Warehouse Associate
Merrimack Valley Food Bank

Job Order #: 15988274

Lowell, MA 01854

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 12/16/2021

EXPIRES 3/16/2022

Job Description

The Merrimack Valley Food Bank is an independent, non-profit organization with a mission to provide adequate nutrition and freedom from hunger. The MVFB currently serves feeding programs in over 50 cities and towns in Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire.

MVFB is looking for a Warehouse Associate to join our team in a fast paced and busy environment. Candidates must be organized, friendly, courteous, and dependable. Employment is contingent upon passing a DOT physical exam, drug and alcohol test, basic reading and math assessment, and candidate must have an excellent driving record

Under the direction of our Warehouse Manager responsibilities include but not be limited to:
Accurately select and pick orders and hand build mixed product pallets for the feeding programs we serve. Wrapping pallet when complete and staging it for pick-up
Safely transporting food from suppliers, supermarkets, and donors in a box truck with air brakes
Transport food/bins to local schools, loading and unloading at 11 locations
Safely Receive, distribute and rotate food inventory in our warehouse
Interact with our member agencies, volunteers, and visitors to the food bank
Maintain a clean and safe working environment
Assist with monthly inventory count
Ability to take the initiative and make positive suggestions to improve warehouse processes
Work well in a team environment

Requirements
Must be at least 18 years old
High school diploma or equivalent
Valid driver?s license and excellent driving record with five years driving experience
Must pass DOT physical exam, drug and alcohol test
Pass a basic reading and math assessment test
Must be able to read and understand English. Bilingual is a plus!
Capable of lifting 50-60 pounds repeatedly during a shift and able to stand for long periods of time Access to reliable transportation to and from work
Electric fork truck and pallet jack experience is a plus
Experience in, standard warehousing practices and procedures.
Keen attention to detail, self-motivated, positive attitude, excellent communication skills
Basic computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Email
Able to work overtime when asked, sometimes on short notice, responding to 'mandatory' overtime requirements when needed and an occasional weekend.

How To Apply

Please email resume to Tim Hovey at timothy.hovey@masshirelowellcc.com

Address

735 Broadway Street
Lowell, MA 01854

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Shift

First

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Per Diem Position

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Union Position

No

Apprenticeship

No

Pay

$17.50 per hour

Benefits

  • Major Medical
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays

Benefit Details

Name

Tim Hovey

Title

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Email

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Phone

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Address

107 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852

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