Come grow with us!
Pacific Coast Fruit Company is a local, family-owned produce distributor that has proudly served our Pacific Northwest retail, wholesale and food service customers since 1977. We are now one of the largest independent produce distributors in the Northwest with distribution centers in Portland, Oregon and Seattle (Kent), Washington.
Our employees are a big part of our success, and we truly believe the words of our founder, Emil Nemarnik, who often said, Take good care of your employees, customers, shippers, and farmers and they will make you successful. As a Retail Merchandiser, youll not only earn a competitive hourly wage and comprehensive benefits, but also open doors to a wide variety of advancement opportunities. Pacific Coast Fruit Company takes pride in developing employees and recruiting from within, and we hope this position is just the beginning of your career with us!
What you'll do...
- Depending on the day of the week, make an average of 5 to 10 deliveries
- Thoroughly check every order thats being delivered for accurate piece count and damage
- Deliver the shipment to the proper location within the customer's facility
- Bring all order irregularities (quality issues, returns, etc.) to the attention of the receiving personnel and complete a signed manifest prior to departure
- In some cases when delivering specific commodities within a stores location, not only deliver the product but merchandise and take orders in store for the following days delivery
What we look for...
- A clean driving record
- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds regularly and stack/unstack product on pallets
- Ability to work some weekends and holidays
- Passion for meeting and exceeding customer expectations
- Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to speak, read and write in English in order to understand and process paperwork.
- Attention to detail
What you'll gain...
- The opportunity to contribute, learn a lot, and have fun along the way
- Competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package including, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and profit sharing plan as well as paid time off
- Immediate access to earned wages through Daily Pay
- Regular and constructive performance feedback
- Lots of fresh produce you can eat or take home to your family through our generous employee purchase program