Position Description

Fresh Cuts Associate
Location Texas - Dallas
Job Code 3755
# of openings 27
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JOB TITLE:  Fresh Cuts Associate

 

THE PASSION: 

At FreshPoint, we’re all about People. Passion. Produce! FreshPoint is North America’s largest exclusively owned produce distributor. We purchase unique and seasonal products that support local farms and growers. But we’re much more than just produce.  As a Sysco owned company, we provide the benefits and resources of a fortune 100 enterprise with a real family feel. 

Opportunity is knocking!  At FreshPoint we understand that building a great company is just like creating a great meal - you must have all the right ingredients. For us, those ingredients are the cultures, backgrounds, ideas, and experiences behind our diverse workforce that embodies FreshPoint. FreshPoint is a leader in selling, marketing and distributing produce, dairy and other food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from the home.​

 

Are you passionate?

If so, apply now for your fresh start with FreshPoint

 

THE POSITION:

Assure that produce of the highest quality is made ready and available for the day’s runs at an acceptable productivity level. Production room processes all types of produce.

 

**Currently hiring for first shift**

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES & TASKS :
 

  • Responsible for the quality of finished product
  • Responsible for adhering to all Food Safety
  • Proper handling of cutting/finishing knives
  • Responsible for adhering to ALL company policies and procedures
  • Responsible for adhering to sanitation and safety procedures
  • Responsible for adhering to proper handling of all produce according to SQF standards
  • Responsible for the cleaning of your work area and any other area assigned to you by your production Supervisor/Manager
  • Responsible for meeting minimum pacing standards as assigned by Production Manager
  • Perform other duties as requested by management 


QUALIFICATIONS : The minimum qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience needed to perform this job successfully. 


Education:
 

  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred
  • Able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations


Experience:

  • Knowledge of produce preferred
  • Previous experience in a repack facility or warehouse preferred
  • Previous use of simple production machinery preferred
  • Produce background preferred
     

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to work in a temperatures below 35 degrees, and wet environment for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs of boxes of produce
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to stoop and bend frequently
  • Must exhibit a required level of endurance, energy, and strength to successfully perform requirements of the position

 

 

THE PERKS:

  • Exciting promotions and opportunities to increase your income
  • Personal and career growth
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • A stable growing company
  • Medical, dental, vision, prescription plans
  • Life and Disability insurance coverage
  • 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase, Employee Assistance programs
  • Pre-tax savings opportunities
  • Discounts and other perks that come with being a Sysco associate
  • Check out  Syscobenefits.com/careers for more information

 

NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the associate in this job. The associate will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

 

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description supersedes prior job descriptions and is subject to changes of business necessity.

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

 

FreshPoint is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

 

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