Storefront Representative/Warehouse Associate Job Opening – Hummingbird Wholesale, Eugene

July 15th 2019

Job Opportunity – Hummingbird Wholesale Storefront Representative/Warehouse Associate

Full Time -40 hours per week
Schedule- Hours may vary- must be available weekends
Competitive Wage, Great Benefits!
Open until filled.

The Storefront Representative has a passion for Organic food and agriculture, while providing excellent customer service, keeping the Storefront well stocked and tidy, and handling of both wholesale & public transactions accurately. The Storefront Representative works in conjunction with the Customer Service/ Sales, Office and Warehouse teams to serve our customers and community in a manner consistent with Hummingbird Wholesale’s mission statement and goals.

Position Summary

This position is split between two departments, the Hummingbird Wholesale Storefront retail operation and warehouse. The primary duties of the Warehouse position are to fill orders and ship outgoing product efficiently, accurately according to the policies and procedures of the Warehouse. Collaborates with the Warehouse Team to organize physical space for a safe and efficient work environment. Provides accurate counts of physical inventories. Safely operates pallet jacks and carts.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Outgoing personality, able to confidently and proactively navigate customers’ requests.
  • Excellent attention to detail & organizational skills.
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Effectively share knowledge with customers about natural foods.
  • Ability to receive instruction and follow through on assigned tasks and projects.
  • Proficient math skills.
  • Strong cash handling skills.
  • Strong Computer skills.
  • 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.

Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

Experience

  • 1 year working in a retail – customer facing – required.
  • 1 year working in a warehouse environment- preferred.
  • 1 year working in the Natural Foods Industry – preferred.
  • Ability to accurately share knowledge of healthy eating habits- preferred.

Questions

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.

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 below)?
3. How many years of experience do you have working in a warehouse position?
4. How many years of experience do you have working in a retail environment and cash handling?
5. Give a brief description of your Warehouse and Retail work experience (primary duties, what you did /did not enjoy, etc.)

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 & efficiently, and enjoy connecting with each other through our daily work.

Our Mission, Core Values and Culture

We endeavor to serve people and the planet by providing the highest quality, most nutritious foods, grown as locally and sustainably as possible to nourish the body, mind, and soul. We practice principles of ecological & social justice in our business operation, and strive for minimum packaging and 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 insurance 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.