Receiving Supervisor (Distribution Center)

Requisition ID
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Job Description

Are you passionate about the retail grocery market and organic products? Are you a leader? Are you ready to join one of the fastest growing companies in the retail grocery market? If so, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is the place for you! Our unique business model, fast paced and growing environment, promote from within culture, and excellent benefits make Fresh Thyme the best employer in the grocery market.



The Fresh Thyme Distribution Center Receiving Supervisor is responsible for continuously developing and having a strong understanding of the receiving procedures and entire warehouse. Needs to understand the products, receiving sop, safety, and put away procedures. A Lead Receiver is responsible for moving product off trucks, inspection of inbound trailer for sanitation, count, monitoring the quality of product, entering it into inventory, and properly putting product in its respective staging location.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Sets tone for other receivers in efficient and  effective application of receiving best practices.  
  • Collaborates with the management team to develop and implement plans for process development.  
  • Train, guide, and coach new receivers. 
  • Verifies quantities of product received against purchase order. 
  • Checks and reports damage or obvious quality issues due to refrigeration or inbound freight company handling. 
  • Follows and enhances sop for labeling, stacking, and put away of inbound receipts. 
  • Ensures a safe, clean, debris free working environment. 
  • Utilization of Warehouse Management Systems, RF. Power Warehouse preferred.
  • Responsible for following all food safety policy and procedures.
  • Performs general housekeeping of warehouse, sweeping and removing debris in aisles. 
  • Fixes unstable pallets in pick and reserve slots. 
  • All other duties as assigned. 

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Inventory management utilizing RF WMS.
  • Grocery retail distribution or wholesale distribution experience. Produce / Fresh Foods preferred.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience with Warehouse Management Systems, RF, (Power Warehouse WMS preferred).
  • Supervisory experience a must.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions.
  •  Ability to work overtime, nights, holidays, and weekends when necessary.
  • Must have the ability to take initiative when problems arise.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
  • Excellent  verbal communication and interpersonal skills for dealing cross functionally with peers and senior management.
  • Must have knowledge with MS Office including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Understanding of specific knowledge pertaining to Grocery, Produce, and encompassing departments.

 Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • The potential for prolonged standing, walking, squatting and/or bending in a refrigerated environment.
  • The ability to lift up to 60 lbs.
  • Prolonged sitting behind a computer screen.


About Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market: 

‘Supermarket of the year in 2016’ by Grocery Headquarters magazine.

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is a full-service specialty retailer focusing on value-priced fresh, healthy, natural and organic offerings. We have opened up over 47 stores since 2013!  Our stores boasts an extensive produce department with organic and local fruits and vegetables, a natural meat department, healthy deli foods to go, bakery goods, 300 bulk food bins, dairy and frozen, and health supplement products. At Fresh Thyme, we believe you shouldn’t have to give away the farm to feed your body nutritious food. We’re on a mission to improve the way our communities eat by offering fresh and healthy food at amazing values -all in a vibrant and fun shopping environment, with smiling friendly faces. Our stores don’t follow traditional grocery store design, nor do they have tall aisles or glitzy fixtures. In fact, our stores are so simple and easy to navigate that we don’t number our aisles or hand out store maps. We believe shopping for fresh and healthy food should be easy and enjoyable.



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About Fresh Thyme Farmers Market




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