Warehouse Receiver

Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank
July 20, 2021
1445 Engineer Street, Suite 110, Vista, CA
Job Type
$16-$17 per hour DOE
Type of Pay
Contact Name
Human Resources
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The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank is currently hiring a Warehouse Receiver to perform a variety of routine to moderately difficult responsible and specialized administrative and program-related duties in support of the Food Bank's operations; including safe, timely, and accurate receipt of items ordered and placed in specified areas of the warehouse.


Established in 1977, the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank is a critical component to the welfare of San Diego County, providing food to people in need, advocating for the hungry and educating the public about hunger-related issues. For more information about the organization, please visit www.sandiegofoodbank.org.


Under the direct supervision of the North County Food Bank Warehouse Supervisor, the Warehouse Receiver's primary responsibilities and duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position.

  • Evaluate order invoices, ensuring the correct quantities of items
  • Verify that quantities on Purchase Order match invoice and bill of lading
  • Schedule all inbound appointments
  • Collaborate with appropriate parties, daily, to review tasks, expected deliveries, and safety measures
  • Process OSNDs in a timely manner
  • Fill out labels or hold tags as necessary
  • Rotate and organize inventory per company procedures
  • Receive shipments and ensure authorized signature upon receipt
  • Unload deliveries from trucks and inspect contents to ensure deliveries are not damaged, verified according to orders and invoices and ensure only authorized product is delivered and received
  • Maintain accurate documentation for all billed invoices. Scan, email, and photocopy documents as required
  • Work with Inventory Control to ensure check inventory levels and place orders with suppliers as needed
  • Contact supplier or shipper to resolve any issues
  • Follow all work and food safety rules and procedures
  • Maintain professional conduct at all times
  • Other duties as assigned


A qualified candidate has:

  • Education/Training: graduation from high school or high school diploma; and at one year of warehouse experience in the food service/warehouse operations/inventory management experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • A valid California driver’s license
  • Bilingual, a plus
  • Forklift Certified, Certified Forklift Trainer, preferred

Knowledge of

  • Warehouse receiving procedures
  • Plan, organize and assist in directing the logistics operations of a complex department
  • Understand, interpret, explain and apply SDFB policies and procedures.
  • Operate a computer utilizing Microsoft Office Suite, databases, and standard office equipment.
  • Analyze complex warehouse and inventory management operational and administrative problems; evaluate alternatives and recommend or implement effective course of action.
  • Organize, set priorities and exercise sound independent judgment.
  • Customer Service / Relations

Ability to

  • Work in a fast-paced environment and multitask under pressure
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strategic planning and analysis skills.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must be a creative, forward, positive thinker and team-oriented.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information regarding the company, products, and employee information.
  • Train employees in work processes and procedures.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Develop and implement appropriate goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards and management controls.
  • Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive correspondence, reports, studies and other written materials.
  • Exercise sound, expert independent judgment and initiative within general policy guidelines.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management, stakeholders, employees, vendors, suppliers and others encountered in the course of the work.
  • Exercise tact, objectivity, sensitivity, strategy, and sound judgment in dealing with people.


  • Days and hours of work are Monday - Friday from 6:00 am - 2:30 pm (30 minute unpaid lunch break)
  • This position does not regularly require OT or weekend shift hours.


This is a full-time, hourly position and the pay rate will be $16.00-$17.00 per hour depending on experience. The compensation package includes an excellent benefits package including: 403(b) plan with 200% employer matching; excellent health care coverage with free employee medical, dental and vision plans; company paid term life insurance; and a generous accrual of paid vacation and sick leave.


Interested and qualified candidates should apply on our career website located at (https://www.theapplicantmanager.com/careers?co=jc​). Submissions missing a resume will not be considered for the position.

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