McLane Palletizer in Contoocook, New Hampshire

McLane is a $48 billion dollar supply chain services leader, providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores, and chain restaurants throughout the United States. McLane, through McLane Grocery, McLane Foodservice and recent foodservice acquisition, Meadowbrook Meat company, Inc., (MBM), operates 80 distribution centers and one of the nation's largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 different consumer products to nearly 90,000 locations across the U.S. In addition, McLane provides alcohol beverage distribution via McLane Beverage Distribution, Inc., and its acquisitions of Empire Distributors, Inc., Horizon Wine & Spirits and Delta Wine & Spirits. McLane is a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK) and employs 20,000 teammates globally. For more information, please visit .


To control the movement of filled customer orders to the staging location on the loading dock.


Other duties may be assigned. A teammate in this position must have the ability to:

  • Using correct lifting procedures, the palletizer removes each tote/case from the conveyor belt.

  • The palletizer reads the load and stop number on each tote/case, placing all the totes/cases for each stop number on one pallet.

  • Stops when possible should always be placed on the pallet side by side with the labels facing out.

  • The palletizer counts the number of totes/cases for each stop, verifying the correct load numbers, and records the number of totes for each stop on the Tote Recap Sheet.

  • Only one load number is placed on a pallet. Never mix load numbers on one pallet.

  • Using the pallet jack, the palletizer transfers the pallet to the loading dock, at the correct door for loading.

  • A palletizer may be required to select several orders, at the onset of a shift.

  • Palletizer may be required to assist with filling outs or shorts.

  • Palletizer will report to supervisor/crew leader during slow periods, and complete any other work assigned.

  • Communicates with fellow employee’s on the selection line to make sure the orders are kept in stop/batch sequence and placed onto the conveyor by load number.

  • Participates in all clean up activities, which may include, but are not limited to: sanitation responsibilities, mopping, sweeping, dusting, facing and down stacking product, and/or helping out other departments.

  • Ability and willingness to select/load/unload and/or deliver ALL products that may be ordered by our customers.


A teammate in this position must:

  • Have high school education or equivalent.

  • Have ability to identify and associate numbers for warehouse slot locations.

  • Have ability to retrieve merchandise from shelves 6 feet high.

  • Have ability to regularly lift and carry a tote weighing up to 60 lb. with a frequency of every 3 to 5 seconds.

  • Have ability to lift, turn and raise; and/or lift turn and bend down to place a tote weighing up to 60 lb. on to a pallet or stack of totes.

  • Have full mobility in, and use of, arms, hands and legs.

  • Be able to maneuver in confined spaces of 4 feet or less.

  • Full participate in approved warm-up exercises Stretch & Flex.

  • Be pallet jack certified, or be capable of becoming pallet jack certified. May also be required to become forklift certified.

  • Be dependable - has history of low absenteeism and tardiness, meets guidelines of McLane Attendance and Tardiness Policy. Complies with Company Work/Safety Rules.


  • The environment encompasses all areas of a Distribution Center; material movement takes place throughout the facility.

  • This position requires the teammate to work inside majority of the time.

  • This position may require work in hot and cold temperature extremes and exposure to dust, dirt, fumes, noise, potentially harmful chemicals, solvents and components, and working in close to proximity to other teammates.

  • Closed-toe shoes must be worn at all times.

Candidates must pass a background check, drug screen and other job requirements.

McLane is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability .