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Earl’s Organic Buyer’s Notes March 8 , 2020

New crop Bartlett pears from Argentina have arrived! Equal Exchange avocados out of Mexico are finished. Thank you for a wonderful season supporting Small Farmers in Michoacán!  We are fully into California avocados out of San Diego County.  They have good flavor but buyer beware they take longer to ripen up at the beginning of the season.  March is Equal Exchange Banana Month! Fair Trade, Organic and Small Farmer Grown. See how you can enter their Banana Zine contest! Download the Buyer’s Notes.

Hiring PM Warehouse Support

Earl’s Organic Produce, Inc., a leading distributor of organic produce throughout Northern California, seeks a skilled and safe Outbound PM Warehouse Support for our San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market headquarters.

Under the direction of the Outbound Operations Manager, the Product Selector fills customers’ orders from stored merchandise in accordance with specifications on sales slips or order forms. Duties include completing order receipts, keeping records of out-going orders, requisitioning additional materials, supplies, cleaning work area and equipment.

Responsibilities will include:
• Read orders to ascertain quantities of merchandise
• Obtain merchandise from bins, shelves, and coolers
• Check order receipts
• Examine products to verify quality standards
• Count finished products to determine if product orders are complete
• Keep records of out-going orders
• Place merchandise on conveyors leading to wrapping areas
• Wrap the palletized merchandise
• Mark or tag identification on palletized merchandise
• Operate machinery used in the process, or assist machine operators
• Observe equipment operations so that malfunctions can be detected, and notify Management as necessary

Position requirements include:
• Forklift, End-Rider pallet jack, and electric pallet jack experience is required
• Ability to read and understand information presented in writing
• Ability to arrange things in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules
• Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. on a regular basis
• Requires being reliable, responsible, dependable, and fulfilling obligations
• Requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
• Requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-nature
• Requires supporting other team members and provide service to others
• Requires knowledge of conducting inspections of products

Compensation: $20.00 for pm shifts.

The above is only a basic description of the position and it does not, nor is it intended to, outline all of the specifics of the responsibilities expected to be performed.

Earl’s Organic Produce provides a highly competitive compensation package, including medical, dental, vision, LTD and voluntary life, plus a company-sponsored retirement program. Earl’s Organic Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We work to embrace diversity in all its forms and strive to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened and productive environment. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email or come directly to:

Earls Organic Produce
2101 Jerrold Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94124

HR@earlsorganic.com

Earl’s Organic is Hiring Delivery Drivers

Earl’s Organic Produce, Inc., a leading distributor of organic produce throughout Northern California, seeks a skilled and safe Class A, B, and C Delivery Driver for our San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market headquarters.

Under the direction of the Transportation Supervisor, the selected candidate will deliver palletized orders to our diverse customer base in a timely and attentive manner.

Responsibilities will include:
– Conducting thorough pre-trip safety checks
– Maintaining accurate trips logs and related reports
– Securing loads to ensure product integrity upon delivery
– Efficiently navigating assigned delivery routes
– Unloading and appropriately handling pallets and packages, per customers’ specific needs
– Providing excellent customer service at every opportunity
– Informing his/her supervisor of route delays and outstanding delivery situations
– Obtaining necessary delivery receipts
– Organizing and securing all route related paperwork
– Participating in efficient route planning
– Pick-up dispatched backhauls in a timely manner
– Cultivating respectful working relationships with all customer personnel
– Contributing ideas for individual and team improvement
– Actively supporting other team members in a direct and respectful fashion
– Participating in related team projects and activities

Position requirements include:
– Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
– Class A, B, or C California driver’s license required
– Able to operate an electric Pallet Jack
– Able to operate a hand truck
– 2-3 years delivery driving experience, preferably with a fresh produce company but not necessary
– Familiarity with Bay Area traffic patterns
– Ability to read directions and use a street map to plot delivery route
– Ability to maintain logs and records
– Strong communication skills
– Excellent customer service ability
– Ability to respond to feedback from others
– Ability to present oneself professionally in customer-facing situations
– Ability to maintain respect and composure in stressful situations
– Attention to detail
– Desire to support other team members
– High energy!
– Desire to grow individually and to learn how to best support other team members
– Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. on a regular basis
– Ability to read, write and understand English
– Basic Warehouse experience

The above is only a basic description of the position and it does not, nor is it intended to, outline all of the specifics of the responsibilities expected to be performed.

Earl’s Organic Produce provides a highly competitive compensation package, including medical, dental, vision, LTD and voluntary life, plus a company-sponsored retirement program and paid meal breaks.  Earl’s Organic Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We work to embrace diversity in all its forms and strive to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened and productive environment. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Wage range:
Class A Drivers: $24.00 – $30.00 DOE

Class B Drivers: $18.50 – $22.50 DOE

Class C Drivers: Depending on Experience

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email or come directly to:

Earls Organic Produce
2101 Jerrold Ave., Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94124

 

Earl’s Organic Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

Earl’s Organic Buyer’s Notes March 1 , 2020

NEW!  Coastal View Produce Asparagus, loose red and green baby kale blend from Field Fresh, Mr. Big English Peas from Tutti Frutti have large pods brimming with sweet peas, new crop Bartlett pears from Argentina and retail ready Bartlett pears. Discontinued after March 14th: Organic Girl Mache and Mache Blend. Learn why http://bit.ly/earlsbuyernotesmarch1

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