Careers

At Town Dock, we know job-seekers are searching for a position
in a committed, honest, and trusted company. It is our goal to be that company.

Why Work at Town Dock

Born as a family endeavor in 1980, The Town Dock still carries its family values and traditions in honesty and integrity, even as it has grown to be the largest supplier of quality calamari in the United States. Here are a few aspects of working at Town Dock that we are particularly proud of, and that we hope you may be interested to learn:

  • Working at The Town Dock will give you the chance to be a part of a growing company that consistently delights its customers and continues to challenge itself as it expands its product lines and offerings.
  • The Town Dock partners with local fleets, allowing us to work with local fishermen to support each other and the Rhode Island community.
  • Our employees are passionate about their jobs, care about the success of the Town Dock, and are rewarded for their hard work and passion.
  • The Town Dock is a committed, determined company, with collaborative employees that all work together to move the company forward.

Open Positions

*Please fill out our webform on the right (unless otherwise noted in description) or contact HR to apply for any of our open positions, or to inquire about other possible openings.

Administrative Assistant - Narragansett

Are you someone who is helpful and organized?  Do you have an eye for detail?  Do you enjoy working with a team to get the job done?

The Town Dock is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant for our Logistics & Operations departments.

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee. We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States. The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, and ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in 2018.

Our Logistics team is responsible for planning, implementing and efficiently controlling the movement and storage of products in order to meet our customers’ requirements.  We are looking to hire a person at the Narragansett facility to assist with these responsibilities.  This position reports to the Director of Logistics & Narragansett Operations and works closely with others within these departments.  This position is responsible for providing administrative support for the Domestic and Global Logistics Department and the Narragansett Operations departments and their daily operations.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Greet visitors at the main door and contact appropriate person for appointments or deliveries
  • Deliver Fed Ex and sample orders to the production department.
  • Deliver sales orders to the appropriate departments
  • Match and compare bills of lading from cold storages to sales orders for accuracy
  • Match and compare fresh seafood orders to bills of lading returned from the truck runs
  • Check freight and bills of lading for accuracy prior to shipment
  • Calculate and enter freight absorptions in ERP system for sales orders.
  • Allocate inventory to sales orders in ERP
  • Maintain spreadsheets
  • Run reports for logistics
  • Assist with filing or scanning documents
  • Maintain DOT paperwork for fleet of trucks
  • Booking airfreight and complete associated paperwork
  • Print labels for exports
  • Maintain logs
  • Data entry for boat tallies
  • Cross train and provide back up for other positions
  • All other administrative duties deemed necessary by the Director of Operations and Logistics.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of experience in an office setting
  • Skills and ability to use a personal computer, various software packages, and perform internet research
  • Effective Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to fluently speak, read and write English
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Work well under time constraints and deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time for administrative work
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, accountability and ethical behavior.

Compensation depends on skill and experience.

This is a full-time opportunity with comprehensive benefits — Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA, 401K with company match and PTO and Sick time.

Buyer - Narragansett

Are you an effective negotiator?  Do you welcome a challenge?  Are you a process-driven person?  If so, we welcome your application and resume.

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in 2018 and also received 4th Fastest Growing Company (in our size) in 2018.

The Town Dock is currently seeking a Buyer.

