Posting for: John Vena, Inc

John Vena, Inc., founded in 1919, is a fourth generation, family owned and operated specialty produce distributor. The company operates from the newly opened Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market on Essington Ave. in Philadelphia, PA.

John Vena, Inc. sources product from around the world and around the corner. Dealing in high-end specialty items including fresh herbs, greenhouse vegetables, peppers, tomatoes, tropical fruits, and baby vegetables, the mission of John Vena, Inc. is to provide its customers with the highest quality products and service available. Our philosophy can be summed up by the phrase Partners in Quality , with the belief that we consider our customers not only those who buy from us, but those who supply us as well.

To supplement our current period of growth, John Vena, Inc. is looking for people who share similar philosophies and enthusiasm for success.

John Vena, Inc. is currently seeking a Selector who will be responsible for supporting all product handling activities and takes lead responsibility for a defined cooler area. The Selector is responsible for order fulfillment, product handling, loading, unloading, proper product storage, lot rotation and maintenance of the facility. Everyday work will include regular operation of various kinds of warehouse equipment.

The responsibilities and duties of the position include:

·        Order picking and delivery to customers. Assists other Selectors as required.

·        Maintaining all products and packages in an orderly manner.

·        Monitoring facilities and equipment, including performance of refrigeration systems in assigned coolers.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and abilities:

·        Strong interpersonal skills

·        Excellent Communication Skills

·        Basic knowledge of the operation of warehouse equipment and machines

Education and/or Experience:

·        High School Diploma or equivalent, required

·        One (1) to three (3) years warehouse or produce business experience required

In addition to a competitive salary we offer an exemplary benefits package to our employees. We offer exciting opportunities in an energized environment.

Required experience:

·        working in a warehouse with produce: 1 year

Job Type: Full-time

If you are interested in applying, or know a qualified candidate, please forward a resume to or visit and click on the link under “Contact”.



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Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market   |   6700 Essington Ave   |   Philadelphia, PA 19153   |   Email:   |   Phone: (215) 336-3003