Warehouse Associate

$20.00 - $22.00 hourly
  • Coast Personnel Services
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • May 10, 2022
Contract-to-Hire Warehouse

Job Description

Coast Personnel Services is seeking for Warehouse Associates with a non-profit organization in San Jose, CA

Swing Shift 1pm to 9:45pm (45 minutes lunch)

Forklift experience $22/hr.

No Forklift experience $20/hr. 

 

About the Position

The Warehouse Associate ensures that all food and non-food products are received, stored and handled in a safe, accurate and efficient manner and made accessible for distribution.

 

Responsibilities

  • Operate all Warehouse Equipment 
    • Unload and load trucks/trailers/donor’s vehicles, store food and rotate stock in preparation for storage and distribution; and
    • Pick, palletize and load product onto vehicles in advance of delivery.
  • Assist the Warehouse Manager in planning placement and organization of warehouse stock in accordance with inventory standards.
  • Assist in the timely creation and maintenance of accurate and complete product records supporting picking, shipping, receiving and inventory activities. Participate in daily, weekly the end-of-month cycle counts and mid-year and year-end physical inventories, as directed by the Warehouse Manager.
  • Assist in maintaining a clean, orderly warehouse and outside storage area. As instructed by the Warehouse Manager, direct volunteers to assist in accomplishing assignments.
  • Perform inspection and cleaning of assigned warehouse equipment daily. Report any issues with equipment and document daily. Any and all safety issues must be reported immediately to the Manager/supervisor on duty.
  • Perform duties in accordance with company safety policies.
  • Assist staff with other Operations Department responsibilities as required.

The ideal candidate will possess the following professional qualifications: 

  • Forklift experience and the ability to obtain forklift certification.
  • Basic knowledge of food storage, handling and distribution procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of inventory control processes and procedures.
  • Valid California driver’s license and a clean DMV printout - preferred but not required.
  • Proven ability to safely operate all types of warehouse equipment, including, but not limited to, pallet jacks, forklifts and dock levelers.
  • Exert force and/or lift or carry items weighing twenty (20) to one hundred (100) pounds occasionally, and up to fifty (50) pounds frequently.
  •  Up to 2/3 of the time: walk; sit; squat; bend; twist; reach at various heights above and below shoulder level.
  • Up to 1/3 of the time: push or pull; lift or carry large, heavy, awkward objects while maneuvering in a confined space, e.g., narrow aisles, high density storage areas, inside of a truck box, etc.; ascend or descend flights of stairs; climb in or out of trucks, docks and/or forklifts.
  • Work inside freezers and coolers with a temperature range of –10 degrees F. to 38 degrees

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