Receiving Technician - Mishawaka, IN << Back to Careers

Our Mishawaka team at WellPet is made up of professionals who understand the difference our products make in the lives of pets. We are currently seeking a Receiving Technician to join our team. This position is based in our Mishawaka, Indiana production facility, reporting to the Shift Supervisor.


Position Description (Responsibilities):

  • Using yard dog, pull loaded trailer into bulk unloading pit.
  • Weigh and samples load in compliance with previously established raw ingredient specifications; including bulk density readings.
  • Complete written documents for reporting load receipt, weight and other important measures to Operations Manager, quality control, and Plant Controller. Complete all required receipts of materials in WMS program and is responsible for close-out process of the receiver.
  • Unload raw materials according to processes designed to keep product shrink at a minimum.
  • Work with plant production team to insure timely unloading of raw materials to plant-in locations to meet production schedules.
  • Operate unloading equipment to send raw materials to storage.
  • Maintain cleanliness of unloading dock.
  • Follow and maintain GMP standards at all times.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement ideas and implementation in assigned area.
  • Participate and assist in quarterly inventory process and year-end process.
  • Responsible for daily inventory physical count of plant-in, drop trailers, hatch trailers, hopper bottom trailers, and bulk bins.
  • Other duties as directed by supervisor.


Position Requirements:

  • Demonstrate skill operating yard dog to include hooking and unhooking procedures with storage box trailers.
  • Ability to speak and understand the English language.
  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Self-starter. Can work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare appropriate documentation as required by the position.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive, drop and hook yard tractor equipment to required delivery areas.
  • Valid Driver’s License with no recorded accidents within the past three years.
  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment desirable.
  • Tolerance for both hot and cold environment.
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • CDL License desirable but not required


To apply for this position, email your resume to and include "Bulk Receiving Tech" in the subject line.

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