Good Eggs Kitchen - Food Prep Pack Associate

  • Location
    • Oakland
  • Date Posted
  • Sep. 20, 2021
  • Function
  • Manufacturing
  • Sector
  • Retail

About Good Eggs

Good Eggs delivers absurdly fresh groceries, easy weeknight meal kits, pantry staples and alcohol straight to your door We believe good food is the most powerful force for change. For our families, our farmers, our employees and our environment We are pioneering a better way for people to feed their family, without settling. To learn more please visit https://aboutgoodeggscom

Job Purpose

As a Pack Associate you will support the day-to-day functioning of the Kitchen by carefully packing our amazing Good Eggs Kitchen (GEK) products with adherence to food safety, sanitation, and any additional standards and specifications as laid out by QC Packers and Supervisors.

Good Eggs Kitchen is operational Monday - Sunday. We are looking for people to fill morning, afternoon, and evening shifts.

This position pays $17.00 per hour We also offer great health, dental, and vision care benefits for full-time employees (30 hours per week or more) and dependents We’re also proud to offer stock options to employees working 20 or more hours per week!

Pursuant to the Oakland Fair Chance Ordinance, we consider employment for qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Examine and inspect containers, materials, and products to ensure that packing specifications are met
  • Mark and label containers, container tags, or products using marking tools
  • Obtain, move, and sort products, materials, containers, and orders, using hand tools
  • Place or pour products or materials into containers using hand tools and equipment, or fill containers from spouts or chutes
  • Remove completed or defective products or materials
  • Seal containers or materials according to GEK standards
  • Clean containers, materials, supplies, or work areas, using cleaning solutions and hand tools
  • Load completed and packed material and products into crates per GEK Specifications
  • Measure, weigh and count products and materials
  • Record time and temperature information on specified forms and records
  • Develop product knowledge for identification, quality assurance, food safety, and proper completion of tasks
  • Communicate to QC packers and Supervisors any instance where food safety, quality, or other GEK standards are not being met
  • Maintain quality of service by following operational standards
  • This role will be on their feet most/all of their shift and need to be able to maintain quality and pace of work
  • It is the responsibility of every team member to clarify any areas of uncertainty around conduct, performance, expectations, or duties as they arise and meet all standards as outlined by your manager and supervisor

Qualifications

  • Previous food industry pick/pack experience
  • Willingness to work in a team environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to read and measure
  • Time management skills
  • Organizational skills

Competencies

  • Ability to use standard warehousing tools such as box cutters, hand trucks, and pallet jacks
  • Understanding of units of measure such as ounces and pounds, pints, quarts, gallons, etc
  • Understanding of how to use digital scales & thermometers
  • Ability to work with urgency and meet required metrics daily
  • Proficiency in spoken/written English

Special Requirements

This position requires slip-resistant footwear and uniforms that will be provided to you

Working Conditions

  • Busy, fast-paced Kitchen
  • Flexible schedule required
  • Night, weekend, and holiday shifts required
  • Will be working at a computer for ~50% of your shift
  • Cold environment for most/all of shift (45 Degrees and below)
  • Will be going in and out of freezer or refrigerator as needed
  • Job hazards may include slips and falls, cuts, and burns, but injuries are seldom serious

Physical Requirements

  • We characterize this role as physically demanding Must be able to perform physical activities requiring considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as lifting, walking, balancing, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling carts, and handling materials
  • Must be able to regularly lift, carry and push and pull between 30 to 50  pounds
  • Walking: Up to 8 hours per day
  • Standing: Up to 8  hours per day
  • Ability to work for extended periods in refrigeration and a freezer (-10F)
  • Seating: Up to 1 hour per day
  • Reaching: Up, down, or laterally, up to 8 hours per day
  • Please be aware that you are required to wear PPE for Covid-19, food safety, local, state, or federal laws, related PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as mandated by Company Policy
  • Must be able to work in a multitude of environments
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned to you

Good Eggs requires new hires to be vaccinated by the first day of work, but will consider accommodations for those who can’t receive the vaccine for disability or religious-based reasons. As a company, we have made this decision in order to keep our employees and customers safe. Please be prepared to present your vaccination record during the job offer process. Disability or religious-based exemption requests will require further verification and documentation.