Warehouse Associate I

Warehouse Associate I

  • Full Time
  • Boston

The Greater Boston Food Bank


Join The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Warehouse Team!

$21.00 an hour starting pay rate plus opportunities to earn quarterly retention BONUS!

Free Parking Onsite!

Benefits start on first day!

GBFB Warehouse Associates are responsible for safely performing material handling functions throughout our warehouse. You will have extensive personal contact with GBFB Team Members, volunteers, and external organization representatives. Each Associate is fully responsible for safety, cleanliness, inventory accuracy, and regulatory compliance in our facility. 


Safely and efficiently unloading, receiving, sorting, putting away, moving, picking, or loading material. 
Accurately counting / verifying inventory quantities and checking expiry dates. 
Performing timely and accurate transactions in our Warehouse Management System (WMS). 
Neat, timely, and accurate completion of all appropriate documentation. 
Actively looking for inventory which is expiring soon and working with the Warehouse Management team, to make sure that our soonest expiring material is used first (FEFO – First Expiring, First Out), so food is not wasted. 
Verifying, taking, and documenting product & facility temperatures according to SOP. 
Using and maintaining assigned forklift(s) and related equipment according to GBFB policy. 
Maintaining a clean and safe working environment by managing trash, washing, vacuuming, sweeping, or other cleaning processes. 
Making positive suggestions to improve our business process. 
Ensure AIB standards are maintained.  

Ability to communicate and interact well with people. 
Willingness to learn new skills at GBFB. 
Strong math skills, being able to add, subtract, multiply and divide while working with percentages and numbers with decimals 
Basic computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel  
Ability to read, write and communicate in English  

High School diploma or equivalent 
At least one year of direct related warehouse experience.
Basic knowledge of, and some experience in, standard warehousing practices and procedures. 
Forklift and pallet jack experience and ability to become GBFB-certified on at least one equipment type. Review attached Equipment Assessment document for machinery examples.
Being able to work overtime when asked, sometimes on short notice.
Ability to be certified by GBFB’s Food Safety program.  
Must be vaccinated.
Work Environment/Physical Demands

Ability to operate pallet jack rider safely. 
Ability to stand up to 8 hours per day.  
Working in ambient, cooler, and freezer zones for extended periods of time. 
Working with hand and powered equipment at heights up to 30′ or more above the floor. 
Lifting inventory throughout the day, with inventory weighing up to 100 pounds, with or without assistance  

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