Warehouse – Class A + B Driver

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WHO WE ARE

The Yolo Food Bank was established in 1970. From the beginning, our dedicated staff and Board of Directors have made it our mission to fight hunger in Yolo County. We partner with communities and other non-profits to distribute healthy food to our neighbors in need.

Position Summary:

Working as part of a warehouse team, the Warehouse Associate/Driver is responsible for day to day physical operations and appearance of the Yolo Food Bank’s Warehouses. The Warehouse Worker strictly follows established inventory and material handling procedures to receive and distribute food and other products.

The Warehouse Associate/Driver performs a variety of warehousing duties that require an understanding of Yolo Food Bank Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), process flow, and requirements of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and Feeding America.

The Warehouse Associate Driver reports directly to the Warehouse Supervisor-Fleet.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Receiving and inventory responsibilities:

  1. Drive large box truck on scheduled and unscheduled routes to transport goods donated to YFB to designated sites throughout Yolo County.
  2. Receive and prepare orders of donated goods (e.g., fresh fruits and vegetables, canned foods, etc.) by loading/unloading, counting, verifying received products against bills of lading and other records, and logging incoming and outgoing shipments on pallets and/or in boxes, and completing all related paperwork including pounds received using the electronic inventory database system.
  3. Update product inventory in electronic inventory system(s); assist with inventory cycle counts and reconciliation of inventory logs.
  4. Inspect donated goods for damage or spoilage and report any problems to supervisor. Rotate existing produce to ensure old product is used first.
  5. Check product expiration dates to ensure code dates are within regulatory limits.
  6. Use a forklift and/or pallet jack to organize and place product on shelves or in storage/loading areas as appropriate and in a safe, efficient and useful manner as needed to create appropriate arrangements for staging.
  7. Load and unload pallets and/or boxes of donated goods upon delivery and complete receiving logs and orders paperwork, including pounds distributed.
  8. Assist with inventory cycle counts and reconciliation of inventory logs.
  9. Maintain truck(s) and forklift(s) (e.g., checking fluid levels, fueling, cleaning, tires, etc.) and Fleet Maintenance Logs to ensure compliance with all safety requirements.
  10. Complete all truck logs, mileage logs and truck logs timely and accurately.

Warehouse cleanliness:

    1. Keep loading dock area, sorting area and Receiving Room clean and ready at all times so staff can sort product efficiently
    2. Maintain clean and safe warehouse facilities and refrigeration, including outdoor areas related to warehouse operations, and inform supervisor of any storage-related problems. Tasks may include mopping, sweeping, dusting, etc.
    3. Perform pest inspections daily, including reporting trap status.

Perform housekeeping and other sanitation tasks as needed.

 

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Fill in for other warehouse operations staff as required, including driving to pick up or drop off food.
  2. Serve as a resource as needed for other warehouse staff, volunteers or community service workers so they can perform tasks correctly and safely.

Perform all other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  1. Strong ability to meet physical and critical thinking requirements for meeting performance expectations in a warehouse environment; one year of truck driving experience preferred.
  2. Able to drive YFB transportation up to twenty (20) hours per week, primarily picking up and delivering donated goods.
  3. Able to work in a warehouse environment or at distribution sites with physical and weather-related demands, with or without accommodation.
  4. Can manage multiple projects with attention to detail, handle multiple interruptions, maintain focus on tasks, and produce accurate work.
  5. Able to be pro-active and use sound reasoning and logic to make recommendations and solve problems while performing all tasks and responsibilities.
  6. Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with distribution site staff and YFB staff and volunteers, including with individuals performing court-ordered community service.
  7. Can work independently as well as part of a team.
  8. Able to perform basic math (add, subtract, multiply, divide whole numbers) with minimum 95% accuracy.
  9. Able to update and store routine documents so they can be clearly understood by the reader and located quickly when needed.
  10. Able to read, write and speak English clearly in person and over the telephone.
  11. Can utilize computer (e.g., send/receive email, complete electronic timecards, prepare basic correspondence) and maintain warehouse operations equipment (e.g., pallet jacks) in compliance with safety practices and procedures.
  12. Can perform multiple tasks within deadlines and upgrade skills as needed to meet changing job conditions.
  13. Able to adhere to safety practices, legal and regulatory requirements, and YFB policies.
  14. Can operate equipment safely and efficiently in warehouse operations.
  15. Able to prepare and maintain accurate records.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES

  1. Current and valid California Driver’s License
  2. Valid Class B California driver’s license and evidence of insurability.
  3. Obtain Food Handler Card within 30 days of work start date.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary range is $17.00-$19.00 per hour, plus benefits including, 4 weeks Paid Time Off, 10 paid holidays, medical and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan match, Flexible Spending Accounts, employer paid life insurance, Employee Assistance Program and $100.00/year YFB clothing allowance.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Angela Hofstrand, Human Resources Manager, at angela@yolofoodbank.org.

Yolo Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with applicable state and local laws.

 

 

 

 

 

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