Careers


Are you look­ing for a job that will fit into your lifestyle? Do you need to build skills and want a chance to move up and develop your poten­tials? Are you look­ing for great ben­e­fits?

We offer:

  • Med­ical cov­er­age through the Anthem Blue Cross network

  • Den­tal and vision coverage

  • Fully paid retire­ment plan

  • Sick leave, vaca­tion pay, hol­i­day pay

  • Optional 401K

  • Well­ness Program *

  • Employee prod­uct discounts

Our job posi­tions range from office envi­ron­ments to being on the road for deliv­er­ies and sales. Staff are encour­aged to apply for open posi­tions to develop new skills and broaden their career expe­ri­ence within the com­pany. Find out more about what we have to offer. Check out our job open­ings.

*Well­ness Works, our well­ness pro­gram works closely with Sut­ter Health. It includes in-​house health chal­lenges, Smoothie Days, onsite yearly free flu shots and blood pres­sure screen­ings. Once a year, an exten­sive health fair for all employ­ees fea­tures var­i­ous free health screen­ings, provider refer­rals and lots of fun and prizes.


Mov­ing Up


Are you will­ing to work hard but have fun too? Do you like meet­ing and work­ing with a diverse group of peo­ple? We enjoy our work AND work hard. We are rewarded with oppor­tu­ni­ties to move ahead when we are ready. Because we are a local, family-​owned busi­ness, we have a chance to get to know each other and the jobs that we do — a good fit for any­one will­ing to work hard to move up.

Gina

I was first hired as an Inside Sales Rep­re­sen­ta­tive in 2002, with no pro­duce back­ground what­so­ever. What I knew about sales, mar­ket­ing, labor and infor­ma­tion flow came from my retail expe­ri­ence in the meat depart­ment, but the skills were trans­fer­able. It’s all about work­ing with the details — that’s what I love, and it is how the buy­ing posi­tion came into play.

Ini­tially, I began pur­chas­ing every­day flo­ral and hol­i­day flo­ral items like Easter lilies and poin­set­tias. Then I was taught to cover shorts and would buy what­ever Gen­eral needed. My atten­tion to details paid off. Finally, a Buyer posi­tion opened up. They gave me a chance when I told them “I think I can do this,” and I’ve been invested as a Buyer ever since. I love the com­pas­sion­ate fam­ily nature of Gen­eral Pro­duce. They allow me to feel at ease ask­ing for what I need.

Amran

I first started at Gen­eral Pro­duce in 2013 as a Non-​commercial C Dri­ver. I didn’t expect to move up as a dri­ver until I got my com­mer­cial license again, but I got noticed for my effi­ciency at get­ting my job done. I learned my routes quickly, and just 3 days into the job, I was able to run my routes on my own. Soon I was so fast I had time to do sec­ond deliv­er­ies on the same day.

Before I knew it, I was pro­moted to Dri­ver Team Leader. I’m still run­ning routes, but now I’m help­ing my dri­ving team become more effi­cient as well. It feels good to know that what I can do helps the com­pany. The guys I work with are great, so I have a fun time at General.


Joe

My first posi­tion here was as a Receiver in 1999. I was just nine­teen and look­ing for the best oppor­tu­nity since I’m the old­est in a big fam­ily. As the old­est, lead­er­ship always came nat­u­rally to me. Gen­eral Pro­duce has helped me fos­ter that need to lead through­out my career.

After only 3 months on the receiv­ing job, I jumped at the chance to move up: I got my com­mer­cial dri­ving license and learned the com­puter sys­tem, I then became a Dri­ver Trainer as well as a Team Leader. I was later picked to be trained to over­see the new com­puter rout­ing sys­tem for all dri­vers and then pro­moted to Rout­ing Super­vi­sor and now to Assis­tant Oper­a­tions Man­ager. Any­one can do every­thing if they try hard enough.

Roger

The pro­duce indus­try is extremely chal­leng­ing, but work­ing in the dis­tri­b­u­tion of healthy and organic foods over many years has always moti­vated me. I worked in the Organic Food indus­try in Pitts­burg, PA and Eugene, OR before start­ing as a morn­ing Receiver at Gen­eral Pro­duce in Octo­ber 2005. Over time, I worked my way up to become the pri­mary Organic Buyer for Gen­eral Pro­duce and Assis­tant Gen­eral Man­ager of the Mount Shasta Branch.

I’m proud to work for Gen­eral Pro­duce because I feel like I’m con­tribut­ing to a cause I care about. With the con­stant growth of Organ­ics, I see changes, such as the use of less harm­ful pes­ti­cides and fewer fer­til­iz­ers being released into the envi­ron­ment, lead­ing to a health­ier planet for future gen­er­a­tions. The biggest reward work­ing here is know­ing that through hard work, I can make a dif­fer­ence every sin­gle day.


Life in General


Our employee events give us all a chance to come together for fun, food, con­nect­ing with each other and even tak­ing time to focus on our health.


Free, onsite blood pres­sure checks are given as part of Blood Pres­sure Aware­ness Month.


Employ­ees enjoyed giant cakes & many cup­cakes in cel­e­bra­tion of the company’s 80th Anniversary.


Employee “ath­letes” and fam­ily par­tic­i­pate in the Walk to Cure Dia­betes each year.


Our awe­some Receivers are also awe­some golfers at the Annual Friend­ship Golf Tournament.

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Warm hearts and big appetites abound at the annual Win­ter Potluck for all staff.


