Warehouse Associate Job in Rochelle, IL
Proof of vaccination - all new hires must be willing to get fully vaccinated against Covid-19 before their start date
Schedule: 4 days 10-hour shifts
Job purpose / summary / objective
Oversees the warehouse and inventory and supplies product to the greenhouse as needed.
Duties / Responsibilities
Maintain warehouse inventory and report when product reaches desired stock levels
Deliver materials from warehouse to greenhouse as needed
Receives inventory to the warehouse
Load and unload trucks at the warehouse
Uses pallet jack and forklift to maneuver product safely
Maintains warehouse delivery and storage area to be clean, safe, and organized
Valid Driver's License
Clean driving record
Experience operating pallet jack and forklift highly desirable
Warehouse loading and/or inventory experience preferred
Commercial vehicle experience a plus
Key Values & Characteristics of Candidates:
Candidates must sincerely care about leading the movement to improve the environmental impact of the food supply chain. Candidates must be passionate about creating a healthier planet, environment, and food supply. The background and experience of candidates should reflect a true passion for improving the way we feed Americans.
Drive to Succeed.
Candidates must have hunger and ambition and must get out of bed and want to strongly perform every day, internally motivated. Candidates must demand excellence and strive to achieve greatness. Candidates should have a high clock speed and imbue energy in those around them.
Humility & Integrity.
Candidates must have personal humility and must want the organization to succeed (not focusing solely on personal success). Candidates must care about people and clients and be strong team players. Candidates must possess the highest degree of integrity and must project the proper image of BrightFarms.
Colleagues and clients should be quick to describe candidates as famous for getting things done.
Working conditions / Environment / Travel / Schedule required
Employees will have frequent exposure to seasonal conditions which may range from extreme heat and humidity in the summer to cold in the winter. Will spend the majority of time driving truck and performing the loading and unloading. The noise level of machines and cooling units can be loud. All safety gear will be provided, and expected to be used, for conditions involving extreme weather, noise, and chemical exposure.
While performing the duties of this job, employees are expected to constantly use hands to finger, handle or feel, as well as talk and hear. Loading and Unloading trucks requires walking, reaching with hands and arms, as well as stooping, kneeling, crouching, and climbing. The lifting requirements are to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds, often lift up to 25 pounds, and constantly lift up to 10 pounds. The employee should have clear correctable vision at close and distance range, as well as peripheral vision to notice safety hazards.
Equal Employment Opportunity
BrightFarms, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at BrightFarms, please contact HR@brightfarms.com.