Charlie's Produce

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
Job ID
2022-4258

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, Boise, Los Angeles, and Salt Lake City. The secret to our 44+ 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! 

 

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)
  • 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

Responsibilities

Inbound Logistics Coordinator

Schedule:

Monday – Friday, 6:30am– 3:00pm

Pay:

$27 hr.

 

The Role

This is a lynchpin position within the company that facilitates communication between multiple departments to promote an efficient supply chain. The right candidate will be working with a close-knit lively team, who are passionate about their professions, and driven to foster success. Coordinate inbound freight deliveries with many points of contact. Monitor and provide necessary instructions to carriers and drivers to ensure timely and correct movement of shipments. Additional duties as they are assigned by the Logistics Manager.

 

Essential Responsibilities Include but Not Limited To 

  • Work with Purchasing across Charlie’s Produce in all divisions daily to coordinate pickups and dispatch carriers/drivers.
  • Help prepare billing and invoicing details.
  • Review purchase orders and shipping documents for accuracy.
  • Monitor loading process at the pickup points to assure timely arrival of product.
  • Communicate with Purchasing in all divisions in regard to all truck issues.
  • Aid with any issues related to inbound transportation.
  • Troubleshoot any problems on loads such as incorrect pickup #’s, phone #’s and product quantities.
  • Review processes for efficiently.
  • Ability to cube trucks while maximizing capacity of trailers.
  • Knowledge of proper temps to run trucks with different produce commodities.

 

 

Qualifications

 Requested Skills & Experience

  • 1+ year prior logistics and dispatch preferred.
  • Experience in the produce or wholesale industry preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills across all business lines.
  • Emotional intelligence with the ability to be flexible and adaptable to shifting priorities.
  • Must exercise initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making.
  • Organized, detail and goal oriented.
  • Ability to use time productively, efficiently, and meet challenging work goals.
  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Experience with Tableau, Power Enterprise, or Truck Scheduling software preferred.
  • Must be driven, with ability to work well as part of a team and independently.
  • Accurate data entry skills required.
  • Prior Accounts Payable experience a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge of West Coast geography, shipping points, lane management, within the states of CA, AZ, ID, AK, UT, TX, WA, and OR highly preferred.

 

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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.

All offers of employment are contingent upon passing pre-employment screening requirements. 

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 for an accommodation for those that qualify.

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