Location: 355 Food Center Drive – Bronx (Non-Remote, Ability for Overtime)
Food Bank’s Food Distribution department is responsible for servicing our agency partners throughout the five boroughs of New York City. Success in this department involves Food Distribution’s ability to distribute good wholesome food in a timely, efficient and caring manner. In joining, you will be a part of a team whose goal is to serve the most vulnerable citizens of New York City and assist in its mission to end hunger.
This position calls for a professional individual with warehouse experience looking for a long term career and opportunity to be a part of a team on a mission to end hunger. Performing daily warehouse operation duties up to and including selection, shipping, receiving, inventory cycle counts, cleaning and other operational duties.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES:
This labor-intensive position is responsible for building pallets of food and product for our member agencies and partners. Each type of loading requires strict attention to order accuracy with respect to loading outgoing trucks and unloading incoming trucks. Works from Electronic order system or order sheets to build loads using a forklift and/or electronic pallet jack. Position is responsible for accuracy in loading and complying with shipper/receiver documentation. Follows warehouse instructions in building loads. Employees must maintain a clean and safe work environment.
Drive power pallet jack/ electric pallet jack to picking area and build pallet/load according to load sheet or voice pick audio equipment (if applicable)
Mark load ticket for out of stock items
Wrap pallet when pallet/load is finished
Turn in paperwork with order for check before loading and have truck checked
Stage pallet and/or load into truck when ready
Complete partial pallets and put away mixed pallets
We are seeking Warehouse Professionals able to accurately and efficiently pick/select high volume items.
Experience working in a warehouse environment (e.g., order selector/picking product storage, product staging, powered pallet jack/forklifts, etc.).
Driving a forklift (e.g., performing basic operations such as driving forwards, driving backwards, lifting and lowering boom, maneuvering in tight areas without damaging product, etc.).
Working with racking systems and loading/unloading pallets (e.g., pulling and placing pallets on/off vertical product racking systems and trucks, maximizing storage by stacking products vertically, etc.).
Experience working in a team environment (e.g., cooperating with co-workers, joint problem solving, etc.).
Ensure a professional code of conduct at all times.
Follow all organizational and safety policies and procedures.
Help maintain a clean and safe working environment.
Load and unload inbound and outbound trailers/trucks. Ensure proper stacking of all products to minimize product damage.
Maintain upkeep of assigned equipment. Ensure all equipment (Pallet jacks/scanners etc.) are in proper working order.
Check for signs of contamination, expiration dates or other signs of unsafe storage.
Complete daily assigned tasks and paperwork given by management team.
Demonstrate courtesy, respect, and politeness in all interactions with clients, colleagues, and guests.
Possess strong communication skills and display professional conduct at all times.
Ability to multitask and think on your feet.
Commitment to Food Bank’s For New York City’s Mission.
This position requires lifting a very high volume of cases of product per day repeatedly during a long work period. Requires constant standing, walking, bending, twisting, squatting reaching and grasping as product is moved.
Competitive Pay and Benefits Package
Thank you for your interest! Please send your resume and salary expectations to [email protected]
For over 40 years, Food Bank For New York City has been the city’s major hunger-relief organization working to end hunger throughout the five boroughs. Nearly one in five New Yorkers relies on Food Bank for food and other resources. Food Bank takes a strategic, multifaceted approach that provides meals and builds capacity in the neediest communities, while raising awareness and engagement among all New Yorkers. Through its network of more than 1,000 charities and schools citywide, Food Bank provides food for more than 61 million free meals per year for New Yorkers in need. Food Bank For New York City’s income support services, including food stamps (also known as SNAP) and free tax assistance for the working poor, put more than $110 million each year into the pockets of New Yorkers, helping them to afford food and achieve greater dignity and independence. Food Bank’s nutrition education programs and services empower more than 50,000 children, teens and adults to sustain a healthy diet and active lifestyle on a limited budget. Working toward long-term solutions to food poverty, Food Bank develops policy and conducts research to inform community and government efforts. To learn more about how you can help, please visit foodbanknyc.org. Follow us on Facebook (FoodBank4NYC), Twitter (@FoodBank4NYC) and Instagram (FoodBank4NYC).