This individual is the primary purchasing agent for the organization’s global dry goods in order to meet daily operational needs.  This position reports to the Director of Narragansett Operations & Logistics and works closely with Operations Departments, Quality Assurance, Marketing and Accounting. The position serves as a liaison between outside vendors and internal departments and is responsible for maintaining proper inventory levels and all related documentation.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Reviews, approves, and processes purchasing requests such as purchase requisitions and purchase orders for goods or services to ensure compliance with the company’s purchasing procedures and user requirements both domestically and internationally.
  • Provides liaison services between vendors and departments for order status, procurement procedures, and problem resolution; researches sources of supply; advises on cost effective alternatives.
  • Collaborates with department managers to clarify purchase requisitions, identify departmental needs, and refine specifications for future purchase orders.
  • Develops an efficient and accurate system for monitoring all purchase orders.
  • Reviews and evaluates contracts and purchase orders, negotiates change orders, and determines sole source validity.
  • Responsible for ensuring targeted fill rates/service levels are achieved for our customers.
  • Ensures targeted metrics for Shrink and Aged inventories are achieved.
  • Ensures cost accuracy on purchase orders and invoice discrepancies.
  • Maintains data information, files, reports, price lists on assigned commodities
  • Negotiates prices and payment terms with vendors.
  • Investigates and cultivates new sources for supplies and products.
  • Maintains records in accordance with established policies and procedures and audit guidelines.
  • Provides stocking, cycle counts and valuation for all assigned commodities.
  • Participates in company sponsored trade shows, attends purchasing meetings and seminars related to purchasing.
  • May expedite shipping and deliveries, maintain inventories, and monitor usage inconsistencies, price changes, and vendor back orders.
  • May validate, reconcile, and process receiving reports, vendor invoices, and other payment documents.
  • Independently handles procurement projects up to a designated dollar figure.
  • Cross trains and provides backup for inventory control team.
  • Interfaces with Quality Assurance, ensuring that our dry goods are properly labeled and comply with all food safety laws.
  • Participates in active communication with other team members, cross-functionally, ensuring that the products that are purchased are working for the various departments.
  • Completes special projects as assigned.
  • Proper levels of inventory on all assigned commodities.
  • Accuracy on all related duties, including pricing, orders, counts, inventories and documentation.
  • Professional, effective relationships with vendors and customers.
  • Cost effective practices in place.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred and/or equivalent related experience and training.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in negotiating, purchasing, contract and inventory management.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Willingness to take initiative.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Effective cost analysis skills.
  • Impeccable attention to detail.
  • Effective organizational skills.
  • Professional written and verbal communication.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and purchase order software platforms.
  • Ability to prepare bids, requests for quotes, and proposals and evaluate.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of commodities and vendors in area of specialization.
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced, manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to fluently speak, read and write in English.
  • Knowledge of contract law helpful.
  • Ability to lift 55 lbs.
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, accountability and ethical behavior.

Compensation depends on skill and experience.

This is a full-time opportunity with competitive hourly pay, opportunity for overtime, plus benefits — Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA, 401K with company match and PTO and Sick time.

Chef Ready Line Lead - Johnston

Do you like to work in a fast-paced work environment?  Are you organized?  Are you able to multi-task and direct work flow in a production setting?

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in 2018 and also received 4th Fastest Growing Company (in our size) in 2018.

The Town Dock is currently seeking a Chef Ready Line Lead.

Our Chef Ready team is responsible for the overall accuracy and quality of the Chef Ready squid production line while maximizing the labor and ensuring that al labor targets are met.

  • We are looking to hire a person at the Johnston facility to assist with these responsibilities. This position reports to the Production Manager and works with a team within the department.  This position supervises a crew of workers on the Chef Ready quid line. The individual is responsible for quality and accuracy of product and order filling.

Responsibilities for this position include:

Principal Duties

  • Supervises all duties for the chef ready line.
  • Responsible for the quality and accuracy of product and order filling.
  • Reviews orders to ensure accurate packaging and labeling for each order.
  • Creates labels when necessary.
  • Oversees the accuracy of paperwork for the orders to ensure proper shipping.
  • Communicates with the Production Manager to maintain adequate labor for the departments.
  • Trains the workers for the area and offers feedback.
  • Communicates with the Sales staff when necessary to clarify orders.
  • Maintains the work area in an orderly and sanitary manner.
  • Executes plans laid out by the Plant Manager and Production Manager in their absence.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance, including HACCP and OSHA, of all workers on the Chef Ready squid line.
  • Runs the whole squid line when needed.
  • Fresh cleaned squid orders are consistently packed with the correct product that meets quality standards (measured against market feedback and inventory accuracy)
  • Fresh cleaned squid orders are labeled properly and shipped to proper locations (measured with accuracy KPI’s and customer feedback through the purchasing director)
  • Labor dollars are used efficiently and measured up against KPI’s.
  • Work areas are kept to sanitation and safety standards (measured against observation and third party feedback)

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Thorough knowledge of Chef Ready squid or ability to learn
  • Previous food production experience preferred
  • Previous production line supervision preferred
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Flexibility in planning to accommodate the quick changes in seafood production
  • Positive attitude and effective communication skills to motivate workers
  • Ability to work long hours and weekends
  • Basic written and verbal communication in English (and Spanish, but not required)
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. and stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to operate a forklift and pallet jack, as well as maintain certification
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, and ethical behavior.

