
  • Assist forklift operators in the performance of their assigned duties
  • Report all accidents to the Operations Supervisor and aid in the investigation in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, and company policy
  • Execute the transfer operation in the Company’s system with the equipment provided for this and supervise the correct execution
  • Ensure the equipment received to load the orders meet the food safety standards and are set at the correct temperature, prior to loading, and certify their inspection by filling and signing the forms accordingly
  • Monitor the containers in the warehouse used as cold storage to ensure they have the correct set point depending on the fruit stored and that they are functioning properly
  • Operate a forklift whenever the workload demands to do so
  • The position requires overtime, weekend and holiday time work as well as changes in the working schedule, based on business need
  • Other duties as required by Management


  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience required
  • Proven ability to take direction from multiple sources
  • Experience as a Lead Hand in a warehouse environment
  • Experience in and solid understanding of warehousing and distribution operations in cross dock facility
  • Ability to perform all aspects of the job function
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Must have forklift certification
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • The candidate must be flexible to working extended hours


  • Most work is performed in a temperature insulated warehouse environment
  • Capable of lifting 45lb boxes when required
  • Stooping, bending, twisting, and reaching may be required in completion of job duties
  • Incumbent will be using tablets and scanners to perform his/her duties