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Inbound Product Associate - Jefferson, GA

JOB SUMMARY:

The Inbound Product Associate must be able to adhere to the company’s expectations and perform all job functions as noted. The Inbound Product Associate checks all products daily and communicates any issues to the Supervisor/Manager. This position reports to the Production Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Unloads product throughout the day
  • Verifies orders of product coming in and ensures that the company’s purchase orders are completed and received
  • Rates and marks all product accordingly to company’s standards and procedures
  • Must be able to make quick decision to grade product based on quality standards
  • Discards substandard product    
  • Places products in cooler accordingly to company’s procedures
  • Able to prioritize work assignments with the assistance of supervision
  • Actively participates in receiving processes
  • Packs when needed and when duties are completed in the Receiving department
  • Communicates well with other teammates, supervisor, and manager
  • Reports any departmental discrepancies to the Supervisor right away
  • Reports any observed Safety and hazard concerns on production
  • Manages and rotates product/s in the coolers as needed
  • Must maintain a clean work area
  • Adheres to all company’s policies and procedures
  • Completes all required documentation                                                                 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: No specific educational requirements; high school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Experience: No specific experience required; prior receiving inventory experience preferred.

Language Fluency: No specific language requirements; bi-lingual English/Spanish fluency preferred.

Technology: No specific technology requirements; basic computer and keyboarding skills preferred.

Licensure: No specific licensure required.

Credentials: No specific professional credentials required.

REQUIRED PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

Manual Dexterity: Ability to quickly move your hands and arms sufficiently to grasp, hold, finely manipulate and assemble herbs and packaging.

Muscle Strength & Flexibility: Ability to bend, reach, stoop, squat, pivot, turn, balance, walk, pus, pull, and lift and carry up to 50lbs.

Trunk Strength: Ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support a standing position for sustained periods over time without ‘giving out.

Withstand Cold: Ability to perform duties, responsibilities, and assigned tasks with maximum efficiency while working in a sustained cold work environment.

Sustained Fast Pace: Ability to work at a very fast sustained pace without reduction in quality, food safety and workplace safety compliance.

Not Allergic: Ability to breathe, touch and work around fresh herbs and leafy produce safely.

SGI utilizes E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. In the event you require reasonable accommodation to apply for this job, please contact our company and appropriate assistance will be provided.