Compensation depends on skill and experience.

This is a full-time opportunity with competitive hourly pay, opportunity for overtime, plus benefits — Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA, 401K with company match and PTO and Sick time.

 

 

 

Chef Ready Packer - Johnston

Do you like to work in a fast-paced work environment?  Are you able to stand in one place for long periods of time?

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in 2018 and also received 4th Fastest Growing Company (in our size) in 2018.

The Town Dock is currently seeking a Chef Ready Packer.

Our Chef Ready team is responsible for the overall accuracy and quality of the Chef Ready squid production line while maximizing the labor and ensuring that al labor targets are met.

We are looking to hire a person at the Johnston facility to assist with these responsibilities. This position reports to the Chef Ready Line Lead for training and direction. This position primarily works on the Chef Ready squid line and all other production lines as needed.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Grades, sorts, weighs, packs and cuts rings for the Chef Ready squid production line.
  • Provides hands-on support for all other processes including but not limited to the master packing, whole squid packing, processing and tempering lines.
  • Accuracy of work (measured against inventory accuracies and observation)
  • Time is used efficiently (measured production labor numbers)
  • Work areas are kept to sanitation and standards as instructed by management (measured against management and QC feedback)
  • All equipment is operated in compliance with all safety standards (measured against management and compliance feedback)

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Organized and careful work habits.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and physically demanding environment, under time constraints.
  • Ability to work well in a diverse multi-lingual environment
  • Physical ability to lift and carry 60 pounds consistently.
  • Physical ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to operate machinery once trained and certified.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime as production schedule demands.
  • Basic written and verbal communication in English helpful.
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, and ethical behavior.
  • Positive attitude and effective communication skills to motivate workers
  • Ability to work long hours and weekends

Compensation depends on skill and experience.

This is a full-time opportunity with competitive hourly pay, opportunity for overtime, plus benefits — Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA, 401K with company match and PTO and Sick time.

Dock Associate - Narragansett

Are you a team player?  Do you like a fast-paced and physically demanding work environment?

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work and Fastest Growing Companies in 2018.

We are looking for a Dock Associate to join our team in the Narragansett plant!

Duties include:

  • Sorting fish
  • Unloading boats
  • Preparing orders
  • Loading/unloading trucks
  • Cleaning/Sanitizing equipment
  • Basic computer skills

Experience is helpful and bi-lingual Spanish is a plus.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 75 lbs.
  • Ability to use lift/fork trucks (optional)
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to work various hours
  • Seafood experience a plus
  • Basic computer skills

Job Benefits Are:

  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Time
Electrician/Maintenance Technician - Narragansett

Are you good at diagnosing and repairing commercial electrical needs?  Do you look forward to a different challenge each day? Do you enjoy working as part of a team?

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in 2018 and also received 4th Fastest Growing Company (in our size) in 2018.

The Town Dock is currently seeking an Electrician/Maintenance Technician.

Our Maintenance team is responsible for maintaining and repairing Town Dock’s buildings, equipment and boats to ensure continuous productivity within our business. We are looking to hire a person at the Narragansett facility to work as an electrician and to round out our team’s overall knowledge. This position reports to the Maintenance Foreman and with a team of Maintenance Technicians and Facilities Planner within the department.  This individual is responsible for the electrical work of The Town Dock’s buildings, equipment, vehicles and boats to ensure continuous productivity within the business.

