Charlie’s Produce is a privately owned wholesale produce company. We are 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!
Position requires performing any combination of the following job tasks:
Meets with dispatcher for route and product information (manifest) for days deliveries. Completes visual and hands on inspection of delivery vehicle (Tractor/Trailer). Checks vehicle oil and water levels, tires, blinkers, leaf springs, horn, headlights, and flashers for proper operation. Loads hand truck and/or pallet jack in truck. Notifies dispatcher of departure time and first stop. Drives to customer location, generally a grocery store. Backs trailer up to loading dock. Checks in with customer. Unloads pallets of product and transports using electric pallet jack to customer desired location. If requested, driver will down stack product from pallet. Uses hand truck to move individual boxes at certain stops. Receives signature on invoice. Loads pallet jack back on truck with empty pallets. Loads returns on truck. Drives to next stop. At end of shift, returns paper work to dispatcher. Off loads pallets and pallet jack. Unhooks trailer at dock, and drives tractor to parking area for semi tractors. Install and remove tire chains as needed
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. Charlie's Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer