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Warehouse & Fulfillment Team Member Big Spoon Roasters

  • Date Posted October 10, 2020
  • Location Durham, NC
  • Category Business / Production
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description Big Spoon Roasters makes handcrafted nut butters and snack bars from scratch in Durham, NC. Uniquely fresh, delicious, and nutritious, each small batch is made to order with the best possible ingredients sourced directly from local and like-minded producers. We are here to innovate, nurture a sustainable supply chain, have fun, and change the way the world thinks about nut butter. Job description Join a hard-working, fun, close-knit team crafting something we are proud to produce and share with others - fresh-roasted nut butters and bars!  This role contributes to all aspects of warehouse operations, including shipping & receiving, order fulfillment, packaging prep, material handling, cleaning, and maintenance, as well as assisting the Production Team with food production, as needed. The ideal candidate shares our values and our passion for healthy, sustainable food and has a background in warehouse operations, logistics, and/or food manufacturing with specific knowledge of shipping, receiving, freight, inventory control, and material organization.


This role requires a safety-minded, industrious, detail-oriented person with a strong work ethic, sharp organizational skills, computer literacy, creative problem-solving skills, positivity, and teamwork.   The initial opportunity is part-time, but may evolve into a full-time role.
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Prepares packaging materials for daily production and fulfillment.  
  • Fills orders using a variety of different equipment and packaging configurations. 
  • Assists Production with various elements of food manufacturing. 
  • Assists Warehouse & Shipping Team Lead in monitoring warehouse inventory for shortages, errors, and safety concerns. 
  • Performs Daily/weekly/monthly maintenance and cleaning of select production and warehouse equipment. 
  • Assists with contacting shipper(s) and arranging for pickup. 
  • Receives and logs inbound materials and files packing slips. 
  • Loads outbound materials onto trucks and freight vehicles. 
  • Operates and maintains forklift and other tools required for storage and fulfillment.  


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Ability to stand or walk 8 hours per day 
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. many times throughout the day 
  • Ability to be self-directed when needed, but comfortable taking direction and asking questions 
  • Strong commitment to teamwork 
  • Proficiency in basic mathematical skills to include addition, subtraction, multiplication and fractions to be able to calculate square footage, etc.  
  • Ability to read a ruler to within 1/16 of an inch and accurately use a calculator to measure and calculate effectively 
  • Dependability regarding attendance, start time, and completion of work 
  • A clear understanding of, and commitment to, Big Spoon Roasters’ values and mission 
  • Proficiency with shipping software, Google Docs (cloud computing), and Microsoft Office  
  • Positive attitude and a proactive approach to contributing to our collective success!  


  Compensation this position is : hourly, varies DOE, $14.00 - $17.00 Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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