Must maintain a valid RI Electrical License.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Diagnose, repair, install, troubleshoot, clean, inspect, calibrate and maintain electrical equipment throughout facilities
  • Primary point of contact for all electrical repair.
  • Assist maintenance technicians with electrical controls and troubleshooting
  • Pallet jack and forklift maintenance.
  • Plant wide preventative maintenance as assigned
  • Snow removal
  • Assist with the repair and maintenance of boats when necessary
  • Complete assigned work orders within timely manner
  • Work orders must be entered into CMMS Program on a daily basis
  • Required to work in both Johnston and Narragansett facilities depending on workload and as directed by supervisor
  • Work with contractors on assigned projects
  • Maintain cleanliness of the maintenance shop and work areas on the job
  • Maintain DOT, HACCP, OSHA and Food Safety regulations throughout maintenance responsibilities.
  • Maintain compliance with electrical code
  • Report any safety violations to management
  • This position is required to answer cell phone 24/7. Call-backs and/or extended hours are required when needed.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Thorough electrical knowledge and RI license required.
  • Must maintain a valid RI Electrical License.
  • Minimum two years’ experience working on and troubleshooting industrial electrical systems, 480 volt, VFD and soft starts.
  • Ability to read/interpret drawings, blueprints and electrical code specifications.
  • Ability/skill to operate a forklift and pallet jack.
  • Driver’s license required.
  • Willingness to grow knowledge base in areas such as refrigeration and forklift repair.
  • Lockout/Tagout Training or the willingness to be trained
  • Capable of working productively while unsupervised.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Flexibility with changing priorities.
  • Ability to work extended hours, holidays, and weekends as needed.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Physical ability to lift 60 lbs., work in confined conditions, work at heights up to 30’ in lifts, climb stairs and ladders.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Effective computer skills and ability in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as CMMS program.

Compensation depends on skill and experience.

This is a full-time opportunity with competitive hourly pay, opportunity for overtime, plus benefits — Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA, 401K with company match and PTO and Sick time.

Financial Analyst - Narragansett

Do you like to crunch numbers?  Do you like a challenge? Do you like to work in a fast- paced environment?  Would you like to join a company named as one of Rhode Island’s Best Places to Work in 2018?

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in 2018 and received 4th Fastest Growing Company (in our size) in 2018.

The Town Dock is currently seeking a Financial Analyst.

Our Admin team is responsible for accurate financial reporting.  We are looking to hire a person at the Narragansett facility to assist with these responsibilities. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer and works with a team of Senior Managers within the company.  The Financial Analyst works closely with the Sales, Procurement and Accounting departments to report on financial performance to plan, forecast and prior year while analyzing financial sales data to create operational metrics in order to drive process improvements.  In addition, the successful candidate creates sales forecasts and demand planning strategies in conjunction with the above departments to ensure appropriate inventory levels.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Perform weekly and monthly sales and expense variance analysis to plan, forecast and prior year
  • Work closely with sales, procurement and accounting departments to ensure accurate financing reporting and decision support
  • Compile sales budget and forecasting models
  • Provide analysis of sales trends and forecasts to forecast demand
  • Analyze and compare inventory positions to actual sales and sales forecasts to ensure limited supply chain gaps
  • Analyze and report on product line profitability
  • Creation of financial models to support leadership decisions
  • Assist sales and marketing teams in optimizing company’s customer relationship management approach
  • Develops cost/benefit reports regarding existing problems or challenges
  • Assist in completing customer request for proposals
  • Create Ad hoc reports as requested
  • Interact with other departments as business demands
  • Create and facilitate PowerPoint presentations explaining data

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum four years creating sales forecasts and demand planning models
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze financial results to plan, forecast and prior year
  • Proven ability in making profit enhancement recommendations to senior management
  • Ability to create new systems
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills; able to collaborate successfully with other departments and senior management
  • Skill in developing and maintaining various spreadsheets, dashboards and metrics to aid in analysis of data
  • Excellent multitasking skills and ability to function in an environment with regularly changing priorities
  • High Proficiency with Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • SeaSoft / Qlikview software experience a plus
  • Detail-oriented, self-starter and inquisitive
  • Capable of big-picture thinking
  • Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, and ethical behavior.

Compensation depends on skill and experience.

