Organically Grown Company

Produce and Customer Service Specialist

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Posted On: Tuesday, 10th July 2018
Category: Customer Service
Location: Portland, Oregon
20078 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Portland, Oregon 97230
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

Company Description:

Founded in 1978, employee and grower-owned Organically Grown Company (OGC) is the largest organic produce distributor in the Pacific Northwest. From locations in Oregon and Washington, OGC works with more than 300 growers and vendors to market and distribute produce to over 500 retail, wholesale and restaurant customers throughout the greater Pacific Northwest and beyond. OGC’s trademarked LADYBUG brand represents more than 30 Northwest, family-owned, organic and Salmon-Safe certified farms and is sold in markets across the United States and Canada. OGC has been recognized as a leader in sustainable business practices including sourcing 100% renewable energy in facilities, operating their own Clean Air certified truck fleet, support for fair trade and charitable giving. Their mission is “Promoting health through organic agriculture as a leading sustainable organization.”  www.organicgrown.com

 

Job Description:

Produce and Customer Experience Specialist

Do you like Organic Produce? Do you like People? Are you passionate about Sustainability and our Planet? If you answered yes to these questions, Organically Grown Company may have the role for you!

We are currently looking for a Produce and Customer Experience Specialist who is able to perform a variety of functions in support of our core value: Providing Exceptional Customer Service. This flexible position will work with our produce through multiple stages of its OGC lifecycle from farm to store including:

  • Assisting the sales department with customer orders
  • Performing quality checks and other quality assurance functions to ensure our customers are receiving the best OGC has to offer
  • Transit van deliveries to customers, mainly in the Downtown Portland area, including occasional in-store support
  • And More!

This role is a great opportunity for anyone looking for a dynamic and fun position where every day offers new and exciting opportunities. The right candidate will have a passion for produce and customer service, enjoys listening, providing feedback and problem solving and isn’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and jump in to help where needed.

At the core of Organically Grown Company (OGC) is a simple idea that has held steady since the beginning: that organic agriculture is necessary for a healthy environment and healthy people. We look for people who share our passion for organic agriculture and sustainable business practices; who value teamwork, candor and transparency; and who engage others with joy and gratitude. Distributing produce is demanding work. Our products are “just in time,” need careful handling and change by the season. Our employees embrace that challenge and understand the importance we place on customer service.

 

Qualifications:

We are looking for someone with 1-2 years of experience in the produce industry, preferably with organic produce, a valid Class C driver’s license with a minimum of 2 years driving experience, and experience with customer service in a retail environment is a plus.

 

Compensation: This position is paid hourly, $15/hr or more

 

To Apply:

If you are interested in the role, send a current resume to apply@organicgrown.com

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