Inbound - Warehouse Worker

Chula Vista, CA, USA Req #694
Thursday, September 22, 2022

We encourage you to bring your talent and effort to Harvest Sherwood and contribute to our shared success, while having fun, serving our customers, and strengthening the local communities in which we operate.  As the largest independent wholesale food distributor in the U.S., with 15 distribution centers from coast-to-coast, Harvest Sherwood is an essential business.  We buy, sell and deliver fresh, high quality protein products and other foods to over 6,000 retail and foodservice customers. 

Job Purpose  
Under the direct supervision of a Lead Warehouse Associate, the Warehouse Associate will perform a variety of functions, including but not limited to, loading and unloading trailers, receiving produce from outside carriers and company pickups, and processing and returning product to inventory.   
Key Responsibilities 
Prepare dock for receiving. 
Clear dock area of debris and sweep if necessary. 
Have paperwork matched (P.O. and Bill of Lading) and ready for receiving. 
Have pallets set up at doors. 
Count all products, check all dates, and scan all codes to verify that they are set up in the scanning system. 
Slot product if necessary. 
Check temperature on each item off each carrier with prob. 
Report any shortage or rejections by noting on bills and a claim called into the vendor for claim number. 
Verify all counts and quality of product before signing carriers Bill of Ladings. 
Enter all receiving data into the system and stamp purchase orders as received. 
Pull runs, second runs or will-call orders as needed. 
Inventory product as needed. 
Repair/tape all broken boxes as needed. 
Daily safety check of assigned warehouse equipment. 
Restock returned product daily. 
Notify supervisor of any product that must go into the freezer. 
Notify supervisor of any injury’s and/or damage. 
Maintain the work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations. 
Perform other tasks as needed. 
Qualifications + Experience 
3 or more years of experience working within a distribution environment. 
Must be familiar with the most common material handling equipment and have experience operating forklift and pallet jack. 
Functional Skills 
Must be able to frequently is required to stand; walk, stoop, kneel and crouch throughout shift. 
Must be able to frequently lift, push or move product that weigh up to 100 pounds. 
Must be able to perform job functions within varied temperatures within the warehouse and freezer (temp ranging from -01 to 34 F*). 
Frequently reach up to 72 inches to stack and unstack pallets and hand cart. 
Ability to work from foot to standing and seated powered equipment for extended periods of time. 
Must be able to frequently reach above shoulder. 
Ability to occasionally grasp objects while manipulate objects with frequently twisting. 
Ability  to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations. 
Must have basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide). 
Must be able to work a varied schedule to include nights, weekends, and holidays. 
Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. 

Harvest-Sherwood is committed to offering competitive benefits to our employees and their dependents, including paid vacation, health insurances, and a 401K plan!


*We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Other details

  • Job Family Warehouse
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Chula Vista, CA, USA