Shipping Associate – Back-Up Driver

Website AeroFarms

About the job

The world needs our help. By 2050, there will be 9 billion people on the planet with less arable land than ever before. We need a solution to cultivate more using less and define the future of farming for generations to come. At AeroFarms, we are on a mission to do just this, growing the best plants possible for the betterment of humanity. As we scale to new locations around the world, we are seeking a Shipping Associate –Back-Up Delivery Driver to report directly to the Shipping & Receiving Supervisor. Join us as we take vertical farming to new heights for the planet and people everywhere.

We have:

  • An incredible ‘change-the-world’ company with the eyes of the world focused on our success.
  • A team of motivated, intellectually curious individuals to support you.
  • The backing of some seriously impressive firms including Goldman Sachs, IKEA, Prudential, and other leading venture funds.

Reporting to the Shipping & Receiving Supervisor, and ultimately the Customer Logistics and Planning Manager, the Shipping Associate – Back-Up Delivery Driver will deliver fresh produce while adhering to assigned routes and time schedules. This role works as part of the Production Operations and Sales & Marketing teams to ensure that the items are complete, packed correctly, and safely delivered to the correct client. The Shipping Associate/Delivery Driver will also provide our clients with an excellent experience while ensuring orders are properly fulfilled.

Responsibilities:

  • Will serve as backup Driver if both the full-time driver and part-time driver are absent
  • Loading, transporting, and delivering items to clients or businesses in a safe, timely manner.
  • Adhering to assigned routes and following time schedules.
  • Abiding by all transportation laws and maintaining a safe driving record.
  • Operating equipment and machines, such as cars, trucks, forklifts, etc.

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  • Preparing reports and other documents relating to deliveries.
  • Reviewing orders before and after delivery to ensure that orders are complete, the charges are correct, and the customer is satisfied.
  • Providing excellent customer service, answering questions, and handling complaints from clients.
  • Assisting with loading and unloading items from vehicles.
  • Complete quality evaluations to ensure the best quality product is shipped to customers
  • Will complete CCP verification.
  • Will help pick and wrap pallets.
  • Will use high-low, after training, to help transport product to the shipping dock and racking systems.
  • Will help organize raw materials as needed in storage areas.
  • When shipping product, will complete quality checks of customer vehicles to ensure cold-chain is not broken and cleanliness of the vehicle
  • Will work on the computer to help produce invoices to ship out the product, complete finished goods inventory, and produce case-labels

You have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid New Jersey license.
  • Completion of the driving program a plus
  • CDL a plus, but not required
  • Clean driving record.
  • At least two years experience as a Route Driver or related role.
  • Experience driving box truck highly desired.
  • Willingness to adhere to assigned routes, schedules, safety procedures, and transportation laws.
  • Strong time management and customer service skills.
  • Ability to walk, drive, and lift and carry heavy items for extended periods.
  • Attention to detail.

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