Charlie's Produce

Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
Job ID
2021-2695

Overview

 

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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, Salt Lake City, 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! 

 

Responsibilities

Schedule

 

Various shifts Monday through Saturday

 

The Role

 

You will be primarily responsible for the movement and operation of company assets in and around our warehouse. You will help move or fleet of box trucks to facilitate loading and unloading of product.

 

Essential Responsibilities Include but Not Limited To

  • Performs daily routine safety checks, and pre-trip inspections on assigned vehicle
  • Ensures all safety measures appropriate for operation of assigned vehicle are consistently and efficiently applied
  • Operates vehicle in all assigned service areas in a timely and efficient manner
  • Loads all assigned materials according to normal operating procedures and reports any violations to supervisor
  • Ensures materials being transported comply within the legal load limits
  • Reports all accidents and/or safety violations to the appropriate authority and in a timely manner
  • Maintains good customer relations and positively influences the community’s perception of the Company throughout all applicable service areas

Charlie’s Produce Offers

  • The stability that comes with working for the largest privately-owned Produce distributor on the west coast
  • A family oriented, supportive work environment where employees are treated as people

Charlie’s Produce Total Compensation Package includes

  • Competitive starting pay
  • 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, paid sick leave
  • Employer-covered College Program
  • 401(k) available
  • Health and wellness benefits including medical, dental, and vision

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • One year of commercial driving experience (Two years of commercial driving experience preferred).
  • Valid Class B Driver's License.
  • No more than 3 moving violations in the last 3 years
  • Valid Medical Examiners Card (DOT Medical card)

Ideal Candidate has Knowledge Of

  • Principles and practices of job site safety, potential job hazards, and state and local regulations
  • Visual, tactile, and odorous identification of produce and produce packaging
  • Food preparation and food handling techniques

Skill and/or Ability

  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service and actively respond to customer requests.
  • Ability to perform continuous physical exertions such as repetitive lifting, stacking, and moving product as part of a rigorous daily routine.
  • Ability to perform pre and post trip vehicle inspections.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and some holidays, depending on work assignment.
  • Ability to work in all weather extremes including extreme hot or cold, wet or dry conditions.
  • Work under pressure, handle stressful situations and maintain flexibility.
  • Ability to maintain high levels of activity or productivity; operating with effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time.
  • Ability to understand safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Consistently build knowledge and expertise about current job.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors and customers.  

Supplemental Information

 

*Upon hire, must be able to show proof of Covid vaccination, minimal first dose will be accepted. 

 

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.

 

As an essential employer and key contributor to our community’s food distribution chain, we will follow all state and federal guidelines on vaccination mandates, allowing accommodations for those that qualify.

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