Deli Associate - Picker Packer

Management - Food Production and Raw Manufacturing Long Island City, New York


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Position Summary

Fresh Direct is currently seeking a Deli Associate Picker/Packer in the New York City area. The Deli Associate Picker Packer is responsible for picking and packing of the product for customer orders in the Deli department.

Essential Functions

  • Processing (Slicing packing + labeling)
  • QA raw and finished materials
  • Food Safe Practices specific to department.
  • Pick food products and pack in boats, totes and boxes.
  • Scan labels on packages, load packaging machines with boats, and label packages with printed labels
  • Spot check packages emerging from machinery for correct labeling
  • Assist in shut down procedures

 Supervision Received 

  •  Receives clear, detailed, and specific instructions and consults with Teamleader on all matters outside the scope of daily responsibilities/activities

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be able to work weekends (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Must be able to start overnight or early morning hours (start times vary by department)
  • Continuous Heavy Lifting required (CHL)
  • Repetitive Motion
  • Machine Operator
  • Experience in a related field a plus

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Apply knowledge of processes involved, production methods, and products to the nuances of everyday operation
  • Able to stand for long period of times
  • Ability to work in climate of 38 degrees
  • Ability to perform twisting, turning and bending
  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs
  • Comfortable and able to work a 8-12hr shift (hours per day are based on business need)


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 changes.

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.