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Join the team: Warehouse Champion / Driver

November 15, 2021

Join the team: Warehouse Champion / Driver

We're looking for an energetic all-rounder to join the team as a Warehouse Championand Delivery Driver. It's a varied role working in our two most crucial teams, both in our bustling warehouse and on the road - never a dull day!

You'll be as hands-on as it gets in an ethical food social enterprise that seeks to challenge the status quo and create healthy food systems.

Check out the overview below or view the full job description here.

The role is permanent part-time, based in our Salisbury warehouse.

Duties include:

  • Receiving and collecting produce (includes early start on Mondays)
  • Preparing the packing line
  • Pack (curate) produce boxes and groceries that meet Food Connect standards, mindful of presentation and practical necessities of produce placement
  • Delivering fresh produce and groceries to customers in top condition.
  • Safe operation, maintenance and cleaning of Food Connect vehicles and other equipment
  • Strengthening relationships with customers, and other key supply chain contacts
  • Working with the warehouse coordinator, logistics coordinator and sales teams on produce quality control, conveying issues and concerns and remedying complaints
  • Learning and understanding all of our products and fresh produce, how they were grown/made and the people behind them.

What we're looking for (essential):

  • demonstrated experience or competence in food/fresh produce handling
  • Current Australian drivers licence
  • Willingness to obtain forklift license
  • Commitment to workplace safety
  • Ability to lift heavy items
  • Numeracy & clear communication skills
  • Ability to concentrate & respectfully work in a team
  • Basic computer skills
  • Initiative and drive to get the job done

What we'd love to see (highly desirable):

  • Knowledge of sustainable agriculture and organic production methods
  • Passion for fresh local food, eating and cooking
  • A manual drivers licence & forklift operators license
  • Good knowledge of Brisbane streets and locations
  • Understanding the role of Food Connect Brisbane's operations in furthering the goals of the local, ecological and sustainable food movement
  • Basic mechanical skills and vehicle maintenance

Perks:

  • Being part of a fun, diverse team of people making change
  • 30% off produce boxes

To apply:
Please email expressions of interest with a resume, to operations@foodconnect.com.au, using the subject line: Box Curator / Driver application by 12pm Monday 22nd November. The successful applicant must be available to start work as soon as possible.





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