iCater Inventory Clerk, Full Time Days

Posted by
Pine Street Inn
Boston, MA
Published 21 days ago

SCHEDULE: 5:30am to 2pm (Monday through Friday) (Flexibility required and based upon program needs. Will be expected to work some holidays and weekend)

PAY: $22.00 hourly


The iCater Inventory Clerk, along with the “Driving and Inventory” team is primarily responsible for receiving all deliveries, checking invoices and donation slips for discrepancies, and properly storing all food and supplies whether purchased or donated to the Inn. The iCater Inventory Clerk also interacts with donors. This person conducts the daily pulls of all supplies scheduled for production, Pine Street Inn’s programs and departments and iCater customers (both supplies and extra items ordered).



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to read English satisfactorily


  • Basic computer skills, and the ability to use Windows 2010 programs
  • Good communication skills 

We are looking for an individual who is punctual, is compassionate and has a good disposition, is flexible, pays attention to safety, is professional and shows initiative. Also important is someone who is focused on job quality and continued improvement, is tolerant, and is committed to department unity and teamwork. 


  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift at least fifty (50) pounds of weight
  • Frequent bending, stooping, and access walk-ins (refrigerators and freezers) for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to store food deliveries in excess of 100 cases


  • Must be able to learn all the products we carry; case sizes, case counts, pieces per case, etc.
  • Must be able to multi-task and perform in an environment that is often times stressful and demanding
  • Must be able to work under pressure, set timelines and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to follow multiple directives from a varied number of individuals, prioritize these tasks and demonstrate the ability to switch tasks, use materials productively, and focus on production goals and quality of the finished products
  • Must be able to stay focused and pay attention regarding the filling of food requisitions and the receipt of food products
  • Good leadership skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills are a plus
  • Must be able to coordinate the effort and work of support cooking staff (kitchen associates and FSTP students), their use of materials, production knowledge and quality of finished products 

Working Conditions   

The iCater Inventory Clerk will spend most of their time in the food service operations working in the food storage areas; assisting with organizing and tracking inventory. The position also requires someone who is able to stand on his/her feet for extended periods while working. In addition, the stock person spends a fair amount of time in the cold food storage areas (walk-in refrigerators and freezers), cleaning, organizing, pulling items, storing items and taking inventory. 

VACATIONS & HOLIDAYS:              

The Warehouse, Inventory and Fleet Manager approves all vacations for all stock personnel. Only one (1) member of the team would be granted vacations for any given period within a calendar year. Employees must be able to work on a holiday if that said holiday falls on their scheduled work period.   


  • Certified in ServSafe (Food Service sanitation and safety certification)
  • A good understanding of food service inventory and products 
  • Prior experience in food service
  • Knowledge and experience with food types and packaging (case sizes, portions, etc.,)            


  • Adhering to the information specified, this person fulfills the pulls sheets, supplies sheets and extras sheets, accurately labelling items slated for production, programs/departments and iCater customers. 
  • Must have the ability to learn all products purchased, used for production and issued to customer sites, become very familiar with them and retain this information. 
  • Along with the team responsible for inventories, conducts physical inventories of all food service items (freezers, refrigerators and dry goods areas) on a daily basis and get reports to the pertinent food service managers. Will also need to conduct full inventory at least every quarter. This person is responsible for the maintaining the food inventory database, Crunchtime, and producing all inventory statistical reports. 
  • Must receive and check all deliveries. Deliveries must be checked against the purchase orders and/or donation slips. Any discrepancy or damaged products must be reported to the Warehouse, Inventory ad Fleet Manager. 
  • Adhere to all food safety procedures when receiving, picking up, delivering and/or storing foods. Potentially hazardous foods (meat, seafood, diary product, poultry, prepared or cooked foods, etc.) must be kept cold or frozen. 
  • Donations and purchased items must be appropriately stored immediately upon receipt. Ensure that items are stored off the floors and away from walls (by at least 6”). In addition, items must rotated according to FIFO & LILO (“first in, first out” or “last in, last out”). 
  • Assist donors in the delivery of items coming to the inn. Must be an ambassador for the inn and take steps to address immediate needs of the donor. 
  • This person is responsible for delivering stock to the kitchen (for daily production of meals) within the specified time.
  • Reviews stock pull sheets with the Executive Chef or Sous Chef once completed.
  • Immediately notifies the Warehouse, Inventory and Fleet Manager of any shortages of products. 
  • At times, may have to deliver supplies to programs and departments within the inn and to external customers, adhering to the Weekly Shipping Guide. Signatures of receipt of items by PSI programs and iCater customers must be turned in to the Acquisition and Distribution Manager. 
  • Participates in pulling frozen meat, seafood, diary product, poultry, prepared or cooked foods, etc. for production and storing appropriately in refrigerators for use in production. Weekly pulled sheets are posted at various locations within the department. Pulled items must be labeled and stored according to the standards and practices of the department. Assist in furnishing the men and women’s inns serving areas with the necessary supplies. 
  • Must maintain cleanliness and order in all stock areas. These include, but are limited to the dumb waiter, the loading dock and receiving refrigerators, freezers, chemical storage room and all dry good storage areas. 
  • Is responsible for keeping all storage areas (freezers, dry goods areas, basement refrigerator and access at conveyor belt into basement) locked and secured, especially at closing times and when leaving the immediate area for extended periods. 
  • Must help create and foster a sense of teamwork amongst all FS employees. Must also contribute to a safe, friendly and cooperative work environment. Adheres to the time and attendance policies and practices of the department 
  • Other related duties as required/directed.

Apply at: Pine Street Inn | Careers

SCHEDULE: 5:30am to 2pm (Monday through Friday) (Flexibility required and based upon program needs. Will be expected to work some holidays and weekend)

PAY: $22.00 hourly


The iCater Inventory Clerk, along with the “Driving and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
At least USD $22
/ hour


444 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA

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