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Keany Produce & Gourmet is a recognized leader in the wholesale produce industry. We have a dedicated team that is involved in every facet of getting fresh produce from farms to restaurants and businesses throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, and we offer exceptional opportunities for a variety of careers. We are constantly looking for new talent, and have a tradition of giving all our people opportunities for advancement.

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If you are interested in joining our hard working team of professionals, please complete our Employment Application and Invitation to Self-Identify Form, and fax completed applications to 301-618-5493 or deliver to the address below.

hrrecruiting@keanyproduce.com

 

Keany Produce is located within walking distance from the Landover Metro Station.

Keany Produce & Gourmet
Human Resources Department
3310 75th Avenue
Landover, MD  20785

* You may also send us your resume to the address above.

Keany Produce & Gourmet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

*EOEAA /M/F/Vet/Disability VEVRAA Federal Contractor*

Jobs at Keany

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We currently have the following positions open:

Tomato Packer

Shenny Tomato

Tomato Packer

Full-Time | Landover, MD | 01/17/19

Job Objective:

Pack or package by hand a tomatoes and other various product.

Job Functions:

Essential Job Functions:
  • Measure, weigh, and count products and materials.
  • Examine and inspect containers, materials, and products to ensure that packing specifications are met.
  • Remove completed or defective products or materials, placing them on moving equipment, such as conveyors, or in specified areas, such as loading docks.
  • Seal containers or materials, using glues, fasteners, nails, and hand tools.
  • Lift 25 pound cases repetitively.
  • Place, stack, and transport large amount of cases to a pallet.
Additional Job Functions:
  • Load materials and product into package processing equipment.
  • Assemble, line, and pad cartons, crates, and containers using hand tools.
  • Clean containers, materials, supplies, or work areas, using cleaning solutions and hand tools.
  • Mark and label containers, container tags, or products using marking tools.

Working Conditions & Job Environment:

Degree of physical demands (strength) usually associated with this position:

  • Minimum lift requirement 50-60 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Requires repeated stooping and bending
  • Frequent lifting and carrying of boxed/bagged fruits and vegetables (primarily tomatoes)
  • Requires continuous standing for extended periods of time

Environmental conditions (physical surroundings and hazards) usually associated with this position:

  • Working in a 55 degree (F) processing area for 8-10 hours on a daily basis
  • Working in a damp environment 8-10 hours on a daily basis
  • Moderately noisy environment
  • Fast paced environment
  • Operation hours start time begins 6:00 am -until 3 pm , Monday thru Friday and occasional Saturdays

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

  • Ability to recognize letters and symbols

Experience

  • 1-2 years direct order pulling experience, preferably in the produce industry

Knowledge

  • Basic awareness of produce types
  • Basic warehouse distribution

Skills and Abilities

  • Able to lift and load products into boxes
  • Able to make judgments on product quality
  • Able to work in a fast paced, multi-tasked environment and have good organizational skills
  • Able to break 50 and 25 pound bags into 5 pound and dozen counts
Preferred Qualifications:

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience

  • 2-3 years direct order pulling experience, preferably in the produce industry

Knowledge

  • Advanced warehouse distribution and advanced produce knowledge

Skills and Abilities

  • Flexibility and adaptable to change in work assignments and priorities
  • Must be a self starter, assertive, decision maker, forward thinker, and problem solver

Quality Assurance Technician

Operations

Quality Assurance Technician

Full-Time | Landover, MD | 01/17/19

Job Objective:

The Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for ensuring all finished product packaging and package integrity specifications are being followed. Abides by and ensures all safety and quality protocols.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Conducting all quality monitoring functions on a shift basis, including taking temperatures, and measuring pH, and chlorine levels.
  • Documenting, maintaining, and updating all records for the processing room.
  • Working effectively with production to satisfy specification requirements.
  • Providing support in the overall coordination of housekeeping, cleaning and sanitation activities.
  • Assisting and supporting overall QA initiatives.
Additional Job Functions:
  • Provide on-going support in identifying Keany Produce Company’s compliance gaps and devise corrective action as needed.
  • Generate and update SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) as needed.
  • Perform internal audits of processing room processes and procedures.

Working Conditions & Job Environment

Degree of physical demands (strength) usually associated with this position.

  • Able to lift bulky objects. Min 25-lbs to 40lbs up to 70lbs occasionally
  • Stand 30%; Walk 50%; Sit 20%

Environmental conditions (physical surroundings and hazards) usually associated with this position.

  • Cold, damp environment.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience

  • 0-12 months of relevant experience

Knowledge

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

Skills and Abilities

  • This individual must be able to operate with limited supervision, be attentive to detail, and have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • This individual must be highly motivated and take initiative.
  • Will be required to perform hands-on tasks when necessary and demonstrate key leadership skills, such as a positive attitude, encouraging approach, strong work ethic, goal-oriented and decisive nature, and a willingness to take responsibility for actions and decisions.
Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge

  • Document control

Skills and Abilities

  • Bi-lingual (Spanish).
  • Be flexible and react favorably to multiple priorities, changing schedules, and daily assignments.
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency and focus on actions.

Sales Account Executive

Sales

Sales Account Executive

Full-Time | Landover, MD | 09/24/18

Job Description

Keany Produce & Gourmet has an immediate opportunity for Sales Account Executives to cover territories in Northern VA/Washington D.C. areas.  The Account Executive is the key position responsible for initiating and developing customers.  Account Executives spend a majority of their time in the field seeking sales opportunities and being responsive to customers needs.

