Company: FreshPoint Connecticut
Zip Code: 06114
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Travel Percentage: 0
More information about this job:
At FreshPoint, we’re all about People. Passion. Produce! FreshPoint is North America’s largest exclusively owned produce distributor. We purchase unique and seasonal products that support local farms and growers. But we’re much more than just produce. As a Sysco owned company, we provide the benefits and resources of a fortune 100 enterprise with a real family feel.
Opportunity is knocking! At FreshPoint we understand that building a great company is just like creating a great meal - you must have all the right ingredients. For us, those ingredients are the cultures, backgrounds, ideas, and experiences behind our diverse workforce that embodies FreshPoint. FreshPoint is a leader in selling, marketing and distributing produce, dairy and other food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from the home.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Repack Associate is responsible for efficiently grading product for quality control and preparing product for shipment by repacking into smaller increments.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Cleans repack room at the beginning of the shift. • Labels product to be shipped. • Packages items and prepares them for shipment. • Grades product for quality control. • Pulls orders from warehouse based on manifest. • Repacks cases into smaller increments (i.e. 5-25 lb. units) • Stacks boxes. • Stock items. • Inspects product and ensures that it meets acceptable quality standards. • Follows all safety rules and regulations. • Good attendance and adherence to the work schedule. May be required to work overtime. • Follow all SQF principles pertinent to your position as specified by the SQF Practitioner. • Perform other tasks, as assigned by Day Warehouse Manager or designee.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS • Proven ability to communicate and perform simple arithmetic. • Knowledge of produce a plus.
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE: • High School Diploma or G.E.D. • Ability to understand verbal instructions in English. • Previous experience in a repack facility or warehouse a plus.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Frequent lifting of product up to 50 lbs. during the shift, infrequent lifting up to 80 lbs. • Frequent bending, squatting, pushing, and pulling. • Must be able to stand in one place for long period of time WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.
FreshPoint Connecticut is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.Employment Type: Full Time