Warehouse Associate - #689785

The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri

Date: 1 week ago

City: Columbia, Missouri

Salary: $14 - $15 / hour

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY: The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri is a regional disaster and hunger-relief network that brings together community resources to share tens of millions of pounds of food with neighbors each year. Our highly-collaborative team believes that empowerment, education and partnerships are key to getting food into the hands of those who need it most. With the help of 145 partner agencies, more than 185 school partners and thousands of volunteers, our day-to-day efforts help feed nearly 100,000 neighbors each month across our 32-county area. We encourage you to apply to see if improving food security is a mission that speaks to you.

The Warehouse Associate is responsible for safe and efficient daily warehouse operations. This position is responsible for a variety of manual tasks associated with the acquisition, storage, and distribution of food and other donated products including pulling orders, loading and unloading deliveries, operating warehouse equipment, and general maintenance and cleanup.



  • Pull orders using the warehouse pick list and the FIFO method
  • Report all discrepancies to Inventory Manager
  • Assist drivers by loading outbound trucks
  • Work with accuracy and efficiency in accordance with the Quality Accountability Plan


  • Load outbound agency vehicles, ensuring acceptable condition and accurate product count
  • Assist agency in pulling/weighing extra items
  • Prepare agency paperwork and deliver to warehouse office staff in a timely manner
  • Maintain superior customer service with agency representatives
  • Work with accuracy and efficiency in accordance with the Quality Accountability Plan


  • Unload incoming trucks
  • Accurately count product on receiving sheet
  • Review the bill of lading and provide a pallet count to the warehouse office

Employees will be assigned to one of these teams as a primary duty but will be crossed trained and able to assume any of these roles at least 20% of the time.


  • Work with other staff in maintaining safe and sanitary warehouse conditions

  • Assist with food bank volunteers as directed

  • Cross-train in all applicable operations of the warehouse

  • Treat agency representatives with respect and courtesy

  • Make pickups and deliveries in a timely manner as assigned

  • Operate warehouse equipment and vehicles safely and efficiently

  • Practice safe food handling techniques according to AIB standards

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 - $15.00 per hour

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