St. Louis Area Foodbank

Warehouse Associate Jobs at St. Louis Area Foodbank

Warehouse Associate Jobs at St. Louis Area Foodbank

Sample Warehouse Associate Job Description

Warehouse Associate

General Description/Position Summary

Primary responsibility is the acceptance and delivery of all Foodbank products, general maintenance, cleanliness, and organization of facilities and equipment.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with Inventory Manager 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 Inventory Manager.
  • 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or GED, and warehouse experience.
  • Skilled in the operation of standard warehouse equipment.
  • Proficient in basic math.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with attention to detail, handle interruptions, maintain focus on tasks and produce accurate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Working knowledge of English grammar, spelling and usage.
  • Must be able to pass 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.  May travel overnight to attend meetings.


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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