Founded in 2015, Bowery Farming is on a mission to democratize access to high-quality, local, safe and sustainable produce. Bowery builds smart indoor farms near cities, growing fresher, pesticide-free Protected Produce with bold flavor in precisely controlled environments, 365 days a year. At the heart of each farm is the proprietary BoweryOS, which integrates software, hardware, sensors, AI, computer vision systems, machine learning models and robotics to orchestrate and automate the entirety of its operations. As a result, each farm creates far less waste and uses a fraction of the water and land compared to traditional agriculture.
About The Role:
Bowery Farming is seeking a Shipping and Receiving Lead to join the Farm Operations team. This role will oversee day to day duties required to manage the Receiving Dock and Inventory replenishment at Bowery’s vertical farm in Bethlehem, PA. This person will work closely with other members of Farm Operations, Facilities Maintenance, and Supply Chain teams.
What You’ll Do:
Accept and signs for deliveries.
Assist in unloading shipments from delivery truck.
Uses pallet jacks to transport shipments from loading dock and around stockroom.
Open boxes and inspect content of shipments.
Verifies shipping invoice to ensure all items are accounted for.
Maintains records of all received shipments.
Stores, restocks, and shelves delivery items.
Ensures area organization, cleanliness, and assists with trash removal.
Conducts inventory of products, and logs data into inventory database.
Conduct inventory audits and cycle counts to ensure inventory accuracy.
Communicate inventory delays or concerns with appropriate urgency to key stakeholders.
Identify and resolve supply shortfalls by identifying missed deliveries.
Complete order prep up for outbound shipping truck departures.
Retrieve and organize packaged product based on each customers’ order to be shipped the following day.
Any other responsibilities as assigned.
Who You Are:
Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
Ability to act like an owner and take on responsibility.
Ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs.
Exhibits ability to use inventory software efficiently.
Possesses basic math skills.
Works well with a team. Communicates clearly and effectively.
Manages time efficiently.
Demonstrates solid problem-solving skills.
Demonstrates awareness of proper warehouse and factory safety procedures.
Based in New York City, Bowery is the largest vertical farming company in the United States, serving major e-commerce platforms and more than 850 grocery stores in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, including Albertsons Companies (Safeway and Acme), Amazon Fresh, Giant Food, Walmart, Weis, Whole Foods Market, and specialty grocers, with produce that’s harvested year-round at peak freshness, delivered within days of harvest. Bowery has raised $472 million from leading investors, including Fidelity Management & Research Company LLC, Temasek, GV (formerly Google Ventures), General Catalyst, GGV Capital, First Round Capital, and individuals including Henry Kravis, Jeff Wilke, as well as some of the foremost thought leaders in food, including Tom Colicchio, José Andrés and David Barber of Blue Hill. For more information on Bowery and its products, please visit www.BoweryFarming.com
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We celebrate unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures that enrich the workplace. Join us in creating an inclusive work environment that is free of bias and discrimination, where everyone can be their authentic self. We strongly encourage people from all walks of life and underrepresented backgrounds to apply and join the Bowery Farming team. We are an equal opportunity employer.