Be a part of the largest independent food distributorship in the USA!
We, at Harvest Food Distributors, are looking for qualified candidates for a Warehouse Puller opportunity at our Portland, OR branch location.
About the Company:
The Harvest Family of Companies is a nationwide food distributor with more than 6,000 retail and food service partners. On March 2017, we merged with Sherwood Foods in Detroit, Michigan to form the now largest independent food distributorship in the USA.
The Warehouse Puller is responsible for stocking and maintaining warehouse inventory. This position will also be picking and checking products in the warehouse.
Essential Job Functions:
The Warehouse Puller will be assigned duties, based on organizational needs and priorities.
Picking products for shipping.
Ensuring that all items are accurately picked and in good condition.
Staging products for verification in the shipping area.
Verifying the product description and expiration date before shipping.
Operating a pallet jack.
Cleaning and maintaining the warehouse.
Assisting co-workers with daily operations.
Identifying problems and report to shift supervisor in a timely manner.
Work well in group problem solving situations.
Staging, loading and unloading products and materials.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function assigned satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequently lift, push or move product that weighs from 1 up to 100 pounds.
Must be able to perform job functions within varied temperatures within the warehouse and freezer.
Frequently reach up to 72 inches to stack and unstack pallets and hand cart.
Ability to work from foot to standing and seated powered equipment for extended periods of time.
Frequently reach above shoulder:
Occasionally grasp objects while manipulate objects with frequently twisting.
One (1) year experience working within refrigerated warehouse and/or distribution center
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to develop a collaborative team
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures
Must have experience working electric pallet jack and forklift and list at least 80 pounds
Ability to function with minimal supervision and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to work various lengths of time in cold environments including the freezer
Strong written and verbal communication skills
The Harvest Family of Companies are committed to offering competitive benefits to our employees and their dependents, including paid vacation, health insurances, and a 401K plan!
- We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.