RudiEmployment Opportunities at MANNA FoodBank

Thank you for your interest in working at MANNA FoodBank.  There  is 1 position open at this time.



FULL-TIME CDL CLASS B DRIVER – 9/12/16

To apply, please complete the application information available at the bottom of this page, and submit it via email addressed to the MANNA Human Resources Director at humanresources@mannafoodbank.org, or apply in person at 627 Swannanoa River Road, Asheville, NC between the hours of 8:00a – 4:00p.

  • Please, no phone calls or faxes
  • Application deadline: September 26, 2016

Mission: MANNA’s mission is to involve, educate, and unite people in the work of ending hunger in Western North Carolina.

Vision: A hunger-free Western North Carolina 

MANNA FoodBank is seeking an experienced CDL Class B Driver to join us in our mission to involve, educate, and unite people in the work of ending hunger in Western North Carolina.

MANNA Background:
MANNA’s operations involve procuring, warehousing, and distributing food to over 220 partner agencies in a 2.5-hour radius of the central facility in Asheville – 15.7 million pounds in 2015.  The partner agencies include food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters and other emergency providers who are in direct contact with the more than 107,000 people who receive service each year through this network of support.  In addition, MANNA has a team of SNAP (food stamp) outreach workers who assist people with access to cash benefits to supplement their food budget.

Position Summary
The Driver is responsible for local, intrastate, and interstate transporting and handling of MANNA FoodBank product as well as performing warehousing duties as described below.  This position receives direction from the Warehouse Manager. In the absence of the Warehouse Manager, the driver then reports to the Director of Operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Makes local pickups and deliveries of donated product. Makes pickups and deliveries to other food banks and donors within North Carolina and surrounding states. Verifies counts of product being picked up or delivered with corresponding documents (bills of lading, invoices, transfer sheets, receipts, etc.)  and submits such documents to appropriate staff; oversees proper loading of vehicle with regard to weight distribution/capacity and securing of load.
  1. Maintains accurate mileage, maintenance, and vehicle inspection logs to ensure that vehicles are in safe, dependable operating condition. Performs routine preventative maintenance on all MANNA vehicles.  Communicates any vehicle problems or concerns with the Facilities & Safety Manager as soon as possible so that appropriate repairs may be made.
  1. Performs duties associated with assigned Mobile Delivery routes including: overseeing proper loading of vehicle with regard to weight distribution, securing load, and delivery sequence, overseeing temperature control of product, confirming all scheduled orders are on board, physically offloading all product on board, verifying delivery of product on order sheets, and submitting completed order sheets for invoicing to appropriate staff.
  1. Assists in unloading incoming product, segregate and weigh by product type, completion of related paperwork and storing product in designated locations under direction of the Warehouse Manager.
  1. Assists in loading outgoing product for mobile deliveries, shipment to MANNA partner agencies and other food banks, and transfers to other MANNA storage/distribution sites, along with completion of related paperwork (order sheets, invoices and transfer sheets).
  1. Assists in general warehouse duties including (but not limited to): order picking; product repack/restack; restocking; inventory control.
  1. Assists in general warehouse maintenance including (but not limited to): sweeping, mopping, pest control duties, equipment safety checks, daily temperature logs.
  1. Assists other MANNA staff in any areas related to food drives, fundraising, and other special events as deemed necessary by the Warehouse Manager.
  1. Must be able to maintain requirements for North Carolina Commercial Driving License (Class B, no restrictions).
  1. Assists in daily implementation and practice of AIB standards in order to ensure food safety and good sanitation practices throughout MANNA FoodBank.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver License (Class B; no restrictions)/no insurance points
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to interact with diverse populations of volunteers, staff, donors and agency representatives in a courteous and professional manner
  • Ability to maintain accurate, legible invoices, receipts and related paperwork
  • Must have the ability to navigate and make deliveries/pickups in a timely, effective manner
  • Requires frequent movement of product off the back of the truck using a lift gate and pallet jacks
  • Prior experience or proven ability to direct others in achieving the goals of the day-to-day operations
  • Must be able to perform the physical expectations of the position including but not limited to: safely lift and transport product as necessary (frequently 40+lbs), operate appropriate load-handling equipment (forklift, pallet jacks and reach trucks). Operate a manual and electric pallet jack with loads in excess of 2000 lbs, including pushing and pulling
  • Must be able to maintain production-orientated levels of work within specified time frames

 Additional Skills:

  • Works effectively as part of a team and is a highly motivated self-starter
  • Outstanding customer service abilities and a positive attitude
  • Enjoys working with people
  • Understands and is committed to MANNA’s mission of involving, educating, and uniting people in the work of ending hunger in Western North Carolina

Working Conditions:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is moderate within the warehouse to moderately loud when in the field.

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee is constantly required to use hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and walk.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40+lbs, occasionally lift/move upwards of 100 lbs, and at times move weights in excess of 2000+lbs with load handling equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and or heavy equipment.

MANNA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a generous PTO program, 401K, health, dental, & vision plans.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
To apply, please complete the application information available at the bottom of this page, and submit it via email addressed to the MANNA Human Resources Director at humanresources@mannafoodbank.org, or apply in person at 627 Swannanoa River Road, Asheville, NC, between the hours of 8:00a – 4:00p.

  • Please, no phone calls or faxes
  • Application deadline: September 26, 2016

MANNA FoodBank is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to recruiting a broadly diverse pool of qualified candidates for the position.


MANNA JOB APPLICATION FORMS
* MANNA PDF job application 3-10-16
* MANNA MS Word 97 job application (.doc) 3-10-16
* MANNA-MS-Word-job-application (.docx) 3-10-16