Warehouse Associate- Philadelphia
The Common Market, a mission-driven distributor of local foods to the Mid-Atlantic region, seeks a full time employee for 35-45 hours per week to pack orders, receive pallets of food and perform general warehouse duties.
This job entails unloading produce trucks and packing orders for the next morning delivery. Dedication to 100% order accuracy is required. Must be able to lift up to 55 lbs and be able to work on your feet in a 34 degree refrigerator and in a 0 degree freezer. The ideal candidate will have flexible availability--some days will end earlier or later than scheduled.
-Pulling and packing orders
-Maintaining electronic logs in tablets
-Driving 26 foot box trucks around parking lot
-Unloading produce trucks
-Breaking down pallets & receiving product
-Breaking down boxes
-Daily Clean up (sweeping, emptying trash)
-Someone comfortable using a computer
-Warehouse experience needed, food experience preferred
Must have a Valid Driver's License to move trucks around our parking lot
Must be able to work in a cold environment
Forklift certification (preferred)
Excellent verbal communication skills
Ability to be on feet for 8-10 hour shift, and to lift up to 55 pounds
Flexibility, a sense of humor, and a strong desire to learn
Experience using computers and tablets
The Common Market offers an excellent work environment, training and the chance to grow with our organization.
Wage: $12.00 with the opportunity for a raise every three months.
- SIMPLE IRA Plan where we will match your contribution up to 3% annually
- 5 paid days off in the first year
- Monthly healthcare stipend $316/month
- Free Common Market Farm Share, a bi-weekly box of eggs and 6-8 types of fruits an vegetables
- Boot Allowance to buy work boots