Employment Opportunities at MANNA FoodBank

Thank you for your interest in employment at MANNA FoodBank.  There are two (2) positions available at this time.

When jobs are posted, please carefully read the detailed description, and the list of duties & responsibilities, before applying, to make sure that you have the skills that meet our needs.  The online job application link is at the bottom of this page. We hope you continue to check here for future opportunities for which you may be qualified.


ORDER PICKER: re-posted 11/18/19

Note: the following is a re-post of a previous listing, so if you have already applied, there’s no need to re-apply.

Join us in the work to help end hunger in WNC in this important role on our Order Pick team.

The Order Picker is responsible for performing warehousing duties as described below. When this position is working in the perishable department; primary work is performed in the cooler/freezer in temperatures of 10-40 degrees Fahrenheit.

This position is responsible for performing warehousing duties including; inventory control, warehouse cleanliness, and organization of the storage and handling of food items. Key aspects of this position include; picking dry and perishable product for agency orders for delivery and pickup, off-loading incoming trucks, warehousing product, and assisting with inventory transfer between the MANNA warehouses. This position provides exceptional customer service to our partner agencies by promptly and courteously greeting them upon arrival and expeditiously servicing their order pick up and load out.

This is a fast paced, hands-on, heavy physical work position that requires meeting and maintaining set order pick production and efficiency standards, forklift certification with strong maneuverability skills, and heavy lifting. Working cohesively as part of the team to accomplish daily, weekly, and monthly goals is essential. Willingness to work all areas throughout the warehouse as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Must have U.S. work authorization
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED required plus 1-2 years relevant work experience
  • Must be fluent in English and have proficient and effective oral and written communication skills
  • Copy of current driver’s license required; copy of current auto insurance; and clean MVR required
  • Must be able to satisfy MANNA’s insurer with regard to having and maintaining a safe driving record
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency in the use of load-handling equipment including but not limited to; forklifts, reach trucks, and electric and manual pallet jacks
  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills with the demonstrated the ability to effectively and pleasantly communicate
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Prior experience working in a warehouse environment or with warehouse equipment is highly preferred
  • Must be able to maintain accurate and legible pick sheets, invoices, receipts, and related paperwork
  • Must be able to maintain a production-oriented level of work as defined by MANNA’s order pick goal numbers

Travel: Minimal, but routine travel may be required within the service area. Employee must provide proof of current, valid North Carolina driver’s license with clean MVR and auto insurance

Schedule: Once fully trained, Monday – Friday 7:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M with availability to work a flexible schedule which may include occasional evenings or weekends.

MANNA offers an excellent benefits package including health, life, 401K, paid holidays, generous PTO and the satisfaction that comes with providing food to families across WNC!

External candidates should apply online including cover letter at this MANNA web page.

The application deadline is  Sunday, December 1, 2019.


Note: the following is a re-post of a previous listing, so if you have already applied, there’s no need to re-apply.

RECLAIM ASSOCIATE: re-posted 11/4/19

Position Summary: The Reclaim Associate is responsible for scanning and prepping grocery products and day-to-day operations of the Reclaim Department as well as assisting in the overall operations of the Warehouse including: inventory control, maintaining the warehouse in a clean, organized manner suitable for the storage and handling of food items; maintaining all pertinent records and providing required reports regarding reclaim inventory handling and control. Handling of salvage product (unprocessed and processed) from off-loading incoming trucks to warehousing product to disposal of waste; assisting with transfer of inventory between the MANNA warehouses. Other tasks performed as needed and assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must have U.S. work authorization
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must be fluent in English and have proficient and effective oral and written communication skills
  • Must provide proof of current, valid North Carolina driver’s license with clean MVR and auto insurance
  • Prior experience working in a warehouse environment or with warehouse equipment including pallet jacks and forklifts highly preferred; demonstrated ability to train and obtain certification internally within three months of hire is necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to perform work that is repetitive and production-oriented; ability to meet and maintain production goal standards as established
  • Proven track record of dependability and reliability

Additional Skills:

  • Enjoys working with people; exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to be organized, accurate, and efficient in performing work
  • Willingness to assist staff and volunteers in achieving the goals of MANNA Foodbank
  • A desire to educate and inspire others in the mission of MANNA FoodBank
  • Knowledge of food bank operations a plus

Working Conditions: This position will be performed in a warehouse setting. This setting that can be at times, hot or cold depending on the season. This is a fast paced, hands-on physical work environment. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to moderately loud within the Warehouse. This position requires wearing safety toed (steel or composite) shoes.

Physical Demands: The physical demands required are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

The physical demands of this position are very heavy work. This position requires exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. This includes lifting/carrying weights in excess of 40lbs frequently and lifting up to 70-100lbs occasionally. Additionally, this position requires the operation of a manual pallet jacks with the ability to manage loads in excess of 1100lbs frequently. This includes pushing and pulling of product throughout the warehouse and loading and unloading vehicles. While performing job duties the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee, while scanning, will use repetitive motion to accomplish objectives. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and move objects as described above. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Enjoy a typical work schedule of Monday – Friday (8:00a – 4:00p) but with expected flexibility to work early mornings and on Saturdays on an as needed basis, along with an excellent benefits package including health, life, 401K, paid holidays, generous PTO and the satisfaction that comes with providing food to families across WNC!

Candidates should apply online including cover letter at this MANNA web page.

The application deadline is Sunday, December 1.


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