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This job expired on August 01, 2016

Farm-to-Table Distribution Assistant Myers Produce

  • Date Posted June 02, 2016
  • Location Hadley, MA
  • Category Agriculture / Production
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description Myers Produce has been in operation since 2013.  As a regional distributor based in Northern Vermont, we buy fruit and vegetables from small, primarily organic farms in Vermont and Massachusetts, and sell to wholesale customers in New York City and the Boston area.  Our goal is to lengthen our list of suppliers over time, connecting more and more Northeast farmers to the markets of New York City and Boston, and increasing the variety and availability of the fresh regionally-grown produce that we offer our urban customers. Job description We are increasing our distribution to Boston starting in June, and are interested in someone who could take responsibility for our new Friday delivery route and assist with our Saturday warehouse work.  This position could be summer-only or a year-round part-time job.

Responsibilities
  • Complete Friday delivery route to Boston
  • Confirm order completion for each customer
  • Communicate any customer/receiver feedback
  • Recommend adjustments and come up with ideas to make our city presence as smooth and efficient as possible.
  • Assist in labeling and organization of boxed produce in our warehouse.

The ideal candidate for this position:
  • Is a morning person!
  • Is observant, has excellent attention to detail
  • Understands how critical their role is to Myers Produce
  • Adapts well to the changes and surprises that are inevitable in our line of work
  • Likes physical work, is able to lift 40-50 lb boxes 
  • Is interested in our mission
  • Has a smart phone (not required, but it's helpful).
Requirements:
  • Food handling experience
  • Familiarity with the Boston area is a plus.

Go to www.myersproduce.com to learn more about our operation!

Start Date:
June 2016 Compensation this position is : hourly Application instructions
This job expired on August 01, 2016
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