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NOW Foods NOW Foods Order Fulfillment Utility 1 - 2nd Shift in Sparks, Nevada

NOW Foods Order Fulfillment Utility 1 - 2nd Shift

Location:Plant (Sparks,NV)

Department:OF - Indirect


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 LevelSIXyears in a row! NOW Foods also currently holds EDAWN's 2019 Employees First-Large Award, and has been recognized as a Finalist for the 2019 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 the2nd Shift (2:00 PM - 10:30 PM), theOrder Fulfillment Utility Associate Iprepares items for shipment of customer orders by performing the following duties.

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

  • Picks customer orders within Pick-to-Voice system, or manually.

  • Assembles cardboard containers or selects preassembled containers.

  • Inserts items into containers, using the appropriate packing material base for bottle type and order size.

  • Checks orders, processes orders and monitors inventory of finished goods by utilizing host system.

  • Uses hand truck or cart to move shipments from packing/staging area to shipping dock.

  • 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 correct or report to the appropriate people when you see 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)

  • One to three years related experience.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.


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


  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


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 stand and/or walk; ascend and/or descend up to 10 steps at a time; use hands to finger, handle, grasp and feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear; operate a hand truck/pallet jack weighing up to 60 lbs., at 40 inches high from ground floor. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Specific hearing abilities required by this job include hearing through a headset and understanding verbal instructions.

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

  • pallets from floor onto side, drag/move up to 10 feet and return to original position at a weight up to 40 lbs.

  • bags and/or boxes weighing up to 50 lbs., from 12 inch to 36 inch high; return bags/boxes to original position.

  • 12x12 boxes weighing up to 55 lbs., from 5 inches off the ground up to 36 inches high;

  • 5 lbs., from ground level and place at 61 inch high level; 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 is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. 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.