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Now Hiring Order Picker

NOW HIRING ORDER PICKER! APPLY TODAY!

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

The Order Picker position fills customers’ orders from stored merchandise in accordance with specifications from Order Selecting software and computer devices. Duties include preparing and fulfilling Order Selection Transactions, keeping records of out-going orders, loading trucks, operating and maintaining equipment, requisitioning additional materials, supplies, and cleaning work area and equipment.

 

Shifts available:

3pm – 11:30pm

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

  • Operate all scanning devices and associated software used in the order selecting process;
  • Obtain merchandise from bins, shelves, and coolers;
  • Build (palletize) orders with caution so as to not damage product;
  • Examine products to verify quality standards;
  • Count finished products to determine if product orders are completed;
  • Pallet wrap, mark and tag identification for the palletized merchandise;
  • Operate machinery used in the order picking process, or assist machine operators;
  • Load trucks per Company Standard Operating Procedures, as needed;Maintain equipment per Company SOP;
  • Perform to 80 pieces per hour minimum average;
  • Maintain 98% accuracy as measured by transaction;
  • Perform to all other company standards;
  • Observe equipment operations so that malfunctions can be detected, and notify management as necessary;
  • Ensure work is performed safely at all times;
  • Wear proper safety equipment at all times;
  • Punctuality and regular and reliable attendance.

 

Perform other duties as directed, developed or assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

 

Non-applicable. 

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Education and/or Experience: Minimum High School degree preferred. Minimum one year of related work experience and preferably knowledge of produce varieties, or overall equivalent experience in a warehouse or logistics environment. Experience with shipping, receiving and storage, warehouse safety and meeting customer expectations. Previous work experience in a perishable products industry preferred.  
  •  Language Skills: Excellent Communication skills including reading, writing, and verbally communicating effectively and professionally with other business departments, customers, and vendors. Ability to diplomatically deal with difficult situations and people while exhibiting a consistent level of professionalism.  Ability to communicate in Spanish preferred. 
  • Technical Skills:  Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and Warehouse Inventory software.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to think independently and to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of different situations without set guidelines. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, report or schedule form.
  • Equipment: Operate equipment such as, but not limited to, forklift, stand up pallet jack, electric pallet jack, computer, copier, phone.
  • Other Skills & Abilities: Must be able to work variable hours, days, weekends & Holidays. Ability to multi task and prioritize in a time-pressured environment.  Excellent organizational skills. High accuracy in work with attention to detail.  Ability to complete projects in a timely manner. Ability to get along and work cooperatively with others.  Positive and professional attitude.  Ability to respond positively to constructive feedback.  Ability to manage a project from its initiation to completion with minimal supervision.  Solution-oriented attitude with willingness to proactively solve issues.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

  • Stand and walk or sit alternatively depending on specific needs of day.  Estimate 90% of time is spent on feet and 10% sitting at desk.
  • Have constant need to perform the following physical activities: bending/stooping/squatting, climbing stairs, pushing, pulling, twisting, lifting and reaching above shoulders. 
  • Have frequent need to perform standing and walking activities.
  • Consistent need to perform the following physical activities: writing/typing, grasping/turning, finger dexterity.
  • Lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs. frequently and over 50 lbs. occasionally.  
  • Vision requirements:  consistent need to complete forms, view computer screen.  Frequent need to see small detail.  Frequent need to see things clearly beyond arm’s reach.
  • Hearing requirements:  consistent need to communicate over telephone and in person.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The noise level in the work environment is generally moderate but may be high during certain times of the day due to business level.  This position is exposed to temperatures varying from 34 to over 70 degrees and humidity levels varying from 80 to 95%. 

BENEFITS

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. After one year of employment, we pay 100% of medical benefits for employee only. 

Earl’s Organic Produce works to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened and productive environment.

• 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

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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