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City Harvest Warehouse Manager in New York, New York

City Harvest is New York’s first and largest food rescue organization, helping to feed millions of New Yorkers who struggle to put meals on their tables. During our 40 years serving New Yorkers in need, we have rescued more than one billion pounds of fresh, nutritious food and delivered it—free of charge—to hundreds of food pantries, soup kitchens, community partners, and our own Mobile Markets® across the five boroughs. This year, we will rescue and distribute more than 75 million pounds of nutritious food to our neighbors in need. City Harvest works alongside our community partners to boost community capacity, expand nutrition education, and strengthen local food systems. Since our founding in 1982, City Harvest has always been there to feed our city—one day, one meal, one New Yorker at a time. To learn more, please visit cityharvest.org.

Overview:

City Harvest is seeking a Warehouse Manager reporting to the Associate Director, Warehouse. The Warehouse Manager will be located at City Harvest’s Food Rescue Facility in Sunset Park, NY.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage warehouse staff, facility, and equipment to OSHA and all state and local regulatory laws

  • Troubleshoots and maintains an accurate physical and systematic inventory

  • Receive, inspect, and catalogue inbound trailers/donations

  • Adhere to and enforce all City Harvest safety, food safety and quality standards

  • Support all AIB initiatives and sanitation scheduling

  • Make add/changes to allocations based on routing issues or loading issues

  • Troubleshoots and maintains an accurate physical and systematic inventory

  • Supports recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training warehouse staff

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalency required; Associate’s degree preferred

  • 3-5 years inventory/warehouse management experience required

  • Prior warehouse experience within the food industry preferred

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite as well as some inventory management software required

  • Familiarity with handheld scanning systems and WMS systems

  • Ability to operate a stand on pallet jack, sit-down forklift and Reach Truck required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs.

  • Regularly required to speak clearly and hear the spoken word well.

  • Regularly required to physically operate routine equipment, such computers, calculator, etc.

  • Regularly required to work irregular hours

  • Regularly required to utilize near vision ability to read data and documents, including spreadsheets and reports, in printed form and on computer screens.

  • Regularly required to move fingers, wrist, arms, legs and feet in a repetitive manner as necessary to operate tools and equipment.

    Why choose City Harvest?

    There are many fantastic reasons to choose a career with City Harvest. In addition to fighting food insecurity in New York, City Harvest offers a competitive salary, full benefits (including medical, dental, and vision) with employer contributions towards premiums, employer-provided life insurance and a 403(b) retirement savings plan with matching employer contributions. We also offer discounted staff perks (movie tickets, gym memberships, cellular plans, etc.), generous time off, and professional development opportunities.

    At City Harvest, we enjoy working in a team-based environment and value the benefits of a diversified workplace that values the communities we serve. City Harvest is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to the practice of equity and inclusion.

    Please be advised that proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to hire.

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