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Meal Packer $11.00 p/hr

Open Hand Atlanta in Atlanta, GA, USA

Compensation

$11 Hourly

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-Time

Why Work Here?

“Come work for a successful & reputable nonprofit serving 5,500 meals per day to 19 metro Atlanta counties. Great benefits & great people!”

BACKGROUND CHECK & DRUG SCREEN REQUIRED

Meal Packer day shift: 8am - finish, 5 days per week.
Meal Picker afternoon shift: 3pm - finish, 5 days per week (in refrigeration - wear coat & hat)
Meal Picker evening shift: 10pm - finish, 2 days per week (in refrigeration - wear coat & hat) Mondays & Wednesday.

SUMMARY

The Meal Plan Packer/Router is expected to participate in all aspects of the food packaging processes as needed and comply with Open Hand’s food safety, sanitation, and HACCP plan.

JOB SKILLS, RESPONSIBILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS

Arrives to work on time

Attends all GMM Sort/Route meetings and is on time

Assist with setting up packing line

Ensure ALL GM PLANS are in good condition, including meals, snacks, and sides

Ensure accurate packing of ALL GM PLANS, including meals, snacks, and sides

Assist in gathering all components necessary to complete bagging of snacks and sides

Assist in pulling of meal packing bags (from designated bag area)

Ensure bags are accurately labeled and in good shape

Ensure all completed meal plans are properly labeled and routed

Assist with cleaning and sanitizing of work area

Return all required paperwork to appropriate staff in a timely manner

This is a task oriented job. Hours vary depending on work load and circumstances. You are required to work until job is complete.

Counts product to eliminate shorting deliveries

Takes pride in having no packing errors

Adheres to all Open Hand safety guidelines, rules and regulations, company policy manual, code of conduct and attendance policy.

Completes and turns in all assigned paperwork to designated areas upon return to Open Hand

Takes actions that are in the best interest of Open Hand (safety, cleanliness, orderliness, tidiness, organization)

Responds positively to instruction

Displays great respect to all staff, customers, volunteers and stakeholders of Open Hand; respectfully cares for all Open Hand equipment and property

Completes tasks/projects in a timely manner and communicates status

Consistently maintains a positive outlook and approach to work

Utilizes leave and related employee benefits in the manner for which they were intended

Believes in the mission of Open Hand and advocates on behalf of Open Hand

GMP in appropriate areas

Other duties may be assigned as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Start of job will be dependent on a satisfactory criminal background check.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and acceptable reading skills.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English. Ability to write simple correspondence in English. Ability to communicate to all staff and volunteers appropriately.

SOCIAL SKILLS

Requires ability to communicate appropriately with all staff and volunteers.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide. Ability to perform these operations using units of U.S. money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

None.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Employee must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and to stand for long periods of time. The job requires repetitive and continuous intensive physical labor.

COMPENSATION

Compensation is based on an hourly salary since position is non-exempt

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. This position works in a refrigerated cooler (approximately 35 degrees) and will require extra layers of clothing to remain comfortable. There will be intermittent brief periods of time coming in and out of a freezer. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

CELL PHONE AND HEADSET USAGE

The usage of cell phones is restricted to break time only. Headsets are not allowed while performing duties due to safety issues and impairment of necessary communications with staff and volunteers.

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

Open Hand is a drug free and substance abuse free work environment. Random drug testing may be conducted by an external, neutral tester on all employees. Any perceived use of drugs or reporting to work under the influence of alcohol may be grounds for immediate dismissal.

Open Hand Atlanta

About Open Hand Atlanta:

Open Hand helps people prevent or better manage chronic disease through Comprehensive Nutrition Care, which combines home-delivered meals and nutrition education as a means to reinforce the connection between informed food choices and improved quality of life. With an annual budget of $11 million and a distribution of more than 1.5 million meals per year, Open Hand is one of the largest community-based providers of home-delivered meals in the country. "More than a meal", the organization provides nutrition education and counseling programs to help clients manage their health and prevent further complications. Open Hand is dedicated to using food and nutrition as tools to empower individuals to live independently and with dignity.

BENEFITS AVAILABLE
Open Hand is committed to sponsoring a comprehensive benefits program for all eligible employees. In addition to receiving an equitable salary and having an equal opportunity for professional development and advancement, you may be eligible to enjoy the following benefits which will enhance your job satisfaction:

Medical
Dental
Vision
403B
Pet Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Short Term/Long Term Disability
Legal Shield/Identity Theft Protection
Domestic Partnership Benefits
Associated Credit Union

COMPANY PERKS

Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program (Non Profit Workers)
Active Wellness Committee
-Weekly Wellness Walks & Wellness Tips
-Get Fit Challenge
Access to Staff Registered Dietitians
Tanita Body Composition Test
Community Garden
Good Measure Meals Employee Discount
On-site Yoga, Strength & Toning classes
Discounted YMCA Gym Membership
Volunteering Opportunities

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
Open Hand is a drug free and substance abuse free work environment. Random drug testing may be conducted by an external, neutral tester on all employees. Any perceived use of drugs or reporting to work under the influence of alcohol may be grounds for immediate dismissal.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Open Hand is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by law. Open Hand complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled employees.

BACKGROUND CHECK & DRUG SCREEN REQUIRED POST OFFER

Company website: http://www.openhandatlanta.org

Company address: 181 Armour Drive Northeast

Posted date: 9 days ago

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