Food Bank Name Central Texas Food Bank
Austin, TX
Post Date July 5, 2017
Job Title Product Recovery Lead
Description Product Recovery Lead position available in Austin, TX
Opportunity Type Job
Job Responsibilities

Oversee projects and guide staff when manager is not present. Material handling from warehouse to product recovery area. Evaluate donated products according to established food safety standards. Conduct orientation, manage and direct volunteer groups and projects. Oversee volunteers in the sorting, boxing, and preparing food and grocery products for distribution. Maintain supplies needed for product recovery operations, including boxes, tape, soaps and disinfectants, sponges, labels, etc. Keep product recovery work areas clean and organized, remove trash, recycle cardboard, and promote overall cleanliness and inspection readiness. Perform other duties as assigned by the Product Recovery Manager or other Operations Management. Operates forklifts, jacks, and other equipment in a safe manner. Effectively work and communicate with large numbers of volunteers.

Application Qualifications


Education, Experience, and Training High School diploma from an accredited educational institution required. Bachelor’s degree is related field preferred but not required. Experience in warehousing and demonstrated ability to operate all warehouse equipment. Two year’s full-time, wage-earning relevant experience working with unpaid staff/volunteers. Two years of demonstrated experience managing projects. Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations i.e. persons with cognitive disabilities.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge with providing effective training and delegation of others. Knowledge of warehousing procedures preferred. Knowledge to organize and manage multiple projects, setting priorities and working independently under aggressive timelines. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrates good judgment and discretion. Demonstrates the ability to work cooperatively with other Food Bank staff and volunteers. Ability to represent the Food Bank in a professional manner under a variety of conditions.


Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, repetitively lift and carry 50 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment. Conditions may include working inside, working around machines with moving parts and moving objects, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by company vehicle. Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing only the essential functions include forklift, pallet jack, computer and related equipment, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile.

Deadline August 4, 2017
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About the Organization
Additional Information

The objective of this position is to provide assistance with the training and maintenance of volunteers and volunteer groups in sorting, labeling, and distribution of food and grocery products.  Assists in other areas of the warehouse as needed.


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