As the Employer Rela­tions Spe­cial­ist with Sut­ter Health, I inter­act with many of the employ­ees at Gen­eral Pro­duce to dis­cuss ways to live a health­ier lifestyle. Gen­eral Pro­duce is a very family-​oriented com­pany. I always look for­ward to vis­it­ing the site, inter­act­ing with their employ­ees and work­ing with their well­ness team.

This is a com­pany that pro­vides qual­ity prod­ucts and excel­lent cus­tomer ser­vice while also valu­ing the well-​being of their employ­ees. Sut­ter Health and Gen­eral Pro­duce have estab­lished a great work­ing rela­tion­ship in help­ing to edu­cate the employ­ees about the resources avail­able to them at Sut­ter Health through their ben­e­fits. I value our part­ner­ship and respect how much time, effort and resources they put into improv­ing the qual­ity of life of their work­force.


Amy Schenone
Sut­ter Health
Employer Rela­tions Specialist

Raf­fle, freshly blended smooth­ies and healthy tips are shared, with the help of Sut­ter Health.


Apply for a Job Opening

Down­load the appli­ca­tion form by click­ing on the link below.


Sub­mit Application

IN PER­SON: Gen­eral Pro­duce, 1330 North B Street, Sacra­mento, CA 95811
FAX: 9164412511
MAIL: Gen­eral Pro­duce, P.O. Box 308, Sacra­mento, CA 958120308
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Job Open­ings

The fol­low­ing posi­tion is open:

Job Title: Order Selec­tor, Swing Shift
Job Clas­si­fi­ca­tion: Non-​Exempt (Hourly), Reg­u­lar Full Time
Ben­e­fits: Health Insur­ance, Vacation/​Sick Leave, and Retire­ment


Pri­mary Pur­pose:
The Order Selec­tor, Production/​Swing Shift selects prod­ucts in the ware­house and other areas to sat­isfy cus­tomer orders. He/​she also receives and stores prod­ucts within the ware­house and sur­round­ing areas.

Essen­tial func­tions:
1. Read cus­tomer orders to deter­mine items to be selected and gath­ered.

2. Select and move prod­ucts for each order from refrig­er­ated rooms in the ware­house and other areas.
3. Assem­ble ordered prod­ucts by cus­tomers and place orders in stacks.

Qual­i­fi­ca­tions:
1. Abil­ity to work in a team envi­ron­ment.
2. Must pos­sess excep­tional work ethics and depend­abil­ity.
3. Abil­ity to learn to oper­ate fork­lifts and other mate­r­ial trans­port machines.
4. Abil­ity to per­form the essen­tial func­tions of this posi­tion with or with­out rea­son­able accom­mo­da­tion.


Edu­ca­tion and Expe­ri­ence:
High School grad­u­ate and 1 year expe­ri­ence in pro­duce ware­house envi­ron­ment pre­ferred.

Phys­i­cal Demands:
The phys­i­cal demands described here are rep­re­sen­ta­tive of those that must be met by an employee to suc­cess­fully per­form the essen­tial func­tions of this job:

1. The employee is reg­u­larly required to walk for most of the shift. Employee must also sit and talk or hear.
2. Spe­cific vision abil­i­ties required by this job include close vision, color vision, and abil­ity to adjust focus.
3. The employee must reg­u­larly lift, push and pull, and move up to 50 lbs.
4. Employee is required to stoop, kneel, or crouch and han­dle a hand truck loaded with cases of produce.

Appli­ca­tion Pro­ce­dure and Dead­line: Please sub­mit com­pleted Gen­eral Pro­duce appli­ca­tion

An Equal Opportunity/​Affirmative Action Employer


Job Openings

The following position is open:

Job Title:                               Delivery Route Truck Driver (License A or B)
Job Classification:               Non-Exempt (Hourly), Regular Full Time
Benefits:                               Health Insurance, Vacation/Sick Leave, and Retirement

 
Primary Purpose:
The Delivery Route Truck Driver delivers produce and other products to General Produce customers.
 
Essential functions:
1.      Provide extraordinary customer service by exceeding customer expectations in the following areas:

  •   Checks, verifies, and quantifies product to customer invoice and delivers said merchandise accurately, safely and efficiently.
  •   Collects money from customers, makes change, and records transactions on customer receipt.
  •   Places stock and/or rotates stock per customer request.
  •   Collects or picks up empty containers or rejected or unsold merchandise.
  •   Completes credit/debit forms as necessary. 

2.      Record sales or delivery information on daily sales or delivery record.
3.      Listen and communicate with office to resolve service complaints.
4.      Load and unload trucks
5.      Perform routine maintenance on truck; i.e. adjusts mirrors, cleans windshields, changes bulbs
6.      Operate delivery trucks safely and conforms to DOT, CHP and CVC regulations, laws, codes and policies
7.      May pick up produce at produce houses, packing sheds and warehouses for back haul to warehouse.
 
Qualifications:
1.      Valid California Driver License (A or B).
2.      Driving record must conform to company policy and show no DUIs.
3.      Basic writing, reading and speaking English language skills.
 

Physical Demands:

  1. Regularly lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs. 
  2. Sit for long periods of time, while driving, stoop, stand, kneel, crouch, push and pull.
  3. Possess vision abilities to include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 
Application Procedure and Deadline:Please submit completed General Produce application and a
10 year DMV print to General Produce Company, 1330 North B St., Sacramento, CA  95811. DMV printouts can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Sacramento

1330 North B Street
Sacramento, CA
95811

P.O. Box 308
Sacramento, CA 95812-0308

Mount Shasta

1101 Ream Avenue
Mount Shasta, CA
96067


Contact

916-441-6431



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