Stand Up Electric Forklift - Night Assistant Receiver

Austin, TX, USA Req #15241
Wednesday, January 24, 2024

About The Chefs' Warehouse
The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. ( combines exceptional quality and brand building with broadline food service distribution for more than 35 years. With Protein, Specialty, Produce, and Broadline offerings, we service the most discerning chefs in a hybrid approach of convenience and superior quality. We introduce more than 2,000 artisan producers of the world’s finest ingredients from over 40 countries to the finest chefs in the world. We passionately consult, sell, and build relationships with more than 35,000 customers through the most experienced network of over 600 consultive sales associates, best-in-breed technology, rapid service, and support levels that solidify our long-standing ties to both established and up-and-coming premium restaurants.


Mission: The mission of The Chefs’ Warehouse is to provide the world’s greatest ingredients to the world’s best chefs.


Our C.H.E.F.S. Values:


Curious & Creative

Hungry For Food & Results


Forward Thinking & Flexible

Supportive (Of Peers & Chefs)

Position Summary: The Night Assistant Receiver hybrid role will be responsible for working closely with the Warehouse Manager by providing support to the warehouse operations including  receiving, staging, replenishing, and inventory control and ensuring that all customer orders are completed.

What you’ll do:

  • Ability to operate a stand up electric forklift and a stand up electric pallet jack 
  • Supports receiving, warehousing, and distribution (order selecting) operations by initiating, coordinating, and supporting program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures. 
  • Controls inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system.
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement. 
  • Ensures the warehouse is kept clean and in compliance with AIB and NFS standards.
  • Supports workloads and productivity and ensure that all receiving and put away is completed in a timely manner and inventory is maintained accurately.
  • Ensures compliance with OSHA standards and company safety requirements.
  • Covers for any other area of the warehouse as needed and supports the day operation when day manager is not available.
  • Records and document all appropriate documentation and report all discrepancies to AP, Purchasing, and Operations Management.
  • Ensures inbound trucks are properly scheduled and product is in a wholesome intact condition.
  • Properly receives inbound loads, records entries accurately, and scans products properly according to the purchase order.
  • Monitors product levels and rotation.
  • Helps stock, manage, and locate inbound product.
  • Supports other warehouse functions when needed.
  • Cleans and document sanitation in receiving docks and supports cleanliness throughout warehouse.
  • Completes warehouse operational requirements by finishing daily tasks and reporting appropriate receiving documents to AP and Operations Manager.
  • Ensure Lumping checks are received and logged appropriately and to send to accounting.
  • Any other tasks assigned.

About you:

  • Leadership, and able to work as a team.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated success in implementing best practices in distribution, with a focus on receiving and order selecting. 
  • Ability to operate a stand up electric forklift and a stand up electric pallet jack
  • Ability to analyze and report on data to management in a clear, concise manner.
  • Ability to operate a stand up electric forklift and a stand up electric pallet jack 
  • Manages time effectively and adapts quickly to changing priorities.
  • Accurate with attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and organization skills with superior work ethic.
  • Judgment and decision-making ability.
  • Team player who works productively with wide range of staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, leadership, and customer service skills.
  • The ability to make decisions, problem-solve, prioritize assignments, and direct the workforce in an ever-changing, warehouse environment.
  • Proficiency with computer systems (Outlook, MS Excel) Ability to learn Canopy and other software as needed.
  • Experience with process improvement and knowledge of best practices within receiving and inventory control.
  • Ability to motivate, influence, communicate and engage with staff in all the company objectives.


The above job description is not an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties as assigned by their supervisor.


Perks & Benefits:

  • Paid Vacations, Paid Holidays
  • Health, Dental and Medical Benefits
  • Weekly pay
  • Life Insurance
  • 5% above cost for our high-quality food products
  • Employee discounts for travel and events
  • 401k



The Chefs' Warehouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate based on actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment. We are dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $21.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Austin, TX, USA