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Hiring: Quality Control/Receiving
Company: Discovery Organics
Location: Vancouver, BC

Who We Are:

In business since 1999, Discovery Organics is an independently owned Canadian distributor of Certified Organic and Fair Trade produce. We passionately work to promote Certified Organic and Fair Trade by building relationships with small scale farmers here in B.C. as well as through Latin America. We serve hundreds of customers, including natural food retailers and wholesalers across Western Canada and the Canadian North.

Key Responsibilities and tasks:

  • Receive all incoming stock and enclosures with a close eye for accuracy and detail
  • Breakdown pallets and rotate stock
  • Invoice donations and compost dumps
  • Create claim reports for vendors and/or carriers
  • Create various produce quality reports for each department
  • Receive and process returns, follow up on customer complaints and claims
  • Maintain quality of product by icing, bagging.
  • Daily inspections and assessments of all existing stock


  • Ability to repetitively lift up to 50 lbs
  • Experience in the produce industry an asset
  • Comfortable working in cold temperatures 35 F - 50 F
  • Strong written and verbal communication; Must be able to communicate effectively with all departments
  • Adaptability in a rapidly changing, fast paced environment
  • Must be able to work weekends

Considered an Asset — Will Train the Right Person

  • Forklift ticket
  • Basic computer skills

We are looking for a team player with a positive attitude to join us in our mission to connect people with quality organic produce. If this sounds like you, please forward Resume to:

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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $17.00-$19.00 /hour


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Sep 9 2022    ID: 65641