We’re Hiring!

by firsthandfoods on April 7, 2017

LC Freezer

Are you interested in…

-working with a small-local business in Durham
-staying active while on the job*
-joining a dynamic, hard-working team, and-learning about pasture-raised meat in your local food system?

Then consider applying for our full-time Operations Assistant position.  Deadline for submissions is May 5th. Send a resume and cover letter to jennifer@firsthandfoods.com

*Please note that this position requires routinely working in cold temperatures and lifting 50 lb boxes overhead!

Local Meat Operations Assistant:

The Local Meat Operations Assistant is expected to:

• Drive company vehicle to pick up meat products at cooperating processors and deliver to company warehouse.
• Carefully unload meat products into designated storage areas, including lifting 50 lbs, loading boxes onto pallets, and using a pallet jack to transport product within the warehouse.
• Ensure food safety and temperature control procedures are practiced at all times.
• Take product inventory and pack customer orders under the guidance of the Operations Manager.
• Develop and maintain familiarity with customer orders and preferences.
• Deliver selected Triangle-based orders in company vehicle.
• Assist with maintaining accurate records of temperatures and delivery conditions as required by our food safety and cold-chain supply management protocols.
• Maintain a clean and organized inventory warehouse space.
• Participate in staff meetings and trainings, as needed.
• Understand policies & practices that are relevant to our mission and be able to articulate these to the general public as part of consumer education and outreach to connect local, pasture-based livestock producers with local markets.The Local Meat Operations Assistant reports directly to Firsthand Foods’ Co-CEO Jennifer Curtis.
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