Shipping Distribution Clerk


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Portland Main
340 NE 11th Avenue
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 Are you ‘bread’ for success?

Come make $ dough $ with us!

Franz Family Bakery was founded in 1906 in the Pacific Northwest and has become one of country’s most successful bakeries. We produce a variety of baked products, marketed under a wide range of premium labels, all made with quality ingredients and a superior baking process. We employ over 4,000 employees and distribute our products in Alaska, Idaho, California, Utah, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

Take your career to the next level and join our exciting team. Franz offers employees excellent benefits including:

  • Starting wage of $25.26 per hour
  • Comprehensive Healthcare 
    • 100% employer paid medical, vision and dental benefits for employee and qualifying dependents
  • Generous Holiday and Vacation
  • Pension and Retirement funds
  • Discount Franz Products
  • Growth and Development Opportunities

We are seeking a Shipping Distribution Clerk to join our hard working and fast-paced team. The Shipping Distribution Clerk will perform shipping and receiving duties in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. The Shipping Distribution Clerk will pull and organize orders according to product ordered and prepare the orders for shipping. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Will read orders and load trays of bakery product onto transport racks or pallets as per order.
  • Physically shuttle transport racks to designated staging areas for eventual loading into transport trucks.
  • Assist in the loading of transport trucks with transport racks.
  • Worker must be able to constantly stand and walk on concrete or wood surfaces, including transport trailer beds.
  • Frequent pushing and pulling of transport racks and carts is necessary.
  • Frequent bending, stooping, twisting, kneeling, reaching, lifting, carrying is required.
  • Repetitive use of both upper extremities for loading transport carts with bakery product trays.
  • Frequent to constant handling and grasping of bakery product trays, transport racks, carts, etc.
  • Additional duties and/or responsibilities as assigned.
  • SHIFT & HOURS: New employees will be assigned to any work day: Monday through Sunday; and any shift: Day, Swing and/or Graveyard based upon production needs. A set schedule of days and shifts will be based solely upon the union bid process.
  • High school graduate or GED required.
  • Previous experience in similar production line duties at a large commercial or artisan bakery is preferred.
  • Work experience in other similar industrial, manufacturing or a production-line environment may substitute.
  • Ability to work in a high temperature environment supporting fast paced machinery.
  • Ability to quickly learn new job tasks and flexibility to work in different jobs as needed.
  • Must be able to work any day, including holidays, or any shift.
  • Must have reliable attendance to meet employer’s attendance standards for 24/7 production facility.
  • Adherence to company core values.

Franz Bakery is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity                   

Franz Family Bakery is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.