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Reclamation Specialist

Job Summary:  Assume full responsibility of the day-to-day operations in product reclaim and volunteer sort process.

Must be able to lead volunteers effectively training on the proper way to sort donated product and uphold all safe food handling requirements.

Job Summary: 

  • Must meet daily production goals.
  • Support the operation of the Kroger reclamation process as related to salvage distribution
  • Ensure that salvage is properly cleaned, presorted, packaged and labeled for distribution to Food Bank agencies
  • Train and assign duties to volunteer sort groups and community service workers
  • Ensure that equipment is clean and operating properly
  • Ensure that the warehouse facility meets the Feeding America and Memphis and Shelby County Health Department’s guidelines by assisting in daily cleaning of the salvage and reclamation areas
  • Maintain working relationships that ensure the success of the Food Bank programs.  This includes maintaining positive interpersonal relationships with donors, volunteers, agency representatives, Food Bank management and staff
  • Qualifications: 
  • High school diploma or equivalent with the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of good record keeping procedures and the ability to maintain accurate and legible records and current files
  • Basic computer skills and the ability to type a minimum of 30 words per minute
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Ability to operate a forklift and a manual or powered pallet jack, forklift certification a plus
  • Ability to successfully complete a Safe Food Handling Course
  • Ability to work well with donors, volunteers, agency representatives, volunteers, senior aides and other Food Bank staff
  • Acceptance of philosophy of food banking
  • Other duties as assigned

MSFB Mission: We change lives by eliminating hunger n the Mid-South

MSFB Vision: Hunger to Hope

MSFB Values: Accountability   Collaboration Dignity & Respect   Diversity  Innovation   Integrity    Passion   Service    Stewardship     Urgency

Apply in person Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., South Dudley St., Memphis, TN 38104. No phone calls, please. Or, download the Employment Application and email it to: hr@midsouthfoodbank.org with "Employment Application" on subject line.

Warehouse/Driver

Job Summary:  Safely operate Mid-South Food Bank vehicles and accurately pull orders for pickup and delivery.

Responsibilities: Warehouse – Primary duties

  • Load and unload deliveries and shipments
  • Accurately pull orders for pickup and delivery
  • Maintain orderly and clean work area in compliance with Food Bank safety and sanitation policies, Feeding America and Memphis and Shelby County Health Department’s guidelines by assisting in daily cleaning.

Driver - surplus

  • Serves a surplus and/or backup driver as necessary.  Drive vehicles with capacities of no more than seventeen tons in order to transport products to and from specified destinations
  • Inspect and verify the contents of inventory loads against shipping papers 
  • Follow a schedule of pick-up and delivery; maintain record of pick-up and delivery activities, as well as other records such as mileage, logs, and equipment.
  • Assist in receipting donated product
  • Load and unload trucks by hand, pallet jack, or forklift; or assist in loading and unloading of special or large quantities of product.

General

  • Maintain working relationships that ensure the success of Food Bank programs.  This includes maintaining positive interpersonal relationships with donors, volunteers, agency representatives, Food Bank management and staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Commercial driver's license (CDL)
  • Ability to read maps and GPS and follow written and verbal geographic directions
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior warehouse and food service experience preferred
  • Ability to operate a forklift and a manual or powered pallet jack, forklift certification a plus
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Ability to successfully complete a Safe Food Handling Course
  • Knowledge of good record keeping procedures and able to maintain accurate and legible records and files
  • Ability to work well with donors, volunteers, agency representatives, senior aides and other Food Bank staff
  • Acceptance of philosophy of food banking

MSFB Values: Accountability  Collaboration Dignity & Respect Diversity  Innovation  Integrity  Passion  Service  Stewardship  Urgency

Apply in person Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., South Dudley St., Memphis, TN 38104. No phone calls, please. Or, download the Employment Application and email it to: hr@midsouthfoodbank.org with "Employment Application" on subject line.

Truck Driver

Job Summary:  Safely operate Mid-South Food Bank vehicles. Safely load, transport, and unload or assist in unloading food and related product. Maintain working relationships with food donor representatives. 

Responsibilities:

  • Operate Mid-South Food Bank vehicles to pick up and deliver products.  Ensure truck is properly loaded, secured and within weight limits.
  • Inspect and verify the contents of inventory loads against shipping papers
  • Inspect and maintain vehicle supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, and brakes in order to ensure that vehicles are in proper working order and report any mechanical problems encountered with vehicles
  • Follow a schedule of pick-up and delivery; maintain record of pick-up and delivery activities, as well as other records such as mileage, logs, and equipment.
  • Report delays, accidents or other traffic and transportation situations to supervisor using mobile telephones
  • Maintain records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Assist in receipting donated product
  • Load and unload trucks by hand, pallet jack, or forklift; or assist in loading and unloading of special or large quantities of product.
  • Accurately pull order for pickup and delivery
  • Provide assistance as needed to maintain orderly and clean work area in compliance with Mid-South Food Bank’s safety and sanitation policies; ensure that the warehouse facility meets the Feeding America and Memphis and Shelby County Health Department guidelines by assisting in daily cleaning as well as the maintenance of the outside perimeters
  • Maintain working relationships that ensure the success of Mid-South Food Bank programs.  This includes maintaining positive interpersonal relationships with donors, volunteers, agency representatives, Food Bank management and staff
  • Comply with specialized regulations, such as US Department of Transportation regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; commercial drivers license (CDL) required
  • Two years experience driving a truck in all weather conditions.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, knowledge of good record keeping procedures and the ability to maintain accurate and legible records and current files
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to read maps, speak clearly over phones and radios and follow written and verbal geographic directions
  • Ability to operate a forklift and a manual or powered pallet jack, forklift certification a plus
  • Ability to lift a minimum of  75 pounds
  • Ability to successfully complete a Safe Food Handling Course
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with donors, volunteers, agencies and other Food Bank staff
  • Acceptance of philosophy of food banking

Working Conditions:

Depending on the route the driver may operate the vehicle in moving freeway traffic or through congested surface streets.  Work is performed in weather that may make driving hazardous. The driver may be exposed to other hazardous conditions, such as doing field repairs, climbing and descending from a high truck, etc.

The driver’s back, legs, arms and hands have increased exposure to stress due to extended sitting for long times and vehicle vibrations.  The driver’s eyes have increased exposure to stress due to driving when there is inadequate illumination or in direct sunlight.  The driver is exposed to exhaust fumes when standing near a running vehicle.

May push and pull pallets up to 2,000 pounds while operating pallet jack.  May lift, move and carry objects up to 75 pounds.

MSFB Values: Accountability  Collaboration Dignity & Respect Diversity  Innovation  Integrity  Passion  Service  Stewardship  Urgency

Apply in person Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., South Dudley St., Memphis, TN 38104. No phone calls, please. Or, download the Employment Application and email it to: hr@midsouthfoodbank.org with "Employment Application" on subject line.