Distribution Specialist 1

Distribution Specialist 1

The Distribution Specialist 1 is responsible for storing, staging, and packing food products. This role works closely with our distribution team and volunteers to pull and distribute product orders for our partner agencies. May train and direct volunteer workers to accomplish tasks. Some key factors we are looking for are having forklift and warehouse experience that would be essential in order to be successful in this role.

End date
Opportunity type
Warehouse / Supply Chain / Drivers
Job responsibilities

Essential Functions:
Store, stage, and pack food products
Responsible for keeping pick locations full including restacking and rearranging product for maximum efficiency
Ensure timely pulling of large delivery orders in order of importance
Check all orders to verify accuracy
Restock product as needed following specific food storage guidelines
Monitor picking area, making sure that only designated people are present, i.e. FBR staff and volunteers
Verify pick bins and work with Inventory Specialists to ensure accuracy
Assist in maintaining accurate inventory counts; may research inventory to verify zeros
Assist pulling product from warehouse to pick slots
Replenish distribution bins
Load and unload trucks
Ensure maximum and accurate inventory is available
Maintain the warehouse in a neat, clean and orderly manner
Meet with volunteers and train for distribution and pulling procedures; reinforce safe work behavior of volunteers
Secure distribution area at end of each shift and at end of work day
Maintain warehouse according to Feeding America and AIB standards
Follow all safety guidelines and regulations
Other duties as assigned

Application qualifications

Commitment to fulfilling the Food Bank of the Rockies mission and positively representing the brand both internally and externally
Able to interact with others in a diplomatic, courteous and positive manner; maintaining a professional demeanor and respond with urgency when necessary
Must have strong problem solving, time management, organizational, multi-tasking and critical thinking skills
Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks and projects efficiently while meeting deadlines and objectives
Exercise cultural competency, including race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, and disability among other areas
Self-directed, proactive and independent problem solver
Show strong teambuilding and interpersonal skills

Education and Experience:
High School diploma or equivalent required
Prior experience working in a warehouse/manufacturing environment preferred
Forklift certification preferred
Warehouse experience is preferred
Experience with Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel and Outlook and warehouse management systems a plus


Company Sponsored Benefits: Full-time employees are eligible to start the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment: Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Term Life and AD&D, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, 8 Paid Holidays and 3 paid Floating holidays available after hire date, 401k Traditional and Roth, accrued Paid Time Off from start date (available after 90 days of employment)

How to apply

Apply online at www.foodbankrockies.org/careers
We value diversity and inclusivity and are thus always looking to diversify our staff with an eye toward race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, and age, among other areas. Candidates who bring such diversity are encouraged to apply.

About the organization

Since 1978, we have put the power of community to work for our neighbors in need, partnering with national organizations, local food pantries, donors, and volunteers. Across Colorado and Wyoming, we work every single day to nourish people and help communities thrive.  We ignite the power of community to nourish people facing hunger.