Feeding South Florida is hiring a
The Warehouse Associate (WA) will perform general warehouse duties and assist with the sanitation, inventory, receipt, picking and shipping of all products, from the warehouse facility. This includes the physical handling of product, rotation of stock, inspection of boxes, and operation of material handling equipment. This position requires accurate record-keeping and extensive interaction with the public
and other team members.
Complete all assignments in accordance with food safety and handling regulations to ensure the integrity of products through proper inspection, handling, and storage procedures.
Select agency orders quickly and accurately.
Unload and receive inbound trucks as required, following protocol when inspecting product and weighing and tagging all products received, assigning product codes to all inbound items.
Prepare branch orders for distribution. Verify paperwork associated with all incoming and outgoing transactions.
Label all stock in accordance with inventory control procedures.
Ensure proper inspection, handling, storage, and distribution of all inventories in accordance with USDA, DOH, Safe Food Handling, OSHA, Feeding America (FA), and AIB standards.
Ensure consistent application of “first-in first-out” rule as it relates to stocking and distribution of product, ensuring proper storage separation of food and non-food items.
Ensure proper stacking of all products, stock storage spaces, rearrange and restack products.
Inspect product to determine quality. Accurately record salvageable and unsalvageable inventory. Closely follow guidelines and controls regarding the Salvage Operation to help ensure its integrity.
Continuously check inventory for expiration dates, any signs of contamination, or other signs
of unsafe distribution.
Perform maintenance and sanitation duties as assigned.
Assist with physical inventory of products.
Use material handling equipment and maintain equipment charging areas.
Participate in the implementation of Safety Guidelines and Standards.
Consistently emphasize and practice organization mission and values.
Assist management with additional tasks as necessary.
High school Diploma
Ability to work in a freezer/cooler environment.
Basic Math, Reading and Writing Skills in the English language.
Ability to effectively organize and prioritize tasks.
Capable of following directions and communicate effectively.
Capable of working under pressure, completing various assignments responsibly and in a timely manner.
Unwavering commitment to quality and excellence in organizational and project management with the ability to achieve strategic objectives and manage a budget.
Integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven and self-directed with demonstrated passion for FSF’s mission and commitment to working collaboratively with a management team of senior professionals.
Strong analytical skills; basic business intuition and common sense.
Strong work ethic with the tenacity to work under pressure.
Skills in operating and maintenance of warehouse equipment including pallet jacks, electric pallet jacks, forklifts, coolers, freezers, electronic scales, etc.
Forklift Certification preferred and knowledge of Material Handling Equipment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORKING CONDITIONS
Hours of Operation: Although organization hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., this position may work closer to 45-50 hours per week, especially during peak times such as holiday seasons, growing seasons, and disaster response. After hours business work is required occasionally throughout the year. Frequent after-hours work is required relating to special events (nights and weekends).
Environment: Involves activities in both office and warehouse environments with exposure to the climate and South Florida weather. There are extended periods of sitting, standing, lifting, and bending; listening, talking and/or visual concentration The noise is the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
Travel: This position will have minor travel requirement for company events and training.
OSHA Standards Lifting requirements are 50 pounds and when lifting loads heavier than 50 pounds, use two or more people to lift the load.
Feeding South Florida (FSF) is a member of the Feeding America network and the leading domestic hunger relief organization serving Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. As one of the largest food banks in the Feeding America network, FSF is responsible for serving 25 percent of the state’s food insecure population. In addition to having distributed 176 million pounds of food in 2020, FSF is also a leader in cycle breaking solutions that address the root causes of hunger. A four-star rated organization by Charity Navigator, FSF is one of the most efficient nonprofits nationally; over 98 percent of all donations are put back into the community.
FSF values service above all else. We’re looking for innovative and strategic thinkers who are committed to improving the lives of those around them. FSF “Friendly Food Bankers” embrace the enormity of our role in the community and know that serving others comes before any one individual. Friendly Food Bankers have compassion, dedication, act with integrity and are committed to stewardship and inclusion.
Full medical, dental and vision insurance; contribute up to 3% match to a 401K after one year of service; 17 days paid time off; a diverse team that is representative of the community we serve; continuous learning opportunities; a high-performance culture that will help challenge and grow your skill set.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace/ADA Compliant