Shipping/Receiving Clerk

$19.00 - $26.00 hourly
  • Blommer Chocolate
  • 1515 Pacific Street, Union City, CA, USA
  • Jun 19, 2019
Full time Warehouse

Job Description

Job Overview and Requirements

Blommer Chocolate Company has been in business since 1939 and is the largest cocoa processor and ingredient chocolate supplier in North America. We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated employees to join us in our mission of bringing chocolate to life.

Here’s what you should know about working at Blommer:

  • Safety is our number one priority. We are committed to providing a safe working environment.
  • We make chocolate that you, your family, and your friends eat. This means that we wear special gear, maintain a clean work space, and take extra precautions to make sure our product is safe to eat.
  • We go the extra mile to make sure customers’ orders are fulfilled on time and correctly.
  • We’re not afraid of hard work. The process of making chocolate can be hot, noisy, and dusty. You will regularly lift up to 50 pounds, work on your feet for long periods of time, climb stairs, and bend/stoop/reach often.
  • Much like our sweet tooth, chocolate manufacturing doesn’t stop - we operate 24/7, which means our employees must be willing to work overtime and be flexible in their work schedules.

Sounds good to you? Here’s how you will bring chocolate to life:

  • Work with a team to create a final product you are proud of
  • Maintain sanitary and orderly work-space, while reporting any damages or defects
  • Identify basic machine problems, recognize when machine is on/off
  • Use a computer, tablet, and/or scanner to record production information

Position title: Shipping/Receiving Lead

Shift schedule: Monday - Friday 7 AM - 3:30 PM

Job Summary: To support the Warehouse Supervisor and provide leadership to the Shipping/Receiving Department in the Managers absence.  Ensure commitments to customers relating to quality, service and delivery are met within the context of and consistent with the shipping/receiving schedule.

Essential Duties: 

  • Assist in the coordination of daily activities of the department, maintain various metrics, and assist int raining and coaching less experienced Shipper/Receivers along with performing normal work functions
  • Provide leadership and role model appropriate compliance to our core values and policies as well as have experience in all aspects of the jobs within the department they may be assigned to. Comply with all of the requirements of provincial laws, regulations, audit bodies and company policies and procedures
  • Provide site specific training to employees on fork truck operation, fall arrest and arial platform
  • Loads trucks for shipment to customers, unloads trucks of raw materials and supplies. Wrap, rack and move pallets within warehouse. Provide raw materials to manufacturing process lines
  • Coordinates daily transfers to and from outside warehouses
  • Generate all required shipping documents for daily warehouse activities, allocate orders using computerized warehouse management and receiving systems.
  • Assists in departmental administration (ordering pallets, arranging fork truck repairs, etc.)
  • Assists in inventory counts


  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent
  • Fork truck operators certification
  • Microsoft Office, Warehouse Management Experience

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Varying temperatures - hot/cold

Can you meet these qualifications? If so, we want to hear from you!

Compensation and Benefits

Blommer understands that our employees are our biggest assets. With this in mind we offer a generous benefits package that includes: Paid vacation and sick time, Health and Dental benefits on DAY OF HIRE, and Company Paid Life Insurance, AD&D, 401(k) plan, a generous Profit Sharing plan, 10 pounds of free chocolate for your birthday, free parking and more!

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