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Order Selec­tor, Swing Shift

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 to This email address is being pro­tected from spam­bots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Gen­eral Pro­duce Com­pany, 1330 North B Street, Sacra­mento, CA 95811, Fax 9164412511.

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Inside Sales Representative

Job Title: Inside Sales Rep­re­sen­ta­tive
Employee Sta­tus: Hourly, Reg­u­lar, Full-​time
Ben­e­fits: Vaca­tions & Sick Leave, Full Med­ical & Retire­ment
Work Sched­ule: 8 a.m. — 5 p.m. Days Off: Sat­ur­day & Wednes­day

Pri­mary Pur­pose:
The Inside Sales Rep­re­sen­ta­tive pro­vides extra­or­di­nary cus­tomer ser­vice to spe­cial assigned accounts with large pur­chases. He/​she main­tains and increases sales of a given account base, is detailed ori­ented and has good follow-​up skills..

Sam­ple of Essen­tial Func­tions:
1. Pro­vide extra­or­di­nary cus­tomer ser­vice to large-​volume accounts by exceed­ing cus­tomers’ expec­ta­tions in the fol­low­ing areas:
2. Know the nature of the cus­tomers’ busi­ness.
3. Estab­lish rap­port.
4. Offer new prod­ucts for con­sid­er­a­tion and sug­ges­tions on how to use them.
5. Han­dle cus­tomer ser­vice calls with effi­ciency and accu­racy.
6. Input sales orders on the com­puter sys­tem with accu­racy.

SAM­PLE OF QUAL­I­FI­CA­TIONS:
1. Excel­lent cus­tomer ser­vice and sales skills.
2. Abil­ity to per­form mul­ti­ple tasks effec­tively.
3. Pro­fi­cient in Windows-​based com­puter appli­ca­tions.
4. Effec­tive time man­age­ment.
5. Pro­fes­sional oral and writ­ten com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills.
6. Pos­i­tive atti­tude with an abil­ity to be a “team player.”
7. Abil­ity to per­form the pri­mary func­tions of this posi­tion with or with­out rea­son­able accom­mo­da­tion.

Edu­ca­tion and Expe­ri­ence:
High School grad­u­ate or equiv­a­lent. At least three years of prior pro­duce indus­try expe­ri­ence and excel­lent cus­tomer ser­vice skills. Spanish-​Speaking pre­ferred.

Appli­ca­tion Pro­ce­dures and Dead­line: Please sub­mit resume to This email address is being pro­tected from spam­bots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

An Equal Oppor­tu­nity Employer

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Recep­tion­ist

Job Title: Front Desk Recep­tion­ist
Employee Sta­tus: Hourly, Reg­u­lar, Full-​time
Work Sched­ule: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., Wednes­day and Sat­ur­day off. Sun­day is a required work­ing day.

Pri­mary Pur­pose:
The Recep­tion­ist han­dles recep­tion duties in a fast-​paced set­ting aver­ag­ing up to 200 phone calls per day and 20 to 40 vis­i­tors and cus­tomers.

Sam­ple of Essen­tial Func­tions:
1. Answer tele­phones and route calls, using pag­ing sys­tem and voice-​mail.
2. Greet vis­i­tors and cus­tomers in recep­tion area and mon­i­tor log sheet.
3. Assist Will-​Call cus­tomers as needed.
4. Mon­i­tor out­go­ing and incom­ing faxes by dis­trib­ut­ing them to the appro­pri­ate staff.
5. Mon­i­tor incom­ing and out­go­ing ship­ping car­ri­ers, exclud­ing out­go­ing UPS paper­work.

Qual­i­fi­ca­tions:
1. Knowl­edge of phone eti­quette.
2. Excep­tional cus­tomer ser­vice skills.
3. Pos­i­tive and cour­te­ous demeanor at all times.
4. Abil­ity to work in a team envi­ron­ment
5. Excel­lent lan­guage and com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills.
6. Oper­a­tional knowl­edge of gen­eral office equip­ment
7. Knowl­edge of Windows-​based com­puter appli­ca­tions
8. Effec­tive time-​management skills
9. Pre­ferred Bilin­gual English/​Spanish.

Edu­ca­tion and Expe­ri­ence:
1. High School grad­u­ate or equiv­a­lent.
2. One year expe­ri­ence as a recep­tion­ist.

Salary: From $16.00 per hour

Ben­e­fits:
1. 401(k)
2. Den­tal insur­ance
3. Health insur­ance
4. Life insur­ance
5. Retire­ment plan
6. Vision insur­ance


Appli­ca­tion Pro­ce­dures and Dead­line:
Please sub­mit a resume and a com­pleted Gen­eral Pro­duce appli­ca­tion to Gen­eral Pro­duce Com­pany, 1330 North B Street, Sacra­mento, CA 95811. Appli­ca­tion also avail­able online at www​.gen​er​al​pro​duce​.com. See “Apply for a Job Open­ing” on this page.

