Shipping Warehouse Team Member- Springfield -(6pm Start)

Springfield, VA
Full Time
Warehouse Operations
Entry Level

International Gourmet Foods, Inc. (IGF) services restaurants, gourmet markets, clubs, caterers, bakeries, country clubs, breweries, wineries, and hotels throughout the eastern United States. We are driven by strong corporate and community values and most importantly, by the employees who uphold them. 

The Shipping Warehouse Associate is responsible for pulling orders, doing inventory checks, and loading pallets and trucks for delivery to IGF customers using a pick list and load sheet system. They must also be a motivated and detail-oriented in completing their daily tasks accurately and safely. 


Duties and Responsibilities 

  1. Work independently using a “pick list” to “pull,” or select, product located throughout a 90,000 square-foot warehouse that includes three temperature zones (dry/refrigerated/frozen) 

  1. File and/or retrieve loading and picking documents 

  1. Bring product to the assigned loading door; diligently plan, organize, sort, and stage products for loading 

  1. Work with team members at the loading doors to 

  1. Verify product accuracy 

  1. Check for damages 

  1. Document weights for weighted items 

  1. Document expiration dates where required 

  1. Stage product for loading 

  1. Work with team members at the doors to arrange, and often palletize, orders and then load them onto trucks 

  1. Return any mis-picked product to the correct location 

  1. Assist in other areas of the warehouse as necessary, especially cleaning at the end of shift and participating in rotating trash duty 

  1. Maintain a clean and safe work area 

  1. Comply with all safety requirements 

  1. Report equipment maintenance to appropriate personnel 

  1. Perform other duties as assigned 

Qualifications (Required) 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume shipping environment  

  • Experience with powered/motorized warehouse equipment (manual and electric pallet jacks) 

  • Proactive, quick-thinking, problem-solving approach to work 

  • Strong attention to detail and solid written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills 

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships and work with cross-functional teams and departments 


Qualifications (Preferred) 

  • 3 to 5 years of related warehouse/distribution experience  

  • Previous food distribution experience 

  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (especially Dynamics, Excel, and Word) and other tech skills, including use of email, multi-line phone system, and text 

  • Bilingual 

Physical Requirements 

  • Must be able to perform all shipping shift activities (pulling, checking, loading, and cleaning) 

  • Must be able to sustain prolonged periods of standing and walking  

  • Must be able to bend, lift (at least 55 lb.), stretch, and climb (including ladders) 

  • Must be able to work across temperature zones (dry/refrigerated/frozen) 

  • Requires bending, sitting, standing, walking, use of hands, arms, legs, eyes, and voice 







Paid vacation and holiday 

Company-paid life insurance 

Referral program 

Employee discount 

Health savings account 

Employee assistance program 



Sunday- Thursday 6pm-till


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