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This job expired on May 13, 2020

Operations Team Member Position Philly Foodworks

  • Date Posted March 14, 2020
  • Location Philadelphia, PA
  • Category Agriculture / Business
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Philly Foodworks packs and delivers hundreds of orders each week to our 60+ pickup locations across Philadelphia as well as through our home delivery service. We offer a unique spin on the traditional CSA model that gives our customers the ability to customize their order entirely and sign-up commitment-free, with year-round offerings.  We work with dozens of different producers in the Greater Philadelphia Area and carry a wide variety of products at all times and are always expanding our product offerings to provide a robust online Farmer’s Market experience. We are looking to hire an organized and detail-oriented food lover to join our small team that packs orders each week and perform the ongoing maintenance and preparation tasks that keep the operations running smoothly. Job description Love food? Want to help support and build the local food system? Come work with us!

Position Overview: This position will be responsible for packing orders correctly and efficiently while preparing for the distribution each day, as well as assisting in the preparation of orders for the next day. Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask while performing time sensitive projects efficiently is a must to thrive in this position. A knowledge of produce is strongly preferred. 



-Pack orders on the order fulfillment line Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

-Assist with produce preparation on Mondays, and following pack Tuesdays and Wednesdays

-preparing produce by specified weights and quantities, ensuring quality, and sorting and labeling clearly

-Maintain cleanliness of  line and pack stations daily

-Troubleshooting and problem solving any issues that may arise in order to ensure that all orders leaving the warehouse are accurate and of the highest quality possible



-At least one-year previous produce, food preparation, or warehouse aggregation experience preferred 

-Fast learner and adaptable

-Attention to detail, process-oriented and disciplined

-Punctual time management skills

-Basic computer skills, ability  to communicate via email

-Positive, energetic interpersonal skills

-Ability to lift heavy & awkward objects, up to 50 lbs on a regular basis

-Ability to stand for 4-5 hour periods at a time 3 days a week sometimes more

-Strong communication skills

-Ability to work well independently as well as in a team setting

-Ability to take direction, ask for help/clarity when necessary, and accept constructive feedback on performance and technique

-Adaptable to changing processes to find the most efficient way 

-Passion towards the local food system


Schedule & Compensation:

This position requires roughly 30 hours per week but hours may range between 25 and 32 depending on weekly fluctuations in order volume. This position is paid a minimum of $12/hour but may vary based on experience. In addition, you will receive $30 to shop on the online market each week.


The hours of work are Monday - Thursday. 


Monday: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm (or until all necessary tasks are completed) 

- Order Prep

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm (or until all necessary tasks are completed) 

- Order fulfillment and order prep

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm (or until all necessary tasks are completed) 

- Order fulfillment and order prep

Thursday: 8:00am - 2:00pm (or until all necessary tasks are completed) 

- Order fulfillment and week-end reset


This position includes eligibility for PTO, access to the company health care plan, as well as an equipment  and wellness budget after the completion of a 90 day training period. 

This position has the opportunity to develop and become full time taking on more responsibilities. We are looking for someone to grow with the company and develop with us over time as we grow. 

Compensation this position is : hourly, varies DOE, $12.00 - $15.00 Application instructions
This job expired on May 13, 2020
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