Interested in joining a Durham-based, women-owned meat company?
We’re hiring a full-time Operations Assistant to help us manage inventory, order fulfillment and deliveries. Come join the fun and help us fulfill our mission to scale the supply of
local, pasture-raised meats throughout North Carolina.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 30th.
The Operations Assistant is expected to:
- Take product inventory and pack customer orders under the guidance of the Operations Manager.
- Develop order pick tickets within Quickbooks and utilize corresponding order numbers within VistaTrac for order fulfillment.
- Develop and maintain familiarity with customer orders and preferences.
- Carefully unload meat products into designated storage areas observing FIFO systems at all times, including loading boxes onto pallets and using a pallet jack to transport product within the warehouse.
- Maintain organization of freezer inventory in a way that facilitates FIFO.
- Deliver selected Triangle and Triad-based orders in company vehicle.
- Ensure food safety and temperature control procedures are practiced at all times.
- Assist with maintaining accurate records of temperatures and delivery conditions as required by our food safety and cold-chain supply management protocols.
- Maintain clean and organized warehouse spaces and company vehicles.
- 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.
and for performing all other duties assigned by the company from time to time.
Essential Job Functions: This position requires routinely working in cold temperatures and lifting 50 pound boxes overhead.
The Operations Assistant reports directly to Firsthand Foods’ Operations Manager.
This is a full-time position and all duties are to be performed during regular business hours.
Firsthand Foods is a Durham Living Wage certified employer.