Charlie's Produce

  • Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
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    Charlie’s Produce is the largest privately owned produce wholesaler on the West Coast, with distribution centers in Seattle, Spokane, Portland, Anchorage and Los Angeles. The secret to our 35+ years of success in this industry is PEOPLE! We strive to hire the best and we reward them with a working environment that fosters loyalty, stability, innovation, and growth. Charlie’s provides a healthy employee stock ownership program, competitive Medical/Dental/Vision and Life Insurance plans. And our newest benefit offers Pre-Paid Fully Funded College Tuition to our employees and the dependent children of our employees!


    Responsible for the organization, scheduling of staff, and on the floor directing the warehouse on a day-to-day work plan. Responsible for warehouse safety, order accuracy, productivity levels, and facility maintenance. Coordinates warehouse activities under the direction of the Operations Manager.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Ensures proper training of staff by training new hires and re-training on an as-needed basis.
    • Works side by side with Human Resources on hiring initiatives and practices.
    • Upholds employee handbook policies.
    • Responsible for accurate and timely payroll approvals.
    • Responsible for warehouse overtime rates, communicating inventory status such as out of stock product(s) to pickers, receiving errors, picking errors, and warehouse slotting of products.
    • Responsible for conveying maintenance of warehouse equipment.
    • Lead by example should be able to perform the jobs and fill in when necessary.
    • Responsible for warehouse safety programs in order to provide a safe and clean workplace for employees and within the regulations of OSHA local and state regulations.
    • Recommends equipment requirements and replacement to the Operations Manager in order to upgrade and maintain warehouse productivity and efficiency.
    • Conducts minor disciplinary actions in regards to company policy, performance, and attendance of subordinates
    • Responsible for Quality and Food Safety.
    • Other duties as assigned


    Peripheral Duties: 

    • Support and implement food safety, workplace safety, and quality assurance initiatives
    • Support and implement the company’s initiatives to promote positive employee morale and team building.




    • Minimum of five (4) years’ experience in warehouse shipping and handling, preferred
    • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in managing 5 or more employees, preferred
    • Experience WMS AS 400
    • Intermediate Computer Skills: Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, And PowerPoint.
    • Inventory Management experience is a plus
    • Must be able to safely operate all  warehouse equipment,
    • Must be able to operate a forklift and center rider pallet jack
    • A vast knowledge of the fresh produce or perishables industry is needed to be successful in this role.
    • Must demonstrate excellent written, verbal and oral presentation skills.
    • Must have an excellent work record with references from current and/or previous employers.
    • Ability to plan, organize, implement, and follow through on projects.
    • Ability to perform well under pressure and short deadlines.
    • Critical Thinking, ability to use of logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    • Must have the ability to communicate with all levels of management internally and externally.
    • Adaptability/Flexibility, with the ability to react quickly to changing requirements from internal and external conditions while maintaining good communication with all parties involved.
    • Must be able to frequently lift/push/pull up to 50 lbs.
    • Ability to stoop, kneel, and reach regularly.
    • Ability to work flexible hours and days, weekends and holidays.


    Charlie's Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and if necessary the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. By electronically submitting this employment application, I have not misrepresented any information regarding my education, past employment, or other personal history. I have provided, to the best of my knowledge and ability, accurate and correct information. I give the Company permission to contact schools, previous employers (unless otherwise indicated), references, and others. I release the Company from any liability as a result of such contacts. I understand that the misrepresentation or omission of facts called for is cause for dismissal at any time without any previous notice.






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