What It’s Like in the Dot Foods Warehouse

Specialized Warehouse Material Handler Positions

The warehouse material handler job at Dot is a large umbrella job that covers a wide variety of specific job duties. Not all material handlers do the same job. After you’ve graduated from your initial training period with Dot, you’ll learn the ins and out of more specialized positions. Once you are trained on all of the different machines in Dot’s warehouse, you’ll be put into a rotation so you won’t have to do the same thing every shift.

Types of Warehouses at Dot Foods

At all Dot locations, there are three different warehouse environments—or “temps,” as we like to call them. Here’s a breakdown of what you need to know about each one:

A Realistic Job Preview

Warehouse Parcel Handler

Interested in working in the Dot warehouse but not interested in operating heavy machinery? Our parcel handler job* may be the right fit for you! Work alongside our automation technology as you package cases for one of the fastest-growing areas of our business.
*Parcel handler roles are currently only available at Dot Foods Arizona, California, Georgia, Idaho, Maryland, Mt. Sterling, and Oklahoma.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Dot Foods Warehouses

Common Questions About Working in the Dot Foods Warehouse

You don't need prior warehouse training to work at Dot Foods. We provide a comprehensive 90-day training program, including classroom and hands-on experience, through which you will learn everything you need to know. You don’t need to obtain any prior certifications or anything of the sort. We’ll make sure you are comfortable and safe on each and every piece of equipment you’ll be operating on the warehouse floor.
Dot Foods warehouse employees enjoy competitive hourly wages, performance-based pay, and bonus opportunities. In 2023, warehouse workers experienced a significant pay bump, with most locations offering upwards of $20 per hour as a starting wage. Additional incentives include differentials for weekend and overnight hours and a comprehensive benefits package.
Our warehouse jobs offer flexible warehouse shift patterns tailored to fit your schedule. Most workers choose between a schedule consisting of three 12-hour shifts or four 10-hour shifts per week. Warehouses operate 24 hours per day, so you’ll also have your pick of day or night shifts. If you’re looking for part-time work, many locations can accommodate. At Dot Foods, you’ll experience a balanced work-life option that suits your lifestyle.