This is a full-time opportunity with competitive salary, plus benefits — Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA, 401K with company match and PTO and Sick time.

Freezer Inventory Specialist - Johnston

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017 and Lean Management in 2018.

We are looking to hire a full time Freezer Inventory Specialist for our Johnston, RI production facility with good forklift skills and inventory experience who can help stage orders and keep our Holding Freezer organized and inventoried. The Freezer Inventory Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Keeps the freezer cleaned and organized with clear and accurate labeling.
  • Receives and verifies incoming product.
  • Stages and physically ships product for sales and planned transfer.
  • Provides accurate and timely inventories for the freezer.
  • Assists in Production when the workload is light in the freezer.
  • Enters data into the computer for inventory database on Excel and prints reports from computer system

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience, solid skills and ability to operate fork lift and pallet jack.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well in a diverse multi-lingual environment
  • Physical ability to lift and carry 60 pounds consistently.
  • Physical ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, written and verbally.
  • Basic math skills
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime as production schedule deems it necessary.
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, and ethical behavior.

Benefits after 60 days: Medical, Dental, LTD, Life Insurance, Vision, FSA.

Benefits after 90 days: Vacation (PTO), Sick Time and 401k with company match.

International Logistics Coordinator - Narragansett

Are you someone who is organized and works well under time constraints?  Do you like working with a team to get the job done?

The Town Dock is currently seeking an International Logistics Coordinator.

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee. We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States. The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, and ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in 2018.

Our Logistics team is responsible for planning, implementing and efficiently controlling the movement and storage of products in order to meet our customers’ requirements.  We are looking to hire a person at the Narragansett facility to assist with these responsibilities.  This position reports to the Director of Logistics and works closely with others within the department.  This individual is responsible for administrative tasks related to the documentation, regulatory compliance, data entry, and maintenance of various spreadsheets and filing aspects of seafood import and export.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Reviews incoming import documents for accuracy.
  • Enters absorptions into computer system
  • Lists Import entries on Customs List
  • Maintains filing of Purchase and Sales folders
  • Maintains departments spreadsheets
  • Sends original documents to customs agents
  • Tracks any missing or late documents
  • Maintains digital files for all transactions
  • Prints and files Customs required documents

Secondary Duties:

  • Documentation, planned transfers, and payments for foreign suppliers
  • Updates spreadsheet for import containers from broker
  • Inventory spreadsheets
  • Updates and maintains production reports
  • Cross trains and assists with domestic inventory logistics as needed

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 1-2 years of office work experience
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well under time constraints
  • A cooperative approach to work with customers and vendors
  • Professional verbal and written communication in English
  • Basic math skills
  • Skills and ability to use a personal computer, various software packages, including Excel and other Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to sit for long period of time for desk work
  • Ability to work overtime when needed
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, and ethical behavior.

Compensation depends on skill and experience.

This is a full-time opportunity with comprehensive benefits — Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA, 401K with company match and PTO and Sick time.

Maintenance Foreman - Narragansett/Johnston

Do you enjoy managing a crew with hands-on repairs?  Are you good at diagnosing and repairing commercial refrigeration?  Do you look forward to a different challenge each day?

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in 2018 and also received 4th Fastest Growing Company (in our size) in 2018.

The Town Dock is currently seeking a Maintenance Foreman.

