St. Louis Area Foodbank
  • 08-Nov-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Warehouse
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time

St. Louis Area Foodbank (SLAFB)

JOB DESCRIPTION


Job Title: Warehouse/Driver Associate

Immediate Supervisor: Warehouse Manager Employees Supervised: None

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt


General Description/Position Summary

Primary responsibility of the Warehouse/Driver Associate is the acceptance and delivery of all St. Louis Area Foodbank products, general maintenance, cleanliness, and organization of the warehouse, facilities, and equipment. Secondary responsibility is to function as a backup route/delivery driver as needed. (B class CDL is required to qualify as a backup route/delivery driver.)


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with the Inventory/Receiving Team on the storage and rotation of product in an efficient, organized, and safe fashion.
  • Ensure that all product is labeled and racked accurately. Rotate and remove product as directed.
  • Conduct accurate count of physical inventory as determined by the Inventory Control Manager.
  • Responsible for picking and staging orders for pick up or delivery.
  • Assist in inventory reconciliation. Assist in various duties pertaining to maintaining accurate inventory.
  • Assist in monthly distribution preparation, tracking and reconciliation.
  • Assist in the distribution process to meet customer needs.
  • Inspect all product upon receipt, paying close attention to the temperature of freezer and refrigerated items, and determine fitness of product for distribution
  • Responsible for assisting with recycling program, including loading of baler and transporting cardboard through warehouse.
  • Responsible for learning agency dock policies and procedures and to be able to work it when required.
  • Responsible for following safe workplace policies.
  • Responsible for following policies and procedures related to food safety and equipment safety.
  • Be active in reinforcing safe work practices.
  • Maintain daily cleaning schedule including the inside and outside of warehouse.
  • Serve as a backup route/delivery driver to fill in as needed (B class CDL is required to drive a route/delivery truck.)
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Warehouse experience required.
  • Forklift and pallet jack experience preferred.
  • Skilled in the operation of standard warehouse equipment.
  • Ability to work on a regular rotation, in a freezer/refrigerated environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with attention to detail, handle interruptions, maintain focus on tasks and produce accurate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in warehouse with a significant amount of walking on concrete surfaces. Entrances may be open and work conditions during the summer months can be very hot, and during the winter very cold. Employee may be going in and out of freezers and coolers with extreme variations in temperature. Workspace could be very dusty, and on occasions can be noisy due to the traffic of motorized vehicles operated in the building. Periodically may work outside and be exposed to the elements. Employee may be exposed to spoiled food and sharp objects due to working with damaged product. Work involves moving boxes and employee must lift, bend, stoop, pick up and move objects up to 75 pounds. Work involves using manual pallet jacks and therefore requires an ability to push and pull pallets over 2,000 pounds.


May work evenings and weekends due to special events and other projects related to timely and accurate warehousing and distribution of product.


The impact you will make...

Building a stronger bi-state region by nourishing people, empowering communities, and transforming systems.


At the St. Louis Area Foodbank, we are working to create a nutritionally secure Missouri and Illinois where no one goes to bed hungry. With the dedicated partnership of over 600 hunger-relief programs and local agencies - including soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, and residential programs - we are responding to hunger in communities across 26 counties in Missouri and Illinois by distributing food to more than 400,000 people every year.


Since opening in 1975, and with the tremendous support and generosity of this community, the St. Louis Area Foodbank has grown to become our region's largest food distribution charity dedicated to feeding those in need. Together, we are feeding people and working to address the root causes of hunger for lasting impact every day.


What we can offer you...

Beyond a great mission, dedicated team members and an incredible opportunity to truly make a difference in our community, you will be generously rewarded for your contributions including:

  • Competitive pay commensurate with experience
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plan
  • 403b plan with amazing company match
  • Comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, vision, and more!)

We work hard, play hard and change lives - so apply to join our Foodbank Family!


This job description does not list all the duties of the job. Performance of other duties may be requested. Evaluations will be in part based upon performance of the tasks listed in this job description. St. Louis Area Foodbank has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment.


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