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Flo­ral Merchandiser


Job Title: Flo­ral Mer­chan­diser
Employee Sta­tus: Full Time or Part Time, Reg­u­lar, Hourly

Pri­mary Pur­pose: Mer­chan­dise and dis­play fresh flo­ral prod­ucts for key retail accounts. Ser­vice var­i­ous stores in the region with focus on attrac­tive dis­plays of pot­ted foliage, bloom­ing plants and cut flower bou­quets. Plan, build and doc­u­ment flo­ral hol­i­day pro­mo­tions. Estab­lish and rep­re­sent our com­pany through excel­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tion with store and Gen­eral Pro­duce per­son­nel.

Sam­ple of Essen­tial Func­tions:
1. Imple­ment mer­chan­dis­ing and sales strat­egy for fresh flo­ral prod­ucts in key accounts.
2. Com­mute to regional stores to mer­chan­dise, stock, groom and main­tain qual­ity flo­ral stan­dards.
3. Track orders, flo­ral shrink and sales for good records.
4. Work with buyer to assist with prod­uct assort­ment and orders.
5. Make store rec­om­men­da­tions for flo­ral dis­play areas, equip­ment and sup­plies.
6. Assist with the cre­ation of flo­ral sig­nage and retail point of sale mate­ri­als.
7. Estab­lish and main­tain good work­ing rela­tion­ships with cus­tomers and staff.

Sam­ple of Qual­i­fi­ca­tions:
1. Work­ing knowl­edge of the dif­fer­ent types of flow­ers and plants (care and han­dling, prod­uct place­ment, sea­son­al­ity, etc.).
2. Excel­lent cus­tomer ser­vice and sales skills.
3. Effec­tive oral and writ­ten com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills.
4. Abil­ity to per­form mul­ti­ple tasks effec­tively.
5. Pro­fi­cient in Windows-​based com­puter appli­ca­tions.
6. Must be able to reg­u­larly lift up to 25 pounds on an ongo­ing basis through­out
7. work shift
8. Abil­ity to per­form pri­mary func­tions of this posi­tion with or with­out rea­son­able accom­mo­da­tion.

Edu­ca­tion and Expe­ri­ence:
High School grad­u­ate. Five years of expe­ri­ence pre­ferred in retail flo­ral trade.

Appli­ca­tion Pro­ce­dures and Dead­line:
Please sub­mit resume toThis email address is being pro­tected from spam­bots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or com­plete an employ­ment appli­ca­tion at www​.gen​er​al​pro​duce​.com

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Pro­duce Merchandiser

Job Title: Pro­duce Mer­chan­diser
Employee Sta­tus: Hourly, Reg­u­lar, Full-​time
Ben­e­fits: Med­ical, Den­tal & Vision, Retire­ment and Paid Vaca­tion

Pri­mary Pur­pose:
The Pro­duce Mer­chan­diser will ser­vice estab­lished retail­ers in prod­uct devel­op­ment to include pro­mo­tional pro­grams, mer­chan­dis­ing and brand strate­gies. Posi­tion also includes data analy­sis, cat­e­gory man­age­ment and over­all assis­tance to retail­ers in max­i­miz­ing sales vol­ume, store dis­tri­b­u­tion and gross profit.

Essen­tial Func­tions:
1. Imple­ment retail sales strat­egy.
2. Research, ana­lyze and under­stand: demo­graph­ics, com­pe­ti­tion, schemat­ics of stores, rela­tion­ship of pro­duce sales to over­all store sales, pro­mo­tional sales vs. reg­u­lar store sales, GP’s prod­uct mix and sales reports.
3. Eval­u­ate effec­tive­ness of retail mer­chan­dis­ing pro­grams.
4. Imple­ment retail mar­ket­ing pro­grams

Qual­i­fi­ca­tions:
1. Excel­lent cus­tomer ser­vice skills.
2. Abil­ity to man­age mul­ti­ple tasks and projects.
3. Pro­duce knowl­edge.
4. Excel­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills.
5. Strong plan­ning and orga­ni­za­tional skills, atten­tion to details.
6. Main­tain a valid Cal­i­for­nia Dri­vers License and clean dri­ving record.
7. Abil­ity to lift, push, pull up to 50 pounds fre­quently.
8. Abil­ity to per­form the essen­tial func­tions of this posi­tion with or with­out rea­son­able accom­mo­da­tion.

Edu­ca­tion and Expe­ri­ence:
High School grad­u­ate or equiv­a­lent. Five years’ min­i­mum expe­ri­ence in the retail, pro­duce mer­chan­dis­ing field pre­ferred, includ­ing expe­ri­ence in devel­op­ing and imple­ment­ing pro­grams. Addi­tion­ally, three years sales expe­ri­ence prefer­ably in the pro­duce retail field and proven expe­ri­ence in all areas listed in qual­i­fi­ca­tions.

Appli­ca­tion Pro­ce­dure: Please sub­mit resume to This email address is being pro­tected from spam­bots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

An Equal Oppor­tu­nity /​Affir­ma­tive Action Employer

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