Director of Warehouse Operations


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Job Description: 
Interfresh, Inc. – Is a leading marketer/distributor of fresh fruits and vegetables. A great company to work for, we are an innovative, strong, dynamic and growing company focused on service and quality.  We would like you to run our Vernon, CA facility, lead cultural change and ensure the excellence of our operation.

The Interfresh Director of Warehouse Operations will oversee all functions of the Interfresh Vernon, CA Warehouse.

Position Reports to: 
Interfresh Director of Food Safety
Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Be an effective team member and team leader-
    • Ability to work with others
    • Ability to take and follow direction
    • Ability to provide leadership to  warehouse personnel
    • Ability to interact effectively and appropriately with Interfresh management
  • Direct all warehouse operations, including shipping and receiving, inventory control, and supervision of drivers and all warehouse floor personnel
  • Responsibility for Food Safety compliance, audits, and adherence to company Food Safety Standards
  • Oversee and manage warehouse costs and services with outside vendors
  • Train and evaluate warehouse workers
  • Maintain inventory accuracy, including daily and weekly inventory counts
  • Oversee inventory quality, including a system of identifying product nearing its shelf life
  • Manage equipment maintenance and repair-pallet jacks, forklifts, trucks, refrigeration equipment, etc.
  • Responsibility for all required programs, i.e. CHP BIT program, DMV Employee Pull Notice Program, etc.
  • Assist with product traceback/recalls
  • Scheduling of drivers and warehouse workers, with an eye toward minimizing overtime
  • Identify areas of improvement and implement processes to maximize efficiencies
  • Manage warehouse and packing supplies
  • Adhere to all Interfresh company policies and procedures
  • Conduct the business of Interfresh with the highest ethics and level of integrity
Requirements: 
  • Minimum of 5 years warehouse management experience
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, oral and written
  • Knowledge of the produce industry (product and distribution)
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Proficiency with Famous Software preferred (but not required)
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen

In addition to a terrific work environment, we offer:

  •  Health Insurance: Interfresh currently pays up to $242 per month for the employee's health plan. Your portion will be withheld from your paycheck on a pre-tax basis.
  • 401(k) Plan: Interfresh offers a 401(k) plan which allows you to defer up to $18,500 per year, ($24,500 if you are 50 or older) from your salary.
    Vacation: You will accrue 2 weeks vacation per year for years 1-2, and 3 weeks per year afterward.

     


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Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.


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