Warehouse Puller (1390)

Hamilton Meats & Provisions

Vernon, CA

Be a part of the largest independent food distributorship in the USA!  

We, at Harvest Food Distributors, are looking for qualified candidates for a Warehouse Puller opportunity at our Vernon, CA branch location.   

About the Company:   

In April 2017, Harvest Food Distributors of National City, California and Sherwood Food Distributors of Detroit, Michigan merged to form Harvest Sherwood Food Distributors - the largest independent wholesale food distributorship in the United States with approximately $4 billion of annual revenue. Today, with 14 primary distribution centers from coast-to-coast, we ship over 32 million pounds of food per week to protein and perishable food producers, independent food retailers, regional and national retail chains, cruise lines, and food service customers throughout the U.S. 

Primary Duties:  

The Warehouse Puller is responsible for stocking and maintaining warehouse inventory. This position will also be picking and checking products in the warehouse.   

Essential Job Functions:  

The Warehouse Puller will be assigned duties, based on organizational needs and priorities.   

  • Picking products for shipping.  
  • Ensuring that all items are accurately picked and in good condition.  
  • Staging products for verification in the shipping area.  
  • Verifying the product description and expiration date before shipping.  
  • Operating a pallet jack.  
  • Cleaning and maintaining the warehouse.  
  • Assisting co-workers with daily operations.  
  • Identifying problems and report to shift supervisor in a timely manner.  
  • Work well in group problem solving situations.  
  • Staging, loading and unloading products and materials.    


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function assigned satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Physical Demands:    

  • Frequently lift, push or move product that weighs from 1 up to 100 pounds.   
  • Must be able to perform job functions within varied temperatures within the warehouse and freezer.   
  • Frequently reach up to 72 inches to stack and unstack pallets and hand cart.   
  • Ability to work from foot to standing and seated powered equipment for extended periods of time.   
  • Frequently reach above shoulder: Occasionally grasp objects while manipulate objects with frequently twisting.    


  • One (1) year experience working within refrigerated warehouse and/or distribution center  
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to develop a collaborative team   
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures   
  • Must have experience working electric pallet jack and forklift and list at least 80 pounds  
  • Ability to function with minimal supervision and handle multiple tasks simultaneously  
  • Ability to work various lengths of time in cold environments including the freezer   
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills    


The Harvest Family of Companies are committed to offering competitive benefits to our employees and their dependents, including paid vacation, health insurances, and a 401K plan!   

 *We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.