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Vegetable Warehouse Laborer - SEEDWAY - Lakeland, FL

Date: Sep 12, 2018

LOCATION: Lakeland, FL, US, 33812

Company: GROWMARK, Inc.

Seedway is headquartered in Hall, New York with branches in Pennsylvania, Florida, Vermont, Maine, and New York. Seedway has about 220 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 15,000 customers. The cooperative does business in farm, vegetable, and turf seed. Seedway is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.

 

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

The purpose for this position is to perform warehouse functions to receive, store, package and ship vegetable/flower products.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Process packages through UPS System

 

Order picking and packing

 

Assemble Less Than Truck Load orders from start to finish

 

Pull seed for work orders and packaging departments

 

Label and package vegetable seed

 

Set up and assemble vegetable seed assortments

 

Stock racks and retrieve products for order pickers

 

Utilize E1 computer system daily

 

Operates necessary machinery such as forklifts, etc.

 

Operate machine to weigh product and close bag, place in proper box, and palletize

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Produce labels and re-tag vegetable and flower seed containers

 

Process germ labels on the computer

 

Maintain a clean and orderly warehouse

 

Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct andCorporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOTpolicies and procedures, as they apply.

 

Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof, and 1 or more years of retail related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of basic business principals of inventory management, technology and mechanics.

 

Demonstrates essential abilities including basic computer skills, business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

           

Frequently required to lift 51-70 lbs as needed.

 

Frequently exposed to working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures

 

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

 

Will be required to work hours other than those considered “normal” to meet seasonal demands.

 

Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

 


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