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Chal Mera Putt 2

    The Mississauga Food Bank’s (TMFB) vision is a* Mississaugawherenoonegoeshungry.* We relieve hunger in Mississauga by providing and promoting access to healthy food for people in need.

    Job Purpose
    As a member of the Warehouse team, this person will collaborate with colleagues to manage food donations and distribute food to member agencies.

    Key Performance Areas

    Driver Responsibilities (75%): *

    • Prepare, inspect, and operate 18’ truck equipped with a reefer and lift gate
    • Pick up/deliver donations throughout Mississauga. Pickups may include grocery store donation bins, fire stations, schools, corporate food drives, shipping docks, etc.
    • Partner with a volunteer driver assistant to load and unload shipments on the truck which will require manual lifting or “hand-bombing”
    • Inspect orders just prior to shipping/pick up to ensure product quality, proper skid stacking/wrapping, and obtain a secondary inspection before releasing
    • Follow all cold chain management regulations and report any unsafe practices to Warehouse Manager
    • Follow assigned route and time schedules
    • Follow all MTO regulations and safety standards
    • Ensure that the truck is gassed, clean, and ready for the next day

    Warehouse Operator Responsibilities (15%):

    • Pick, weigh, and inspect outgoing orders and incoming product donations and purchases
    • Ensure incoming product is handled and stored according to safe food handling standard operating procedures
    • Ensure all areas of the warehouse are free of debris or hazards and cleaned on a frequent basis
    • At the end of each day, return all equipment to designated areas, ensure proper charging procedures, and complete a final inspection of the warehouse
    • Report any unsafe practices and equipment to Warehouse Manager
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Other Duties as Assigned or Required (10%)

    MANDATORY Qualifications: *

    • 3 years of commercial/heavy driving experience
    • Class G or DZ driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract

    Education and Experience

    • 2-3 years of experience in a warehouse environment
    • Ability to manually lift up to 50lbs
    • Excellent customer service skills and demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure warehouse environment, and to adapt to rapidly changing priorities
    • Proven ability to self-supervise, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
    • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends

    Skills, Competencies, and Qualities

    • Passion. A passion for mission-driven work and personal values aligned with those of TMFB. Concern for and interest in issues of poverty, food security, and/or social justice
    • Communication. Speak, listen, and write in a clear, confident, respectful, thorough, and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques. A strong story teller
    • Relationship Building. Internal and external relationship building skills. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with suppliers, staff, volunteers, and other relevant stakeholders. Working independently and collaboratively with team members to foster strong relationships with donors
    • Detail-Oriented. Conscientious and high attention to detail, understanding it makes the difference between mediocre and excellent donor service. Manage multiple tasks effectively and efficiently, with superior organizational skills and an ability to work under deadline
    • Evidence-Based Decision Making/Data Analysis. Draw insightful conclusions from information. Create plans that are informed by research, data, and experience. Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency, and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of TMFB
    • Proactivity/Enthusiasm/Persistence. Act without being told what to do. Passionate and excited about work. Can-do attitude. Tenacious and goes the distance to complete work. Ability to work autonomously while being aware of the importance of accountability. Results-focused
    • Flexibility/Adaptability. Flexible, versatile, and/or tolerant in a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency. Adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Cope effectively with complexity and change
    • Technical. Computer proficiency with strong skills in MS Office and/or Google Apps for business; experience with CRM software. TMFB is a cloud-based, paperless environment

    Why Work for Us?

    • Be proud of helping to relieve hunger in Mississauga by providing and promoting access to healthy food for people in need
    • Join a fantastic culture where people laugh a lot, pitch in during those “all-hands-on-deck” times, and enjoy celebrating together at birthdays, holidays, and team outings. We work hard to live our values of Community, Collaboration, Excellence, and Integrity
    • We value the contributions of our staff, so we have a professional workspace, up-to-date technology, and a lunchroom with all the tea or coffee you can drink
    • We offer great benefits including 3 weeks paid vacation starting in your first year, paid mobile phone, free parking, and funding for professional development
    • The Mississauga Food Bank is a proud recipient of the 2020 Not for Profit of the Year Award from the Mississauga Board of Trade Business Awards of Excellence.

    Relationships: This position reports to the Warehouse Manager

    Position Type: Full Time Permanent
    Mon, Tues, Thurs 9-5; Wed 9-8; Fri 9-1 (39 hr/week)
    And some evening and weekend work

    Compensation: * $50,000 – $56,000/ year

    Environment: * We value the contributions of our staff, so we have a professional workspace, up-to-date technology, and a lunchroom with all the tea or coffee you can drink! The staff team laughs a lot, pitches in during those “all hands on deck” times, and enjoys celebrating at outings a couple of times a year.

    We value diversity in the workplace and believe our work is stronger when it benefits from the experience and knowledge of a diverse team. People with disabilities, women, Indigenous peoples, members of racialized groups and members of other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process._

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $50,000.00-$56,000.00 per year


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