General Warehouse

16550 Commercial Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70816, USA Req #43
Thursday, May 7, 2020
When you work for Capitol City Produce, you discover we are all about people. Whether you are a team member or a customer, we have a singular focus: improving your experience. We gain our energy from creating “Wow!” experiences. So join our team and let us “Wow” you!


Receiving Forklift Operator
Starting Pay - $15/hour

Our forklift operators are responsible for replenishing selection slots and putting away received freight for delivery to our customers. The successful candidate is goal-oriented and demonstrates dependability, efficiency, and attention to detail.


Ability to work flexible schedule which may include morning, afternoon, early evening, weekends, holidays, and overtime

Ability to work day shift beginning at 7:00 a.m. and generally ending by 5:00 p.m. (can be extended during busy times) Night shift beginning 7pm and generally ending before or by 5am.
Capability to routinely lift and move 10 to 60 pound cases
Previous warehouse and forklift experience is preferred
Communication skills required

Quality Assurance Specialist

Starting Pay - $14/hour

Our QA Specialists ensure that the quality of our produce is up to the standard of the customer by checking the quality of all incoming and outgoing products. They perform quality inspections by following written standardized operating procedures or work instructions. As an advocate of advocates of quality in our business, the ideal candidate will possess a trained eye for detail and will be reliable and committed.


Minimum of two (2) years experience in Quality Assurance/Control in a warehouse environment or Associate’s Degree preferred

Food distribution industry experience is highly preferred Good computer skills Must be well organized Possess good oral, reading, writing and math skills Ability to effectively and efficiently respond to questions from company departmental staff, customers, and regulatory auditors as required Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists Ability to work with a variety of people and situations that require patience and courtesy
Must be able to stand for long periods of time and walk throughout warehouse continuously
Must be able to withstand cold temperatures in a produce warehouse environment

Day Shipping Selectors

Starting Pay - $14/hour

Our Day Shipping Selectors are responsible for the day to day activities in the shipping department; quality and productivity; coordinating these efforts to ensure the efficient functioning and on-time customer deliveries. They work on increasing productivity, improving efficiency, and strive for error free service to our customers while working to ensure order fulfillment meets or exceeds customer expectations.


High school education or equivalent.

One (1) to three (3) years experience with inventory management, warehouse and operations.

Strong knowledge of Receiving, Warehouse, and Material Handling operations, methods, and practices.

Must be in great physical condition with the ability to walk, push, pull, stoop, climb and lift a minimum of 50lbs.

Must pass drug and alcohol screen.

Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing and knowledge of weights and measures.

Must possess the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.

Ability to operate warehouse equipment in assigned area, including but not limited to: forklift, cart, electric ride on pallet jack, pallet jack and voice tech system.

Ability to move throughout all areas of the warehouse, receiving & loading area and parking lot.

Capitol City Produce is a wholesale produce distributor, located at 1-12 and O'Neal lane in Baton Rouge. We service our customers with fresh fruits and vegetables, local produce, specialty produce, and fresh dairy products. Our delivery area encompasses a 200 miles radius of the Baton Rouge area. We are proud to say that for over 70 years we have remained true to our company’s core values of Customer Service, Quality Products, Respect for the Team, and Integrity.

Capitol City Produce is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 16550 Commercial Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70816, USA