Charlie's Produce

  • Job Locations US-WA-South Park
    Job ID
    2018-1373
  • Overview

    40 Year Logo

    Charlie’s Produce - Who We Are

     

    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, Boise, and Los Angeles. The secret to our 40 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 after 1 year! 

     

    CP Fresh is a subsidiary of Charlie’s Produce that opened in 2016 and is a food processing facility located in South Park. We expanded a new kitchen line of specialty items like ready to eat fruits and vegetables, sandwiches, and dips, and many more.

     

    Responsibilities

    Schedule

     

    Early AM start weekends included - days off to be determined

     

    The Role

     

    Employee will work in a refrigerated food processing facility, in various positions both independently and as part of a team, to create finished products for distribution. This Prep position concentrates mainly on actual cutting and shaping of assorted vegetable and fruit products, ie. Peeling, Dicing, Slicing, etc. either by hand or by various mechanical equipment. Will also be involved in washing, packaging, weighing, and combining various cut products following a standard recipe format.

     

    Essential Responsibilities Include but Not Limited To

    • High level of manual knife preparation of cut fruits and vegetables
    • Use of high speed mechanical dicing and slicing equipment
    • Reading standard recipes to combine ingredients into finished products
    • Daily cleaning or area during and after production shift is completed

    Charlie’s Produce Total Compensation Package includes

    • 90 day performance-based raise
    • Yearly review with possibility of increase based on performance and tenure
    • We recognize and reward hard work and commitment. Supplemental retirement plan through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
    • Robust employee assistance program (EAP)
    • Vacation pay, paid holidays, pre-tax commuter benefits, and free onsite parking
    • Employer-covered College Program
    • Coverage under State Sick Leave
    • 401(k) available
    • Health and wellness benefits including medical, dental, and vision

    Qualifications

    Required Experience

    • 1 year previous food production or general assembly experience, preferred
    • Ability to work in refrigerated environment, 36 degree to 40 degree for extended time periods
    • Ability to speak/understand and take direction in basic English
    • Ability to stand for long periods (approximately 2 hour spans)
    • General Food Safety knowledge
    • Ability to pass drug test

    Supplemental Information

    This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and if necessary the Department of Homeland Security with the information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

    Charlie's Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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