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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.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are not able to give status updates, but if you are invited for an interview, you will be contact directly by the manager for that position.

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

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

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:

Account Executive (Durham/Raleigh)

Sales

Account Executive (Durham/Raleigh)

Full-Time | Richmond, VA

Account Executive (Durham/Raleigh) – Emerald

  • Work closely with the Business Development Manager, Customer Care, and Customer Service departments.
  • Report daily entries real-time within CRM system with sufficient detail.
  • Contribute and participate as a part of the Sales team.
  • Attend various sales training classes and sales meetings, log in remotely as needed.
  • Analyze and manage the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill territory effectively.
  • Develop and improve knowledge of products, programs, and services. Able to execute a sales strategy.
  • Plan and organize a new territory to meet sales and prospecting goals.
  • Based on customer demands, available to make deliveries/take calls from customers, even on off hours.
  • Available to work a Tuesday- Saturday Schedule, supporting Saturday sales for customers in your territory.
  • Must be accountable to your customers and respond within 2 hours. Before noon, within 30 minutes. Generate sales by filtering inquiries and closing opportunities either independently or in association with Business Development Manager.
  • Supply customers with timely responses regarding order/shipment status, product information, pricing, and company information on all deliveries.
  • Solve customer problems by listening to their concerns and providing practical solutions.
  • Additional duties as required to fulfill the mission of Keany Produce Company.
  • Retain and generate sales in line with assigned territory goals.

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 – 5 years direct sales experience in the foodservice and/or produce industry
  • Strong understanding of the sales process, experience in sales, food service or procurement, and use of CRM.
  • 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.

 

Customer Care Representative

Customer Care

Customer Care Representative

Full-Time | Landover, MD

Customer Care Representative – Keany

  • Answers incoming customer calls and assists with customer needs.
  • Ensures that all calls are handled in a polite and customer-friendly manner.
  • Uses Road Net to assist customers with delivery times.
  • Utilizes the Mobile Cast system to aid in driver efficiency.
  • Interacts as needed with internal customers to assist in help meeting customer needs (i.e. Sales, Transportation, and product pick-up).
  • Learn to route and dispatch same day deliveries.
  • Works with other Customer Care Representatives. Trains new Customer Care Representatives.
  • Represents the Customer Care Department with other departments.
  • Check on product availability.
  • Check inventory.
  • Interact with returning drivers and handle product returns.

 

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma
  • 3-5 years Customer Service experience in a warehouse distribution environment.
  • 3-4 years supervisory experience in a customer service/distribution environment
  • Logistical routing software applications.
  • Flexibility and adaptable to change in work assignments and priorities, strong analytical and decision-making capabilities.

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English and in Spanish

Delivery Driver

Transportation

Delivery Driver

Full-Time | Richmond, VA

Delivery Driver – Emerald

  • Performs deliveries, pick-ups, and returns of produce, dairy products, and dry goods to/from Emerald 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 the 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.
  • 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)

 

Job Requirements:

  • Requires a large degree of walking and climbing in and out of trucks throughout each workday.
  • Requires a large degree of lifting, loading, and unloading produce, dairy products, and dry goods
  • Outside work for extended periods of time throughout each workday
  • High school diploma or its equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of verifiable driving experience
  • General knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the transportation field
  • Ability to operate manual and automatic 26ft delivery truck
  • Ability to interact with Emerald customers and be a frontline representative of the Company
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Able to obtain and DOT Medical Examiner’s card
  • Able to pass a Human Performance Evaluation*

Delivery Truck Driver – All Shifts

Transportation

Delivery Truck Driver – All Shifts

Full-Time | Landover, MD

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

Forklift Operator

Operations

Forklift Operator

Landover, MD

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • To handle the forklift in a safe and consistent manner following the user guidelines and Keany warehouse safety regulations and procedures.
  • To ensure proper warehouse storage of produce items so that inventory is managed in such a way that inventory is housed in the correct location and the oldest inventory is used first.
  • To ensure that products are stored safely and that a clean warehouse environment is maintained.
  • To input data for received items in the system to reflect current inventory levels.
  • To transfer inventory to other warehouse departments and properly dispose of damaged products.
  • To pull produce and dairy products for specific government orders.
  • Cleaning the warehouse area including sweeping and removal of any boxes

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1 – 2 years direct receiving and operating a forklift preferably in the produce industry
  • Warehouse receiving and storage processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of product types and the ability to make judgments on product quality
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment, and have good
  • Able to drive a stand-up forklift truck
  • Able to lift and load cases on to warehouse shelves properly and safely
  • Ability to read put-away reports and match with slot location and case product description

 

Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Transportation

Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Full-Time | Landover, MD

Job Description

Keany Produce is looking for a skilled Industrial Machinery Mechanic to support the daily activities in its refrigerated warehouse.  This position is best for a hands-on mechanic.  Favorable candidates are familiar with refrigeration, conveyor systems, electrical, warehouses, pallet jacks and forklifts.

Description

  • Ability to perform maintenance and repair on food production equipment
  • Change out 3 phase motors
  • Repairs forklifts and HVAC equipment as needed
  • General knowledge of HVAC
  • Operate equipment and demonstrate ability to read, interpret and follow written manufacturing instructions and technical procedures as well as interpret blueprints/engineering drawings & sketches
  • Experience in safely handling hazardous materials in accordance with OSHA and industry standards, utilizing required personal protective equipment (PPE) when needed
  • Demonstrates high level of concern for safety of self and others
  • Proven experience in identifying and applying continuous improvement
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-starter with organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Experience in fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to work and communicate in a team environment
  • Must be team oriented and focused on meeting customer needs
  • Ability to work under limited supervision
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Willing to work flexible schedules, including overtime, as needed to meet delivery date
  • Qualifications
  • 1-2 years of post-secondary education
  • 3 years related experience
  • Welding experience
  • HVAC experience
  • Advanced mechanical knowledge
  • Advanced electrical knowledge
  • Intermediate / advanced plumbing knowledge
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite to document and track daily tasks and special projects

 

Pre-Cut Worker

Precut

Pre-Cut Worker

Full-Time | Landover, MD

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepares all orders by selecting the proper product to be processed wither custom by hand or by machine.
  • Ensures proper sanitation methods are used from raw to ready to eat.
  • Places all orders into the specially designated receptacles.
  • Uses scales and identifies proper tare weights for pricing on products.
  • Working Conditions/Job Environment:
  • Degree of physical demands (strength) usually associated with this position.
  • Requires repeated stooping and bending.
  • Frequent lifting and carrying of boxed/bagged fruits and vegetables
  • Require continuous standing for extended periods of time.
  • Environmental conditions (physical surroundings and hazards) usually associated with this position.
  • Working in a 45 degree (F) processing area for 8-10 hours on a daily basis
  • Working in a damp environment 8-10 hours on a daily basis

Job Requirements

Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1- 2 years in the food preparation/food processing field preferably in the produce industry
  • Knowledge of General Manufacturing Practices and procedures within a produce food preparation field
  • Ability to follow instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job under immediate supervision
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs. on a repeated basis

 

Quality Assurance Technician

Operations

Quality Assurance Technician

Full-Time | Landover, MD

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.

Tomato Packer

Shenny Tomato

Tomato Packer

Full-Time | Landover, MD

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