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June 29, 2023
New York
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Position Title: Lead Distribution Center Associate

Status: Full-Time – Direct Hire

Location: On-site, Sunset Park,  Brooklyn, New York 

Hours: Monday -Friday, 3 am – 11 am (2 am start time for training)

Salary: $50,000 – $55,000 per year

Immediate start

Job Summary

Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, the Lead Distribution Center Associate is responsible for directing workflow for DCA’s as laid out by Warehouse Management. 

The Lead Distribution Center Associate will load and unload the fleet of trucks as directed. Responsible for receiving, moving, storing, and loading merchandise with use of material lift machinery as directed. Experience with Food warehousing, shelf life, and waste management is preferred. Forklift assessment will be done in interview. 


Essential functions:

  • Direct workflow for DCA’s as laid out by Warehouse Management. Point of contact in absence of Warehouse Management. 
  • Manage outbound loading of route vehicles. Print and manage outbound receipts as needed. Load and unload trucks/pull and put away product as directed. Ship and receive products based on customer orders efficiently and accurately. 
  • Conduct inspection of goods for damages, report, and document findings. Reports accurate reconcile of delivery with shipper’s Bill of Lading. 
  • Ensure that the product is stored in appropriate areas of the facility. Inspect current inventory and report inventory discrepancies. Manage inventory based on FEFO (first expire-first out) guidelines when applicable. Maintain warehouse equipment and document daily pre and post-inspections. 
  • Maintain warehouse sanitation. Perform routine warehouse maintenance. Clean warehouse and grounds as directed. Will perform routine maintenance of facilities as directed. 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalency required 
  • 2-4 years inventory/warehouse management experience required 
  • Prior warehouse experience within the food industry preferred 
  • Experience using 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 
  • Candidates should research the Company and be aware of their mission and work.


Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs. 
  • Be well-spoken, Speak clearly and communicate with others
  • Operate a stand-on pallet jack, sit-down forklift and Reach Truck 
  • Operate routine equipment, such as computers, calculators, etc. 
  • Available to work irregular hours when needed
  • Read and interpret data and documents, including spreadsheets and reports in printed form and on computer screens. 
  • Move fingers, wrists, arms, legs and feet in a repetitive manner as necessary to operate tools and equipment. 



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, etc.), generous time off, and professional development opportunities.


We are an equal-opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital or familial status, age, physical or mental disability, perceived disability, citizenship status, service in the uniformed services, genetic information, height, weight, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Applications from members of minority groups and women are encouraged.

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