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Production Helper Retail: Receiver

Company: King's Hawaiian
Location: Torrance
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

Bakery Production Helper: Receiver

Joining King's Hawaiian makes you part of our `ohana (family). We are a family-owned business for over seventy years, respecting our roots while thinking about our future as we continue to grow and care for our customers and the communities we serve.

By living our values of Dignity, Excellence and Telling it like it is in a way that can be heard, the Bakery Production Helper position is responsible for preparing and producing various bakery items to fulfill production lists and placed orders.

Are you looking for full-time job? This is a phenomenal opportunity to join our 'ohana.

Please note this position is for the Kings Hawaiian Bakery & Restaurant in Torrance.

Job Duties:

* Records inventory of on hand items.
* Records inventory arriving items from daily, per orders placed the preceding day.
* Organizes walk in freezer including condensing trays of product within cabinets to maximize space.
* Keeps work area clean, organized, and safe.
* Sweeps, mops, and removes all trash from bakery back of house daily.
* Use PO's and recievers to check-in orders
* Checking for product quality and order accuracy.
* Use of FIFO and date stamping products.
* Delivery bakery products to partners and consumers.
* Communicates any shortages from the arriving delivery from Hawaiian Foods.
* Assists with moving product from bakery to refrigerated truck when needed.
* Assists with moving product from upstairs to downstairs.
* Participates in training of new employees or employees who change job classifications.
* Follows all sanitation guidelines as prescribed by the health department.
* Wears slip resistant shoes, uses proper lifting techniques.
* Plans and carries out job assignments without creating hazards to oneself and other employees.
* Ability to train and execute other positions within the bakery when assigned.
* Self-motivated with the ability to see what is needed to be done with little direction.
* Able to prioritize tasks with a teamwork focus.
* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment.
* This is a non-supervisory role.


* High School diploma or GED.
* Food handling experience, preferred.
* Proficient in English with clear verbal and written communication skills.
* Experience in a retail or restaurant operation, preferred.
* Valid Food Handler Certificate.
* Able to prioritize tasks with a teamwork focus.
* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment.
* Ability to arrive to work on-time for all assigned shifts including mornings, weekends, holidays, and overtime when required. Must work early morning shifts, and have weekend flexibility.
* Able to stand, walk, climb stairs throughout shift. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently (daily).
* Valid California's Drivers' License.
* 2 years' driving experience using cargo vans & delivery trucks.
* Must have excellent driving record.
* Must be able to operate a standing pallet jack.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and stoop, and crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift or move more than 50 pounds with assistance from co-worker and/or mechanical devices such as a pallet jack. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. In addition, this employee will often be required to drive our company delivery vans & trucks, potentially sitting for one hour or more at a time.


The work environment of this position is sometimes chaotic & load. This person will sometimes be working within the production area, which has semi-loud / heavy duty equipment operating in designated areas - reaching anywhere from 85 to 95 decibels. This person will sometimes be required to go in & out of the bakery walk in coolers and freezers - reaching temperatures anywhere from 45 degrees (F) to minus 5 degrees (F). Personal protective equipment will be provided to the employee for excessive noise / temperatures.

King's Hawaiian is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our 'Ohana.

Keywords: King's Hawaiian, Torrance , Production Helper Retail: Receiver, Professions , Torrance, California

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