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Material Handler I & II 101 views

Vacaville, CA

Who we are
Founded in 2013, Thistle is an early-stage food-tech startup empowering our customers to get and stay healthy while improving the sustainability of our food system. We deliver delicious, organic, healthy, plant-forward meals, cold-pressed juices, and snacks to customers on the West Coast at the elusive intersection of convenience, health, and sustainability. 
We don’t want to be just another food delivery startup. Our focus is on the health and happiness of our customers, and we are revolutionizing how fresh, nutritious, high-quality food is purchased, manufactured, and delivered at scale. Thistle is headquartered in San Francisco and we are backed by some amazing investors in the Bay Area and beyond.
About the role
Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, Material Handlers are responsible for warehouse inventory, shipping/receiving activities, and documenting product orders. The ideal candidate possesses in-depth knowledge of various warehouse software, machinery, and equipment.

What you’ll do as a Material Handler I

  • Load and unload inventory from loading docks, delivery trucks, storage areas, and production areas
  • Ensure all incoming delivery matches the company purchase order
  • Bring supplies to production teams using forklifts/pallet jacks
  • Store materials in assigned locations
  • Manage inventory by identifying, cataloging, and recording the location of inventory
  • Record the number of units handled and moved every day using production sheets
  • Operate various machinery including forklifts, pallet jacks and scissors lift to handle materials and inventory
  • Analyze pick sheets based on clients orders and pull the appropriate products for each order
  • Track supply levels and regularly submit purchasing recommendations
  • Contact vendors for pick-ups or returns
  • Comply with all safety and health regulations
  • Material Handler II Added Responsibilities

  • Tracking and cataloging food waste
  • Track ingredient use and pre-batch ingredients ahead of culinary production
  • Execute weekly inventory assessment of all dry goods
  • Receive and FIFO all produce
  • Adhere to all sanitation/safety regulations in food acceptance/storage/distribution.
  • Check quality of product before signing off
  • Own tracking of order shorts 
  • Communicate with all relevant departments and teammates regarding shortages or inventory concerns; help to troubleshoot and solve
  • What you’ll bring

  • 2+ years experience in a similar role; warehouse and food production experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of OSHA and organizational compliance standards
  • Comfortability with a physically demanding position with the ability to frequently push, pull, squat, bend, reach, and lift up to 50 pounds regularly 
  • Flexibility and availability to work overtime including weekends, public holidays, and evenings
  • Solid organizational and communication skills
  • Tech literate; ability to operate within GSuite(Google Sheets, Google Docs)
  • Material Handler II Requirement

  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration(OSHA) forklift certification
  • Who you are

  • Passionate about healthy food, nutrition, and helping people feel their best via what they eat.
  • Self-motivated, take initiative, and willing to get your hands dirty
  • Natural problem solver, positive attitude and strong time management capabilities
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential values at Thistle. We know we’ll do our best and most impactful work when we feel we’re represented and we belong. We’re proud to actively recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  You can get some deeper insight into how we approach DEI, along with some statistics on the internal demographics of the company and leadership team, here:

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    • Company Address San Francisco, CA, USA
    • City San Francisco
    • Location California
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