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Distribution Clerk

 

Location: Port. St. Lucie, FL 

Exemption: Nonexempt 

Shift: First 

 

OUR COMPANY:

Ventura Foods is a leading global manufacturer of branded and custom food products that proudly helps food providers in the U.S., Canada and more than 60 other countries earn a special place on consumers’ tables.  We do this by continually crafting custom dressings, sauces, mayonnaises, and other food solutions that exceed peoples’ expectations for great-tasting flavors and high-quality ingredients.

Headquartered in Brea, California, Ventura Foods operates 14 manufacturing facilities, 3 culinary centers, and numerous distribution centers across North America. When you work in our manufacturing and distribution facilities, you get a strong foundation of training, a manager who cares about you and celebrates your success, a safe environment, and challenging work.  As part of our team, your future is limited only by how much you’re willing to push yourself to get there. We invest in your growth, because you invest in ours.

Position Summary:

Provide clerical support to distribution operations on a daily basis. Ensure all customer orders are ready to ship on time and orders are completed, prepped and invoiced. Complete understanding of cross functional roles to include vacation relief and support for all shifts.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide clerical support to distribution operations on a daily basis. Ensure all customer orders are ready to ship on time and orders are completed, prepped and invoiced. Complete understanding of cross functional roles to include vacation relief and support for all shifts.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 1-3 years of experience as an Administrative/Clerical Clerk
  • Warehouse environment experience preferred

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Basic understanding of distribution operations
  • Skill in complex problem solving and organizational and multi-tasking skills, allowing the incumbent to function effectively in complex and rapidly evolving situations
  • Strong written (spelling, grammar, structure, clarity) and verbal (concise, clear, relevant, organized) communication skills are required
  • Ability to utilize computer tools including spreadsheet, word processing and mainframe with minimal additional training or guidance
  • Knowledge of Ventura Foods’ products, processes and systems as they relate to the transportation function. Must be flexible on work schedule

 

Physical Demands:

Regularly requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, climbing, squatting, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.  Physical strength and dexterity sufficient to perform the required task(s). Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more with assistance.  Additional demands may be required.

 

Work Environment:

In addition to normal business hours, work schedules may include after hours and weekends as needed.  May work outside and in adverse temperatures which include extreme hot, cold, and humidity.  May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.  Must be willing and able to wear personal protective equipment as required by established Company Safety standards.  May require work in confined and dark spaces, and at heights in excess of 18 feet for prolonged periods of time.

 

Ventura Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Port Saint Lucie

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