Job Title: Expeditor/ Supervisor
Job Classification: Exempt
Status: Full Time M-F 6am - 2p
Supervisor: Executive Chef
Culinary training program graduate or equivalent on-the-job experience. Must hold a valid Maryland drivers license with reliable transportation. Demonstrated ability to gather and organize food and smallwares from the kitchen and pack it for transportation to event sites. Working knowledge of industry software programs, including Microsoft Excel. Ability to manage staff and the kitchen facility including inventory control of all products. Ability to relate well to staff, vendors and clients of different races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, socioeconomic backgrounds, and religions.
The Expeditor/ Supervisor will work with the Culinary and Hospitality Teams to ensure all orders are going out on time and that both the quality and quantity of food prepared is correct. Accordance with delivery timeline is essential. The Expeditor/ Supervisor will supervise the Drivers and Utility Workers to maintain standards, cleanliness, and organization of the entire facility including the delivery vehicles.
Preferred Education/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Maintain ServSafe certification
Understanding of HACCP and sanitation
Ability to work independently with broad guidance and to carry out necessary kitchen duties
Familiarity with state and local food health and safety requirements
Experience driving a large van and small box truck
Experience setting up and breaking down catered events
Sense of urgency and attention to detail
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Timely expediting of outgoing deliveries for all order types (wholesale, catering drop-offs, events, and other)
Schedule and coordinate all delivery and pickup of any equipment
Proper storage and handling of food and kitchen smallwares
Safely expedite food per HACCP requirements and food safety regulations
Correctly check food product for quality and quantity based on items required per event order
Check event order against food to be delivered and alert Kitchen of any discrepancies
Properly store product in walk in and storage areas until the time of delivery
Report any malfunctions or repairs needed to refrigeration and food storage areas to supervisor
Promptly notify supervisor and relevant account manager/ representative of late deliveries or any issues with the products
Keep all areas of expediting clean, well-organized and properly maintained at all times
Maintain all production, temperature, and shipping logs
Ensure that facility is being properly maintained, including cleanliness, proper food storage and product rotation. Complete daily checklist and notify supervisor/ upper management of issues.
Control waste by monitoring trash, recycling, and compost, and implementing waste reducing procedures.
Hire, train, and supervise delivery drivers and utility workers
Assess ongoing training needs and provide/ arrange as needed
Review and approve time-sheets/ leave requests/ other personnel forms for reporting staff
Review and monitor reporting staff performance
Promote staff development and team cohesion
Fill in for missed shifts and support during busy times/ days as needed
D. Agency/Team Cohesion
Meet daily with Culinary management team to review outgoing order specifics
Meet weekly with Hospitality management team to review orders and needs
Maintain communication with other department staff regarding clients status/needs.
Participate in departmental team meetings.
E. Other duties as assigned
At City Seeds, a Humanim social enterprise, youll perform meaningful work and find the support and training it takes to grow as a professional. Our mission is to develop the best culinary job opportunities, cultivate the savviest food entrepreneurs, support the finest local food businesses, and have the most delicious social impact in Baltimore. We offer a comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees, including paid time off, medical insurance, and tuition reimbursement. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.