Box Truck Driver & Warehouse Associate Job Opening – Hummingbird Wholesale, Eugene

April 14th 2019

Box Truck Driver & Warehouse Associate

Full Time- Exempt, Salary
Location: Eugene, OR

Position Summary:
Driver is responsible for a route with multiple deliveries. Job includes loading and unloading truck, delivering and freight pick up and excellent customer service. Truck Delivery route is Eugene area and Oregon territory.

Warehouse Associate is responsible for the fulfillment of orders and shipment of outgoing product efficiently and accurately according to the policies and procedures of the Warehouse. Collaborates with Warehouse Team to organize physical space for a safe and efficient work environment. Provides accurate counts of physical inventories. Safely operates carts, pallet jacks, and forklifts.

About Us:
Hummingbird Wholesale is a small, family owned & operated company distributing organic food throughout the Pacific Northwest and into northern California. We are a team of highly engaged and extraordinarily productive people who are inspired to work hard and give our very best at all times. We are motivated by our mission, vision, and values. We work effectively and efficiently and enjoy connecting with each other through our daily work.

This is a physically demanding position. While performing this job you must be able to perform the essential functions of the job – sit, stand, walk, peddle a cargo bike and drive a truck with reasonable accommodations. Must have the ability to lift and move up to 60 lbs., loading and unloading both truck and bike throughout entire shift.

Our Mission, Core Values & Culture
We endeavor to serve people & the planet by providing the highest quality, most nutritious foods, grown as locally & sustainably as possible to nourish the body, mind & soul. We practice principles of ecological & social justice in our business operation and strive for minimum packaging & waste. We value long-term relationships with farmers, vendors, coworkers, and customers.

Compensation and Benefits
We offer competitive wages and generous benefits packages including health benefits, coworker wholesale pricing on Hummingbird Products, paid holidays, paid sick leave, paid vacation time, 401K, Self-Care Benefit and more!

Hummingbird Wholesale affirms the right of all individuals to equal opportunity in employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap or disability, national origin, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law.


Qualifications & Requirements:
• Proficient and safe driver with clean driving record
• Provides excellent customer service at all times, able to anticipate customers’ needs • Ability to maintain familiarity with Company products
• Experience operating hand trucks & pallet jacks.
• Computer/Software/Apps – comfortable using time tracking app & Google email and calendar
• Comprehensive math skills
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Reliable and punctual, able to maintain a consistent schedule
• Basic mechanical knowledge, able to diagnose common issues with equipment
• Good with directions and ability to learn quickly
• Ability to work well with others and independently
• Must be able to lift 60 lbs. on a regular and repetitive basis, stand and walk for long periods. Must be able to work in a variety of temperatures, including up to 3 consecutive hours in the walk-in cooler (34 degrees Fahrenheit), up to an hour moving in and out of a walk-in freezer (-10 degrees Fahrenheit), and temperatures in the warehouse that range from very cold to warm depending on the season.
• CDL not required, willingness to obtain a plus.
• Enjoys working in an environmentally considerate & zero waste company culture.


Experience:
• 1 year professional delivery using Box Trucks or Vans-required

To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter with brief answers to the questions below to jobs@hummingbirdwholesale.com. Please do not call; we will happily answer questions via email.

Questions:

1. Why do you want to work at Hummingbird Wholesale?
2. How will you contribute to the company achieving its mission, core values & culture (see section above)?
3. How many years of experience do you have working as a Delivery Driver?
4. How many years of experience do you have working in a warehouse setting?
5. Give a brief description of your as a Delivery Driver and a Warehouse Associate work experience (primary duties, what you did /did not enjoy, etc.)