Warehouse Order Selector

Feeding Westchester - Elmsford, NY

Full-time

Warehouse Associate & Order Selector

Feeding Westchester (a Feeding America food bank member serving Westchester County) is searching for a new team member to join its Operations team. The Warehouse Associate & Order Selector will perform general distribution center duties and assist in the inventory and distribution of all incoming and outgoing products received and distributed from the facility. This includes the physical handling of product, rotation of stock, inspection of boxes and operation of material handling equipment. The Warehouse Associate will also assist in the maintenance of the distribution center as stipulated by safety and sanitation guidelines.

We are looking for someone who pays careful attention to detail and record keeping as well as an interest and the ability to interact with volunteers, the public, and other staff members.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Product Selection: Responsible for accurately selecting and staging product orders for delivery, pick up, or distribution to member agencies; Keeping accurate daily records/receipts of orders selected and product received; Inspecting food items at each stage to ensure viability and safety; Assisting agencies picking up orders, helping load items when available, and completing necessary paperwork.

Inventory: Responsible for moving and replenishing inventory levels within pick locations; Assisting in monthly and year-end inventory, and participate in cycle counts daily; Inspecting, unloading, and recording incoming trucks as required; Assisting with product deliveries and pickups; Labeling all stock in accordance with inventory control procedures; Maintaining proper storage separation of food and non-food items; Ensuring consistent application of “first-in, first-out” rule; Ensuring proper stacking of all products, stock storage spaces, rearrange and restack products; Continuously checking inventory for expiration dates, any signs of contamination, or other signs of unsafe storage.

Equipment and Sanitation: Ensuring, through monitoring and reporting, all Feeding Westchester standards are met in accordance with standard operating procedures; Complete assignments and maintain the integrity of products through proper inspection, handling and storage procedures in accordance with Safe Food Handling guidelines; Maintain clean and orderly distribution center, assist in daily, weekly, monthly sanitation schedules, and other general duties; Use all equipment properly and carefully, ensuring safety, reporting all functional inadequacies to the Supervisor in a timely manner; Ensure equipment is properly put away in the designated places daily.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D., or one to three years related experience.
  • Minimum of three (3) years related experience in a warehouse, retail, wholesale, or food service setting.
  • Demonstrated interest in hunger or related social issue
  • Must be proficient in latest software and technology.
  • The ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Extremely organized, detail oriented and able to keep accurate records for tracking and reporting.
  • Problem solving to identify solutions and meet and enhance organizational mission.
  • Maintain valid food safety certification (Feeding Westchester class available).
  • Maintain valid forklift certification (Feeding Westchester class available).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to lift, carry, and set-up a variety of promotional materials including electronics, materials in boxes, and table top screens (weighing up to 50 pounds).
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, metal carts, etc.
  • Ability to maneuver heavy loads (50 to 2,000 pounds) on a pallet jack on and off truck ramp.
  • Ability to climb ladders and carry up to 70 pounds up and down.
  • Ability to pack, unpack and put away various material
  • Prolonged standing, walking and bending in addition to sitting in front of a compute
  • Ability to give regular communications in person, writing, by email and by pho
  • Ability to travel independently in the daytime and evening to regional and national destinations.
  • Ability to load and unload pallets and carts in all outdoors weather condition
  • Ability to access all work sites of the agency.
  • Ability to work in below 0°F temperatures for short periods of time.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Working inside a warehouse environment.
  • Working outside in all weather conditions in all Westchester communities.
  • Travel throughout Feeding Westchester service area.
  • Ability to work irregular or extended hours.
  • Working in commercial freezer/cooler ranging from -10°F to 45°F.

ABOUT US:

Driven by the belief that access to healthy food is a basic right for all people, Feeding Westchester leads hunger action programs and mobilizes the resources needed to eradicate hunger in Westchester County. Feeding Westchester serves over 300 community partners throughout Westchester, including food pantries, soup kitchens, child and adult day-care centers, and shelters. Feeding Westchester provides 95% of all the food given to hungry families, children and seniors as cooked meals or groceries to take home.

Feeding Westchester provides a competitive benefits package, including 403(b), health care, and paid time off. Feeding Westchester is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services or any other category protected by law.

Feeding Westchester is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services or any other category protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Warehouse: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Other types of insurance