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Repackaging Associate

The St. Louis Area Foodbank is an equal opportunity employer 


St. Louis Area Foodbank (SLAFB) 


Job Title: Repackaging Associate 

Job Grade: 5 

Pay Range: Minimum: $23,914 annually 

Immediate Supervisor: Volunteer Center Manager or management designee 

Employees Supervised: None 

FLSA: Non-exempt 

General Description/Position Summary 

Position responsible for assisting with the operations of the Volunteer Center and support for the Warehouse and the flow of inventory from receipt to distribution. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

 Coordinate with the Volunteer Center Manager and Inventory Manager the storage and rotation of all product, including CSPF product, in an efficient, organized and safe manner. 

 Work with the Order Manager and Warehouse Associates to ensure that all repackaged product, including salvage and food drive, is labeled and racked accurately; rotate and remove product as directed. 

 Conduct an accurate count of physical inventory as determined by the Volunteer Center Manager. 

 Assist in inventory reconciliation; may produce related reports; assist in various duties pertaining to maintaining accurate inventory. 

 Take initiative; proactively execute daily tasks with minimal supervision. 

 Work in tandem with the Volunteer Center Manager, Order Manager and Inventory Manager to ensure daily operations are done efficiently and effectively. 

 Coordinate volunteer assistance to secure program repackaging and distributions needs. 

 Responsible for following safe workplace policies. 

 Responsible for following policies and procedures related to food safety and equipment safety. 

 Must practice Safe Work Practices while working in the Warehouse and especially when working among volunteers in the Volunteer Center. 

 Able to serve as the primary backup for the Repackaging Coordinator. 

 Other duties as assigned. 


 High school diploma or GED, and warehouse experience. 

 Skilled in the safe operation of standard warehouse equipment. 

 Proficient in basic math. 

 Ability to operate a computer, including sending and receiving electronic mail, and preparing basic memos and reports. 

 Ability to manage multiple projects with attention to detail, ability to handle interruptions, maintains focus on tasks and produce accurate work. 

 Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 

 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse stakeholders. 

 Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 

 Working knowledge of English grammar, spelling and usage. 

 Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background check.

Working Conditions 

Work is performed in warehouse with a significant amount of walking on concrete surfaces. Entrances may be open and work conditions during the summer months can be very hot, and during the winter very cold. Employee may be going in and out of freezers and coolers with extreme variations in temperature. Workspace could be very dusty, and on occasions can be noisy due to the traffic of motorized vehicles operated in the building. Periodically may work outside and be exposed to the elements. Employee may be exposed to spoiled food and sharp objects due to working with damaged product. Work involves moving boxes and employee must lift, bend, stoop, pick up and move objects up to 75 pounds. Work involves using manual pallet jacks and therefore requires an ability to push and pull pallets over 2,000 pounds. 

May work evenings and weekends due to special events and other projects related to timely and accurate warehousing and distribution of product. May travel overnight to attend meetings. 

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. St. Louis Area Foodbank has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment.