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Operations Coordinator: Sourcing & Receiving

Presencial, O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Berkeley, CA

Detalhes

Tipo de Emprego:Meio Horário
Data de Início:16 de setembro de 2024
Prazo para Inscrições:25 de julho de 2024
Compensação:USD $27 / hora

Descrição

Position Overview

Berkeley Food Network (“BFN”) is seeking an Operations Coordinator --Sourcing & Receiving to play a critical role in ensuring BFN can source enough food for our community. This role works closely with the Operations and Procurement Manager to receive food into the warehouse, manage existing sourcing relationships, and order and identify new sources of food for Berkeley Food Network.


Hours: Part-time 20 hours/week. Non-Exempt/Hourly.

Schedule: Mon-Thurs 7:00am-12:30pm, possibly additional hours as scheduled with Supervisor.

Location: Onsite at our West Berkeley warehouse. No remote work availability.

Who We Are

Berkeley Food Network seeks to end hunger and poor nutrition by using innovative, community-centered solutions to build a more sustainable, resilient, and equitable food system. With an emphasis on fresh produce and high-quality proteins, BFN’s programs improve access to healthy foods for residents of low-income neighborhoods throughout our service area. In 2023, the BFN team distributed almost 2 million pounds of food to over 6,500 community members every week!

What You’ll Do

Receiving 50%

  • Interact daily with multiple vendors and delivery partners to receive and process deliveries.
  • Assist with coordination of pick-up and receiving of donated and recovered food.
  • Maintain best practices for food handling to prevent spoilage, infestation, and cross-contamination.
  • Work with inventory management software, Primarius, and order scheduling software, Airtable, to support order receipt.

Sourcing 25%

  • Coordinate with Alameda County Community Food Bank (ACCFB) to order appropriate quantities of food for all BFN programs.
  • Order supplies for BFN warehouse and all programs.
  • Support Operations and Procurement Manager in sourcing efforts including food recovery and food donor outreach.

Warehouse Operations 20%

  • Maintain safe and clean facilities and work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area, and workstations neat; maintain clean shipping supply area; and participate in daily cleaning processes.
  • Oversee warehouse tasks such as checking refrigerators and freezer temperatures and coordination of trash, recycling, and compost removal.
  • Coordinate ongoing BFN vehicle cleaning and maintenance as needed.

Logistics Support 5%

  • Assist with preparing partner orders by processing requests, pulling materials, packing boxes, and loading orders in the distribution area and/or organization vehicles.
  • Assist with guiding and instructing volunteers in their warehouse duties and ensuring they observe safety rules and good food handling practices. This includes answering volunteer questions about processes and receiving and reporting volunteer feedback.
  • Deliver food to Mobile Pantry sites and Distribution Partners using BFN vans when needed.
  • Support the 9th Street Pantry, BFN's largest distribution, as needed.

Knowledge Skills, & Abilities

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and flexibility to reassess based on changing circumstances.
  • Communication and people skills to successfully interact with a variety of community members.
  • Basic computer skills and using Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Gmail).
  • Experience working in a warehouse, food service, or similar environment.
  • Willingness to learn forklift and pallet jack operation.
  • Must have a valid California driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in food justice or community service desired.
  • Experience and comfort operating a forklift and/or pallet jack.
  • Knowledge of food recovery guidelines.
  • Knowledge of food production and agricultural landscape in Northern California.

Personal Attributes

  • Problem-solving mindset
  • Collaborative approach to achieving objectives.
  • High level of personal responsibility and accountability to assigned tasks.
  • Cordial and helpful communication style with staff, volunteers, pantry members and partners.
  • Eager to learn and grow professionally.

Physical Requirements

This position is primarily located in a warehouse environment with some desk work involved. Candidate must be able to perform the following duties with or without accommodation:

  • Ability to exert force and/or lift or carry items weighing 50 to 75 pounds occasionally, and up to 50 pounds frequently.
  • Ability to walk, sit, squat, bend, twist, reach above and below shoulder height, push, pull, lift, and carry frequently.
  • Ability to work inside freezers and coolers frequently.
  • Ability to work in an occasionally loud warehouse environment.
  • Ability to handle compost and trash receptacles.


Berkeley Food Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, BFN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Position Overview

Berkeley Food Network (“BFN”) is seeking an Operations Coordinator --Sourcing & Receiving to play a critical role in ensuring BFN can source enough food for our community. This role works closely with the Operations and…

Benefícios

  • Twenty-one (21) paid holidays, including the end-of-year closure between December 23–January 1 annually, and a paid day off for your birthday.
  • Accrued paid leaves including up to ten (10) vacation days and up to 80 paid sick leave hours in your first year, depending on the number of hours worked.
  • Elective participation in 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Twenty-one (21) paid holidays, including the end-of-year closure between December 23–January 1 annually, and a paid day off for your birthday.
  • Accrued paid leaves including up to ten…

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

English, fluent

Spanish, conversational (Preferred)

English, fluent

Spanish, conversational (Preferred)

Localização

Presencial
1925 Ninth St, Berkeley, CA 94710, USA

Como se inscrever

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with the first view resume review on July 25th. Please submit your resume and cover letter to hiring@berkeleyfoodnetwork.org. Be sure to include "Operations Coordinator--Sourcing & Receiving" in the subject line.

In your cover letter, please:

  • Introduce yourself and your relevant work experience.
  • Describe your experience or interest in food, food assistance, food justice, or nonprofits.
  • Share what makes you a good candidate for this role.
  • Indicate whether you have the permanent, unrestricted, legal right to work in the United States, as BFN cannot sponsor visas at this time.

Due to our size and increased demand for our services, we are unable to take phone calls. Only local candidates will be considered- BFN cannot provide relocation assistance.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with the first view resume review on July 25th. Please submit your resume and cover letter to hiring@berkeleyfoodnetwork.org. Be…

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