Join our team and immediately become part of the largest distributor of conventional, natural, organic and specialty products in the United States and Canada. We serve over 43,000 customer locations with 200,000 different products. Our Warehouse associates supply thousands of consumers with better for you food that nourishes families nationwide. Our retailers range from small family owned stores to Wholefoods Markets and everything in between. Are you ready to make an impact on the lives of others and feel good about what you do? Join our growing Distribution team today.
Growth and professional development opportunities.
Recognition for great work, company events and picnics, and much more.
Full-time employment opportunity
Jobs Reposnisbilityies and Accountabilities
Supervises warehousing activities to ensure that both incoming and outgoing product are handled properly using proper training, accuracy systems and programs
Plans and assigns work for most efficient use of personnel and equipment, ensuring that production standards are being maintained.
Coordinates with Inventory Control personnel to guarantee proper product rotation, slotting and space allocation.
Develops and maintains good working relationship with retail division and store personnel. Works with customers, in person when necessary, to resolve complaints such as bad loads, damage, mispicks, out-of-stock, and delivery schedules.
Ensures that all personnel on a daily basis adhere to all safety, security, sanitation, and pest control codes, laws and policies.
Works with Facility Maintenance Manager to ensure that equipment is properly maintained and that any repairs are handled quickly and economically.
Develops weekly, quarterly and annual goals and MBO's.
Interfaces with warehouse management, transportation, human resources, and buyers to maintain efficiencies and service levels. Recommends and implements improvements in warehouse practices to promote efficiency, faster service and lower costs.
Prepares and effectively administers department budget. Authorizes overtime and work to control costs. Evaluates capital expenditures and prepare requisitions and recommendations.
Develops sizing information to ensure proper utilization of warehouse space.
Coordinates with Human Resources regarding staffing needs
Prepares agendas and direct Safety Committee meetings, in accordance with the Safety Matrix; recommend additions or changes in safety procedures and policies.
Relevant Experience, Education, Certificiation, Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Previous extensive experience and/or formal training or education in warehouse operations, preferably with the Company or in the grocery industry
Possess thorough knowledge of material handling equipment, traffic management to include truck and rail deliveries and transportation. Must have working knowledge of government regulations pertaining to warehouse operations.
Possess good leadership skills and the ability to supervise the work of others. Must be able to motivate and work with and through others to achieve desires results.
Possess good communication skills, both verbal and written. Deal effectively with a wide variety of people both in person and over the telephone.
Basic computer skills required and personal computer experience, with work processing and spreadsheet applications preferred.
Requires the analytical ability to handle administrative duties and mental alertness to ensure accurate, safe, and thorough completion of work activities. Possess ability to concentrate and deal with frequent interruptions.
Most work is performed in a temperature controlled office environment. During part of the workday the incumbent will be moving about the Distribution Center warehouse floor and potential hazards exist in regard to machinery such as forklifts, pallet jacks, mechanized systems, movement of tractors and trailers, etc.
Temperatures in the warehouse may vary between
Noise levels in all areas are within acceptable tolerance ranges for those specific work areas.
Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at a desk or computer terminal.
Position responsibilities requires some travel (up to 5%) during the work week and occasional weekend travel
Incumbent will use calculators, keyboards, telephone, and other office equipment in the course of the workday.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all.
United Natural Foods Inc