Vending Specialist

Management - Outbound Operations Long Island City, New York


Key Ingredients:

  • Responsible to pick product from pick locations and load van for distribution based on the FreshDirect forecasting report
  • Responsible of pre and post vehicle inspection which is aligned with the Transportation Departments guidelines
  • Must follow GMP and security guidelines when replenishing vending machines
  • Assists with creation and/or distribution of weekly Vending Forecast as needed
  • Responsible for product rotation, discarding and reporting of scrap to security and Supervisor
  • Collects vending machine cash and submits it to the Finance department for reconciliation
  • Ensures the vending machine has proper change
  • In charge of creating shelf-talkers for each planogram change
  • Responsible for communicating with HMR Sous Chefs, Inventory Control or other departments if vending product has not been transferred over
  • Helps with light maintenance of all machines (including but not limited to changing of coils, modem installations, cleaning of filters)
  • Places service calls to Answer Vending when major repairs are needed on any of our vending machines
  • Assists with creation of planogram changes by relaying suggestions or requests of meals from customers
  • Receives clear, detailed, and specific instructions and consults with Supervisor on all matters outside the scope of daily responsibilities/activities 

Add to the Mix: 

  • Must have a valid NY driver license
  • 3 points of less on a motor vehicle report
  • No suspensions in the past three (3) years (regardless of cause)
  • Moderate computer skill (proficient in Microsoft office, internet and intranet usage) and previous

And a dash of:

  • Must be able to work an early shift and possibly weekends
  • Ability to communicate well both in writing and orally in English and Spanish desirable but not required
  • Knowledge of MS Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Willingness to work in a cold environment (will be required to enter facility that is 38 degrees)
  • High level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to manage real-time data and ensure that machines are loaded with the appropriate inventory
  • Must be able to follow food safety and security guidelines
  • Ability to maneuver a minimum of 45 lbs. with appropriate equipment

Who is FreshDirect?

Launched in New York City in 2002, FreshDirect is a leading online fresh food grocer delivering farm-fresh foods and brand-name groceries directly to the doors of customers throughout five Northeastern U.S. states, including New York City and Philadelphia. We are committed to sourcing the freshest and best-tasting meat, fish, produce and specialty items through direct relationships with suppliers, growers and farmers around the world, and its in-house team of chefs and bakers produce a wide selection of freshly-made meals, baked goods and more.

FreshDirect “At the Office” delivers the same high-quality food with expanded product offerings and services for corporate clients. In 2015, FreshDirect expanded its portfolio with the launch of FoodKick, a mobile-first food business that connects consumers to the freshest, tastiest finds in food, drinks, and lifestyle essentials all delivered within an hour.

Our company aspires to be a valued corporate partner in all communities in which it serves, and works extensively with dozens of charitable and community partners.

Why choose FreshDirect?

We are an innovative Food Technology company offering an environment where you can grow a career and feed your future and have fun while doing it! Great people deserve great benefits and we go above and beyond!

Wait, there’s more! Check out our #workperks:

Working here is pretty much as cool as you’d imagine - lots of food, lots of energy, and a whole lot of happy hours.

  • Flexible and generous PTO plan
  • 20% discount on FreshDirect and FoodKick plus an employee at-cost food program (FD Market
  • We have a 24-hour shuttle service that runs back and forth to the subway
  • We offer up to $5000 per hire as a referral bonus
  • Summer barbecues and annual company picnic for friends and family

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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FreshDirect does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Furthermore, FreshDirect will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because he or she is disabled, a disabled veteran, or a veteran of the Vietnam era, provided he or she is qualified and meets the requirements established by FreshDirect for the job.