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Employment

Wholesale Produce Supply, LLC offers employment opportunities in the areas of sales, transportation, warehousing, accounting, administration, and packing. To apply for a position, please download the PDF and complete an employment application or complete the on-line application below. Thank you for considering a career with Wholesale Produce Supply, LLC.

Fax your completed application to: 612.355.4415
Email your completed application to: [email protected]
Drop off application to: Wholesale Produce supply, Guard Office, 752 Kasota Circle, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Regional OTR CDL-A Truck Driver

Wholesale Produce Supply is hiring for a Regional OTR CDL-A Truck Driver Position :

Founded in 1964, Wholesale Produce Supply, LLC distributes fruits and vegetables in the Upper Midwest and Canada. We also provide fresh-cut and processing services; and custom packaging and private labeling services. Wholesale Produce Supply serves retail and foodservice customers.

Wholesale Produce does not slip-seat! As one of our drivers, you will enjoy the comfort and peace of mind of operating your personally designated tractor, which receives regular maintenance from our professional crew of in-house mechanics.

All drivers must be able to legally cross the Canadian border and be available to work weekends.

Join our driving team today and you will earn a total compensation package worth $120,000+ in your first year!

Regional OTR CDL-A Truck Driver Job Description:

  • Operate various tractor-trailer combinations for extended periods of time, over long distances between company/customer facilities in order to pick up, transport and deliver freight in a safe, timely and efficient manner
  • Drop, hook, spot or otherwise interchange equipment for loading or unloading at various locations under varied conditions
  • Carry out instructions given orally and in writing including those on manifests, bills of lading and other shipping documents to determine the location and time of delivery
  • Conduct a thorough pre-trip inspection of the equipment
  • Perform all duties in accordance with policies and procedures

Regional OTR CDL-A Truck Driver Job Requirements:

  • CDL-A License
  • 1+ years of CDL-A Commercial Driving Experience
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Able to legally cross the Canadian border
  • Available to work weekends

Regional OTR CDL-A Truck Driver Salary/Benefits :

  • $100,000+ first-year salary
  • $27.74/hr and $.6604/mile
  • We pay 100% of premiums for medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances at $15,000/yr
  • Employer Contributions to 401(k) at $10,000/yr

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $100,000.00+ /year

Job Location:

  • Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Commercial Driving Experience - Class A: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Valid Class A Commercial Driving License

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 per year

Produce Production Worker

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Clean, slice, sort and package produce products according to line leader and department supervisor specifications. Maintain sanitized and safe work stations and work practices

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Grade, classify, clean, slice, prepare and sort products according to sizes, weights, colors, or other specifications and package accordingly.
  • Work in clean, organized and safe manner.
  • Notify supervisors and other personnel of production problems, and assist in identifying and correcting these problems.
  • Trimming and cutting fresh produce, placing in produce bags, trays, or other packaging.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Stand, walk, manually manipulate and reach outward constantly.
  • Lift, push, pull and carry up to 20 lbs. frequently.

SCHEDULE:

Production shifts are Monday - Saturday starting at 7:30am. Full-time employees are scheduled five shifts per week and must be available for Saturday work.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The production room is refrigerated and maintained at a temperature of approximately 38 degrees at all times. The work room floor is wet as a result of the fresh produce washing and maintaining a clean and sanitized work environment. Boots, smocks and hairnets are provided for all production workers.

Wholesale Produce Supply takes pride in the daily efforts we continue to make to keep our employees and business associates safe in this COVID pandemic era. All employees and visitors are screened daily, prior to their shift for COVID symptoms, and social distancing is practiced throughout our facilities and offices at all times.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $13.25 - $14.00 per hour

First Shift Diesel Mechanic

Job Description:

Wholesale Produce Supply, LLC is one of the largest wholesale distributors of fresh produce in the Upper Midwest and Canada. Our company shop is hiring an experienced and qualified diesel mechanic for this full-time first shift opportunity!

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Diagnose, adjust, repair, or perform preventative maintenance on diesel tractors for our over-the-road and in town fleet.
  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.
  • Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.
  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.
  • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.
  • Repair and adjust seats, doors, and windows, and install and repair accessories.
  • Inspect, repair, and maintain automotive and mechanical equipment and machinery such as pumps and compressors.

REQUIRED:

  • Valid Class A License (or agreement to obtain one within six months of employment)
    • Certified DOT Inspector
    • Own full set of tools (company provides electrical diagnostic equipment)
    • Reefer experience preferred

SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, First shift and occasional Saturday mornings.

COMPENSATION:
Based on experience

BENEFITS:
Medical, Dental, Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay, Company 401k

SIGNING BONUS:  $2,000.00 bonus payable upon completion of one year of employment.

Education: Associate's Degree (two year college or technical school): Preferred, not required.

Wholesale Produce Supply takes pride in the daily efforts we continue to make to keep our employees and business associates safe in this COVID pandemic era. All employees and visitors are screened daily, prior to their shift for COVID symptoms, and social distancing is practiced throughout our facilities and offices at all times.

