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NOW Foods NOW Foods Receiving Warehouse Associate - 3rd Shift in Sparks, Nevada

NOW Foods Receiving Warehouse Associate - 3rd Shift

Location:Plant (Sparks,NV)

Department:Receiving Warehouse


Founded by Elwood Richard in 1968,NOW Foodshas grown from a small, family operation to a highly-respected manufacturer of natural health products. Today, NOW Foods manufactures and distributes over 1,400 dietary supplements, natural foods, sports nutrition, and personal care products. NOW’s state of the art manufacturing facilities are GMP-certified, and our quality testing labs are among the best in the industry. The company has over 1,500 employees and its products are sold in more than 60 countries. The company remains family-owned and committed to its original mission: to provide value in products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives.

NOW offers a competitive compensation structure and a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental and vision plans from tier one companies, Paid Time Off, 401k match up to $6,500 per year, educational assistance and company-paid disability and life insurance. NOW employees also enjoy a wide array of unique benefits such as company-paid profit sharing, quarterly bonuses, employee discount, wellness program, company-paid Teladoc and Rx’nGo, and much more! Many of our benefits are 100% paid by NOW – this is why NOW Foods has been awarded as one of the “101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work for” in Chicago TWELVEyears in a row, and on the National Level SIXyears in a row! NOW Foods also currently holds EDAWN's 2019 Manufacturing Excellence-Large Award, and has been recognized as a Finalist for the 2018 Best Places to Work in Northern Nevada!

To learn more about NOW Foods, visitnowfoods.com, like us on Facebook atfacebook.com/nowfoodsofficial, or follow us on Twitter attwitter.com/NOWFoodsor on Instagram atinstagram.com/nowfoodsofficial.


Working the3rd Shift (10:45 PM-7:15 AM the following day), theReceiving Warehouse Associateunloads and receives shipments, transports product to proper destination, prepares outbound freight shipments, and maintains warehouse by performing the following duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Unloads and unpacks incoming shipments of raw materials and supplies.

  • Compares invoices to purchase orders and packing slips to ensure correctness, bring discrepancies to supervisor's attention.

  • Examines materials for damage, notes any damaged products and determines whether damaged materials should be returned.

  • Delivers materials to proper location in warehouse or packaging areas.

  • Palletizes and stretch wraps outbound freight orders.

  • Assists with bulk inventories.

  • Locates and transports raw materials into Production Department.

  • Helps maintain warehouse and keeps dock area cleared.

  • Complies with safety and GMP requirements.


  • Supports a culture of safe production and operations; follows all safety rules and procedures.

  • Actively participates in the safety program by: engaging in training activities to learn what constitutes a safety hazard; reporting safety concerns to the supervisor, submitting safety suggestions, and correcting or reporting to the appropriate people when an employee sees a workplace health or safety hazard, until it is resolved.

  • Assists with communicating safety information to new employees.

  • Fulfills responsibilities as outlined in the company safety management plan.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

  • Ability to write simple correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


  • Good problem solving skills.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to climb stairs; use hands to finger, handle, feel and/or use tape dispensing gun, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to access product on floor or low shelves; and to operate a hand truck or forklift with a 24 inch step.

The employee must regularly lift, move (in some cases drag items), raise and/or place:

  • Up to 50 lb. boxes from 12 inches to 36 inches then to 50 inches and return to original position.

  • Take pallet from floor, weighing up to 55 lbs. and place onto one side, move up to 10 feet and return to original position.

  • Up to 55 lbs. from 5 inches off the ground up to 30 inches high; transfer from 30 inches up to 50 inches high and return to original position.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to herbal aromas, dust, and/or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

It is the policy of NOW Foods to prohibit discrimination of any type, and to afford equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and prospective employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.