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King's Hawaiian

Shipping and Receiving Associate (3rd Shift)

Torrance, CA

Joining King's Hawaiian makes you part of our ohana (family). We are a family-owned business for over seventy years, respecting our roots while thinking about our future as we continue to grow and care for our customers and the communities we serve. Ourohana members build an environment of inclusivity as they freely collaborate, pursue learning through curiosity, and explore innovation as critical thinkers. Beyond that, we are also passionate about supporting the long-term health and well-being of our employees and their families. If you're excited to rise with our team, come and join our `ohana!

Primary duties are to case pick/hand stack individual cases ranging between 15 lbs to 40 lbs utilizing a single or double pallet truck. Position will also be operating electric powered industrial truck equipped with single forks to move pallets from the production floor or racks to load the trailers for shipment or stage materials for production. Candidate will also receive and unload bulk ingredient trucks into designated silos or tanks to meet production requirements. They will be accountable to all for high quality service standards to both our internal and external customers through safe, damage free, efficient, and accurate storage and handling of raw, package, and Finished Goods materials.

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Job Responsibilities:

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Load Finished Good products accurately and securely onto trucks for outbound delivery by either hand-stacking the product, or by utilizing authorized Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) such as forklifts and/or pallet jacks.
  • Verify material and quantity accuracy and inspect the quality of the goods being received for inbound delivery. Notify member of the supervision team if there are any discrepancies.
  • Move raw and packaging products to required locations (preserving FEFO standards) using PIT such as hand trucks, forklifts, or pallet jacks.
  • Fill out all documentation for the shipment or receipt of materials and enter data into computer operating systems for traceability. Notify member of the supervision team if there are any discrepancies.
  • Run reports to continually track and verify inventory accuracy and material movements.
  • Maintain cleanliness and Safe Quality Food (SQF) standards in all warehouse areas.
  • Promote safety in the workplace by understanding and following safety rules and procedures, performing inspections of equipment, and reporting all accidents in a timely manner.


To perform this job effectively, one must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Must be Safety conscious. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Previous experience with a stand-up forklift is required.
  • Previous experience in a warehouse environment is not a requirement (but is preferred).
  • Previous experience with SAP is not a requirement (but is preferred).

Language skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, job aids, and procedure manuals written in English.

Mathematical skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Physical demands:

Required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Requires use of small portable equipment, and manual tools. Duties may require occasional operation of a motor vehicle on behalf of the company.

Work environment:

This position is scheduled on a shift basis. May also be scheduled to work all shifts. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and PIT.

Compensation: $21.78/hr


King's Hawaiian is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our ohana.

Client-provided location(s): Torrance, CA, USA
Job ID: Kings_Hawaiian-JR100486
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Snacks
    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Founder led

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