You may reply with your resume, or apply on-line at www.wholesaleproduce.cc

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $28.00 per hour

Inventory Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY

Create, update, and maintain inventory by utilizing technology and process.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Examine and inspect stock items for wear or defects, reporting any damage to supervisors.
  • Prepare, maintain, and analyze records and reports of inventories.
  • Advise sales staff and buyers on quantity issues of inventory.
  • Compile, review, and maintain data from contracts, purchase orders, requisitions, and other documents to assess supply needs.
  • Confer with sales and purchasing personnel and vendors regarding stock procurement and availability.
  • Utilize process and technology to maintain an accurate inventory count.
  • Verify inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock and investigate discrepancies or adjust errors.
  • Store items in an orderly and accessible manner in warehouses, tool rooms, supply rooms, or other areas.
  • Mark stock items using identification tags, stamps, electric marking tools, or other labeling equipment.
  • Determine proper storage methods, identification, and stock location based on turnover, environmental factors, and physical capabilities of facilities.
  • Keep records on the use and/or damage of stock or stock handling equipment.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Autonomy - Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Aptitude – strong in math and familiarity with computer systems
  • Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
  • Self-Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required

Experience: 1 plus years of experience

Computer Skills: Aptitude to learn industry-specific software for the recording and adjusting of inventory on an on-going basis.

Wholesale Produce Supply takes pride in the daily efforts we continue to make to keep our employees and business associates safe in this COVID pandemic era. All employees and visitors are screened daily, prior to their shift for COVID symptoms, and social distancing is always practiced throughout our facilities and offices.

Monday - Friday, 2:00am - 10:30am

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this position.

O (Occasionally)

Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Physical Demands:

Stand - C

Walk - C

Sit - O

Manually Manipulate - C

Reach Outward - C

Reach Above Shoulder - O

Climb - O

Crawl - O

Squat or Kneel - O

Bend - F

LIFT/CARRY

10 lbs or less - C

11-20 lbs - F

21-50 lbs - F

51-100 lbs - O

Over 100 lbs - N

Push/Pull

12 lbs or less - C

13-25 lbs - F

26-40 lbs - N

41-100 lbs - N

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 - $55,000.00 per year

Production Supervisor

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Wholesale Produce Supply is seeking a Production Supervisor to oversee our Splits department. This person will lead a staff of approximately 25 employees in the creation and execution of a daily production plan. The ideal candidate will identify and analyze problems as they arise and act quickly to adjust the plan as needed. The Production Supervisor will communicate proactively with the sales, warehouse, and transportation teams to minimize and/or prevent disruptions in the value stream.

 

Shift: M-F (some Saturdays, additional hours as needed)


Salary range: $60,000-$65,000/year

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Supervise the crew:
  • Coordinate and supervise production staff and activities in order to meet daily shipping deadlines
  • Identify and assign priorities
  • Training and development
  • Enforce strict food safety policies
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of various departmental metrics (volume, productivity, labor) and use the tools in place to monitor
  • Conduct Daily Operating Report meeting
  • Identify, track, and work to solve variances to assist in driving continuous improvement initiatives
  • Ensure all finished goods meet customers’ quality specifications

 

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Strong work ethic and coachability
  • Sense of urgency and good time-management
  • Solid problem-solving skills
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Capable of understanding and drawing insights from data and analytics and using the information to take appropriate action
  • An ability to identify opportunities and implement process changes that improve overall efficiency

 

PREFERRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in supply chain, operations, manufacturing, or related field
  • Experience in food industry
  • Experience as a lead on a production line
  • Management experience
  • Knowledge of food safety and quality assurance general best practices
  • ERP/MRP system experience

 

Wholesale Produce Supply takes pride in the daily efforts we continue to make to keep our employees and business associates safe in this COVID pandemic era. All employees and visitors are screened daily, prior to their shift for COVID symptoms, and social distancing is practiced throughout our facilities and offices at all times.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year

Forklift Operator

We are looking for highly skilled forklift operators to work in a produce warehouse. This is a full-time union position with health, dental, vision, STD and Life insurances as well as company-sponsored 401(k) benefits.

$19.42/hr to start (70% of union scale), reach 100% rate in just 3 years ($29.74)

The ideal candidate will have strong forklifting experience AND possess a commercial driver's license (or the willingness and ability to obtain one within a year).

All applicants must be available to work both first and second-shift schedules, any day of the week. All warehouse schedules include weekend work. This position will average 15 hours of overtime per week.

POSITION SUMMARY

Manually move freight, stock, or other materials by hand or use of power jacks and forklifts. Pick and palletize orders, load and unload produce freight, and complete corresponding shipping paperwork

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

** Maintain equipment storage areas to ensure that inventory is protected.

** Sort pallets and boxes of produce and packing materials before loading and unloading.

** Attach identifying tags to containers or mark them with identifying information.

** Install protective devices, such as bracing, padding, or strapping, to prevent shifting or damage to items being transported.

** Move produce and other materials to and from storage and production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, trailers, and containers, by hand or using power jacks and forklifts.

** Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments and material and equipment needs.

CERTIFICATES / LICENSES:

Employees receive immediate and annual training of in-house food and company safety programs. Requires immediate training and testing, then subsequent certification of forklift operation. An annual recertification will be expected of all warehouse employees. A CDL Driver's License is required within the first year of employment and must be maintained throughout the duration of employment. Upon completing probationary period, candidates will be granted seniority and then required to obtain CDL within 270 days of passing probation.

APPLICANTS WITH CURRENT AND VALID CLASS A DRIVER'S LICENSES WILL BE GIVEN PREFERENCE.

Wholesale Produce Supply takes pride in the daily efforts we continue to make to keep our employees and business associates safe in this COVID pandemic era. All employees and visitors are screened daily, prior to their shift for COVID symptoms, and social distancing is practiced throughout our facilities and offices at all times.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.42 per hour