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Perishable Distributors of Iowa
2741 PDI Place
Ankeny, IA  50021
Job Title:
Full-Time Computer Operator (2)
Job Type:
Full Time
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Job Description:
PDI currently seeking two full-time computer operators with the following schedules: Position #1 - Sunday, 1:00 pm to 11:30 pm; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 12:00 pm to 10:30 pm. Position #2 - Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 11:00 am to 9:30 pm; Saturday, 7:00 am to 5:30 pm. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Observes all ergonomic recommendations for assigned work area and utilizes the tools and training provided to promote a safe work environment. Acts as computer operator on the AS/400 computer system. This includes but is not limited to: processing daily, weekly, and monthly cycle runs, responding to operator messages, controlling the spool file, operating printers and tape drives, and performing file saves. Responsible for operating the computer help desk, including PC and AS/400 help requests. Responsible for handling problems taken to the help desk and ensures that the problem comes to a resolution. Monitors computer system and, if needed, communicates with programming or tech support on problems. Reviews printer output based on defined schedules and delivers output as needed. Performs the complete order processing cycle from processing orders, invoicing, combining and delivering paperwork to the drivers. Responsible for scanning documents into imaging system. Operates and backs up special application file servers. Performs cleaning functions on all hardware to keep in good working order. Performs data entry on manually written customer orders.
Job Qualifications:
SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQURIED TO PERFORM JOB: Ability to process tasks in chronological order. Good 10 key and data entry skills. Good verbal communication skills. Good reading skills with special attention to detail. Understanding of order processing procedures preferred. Ability to meet deadlines and handle interruptions with ease. Basic math skills and ability to operate computer system and printers. This is a semi-skilled position which is considered sedentary to light according to the Department of Labor Weight Classifications with primary functions being sedentary in nature. Frequent to constant grasping, pinching, full reaching motions, listening, talking, and hearing. Frequent handling of papers, files, and use of computer and adding machine requiring finger dexterity. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQURIED TO PERFORM JOB: High school education 6 months – 1 year previous 10 key, office, customer service, or commensurate experience preferred. Pre-employment background check and drug test is required.