NSQM Shipping Coordinator in Anchorage, AK at Alaska Commercial Company

Date Posted: 9/3/2017

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Job Description

Location: North Star Quality Meats Anchorage, Alaska

In your role as a Shipping Coordinator, at Alaska Commercial Company (ACC), you coordinate the delivery of orders and insure the necessary paperwork is prepared and completed. Keep NSQM freezers stocked and in clean working condition. Ensure the meat processing facility is compliant with all United States Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A) regulations with regard to cleanliness and sanitation.

ACC is a growing company with a long history of serving rural Alaskans. For more than 150 years, we have been providing groceries and general merchandise to the people of Alaska. As was true more than 150 years ago, our stores continue to be a vital center of local community life. In 1992, the company was purchased by The North West Company (NWC) from then owner The Commercial Enterprise Development Corporation of Alaska. This acquisition by NWC made the combined companies the largest North American rural retailers and one of the largest employers in the State of Alaska. Learn more about ACC: acvaluecenter.com.

Your Role:

  • Perform daily sanitation requirements for entire meat processing facility.
  • Coordinate with management to assure timely packaging of meat.
  • Oversee the picking and transportation of orders.
  • Maintain inventory of all packaging supplies. (To include but not limited to labels, boxes, tape, shrink wrap)
  • Responsible for the daily upkeep and overall cleanliness of the warehouse area.
  • Accountable for cleanliness of freezers and the rotation of product within them.
  • Work with North Star Quality Meats to ensure timely and accurate shipping of product to stores.
  • Other duties as assigned by Meat Category Manager.

Job Requirements

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 6 to 12 months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Able to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and colleagues;
  • Good oral and written communications skills;
  • Good math skills and ability to perform operations using American currency and measurement units;
  • Carry out detailed written or oral instructions and deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations;
  • Be able to stand on your feet for extended periods; use full hand mechanics, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms;
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 105 pounds;
  • Must possess a current/valid drivers license and ability to operate a forklift and an electric pallet jack; andComfortable with working indoors in a warehouse environment and freezers in 10 degrees below 0 temperature.

    Positions will be advertised externally; however internal candidates will receive first consideration based on qualifications. Employees are encouraged to bring forward applications of external candidates that meet the qualifications of this position.

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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