Our Maintenance Team is responsible for maintaining and repairing the Town Dock’s buildings, ice plant, equipment and boats to ensure continuous productivity within our business.  We are looking to hire a person to oversee the preventative maintenance and repair work at our Narragansett and Johnston facilities. This position reports to the Facilities Planner and manages a maintenance team including maintenance technicians, an electrician and ice plant crew.  Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Actively manages the maintenance crew to ensure the work of repair, construction projects, and preventative maintenance is accomplished in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Oversees the quality of work of the maintenance and ice crews.
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the refrigeration systems.
  • Troubleshoots HVAC issues. RI HVAC license required.
  • Works with the maintenance and ice crews on diagnosis, repairs, projects, preventative maintenance as needed.
  • Manages work of crew and onsite vendors for quality and onsite compliance with OSHA and Food Safety Standards.
  • Utilizes the data in the Computerized Maintenance Management Program (CMMS) to plan the work for the maintenance department.
  • Performance management of the staff including setting goals, expectations and writing reviews.
  • Ensures the maintenance of a clean and organized shop with adequate stock of parts and tools.
  • Responsible for the timely repairs of pallet jacks and forklifts.
  • Develops and follows a plan for staying current on repairs, PM schedule and adding scheduled PM’s into the CMMS when needed.
  • Oversees ice inventory and delivery schedule, to avoid scheduling conflicts.
  • Assures that the work of the crew is done in compliance with OSHA and Food Safety Standards.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills/qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • HVAC license in Rhode Island required.
  • Experience with commercial / industrial refrigeration equipment required.
  • Minimum of two years of supervisory experience.
  • Basic understanding of pumps, motors, gearboxes, pallet jacks, fork trucks, electrical, and construction outside of their refrigeration knowledge.
  • Ability to perform repairs and preventative maintenance.
  • Customer service oriented, generating an atmosphere of positive professionalism within the department and in the interactions with other departments and vendors.
  • Display creative and forward thinking, problem solving and planning.
  • Ability to provide strong leadership around time management within the department.
  • Willing and able to work off shift and handle phone calls as needed for a 7-day a week operation.
  • Effective computer skills and ability in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as CMMS program.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and food safety regulations or willingness to learn.
  • Physical ability to lift 60 lbs., work in confined conditions, work at heights up to 30’ in lifts, climb stairs and ladders.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks with attention to detail.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others, fostering an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Ability to fluently speak, read, and write English.
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, and ethical behavior.

Compensation depends on skill and experience.

This is a full-time opportunity with competitive salary, plus benefits — Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA, 401K with company match and PTO and Sick time.

 

Maintenance Technician - Narragansett/Johnston

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee. We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017 and Lean Management in 2018.

We are looking to hire someone with good production experience who can help physically support and expedite our various needs on the production floor in our Johnston, RI facility. The Production Floor Expediter will provide:

  • Pallet jack and fork truck support for all Production lines, shipping and receiving, and freezer work.
  • Provides hands on support for the physically demanding jobs of master packing, whole squid packing, and chef ready line packing.
  • Provides hands on support for rebox and rebag lines
  • Provides support for Freezer loading and unloading as well as organization and labeling

Qualifications:

  • Skills and ability to operate fork lift and pallet jack.
  • Organized and careful work habits.
  • Ability to work well in a diverse multi-lingual environment
  • Physical ability to lift and carry 60 pounds consistently.
  • Physical ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime as production schedule deems it necessary.
  • Basic written and verbal communication in English
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, and ethical behavior.

Benefits after 60 days: Medical, Dental, LTD, Life Insurance, Vision, FSA.

Benefits after 90 days: Vacation (PTO), Sick Time and 401k with company match.

Production Floor Expediter - Johnston

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017 and Lean Management in 2018.

We are looking to hire someone with good production experience who can help physically support and expedite our various needs on the production floor in our Johnston, RI facility. The Production Floor Expediter will provide:

  • Pallet jack and fork truck support for all Production lines, shipping and receiving, and freezer work.
  • Provides hands on support for the physically demanding jobs of master packing, whole squid packing, and chef ready line packing.
  • Provides hands on support for re-box and re-bag lines
  • Provides support for Freezer loading and unloading as well as organization and labeling

Qualifications:

  • Skills and ability to operate fork lift and pallet jack.
  • Organized and careful work habits.
  • Ability to work well in a diverse multi-lingual environment
  • Physical ability to lift and carry 60 pounds consistently.
  • Physical ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime as production schedule deems it necessary.
  • Basic written and verbal communication in English
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, and ethical behavior.

Benefits after 60 days: Medical, Dental, LTD, Life Insurance, Vision, FSA.

Benefits after 90 days: Vacation (PTO), Sick Time and 401k with company match.

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CONTACT HR

Shannon Sweeney Saunders
Phone: (401) 789-2200 x 196
Email: jobs@towndock.com