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Warehouse Associate

TITLE: Warehouse Associate
REPORTS TO: Warehouse Supervisor


About Brothers International Food, LLC:

Brothers International Food, LLC. is a privately-owned food and beverage company based in New York with offices in China and Ecuador. The company was founded in 2001 by brothers Matt and Travis Betters, whose family was involved in the processed fruit and vegetable industry for more than 65 years. In addition to supplying top-quality fruit and fruit juice concentrates to a number of Fortune 100 food companies, Brothers International is the parent company of Brothers-All-Natural, which is the #1 Freeze-Dried Snack Brand in the USA.

Position Summary:

The Warehouse Assistant will assist the Warehouse Supervisor with all aspects of the Warehouse responsibilities including the receiving, storing, handling, shipping and preparing of product for customer delivery while maintaining the warehouse in a safe and orderly fashion.


Essential Functions: 

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following: 
  • Receiving Inbound Product
    • Unloading, reporting counts, and discrepancies in quantity and condition
  • Storing Inbound Product
    • Put in designated warehouse locations
    • Mark best by month and year with colored sticker or other assigned method
  • Filling Outbound Customer Orders
    • Review paperwork for products and quantities
    • Pick product in FIFO sequence
    • Bring to appropriate area of warehouse for staging, packing, checking
    • When approved, seal and attach paperwork (labels, placards)
    • Stage for carrier pick-up
    • Assist driver as necessary
    • Deliver paperwork to Logistics Office
  • Weekly and Monthly Inventory Counts
  • Safe Operating of Equipment
  • Other duties as assigned by Warehouse Manager
    • Assist with snow removal on the sidewalks to both employee entrances.
    • Re-packing products into different containers on a regular basis.
    • Assisting Warehouse Supervisor with special projects.
    • Assisting sub-contractors that will sometimes do repairs within the facility (handing tools off, moving ladders, etc.)
    • Providing small maintenance tasks involving changing light bulbs or opening heating/air duct vents.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to maintain good teamwork spirit, coordination, organization, planning, time management, reporting skills, inventory control, documentation skills, equipment maintenance, data entry skills, dependability.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Warehouse experience preferred
  • Must be able to operate forklift and maintain forklift certification
  • Knowledge of warehouse operations and inventory control
  • Proven ability to follow team goals and objectives
  • Results-oriented with strong organizational and decision-making skills
  • Ability to follow direction and guidance from Supervisor or Leadership Team
  • Ability to follow OSHA regulations
  • Basic computer literacy, including Microsoft Office software, data entry, and use of FedEx/UPS shipping systems

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. 

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. 

All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.


Rochester, New York
+1 585 343-3007
South America
Quito, Ecuador
+ 1 585 815 1533
+1 585 343-3007