Current Openings

FULL-TIME, NON-EXEMPT

This position primarily involves receipt, warehousing, fulfillment, inventory and management of all products stored in the Vermont Foodbank distribution centers.

General Responsibilities:

  • Works cooperatively and is able to communicate with staff and volunteers to support the mission of the Foodbank to meet and sustain Foodbank goals.
  • Positively contribute to an organizational culture of safe and secure food handling, warehousing and distribution.
  • The Foodbank relies on volunteers every day to fulfill our mission. All Foodbank employees must support our culture of philanthropy by treating every volunteer with appreciation and respect.
  • Ensure proper sanitary and safe warehousing of all products in accordance with Feeding America, VF, and AIB guidelines.
  • Maintain a neat personal appearance.
  • Accurately select & stage agency orders per delivery route order or pickups.
  • Operate forklift, electric pallet jacks and complete daily logs.
  • Load and unload trucks in accordance with VF, AIB, and Feeding America procedures.
  • Accept, receipt, store, stage & pick all products with a high degree of accuracy and according to established warehouse procedures.
  • Maintain accurate inventory control procedures.
  • Provide backup for sort room activities – be able to perform duties to keep sort room functioning, including overseeing of volunteers and non-volunteers.
  • Ability to make independent decisions when supervisor may be unavailable.
  • Ability to evaluate and prioritize daily workload and to look for ways to improve work flow.
  • Must be able to work some nights and weekends as required.
  • Responsible for routine facilities maintenance including sweeping, cleaning, floor maintenance, pallet inspections, etc.
  • Take part in physical inventor

Other Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned by the warehouse supervisor.
  • Be available to travel to other distribution centers to assist as needed

Education and/or Experience:

  • Six months’ experience in warehousing and distribution, ideally in a food-related industry, preferred.E
  • Experience in the use of material handling equipment.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Customer service focused.
  • Frequent lifting of up to 45 lbs.
  • Must be capable working with a diverse group of people.
  • Understanding of warehouse and inventory control systems and practices.
  • Ability to work in partnership with other staf