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US Foods Night Loader in Alcoa, Tennessee


Join Our Community of Food People!

We help you make it! US FOODS® is one of the largest food distributors with a culture and history of promotion from within, excellent training programs, and a continuous improvement focus.   

We are looking for Loaders who relish the chance to push their potential, grow and reap the rewards of joining the US FOODS® family. 

US FOODS® has a lot to offer:   

  • US FOODS® is the company built on YOU Matter, where your hard work is rewarded

  • We are committed to compensation, and benefits that respect and reward our employees for their dedication and hard work

  • Guaranteed minimum of 40 hours per week

  • Paid Training AND Paid Overtime 

  • Service recognition and employee rewards 

  • Excellent Leadership  

BENEFITS START DAY ONE: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Plan, and Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) life insurance and paid parental leave. Check out our Benefits by clicking on the link Health Plan Identifier (benefitspricing.com)   

Main Ingredients of the Job!

As a US FOODS ® Loader, you will be responsible for loading products on designated trailers and sourcing properly securing products in trailers. Strength, endurance, and the ability to meet weekly standards for loading productivity and accuracy while working in a safe manner. US FOODS® delivers exact and damage-free orders. Your efforts are the foundation that defines US FOODS® success based on our pillars of cultural beliefs, work ethic, collaborative spirit, and service. 

Schedule: This is a night shift position; Sunday through Thursday

Great Loaders are crucial to the US FOODS® team and one of the important faces of our organization. Our Loaders strive for integrity and reliability while building trust by working directly with warehouse management to identify and address concerns .

What you bring to the table


  • High School Diploma/ required 

Related Experience/Requirements:   

  • Performs all pre-shift duties including safety check of all equipment

  • Works in multi-temperature areas as assigned

  • Performs various shift duties that could include trailer cleanliness, before loading to ensurethe trailer is clean, has the proper temperature, and is ready for loading

  • Ensure all pallets are built according to stops and are securely wrapped to avoid damage during transport

  • Verify header labels on all pallets and check for damaged or outdated products before loading

  • Also, confirm load diagram is completed and submitted

  • Must satisfactorily complete all company-mandatedtraining and assessments


  • Strength, endurance, and the ability to workin extreme temperature conditions are required to perform the job safely and successfully

  • Normal warehouse environments as well as cooler and freezer areas where temperatures may be as low as -5 degrees

  • Must be able to read alpha and numeric codes from load sheets

  • One-year recent experience in highly physical, labor-intensive occupation preferred

Your efforts as a Loader meet the foundation that defines US FOODS® success based on our pillars of cultural beliefs, work ethic, collaborative spirit, and service.  


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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.