Warehouse Freezer Assistant (FB-5)

Position Overview:

The Freezer Warehouse Assistant position is physical work in and out of harsh Chill and Freezer conditions. The position will support all chill and freezer operations for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia. The person provides numerous services and labor for successful nonshelf stable food distribution and other necessary duties for Warehouse operations. All necessary protective clothing needed to work within the sub-zero environment will be provided onsite by the Foodbank.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 Under the supervision of the Warehouse/Facilities Manager or designee and in conjunction with the other Warehouse Assistants, maintains the freezer area in a manner that ensures compliance with external regulatory bodies, including, but not limited to Feeding America and OSHA regulations, and assures integrity and accountability of inventory.

 Required to wear protective clothing while working in Chill and Freezer spaces.

 Assists with all incoming and outgoing freezer/chill products.

 Pulls orders accurately and communicates any discrepancies to Inventory Specialist or WH/Facilities Manager.

 Responsible for housekeeping procedures in the Freezer/Chill area.

 Helps to monitor temperature control log.

 Communicates maintenance and service needs for all equipment used to Floor Supervisor and/or Warehouse and Facilities Manager.

 Assures proper procedures/systems for all Freezer and Warehouse activities with which he/she is involved.

 Commit to and understand the FSEVA’s mission. This includes active participation in sharing the mission, vision, and values of the organization, internally and externally, creating a culture of active philanthropy for and through all staff.

 Supervise volunteers during tasks/assignments and show/share responsibility for the overall Volunteer Experience at the Foodbank.

 Complete other tasks as assigned or requested by the direct supervisor, department head, or Senior Management.

Educational Achievement: Minimum: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Work Experience: Minimum: 2 years of related experience.

Required Skills, Abilities & Certifications/Licenses:

 Ability to read and interpret documents such as pick tickets, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

 Ability to write routine reports.
 Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

 Ability to maintain all paperwork and records assigned to this position.

 Interest in and commitment to the mission of the Foodbank.

 Ability to work in a diverse environment with people of various educational, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds and ages.

 Ability to perform duties in accordance with the Foodbank’s Illness and Injury Prevention Program.

 Lift Truck certification will be acquired after hire.

 Food Handler’s/Manager’s Certificate will be acquired after hire.

Preferred Skills, Abilities & Certifications/Licenses:

 Lift truck certification  Valid Commercial Driver’s License Class B.

For consideration please send your resume to Deborah Bailey at dalexander@vcwhamptonroads.org 

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