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Posted on 09/27/2017

Warehouse Assistant - Aurora

Feed My Starving Children - Aurora, IL

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Job Description

Your Role:

Responsible for performing general warehouse work, including operating forklift/pallet jack, maintaining the warehouse and inventory, staging materials for mobile manufacturing events, and upholding safety procedures.


What You’ll Do:

  • Maintain a safe, organized, and clean warehouse area.

  • Operate powered industrial forklift and pallet jack to organize inventory and load/unload shipments.

  • Track inventory and complete materials usage and inventory reporting in database.

  • Stage materials and equipment for mobile food manufacturing events.

  • Follow standard operating procedures.

  • Uphold workplace safety policies and procedures.

  • Uphold food safety and quality policies and procedures.

  • Produce and maintain Bills of Lading as necessary for the legal transport of goods.

  • Provide leadership, work direction, accountability, and operational decision-making in absence of Site Manager when assigned as Person In Charge (PIC).

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Pay, Schedule & Benefits:

  • Wage is $12.48/hour. This is a part-time, non-exempt (hourly) position. This is not a seasonal position.

  • Regularly scheduled for 25-28 hours per week, subject to site staffing needs. Initially scheduled for shifts Monday-Friday 8am – 1pm. Saturday, Sunday and holiday shifts are occasionally required.

  • Attend occasional required trainings and meetings.

  • Benefits include 401k with employer match and paid sick leave.

  • Will have consistent exposure to soy, a known allergen.


    Your Team:

  • Work location is Aurora, IL. Reports to Site Manager.

  • Join our group of professional world-changers. Work alongside dedicated, talented folks.


    To Apply: Complete the online application at You may also upload a resume (not required). Position is open until filled.

Job Requirements

Your Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age and have a minimum of a high school diploma.

  • Commitment to support and promote FMSC’s Christian mission and goals.

  • Able to stand for up to 8 hours, push, pull, repeatedly lift 30-50 lbs., bend, twist, use fine manual dexterity, etc.

  • Able to operate a forklift and pallet jack.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

  • Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of attention to detail, accuracy, and follow-up. Able to prioritize, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.

  • Able to actively identify, analyze, and solve problems.

  • Able to be a self-starter, work independently, perform responsibly, follow processes, procedures, and directions, and use good judgment and discretion.

  • Able to respectfully communicate with diverse people varying in age, religious beliefs, ethnicity, ability level, etc.

  • Ability to be flexible and adjust work hours or schedule to shipping needs preferred.

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