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Available Jobs at Food Service International (FSI)

Uwajimaya is the largest Asian grocery and gift market in the Pacific Northwest.  Our mission is to be the premier destination to experience Asian food and culture through exceptional customer service, positive attitudes and world-class quality merchandise.  Our employees are essential for our continued success. We believe a team of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences working together powers our success.  We encourage all qualified candidates who are passionate about food, customer service and Asian culture to apply for any of our open positions.

Our expectations:

  •  Have a passion for excellent customer service
  • Do your best on the basis of your abilities
  • Desire to do a good job
  • Open to improvements
  • Passionate about learning

Our offers for most team members:

  • Flexible, friendly, diverse work environment
  • Competitive Pay (Wage starts at $16.00/hr)
  • Employee Discounts
  • Excellent health benefits
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Supplemental Insurances available
Billing Clerk - Full Time

The Billing Clerk’s responsibility is to input information for all orders to generate pick slips, bills-of-lading and shipping labels for customers’ orders. Make necessary adjustments to the orders as needed. He/she will reconcile invoices with pick-slips and file all invoices. Input products price changes and revise purchase orders as needed. He/she will ensure all customer accounts are updated. Assign accurate general ledger account and vendor numbers to each invoice. Check for extension requests, verify invoice amount and correct any errors against receiving voucher. Record/log all checks and cash received from customers. Assist sales department and other office projects as needed.

• Excellent customer service.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft office and basic computer functionality.
• Basic math skills, 10-key calculator, typewriter, label printer and multi-line telephone experience preferred.
• Prior retail experience and Asian products preferred.
• Fluency in Chinese, a plus.
• Able to lift up to 25 pounds.

We offer competitive wages, excellent health benefits, paid time off, 401 K, employee discounts and a flexible, friendly work environment.

Applications for all positions can be picked up at the customer service counter of any Uwajimaya location or our corporate offices located at 4601 6th Avenue South in Seattle's Industrial Area. Applicants may also fill out an online application by clicking apply below or download and print an application here (Adobe Reader required). Completed applications can be dropped off at any of our retail locations or our corporate offices.  If you would like to submit a resume or have an inquiry about our job openings, please e-mail jobs@uwajimaya.com.

Uwajimaya is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an equal opportunity before and during employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, political affiliation, disability, marital status, or other similar factors not related to job requirements.

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Distribution Clerk - Full Time - Graveyard

Note: This job is based out of the Uwajimaya corporate office.

The Distribution Clerk’s responsibility is to prepare shipments for local delivery or common carrier. He/she is responsible for checking incoming merchandise, loading and unloading trucks, stocking products in the warehouse and inspecting equipments for safety while following company’s safety procedures.

•Must be 21 years old or older, have a clean driving record and able to drive a 16-24 box truck
•Must possess good command of English, good customer service and communication skills.
•Must be certified to operate a forklift and rider/pallet jack.
•Must be skilled in basic math.
•Able to lift up to 75 to 100 pounds.
•Must be able to read and follow maps.
•Must be able to work graveyard hours

We offer competitive wages, excellent health benefits, paid time off, 401 K, employee discounts and a flexible, friendly work environment.

Applications for all positions can be picked up at the customer service counter of any Uwajimaya location or our corporate offices located at 4601 6th Avenue South in Seattle's Industrial Area. Applicants may also fill out an online application by clicking apply below or download and print an application here (Adobe Reader required). Completed applications can be dropped off at any of our retail locations or our corporate offices.  If you would like to submit a resume or have an inquiry about our job openings, please e-mail jobs@uwajimaya.com.

Uwajimaya is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an equal opportunity before and during employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, political affiliation, disability, marital status, or other similar factors not related to job requirements.

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Driver/Distribution Clerk - Full Time - Graveyard

The Driver/Distribution Clerk’s responsibility is to prepare and deliver shipments to our customers such as small restaurants and grocery stores in and around Puget Sound areas on a timely basis. He/she is responsible for checking incoming merchandise, loading and unloading trucks, stocking products in the warehouse and inspecting equipments for safety while following company’s safety procedures.

  • Must be 21 years old or older, have a clean driving record and able to drive a 16-24 box truck
  • Must possess good command of English, good customer service and communication skills.
  • Must be certified to operate a forklift and rider/pallet jack.
  • Must be skilled in basic math.
  • Able to lift up to 75 to 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to read and follow maps.
  • Must be able to work early morning shifts

We offer competitive wages, excellent health benefits, paid time off, 401 K, employee discounts and a flexible, friendly work environment.

Applications for all positions can be picked up at the customer service counter of any Uwajimaya location or our corporate offices located at 4601 6th Avenue South in Seattle's Industrial Area. Applicants may also fill out an online application by clicking apply below or download and print an application here (Adobe Reader required). Completed applications can be dropped off at any of our retail locations or our corporate offices.  If you would like to submit a resume or have an inquiry about our job openings, please e-mail jobs@uwajimaya.com.

Uwajimaya is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an equal opportunity before and during employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, political affiliation, disability, marital status, or other similar factors not related to job requirements.

Apply

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