Jr. Inventory Associate: Walden Local Meat Co.

Location: Shawsheen St, Tewksbury, MA

Schedule: Monday-Friday; shift 9am-5pm

Employment Type: Seasonal (May- August)

Hours: 30-45 hours per week (will start around 30 and increase to 40-45 as our seasonal deliveries increase in frequency and volume over the summer)

Pay: $18.00/hr ($16.50/hr base rate plus $1.50/hr attendance bonus)

As a member of Walden’s Inventory team, you’ll check in, unload and transfer pallets from our processors into our warehouse freezer bays on a quick timeline to ensure food safety. You’ll also be responsible for maintaining inventory counts, and ensuring inventory quality.

This is a great position for someone looking to start an inventory, warehouse or supply chain career to receive training on inventory management and warehouse equipment, or for students looking for a seasonal job. If you’re a team player and passionate about high-quality food, we want to hear from you!

What You’ll Do

  • Unload palletized deliveries from our supplier partners using pallet jacks
  • Transfer pallets of inventory to and from the walk-in freezers using pallet jacks
  • Manage inventory, including checking in deliveries and maintaining accurate inventory counts through use of the RF scanner and inventory tracking system
  • Assist with general warehouse tasks, such as breaking down cardboard boxes and clean warehouse space
  • Exercise good judgment and attention to detail when problems arise

What You’ll Bring

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Passion for our mission to make sustainable, local food and agriculture work
  • Team-oriented attitude
  • Reliable transportation to our warehouse in Tewksbury, MA
  • Willingness to get hands dirty and jump in to do whatever needs to get done
  • Ability to lift and move 35-50 pounds
  • Excellent attendance

Bonus points if you have….

  • Prior warehouse, inventory, food or agriculture experience
  • Experience using reach trucks, hand trucks, pallet jacks and/or forklifts
  • Experience working in a temperature-controlled facility (our freezers are held at -10F and our packing room is held at 40-45F)

Don’t check all the boxes? Don’t worry! We know that there is no such thing as a ‘perfect’ candidate. Walden Local is committed to building a team that brings passion for our mission and a diverse set of experiences and opinions. Feel welcomed to bring your whole and authentic self and please apply if this is a role you feel passionately about! We read cover letters and encourage you to share your unique experience and interest in this role and our mission.

What We Offer

  • Financial: Bi-weekly Perfect Attendance Bonus (starts from your first day)
  • The Fun Stuff (starts from your first day): up to 5 lbs of free meat weekly, 25% off up to 2 Walden monthly meat subscription memberships, 25% discount at our Boston butcher shop.

Interested in applying? Contact Emma Bouras (emma@waldenlocalmeat.com)

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