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Grocery Packer Full-time

Grocery Packer Full-time

Job ID 
2017-1513
Job Locations 
CA-BC-Vancouver
Category 
Warehouse Operations & Delivery
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

Would you like to be a part of a growing and dedicated team who work to provide sustainable solutions in our own communities? SPUD (Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery) was created by and grown with passion, grit, and a vision of how business and local partnerships ought to be. Plus, it helps that we get to work with delicious and organic food all day. Channel your own passion and take your career to the next level by joining one of our talented teams!

SPUD.ca is hiring Full-time Grocery Packers for our Vancouver, BC head office (1660 E Hastings Street). 

 

The shifts we are hiring for are:

  • Sunday-Thursday 4:30 am - 1:00 pm. Note- public transit does not run at this time so must live within walking/biking distance, or drive
  • Monday- Friday 6:30 am- 3:00 pm
  • Sunday- Thursday 11:00 pm- 7:30 am. Note- this is a Graveyard shift, and has a $0.60 premium per hour, in addition to the regular hourly wage.

We are growing and love to promote from within plus you will receive 20% off of all our cool, local products!

 

 

What you'll do

  • Work as a team to accurately pack customer orders on time, with care and an eye for detail- making their grocery dreams come true!
  • Work in a warehouse environment; we have large walk-in coolers, so being comfortable working in a chilly environment, continuously on a daily basis, is really important.
  • Prepare fruits and vegetables to ensure the freshest and best quality produce is available for our customers.
  • Work with other warehouse team members as one large team to get the day's work done, taking initiative and being willing to assist others as necessary, rolling up your sleeves to get the job done!


Our compensation package consists of

  • $13.00 per hour as per the Collective Agreement. This increases to $13.25 after the probationary period and $14.50 after a year of employment). 
  • 20% discount
  • Extended Health Care Benefits (after 90 days) including: massage therapy, acupuncture, naturopath, physiotherapy, psychologist, chiropractor, 80% dental and prescriptions covered, life insurance, travel insurance, discounted eye exam- and more!
  • Vacation accrual of 4 %

What you'll need

  • Experience in a warehouse setting and/or within the grocery industry would be terrific!
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs comfortably, and be on your feet throughout the day.
  • Ability to work comfortably in a cooler all day.
  • Ability to be punctual, and reliable. 
  • Ability to make quick quality decisions.
  • Team spirit and willingness to work together.
  • Enthusiasm, energy, and a positive attitude! 
  • Interest in joining a fun loving, fast moving company.

About SPUD

At SPUD, our goal is to create relationships with amazing farmers, ranchers, fishermen/women, bakers, and artisans to make it easier for our customers to have the freshest ingredients and products, delivered to their home or office, or available for pick-up, at one of our markets/cafes. We believe that food should be healthy, so we partner with producers and farmers who you can trust; real people who have integrity, respect our environment, care about our community, value sustainable farming practices, and believe in the humane treatment of animals.

The SPUD family of companies includes:


• SPUD.CA (Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery)- residential and office deliveries in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary and Edmonton
Be Fresh- 5 market/cafes within the city of Vancouver, and our Be Fresh commissary services
Blush Lane Organic Market- 4 markets, and a Farmer’s Market location in Calgary and Edmonton
The Juice Box- healthy (and delicious!) fresh pressed juices and nut milks

 

Applications for all companies, except for Blush Lane Organics, are centralized through the SPUD Careers site. To apply for Blush Lane please see their Careers site.

 

Our values include:


• Fight to Create Amazing Customer Experiences Worth Sharing
• Have Passion for Sustainable Food
• Be Open to the Perspective of Others
• Learn, Grow & Win as a Team
• Be Scrappy and Own It
• Find the Fun Together


We are also a proud certified B Corporation- a new kind of company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

 

SPUD is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring practices.