Warehouse Associate Local Roots NYC
- Date Posted May 06, 2021
- Location Brooklyn, NY
- Category Agriculture / Production
- Job type Full-Time
Local Roots is changing the way New Yorkers buy, cook, and eat locally sourced food. Join our team and play a role in revolutionizing localized food networks.
We are on a mission to heal the food system by building community around ethical, sustainable food distribution. We believe in the power of community. That we can connect fellow New Yorkers and sustainable family farmers. That if we work together, we can heal our broken food system and create a healthier, more delicious, just and sustainable future for all of us. That together, we're unstoppable. We’re looking for a dynamic, hard-working team player to join the Local Roots team.
We are proud to be a small business that provides an ethical product + service while supporting local, regenerative farms and feeding thousands of New Yorkers.Job description
This is a seasonal job in spring through the summer and fall, with the possibility of being extended throughout the winter and early spring months.
- Maintain a clear and organized work station
- Weigh and pack diverse range on ingredients, including fruits, mushrooms, vegetables, eggs, cheese, and meat
- Execute quality control and maintain the high standards of ingredients being distributed
- Receive, weigh, stage, and palletize product accurately and efficiently
- Execute FIFO on all inventory
- Communicate clearly with Local Roots staff
- Maintain efficient systems and complete tasks in a brisk manner
Qualifications -- Required
- 6 months warehouse, kitchen, or farm experience
- Self-starter, team player
- Fast-paced worker who is always looking to find more efficient systems
- Offers ideas to help the team and takes directions well
- Excellent communication and listening skills
- An open mind; a willingness and ability to accept feedback
- Warehouse, grocery, or delivery experience
- Great attention to detail — you won’t let any sad looking veggies be included in customers’ orders
- The ability to routinely lift and carry 50 lb boxes and stand all day
- Punctual, extremely reliable
Warehouse is located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
This position is: hourly, $16/hr
This position is seasonal, with 30-40 hours of work per week