Join the team: packers

April 13, 2022

Join the team: packers

We're looking for energetic team players to join our packing team. It's a varied, social role in our bustling warehouse, surrounded by good food - 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, packing and selecting

Casual roles available - 15-20 hours a week (Mon-Thu) at $27.15/hour

Duties may include:

  • Preparing the packing line
  • Packing and curating produce boxes and groceries according to customer orders, meeting Food Connect quality and presentation standards
  • 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:

  • Experience or competence in warehousing or food/fresh produce handling
  • 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 else we'd love to see (not essential, but 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
  • Understanding the role of Food Connect Brisbane's operations in furthering the goals of the local, ecological and sustainable food movement

Perks:

  • Being part of a fun, diverse team of great people making change, with potential to expand into other areas of the business (e.g. logistics, sales, marketing)
  • 30% off produce boxes

To apply:
Please email expressions of interest with a resume to Lucas on warehouse@foodconnect.com.au, using the subject line: 'Box Curator application'. The successful applicants must be available to start work as soon as possible.