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Warehouse Manager Saba Grocers

  • Date Posted September 22, 2022
  • Location Oakland, CA
  • Category Nonprofit
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Saba Grocers is a grassroots initiative of corner store owners in Oakland founded in 2019. Saba’s mission is to shift liquor stores to community stores by increasing produce inventory and healthy products on the shelf of small businesses. Majority of our participating stores are located in East and West Oakland. Job description Saba Grocers is a grassroots initiative of corner store owners in Oakland founded in 2019. Saba’s mission is to shift liquor stores to community stores by increasing produce inventory and healthy products on the shelf of small businesses.We currently operate a twice weekly produce distribution service to 15 stores, and a bi-weekly produce distribution to organizations. Majority of our participating stores are located in East and West Oakland. The position will support the establishment and management of our distribution center for both corner stores and organizations. It will also establish a solid foundation to scale our delivery operations to stores and institutions in an efficient and streamlined manner. Position reports to Saba’s Director.

Key Responsibilities:
● Establish and lead distribution operations and logistics, including but not limited to managing a purchasing budget for warehouse equipment, facilities maintenance, transportation fleet, etc.; setting up systems for operations; and staff safety.
● Implement the use of warehouse management tools, i.e ERP system.
● Select and implement the use of the delivery routing system.
● Hire and manage warehouse staff, packers and drivers.
● Train staff on the specifics of safe food handling and quality assurance.
● Collaborating with the Food Safety Manager on completion of all needed food safety audits related to daily operations.
● Implement streamlined processes for inventory management and delivery to corner stores and organizations.
● Perform any distribution/delivery analysis as needed.
● Coordinate with other team members on sales, procurement, and food safety.

What we are looking for:
● Ability to build and maintain relationships with other businesses.
● 5-10 year relevant experience in produce or other related distribution perishable goods service. Knowledge of produce perishability, and inventory management needed ● Experience with food safety preferred but not required (will provide training).
● Excel proficiency required. Comfort with technology required (i.e routing systems, pick reports, ERP system)
● Proactive, organized, independent, motivated and detailed oriented manager.
● Experience in successful people management.
● Position requires ability to drive and a valid driver’s license. Mileage is reimbursed per federal rate

Compensation $70,000-$80,000. DOE. Our benefits package include healthcare and dental.

Preferred hours of operations TBD. Early morning hours required (i.e 5-2pm / 7-4pm)
Start Date Open until filled (ideal start date Oct, 24, 2022) Compensation this position is : salaried, 75k-100k Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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