The Account Executive serves as a front-line sales representative in initiating, developing and maintaining relationships with Keany Produce customers while learning the different roles and responsibilities throughout the entire organization.

Responsibilities:

Essential Job Functions:
  • Work closely with the Sales, Customer Care, and Customer Service departments.
  • Prospect no less than 50 accounts per week.
  • Report daily entries within CRM system.
  • Contribute and participate as a part of the Sales team.
  • Collect money from delinquent accounts.
  • Attend various sales training classes and sales meetings.
  • Analyze and manage territory effectively.
  • Maintain knowledge of products.
  • Plan and organize territory to meet sales and call target.
  • Make complete, accurate and timely submission of all time-keeping, details, call activity, and any other reports.
Additional Job Functions:
  • Generate sales by filtering inquiries and closing opportunities either independently or in association with other members of the sales team.
  • Supply customers with timely responses regarding order/shipment status, product information, pricing, and company information.
  • Solve customer problems by listening to their concerns and providing practical solutions.
  • Additional duties as required to fulfill the mission of Keany.
  • Retain and generate sales in line with assigned territory quota.

Working Conditions & Job Environment:

Degree of physical demands (strength) usually associated with this position.

  • Occasional lifting minimum of 25lbs

Environmental conditions (physical surroundings and hazards) usually associated with this position.

  • Primary office and warehouse environments. Warehouse often has moving pallet jacks and forklifts in operation.
  • Ability to drive in all types of weather conditions.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

  • Associates Degree in Business or related work experience

Experience

  • 2-4 years direct sales experience in the foodservice and/or produce industry

Knowledge

  • Business acumen

Skills and Abilities

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast paced, multi-tasked environment, in a rapidly growing company.
  • Initiative, self-motivation, and intrinsic desire for excellent results.
  • Dedication to internal and external customer service.
  • Strong communication written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and excellent time management, and organizational skills.
  • Extremely confident and able to operate independently with limited supervision.
Preferred Qualifications:

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Experience

  • 3 – 5 years direct sales experience in the food service and / or produce industry

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptable to change in work assignments and priorities.
  • Ability to influence clients and staff at all levels and “manage up” appropriately.
  • Able to work the hours necessary to get the job done.

Delivery Truck Driver – All Shifts

Transportation

Delivery Truck Driver – All Shifts

Full-Time | Landover, MD | 12/01/17

Job Objective:

The objective of the Delivery Driver is to ensure that produce, dairy, and dry good products are delivered to Keany customers in a manner that meets or exceeds customer expectations. The Delivery Driver is also responsible for communicating any customer preferences or issues to the Transportation Department Managers and Supervisors as well as the Customer Care Department. Finally, the Delivery Driver is responsible for operating Keany vehicles in a safe and professional manner as well as reporting any vehicle maintenance issues using proper inspection format and verbal communication to supervisors.

Responsibilities

  • Performs deliveries, pick-ups, and returns of produce, dairy products, and dry goods to / from Keany Produce customers and suppliers.
  • Use the UPS Logistics Mobilecast program to review route assignments and log whereabouts while making deliveries using a Direct Connect handset/phone
  • Review paperwork for assigned route(s) to ensure all invoices are present and in good condition
  • Inspect cargo loads to ensure they are packed appropriately
  • Prepares customer orders by verifying them with delivery invoices for accuracy, delivering them to customer facility, and assisting with check in and placement of products at the client facility. Receives signatures on invoices for items delivered and collects any cash on delivery payments when necessary.
  • Assists Warehouse and Customer Care departments in picking and loading any shorted product for delivery routes. Also makes Customer Care Department and supervisors aware of any delivery delays, shorts, errors, or quality issues that may require a reship to the customer immediately.
  • Completes, organizes, and turns in all appropriate paperwork and invoices, making sure that all checks and monies are balanced and included in the drop.
  • Ensures that all vehicles are cleaned out properly and the end of each shift.
  • Takes multiple routes per day depending on volume and client demands.
  • Completes any other delivery related duties that may be needed on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis.
Additional Job Functions:
  • Perform and document pre-trip and post-trip inspections in proper Department of Transportation (DOT) format
  • Triage any vehicle issues needing immediate attention or repair
  • Maintain communication with supervisors to ensure DOT required documentation is maintained (driver’s license, driving record, and medical examiners card)
  • Keep track of hours worked to maintain responsibility for not exceeding DOT Hours of Duty (60 hours)

Working Conditions & Job Environment

Degree of physical demands (strength) usually associated with this position

  • Requires a large degree of walking and climbing in and out of trucks throughout each work day.
  • Requires a large degree of lifting, loading, and unloading produce, dairy products, and dry goods

Environmental Conditions (physical surroundings and hazards) usually associated with this position.

  • Outside work for extended periods of time throughout each work day

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education
  • High school diploma or its equivalent
Experience
  • Minimum 2 years of verifiable driving experience
Knowledge
  • General knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the transportation field
Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to operate manual and automatic 26ft delivery truck
  • Ability to interact with Keany customers and be a frontline representative of the Company
Licenses, Certifications, etc.
  • State of Maryland, Virginia, or District of Columbia driver’s license
  • Able to obtain and DOT Medical Examiner’s card
  • Able to pass at DOT road test
  • Able to pass a Human Performance Evaluation