Charlie's Produce

Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
Job ID


CharliesProduce-green-stacked-with tag-NEW-2017 (2)

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, and we are growing. The secret to our 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 was founded in quality, and we are proud that it is still our focus.


With a team of dedicated people who are passionate about food, supply chain, and their community we are looking for like minded individuals to help further our goal to enhance our communities through quality produce.




What we offer:

  • An amazing company culture!
  • Medical/Dental/Vision on the first of the month following hire.
  • ESOP (Profit Sharing) and 401(k).
  • Paid vacations, paid holidays.
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits, and onsite parking.
  • Coverage under State Sick Leave.
  • 100% Pre-Paid College Tuition for employees and their dependents.
  • Employee assistance program (EAP).

Additional Compensation Details:

  • $19.00 to $22.00 per hour Dependent on Experience and Location of Role
  • Potential 90-day performance-based raise
  • Yearly review with possibility of increase based on performance and tenure


The Role


The ripening role is responsible for supporting the ripening of daily inventory of all commodities assigned specifically bananas. Responsible for maintaining the proper color chart or ripeness level expectations with very low tolerance for variance. It is a fast paced environment where the volume of inventory requires a high level of tracking and following proper procedures using the warehouse management system to maintain inventory integrity by following best practices.

Essential functions include but are not limeted to:

  • Ripening produce or other commodities according to SOPs
  • Assist daily inventory for all item codes under job responsibility
  • Check banana and other commodity that is ripened upon arrival
  • Conduct quality check, sorting & grading of produce in warehouse
  • Communitcate timely deliveries
  • Help oversee fill rate of all item codes involving ripened commodities
  • Track proper scheduled guidelines in ripening status
  • Ripneing room maintenance and sanitation
  • Communicate daily banana color status to sales team 
  • All other duties as assigned by Operations Manager which may entail assisting other departments


Required Skills & Experience:

  • Exceptional time managemnet skills
  • Proficient computer skills: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and able to accomplish team objectives

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Ripening experience preferred
  • 2+ years riding pallet jack experience
  • 2+ years forklift experience 
  • Inventory experience

Hear from Charlie's employees


Supplemental Information


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


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