News from UNFI
UNFI to Open Distribution Center in Gilroy, California
Providence, RI -- Dec 15, 2015 -- United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) today announced that it plans to open its distribution center in Gilroy, California in mid-January, 2016. The facility will bring approximately 200 new jobs to the community.

UNFI is in the process of hiring for a range of positions including: Warehouse Associates, Class A CDL Drivers, Inventory Control, Safety, Maintenance, and Sanitation. Managers and Supervisors will begin in early January, and all other associates will be on boarded in mid-January.

Available positions are posted on the company’s website:

UNFI offers competitive medical, dental and life insurance; 401(k) plans with a corporate match program; paid holidays; paid time off (PTO) plan; tuition reimbursement; and associate discounts.

“We’re proud to join the Gilroy community and be able to create hundreds of quality jobs here. The support we’ve received so far has been incredible and we’re excited to contribute to this community,” said Crystal Brennan, General Manager, UNFI Gilroy.
Gilroy is the optimal location for UNFI due to its strong workforce and vibrant, close-knit community. The new facility is part of UNFI’s initiative to expand its market reach into the Bay Area and build upon its existing distribution network in California, which includes facilities in Rocklin, Sacramento, Auburn, Vernon and Moreno Valley.

The 450,000 square foot distribution center, located at 6351 Cameron Boulevard, was designed and constructed using sustainable practices and is expected to achieve LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certification. It will be UNFI’s ninth LEED® Certified facility.