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Fulfillment Assistant

Position Title: Fulfillment Assistant

Date: 2022

Reports To: Fulfillment Supervisor

FLSA: Non Exempt 

Location: Canton, MA 

NATURE AND SCOPE OF POSITION 

The Fulfillment Assistant will be working with the Warehouse Team to ensure that the highest safety, quality, and productivity standards are achieved. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work as part of a team, have attention to detail and be diligent to maintain compliance with procedures. 

The Fulfillment Assistant will work in the Fulfillment Center under the Fulfillment Supervisor to address all shipping and logistics needs. They will help ensure that orders are shipped on time, traceability is maintained, and the warehouse and fulfillment area stay organized. The Fulfillment Assistant may occasionally be asked to help in the Warehouse, located in the same building. 

JOB TASKS 

  • Ship direct-to-consumer and wholesales orders (pick products, pack orders, print labels)
  • Assist in shipping to Amazon fulfillment centers 
  • Build sample packs and participate in repacking activities 
  • Restock the fulfillment area 
  • Fill out paperwork for traceability 
  • Help conduct weekly and monthly inventory 
  • Verify paperwork accuracy and completeness prior to shipping 
  • Participate in weekly meetings with the Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Supervisor and Fulfillment Supervisor to review objectives and priorities 
  • Provide feedback to the Fulfillment Supervisor and/or Warehouse Manager and help identify solutions to improve efficiency and quality 
  • Maintain clean and organized work areas 
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor 

REQUIRED SKILLS 

  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. 
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people. 
  • Time Management and Scheduling – Juggling multiple responsibilities, being on time, meeting deadlines and sticking to schedules. 
  • Organization – Maintaining and organizing records in compliance with the applicable regulations
  • Reading- Must be able to read and write in English 

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES 

  • Attention to detail is a must 
  • Strong and effective communication skills – written & oral 
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills 
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and Google Suite (Google Doc, Sheet, Gmail, etc.) 
  • English or Spanish speaking, bilinguality a plus 
  • Experience working in a warehouse and/or fulfillment center required, preferably with food products preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

  • Prolonged standing for extended periods and squatting and bending repeatedly
  • Lifting/pushing/pulling/carrying up to 50 pounds 
  • Working with one or both hands extended overhead 
  • Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7am - close (~3-3:30pm, depending on workload) 
  • Must be able to work at the warehouse daily, no remote options available. 
  • Proof of vaccination required 

ABOUT US 

We are an inclusive food company that creates better food for our bodies, our communities and our amazing planet. Using seeds as our foundation, 88 Acres is redefining the world of free-from and plant-based foods. As a female founded/led and mission-driven company, we built our own bakery in the inner-city of Boston to fuel purposeful jobs into an area of need, ensure safety for those with food allergies and craft that made at-home goodness we all crave. At our certified top 9 allergen-free bakery, we create lines of Seed Butters, Seed + Oat and Protein Bars, and Seed’Nola (upcycled granola clusters that make 88 Acres a zero food waste operation). Since our launch in 2015, we've been fortunate to share our foods with some amazing partners and communities such as Whole Foods, Sprouts, jetBlue, Jamba, Boston Public Schools, and many more. 

TO APPLY 

All candidates should submit a resume to hr@88acres.com with the subject “Application for Fulfillment Assistant”. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. 

88 Acres is an equal opportunity employer. 88 Acres will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on any basis including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, military and/or veteran status, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. 


*External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under theAmericans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or withthe assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.

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