Type: Temporary, Full-Time
Category: Manufacturing and Production
Pay: $13.70 / Hour
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The primary responsibility of the Produce Warehouse Assistant is to efficiently and accurately facilitate receiving and shipping. This position is responsible for maintaining a clean and organized warehouse environment. The Produce Warehouse Assistant is also responsible for the receipt of packaging from the vendor or warehouse and the issuing of packaging to farmers. Receive fresh farm produce, icing when necessary. Adhere to established quality standards, rejecting produce when necessary. Must be able to lift heavy (up to 50#) objects on regular basis. Willingness to work in a cold and wet environment for extended periods. Detail oriented and committed to getting orders correct. Ability to use discretion in making decisions. Knowledge of or ability to learn proper produce storage conditions.
Basic computer skills - Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook). Must strong organizational skills. Ability to (or willingness to learn to) drive both forklift and electric pallet jack. Certification tests required. Willingness to be a team player.