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Now Hiring: Warehouse Receiver

The Receiver position is responsible for the safe, timely and accurate receipt of produce and miscellaneous items ordered and placed in specified areas of the warehouse. The Receiver must follow proper procedures for receiving all products entering the facility including verifying actual product against Bill of Lading, confirming product quality, and checking product temperatures as needed. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Receive product:
    • Verify that quantities on Purchase Order match Bill of Lading;  
    • Enter all information into our system data base Received Goods; 
    • Quality Inspections of all products to ensure EOP quality standards are met;
  • Work with Purchasing department  on specific needs and questions regarding daily receiving and reports;
  • Ensure that each product  is cooled to its optimum temperature in the shortest amount of time, following the cold chain and storage in rotation correctly; 
  • Establish and maintain good, positive working relationships with growers and delivery drivers; 
  • Be an effective advocate of the company and organization by always striving to ship the highest quality products;
  • Regularly communicate ideas and concerns to Warehouse Supervisor;
  • 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 required. SerSafe certification preferred. Minimum one year experience in Agriculture Receiving, Cooling & Shipping required. Ability to learn cooling management system, including cooling methods to maintain the cold chain.  
  • 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.  Bilingual in Spanish preferred. 
  • Technical Skills:  Strong 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, calculator, 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.
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