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Director of Operations @ Local Bushel


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About Our Company Local Bushel is an online marketplace for chefs to source a diverse array of high quality food from local farms and purveyors. We sell these products at a price and level of convenience that is competitive to commercially distributed food, empowering small farmers, supporting regional food systems and making good food more accessible. If you're interested in joining a rapidly growing, close-knit team based in Hightstown, New Jersey, we\'d love to hear from you. Job Description: As the Operations Manager, you are primarily responsible for the fulfillment of customer orders from our facility in Hightstown, NJ. Your role requires highly organized management of both people and inventory, maintaining frequent and clear communication with other team members across the organization and assisting our Dispatcher with any relevant operational issues. The majority of your work takes place between the hours of 2pm and 10pm-- some evenings require you work later than 10pm. This role reports to the Director of Operations. This is a full-time position with competitive salary and excellent healthcare, dental, and vision benefits. Responsibilities: Lead the fulfillment team in the loading of our delivery trucks in an organized and efficient fashion Monitor, maintain and organize all perishable and non-perishable inventory Maintain the company’s high standards of quality through regimented and meticulous quality control procedures Oversee all incoming goods to verify all items are accounted for and in good quality Maintain cold chain throughout receiving and fulfillment operations Enforce environmental and food safety protocols to ensure all team members and customers are safe and protected Manage all relevant administrative duties, such as submitting employee time cards and purchasing of job materials Hiring, training, and performance management of fulfillment team Provide updates and collaborate with team members in New York City and Director of Operations Continuously search for process improvements and ways to streamline efficiency and improve customer experience Qualifications: Strong communication and problem-solving skills Detail oriented and highly organized Self-motivated and sets high personal standards 1-2 years work experience in a warehouse setting Prior experience working with food is highly preferred Ability to repeatedly pick-up 50 lb objects with or without reasonable accommodations Ability to work in a refrigerated environment A four-year degree is highly preferred Passionate about Local Bushel’s mission to make local food more accessible