Commercial Business Manager

Tribe Recruitment ltd

Job Description:

About the Company

Eat My Lunch is a social enterprise on a mission to ensure that no kiwi kid goes hungry at school. In the last 5 years Eat My Lunch has Given over 1.6million lunches to Kiwi kids who would have otherwise gone hungry at school.

Five years on, they have experienced massive growth and using a ‘Buy One. Give One’ model, they’ve made and delivered over 1.5 million lunches to customers and Given another 1.6 million lunches to kiwi kids in need. They currently provide ~2,000 lunches every school day to kids in Auckland and Wellington.

Eat My Lunch has won a tender for the Government’s Ka Ora, Ka Ako | Healthy School Lunches Programme, with the contract set to enable the business to provide lunches for approximately 16,500 Kiwi kids a day from next year, equating to 3.3 million lunches provided for children in 2021.

The announcement follows the last budget round, in which the Government committed to feeding 200,000 children a day in New Zealand in 2021 via a universal school lunch programme, an area of particular focus as many households experience heightened financial stress due to the impacts of COVID-19. The Eat My Lunch agreement will see the social enterprise providing lunches to schools across the Auckland and Wellington regions from Term 1 next year. Eat My Lunch are on the hunt for values-based individuals with a can do attitude that want to be part of making a HUGE difference to Kiwi kids.

Based in central Auckland and central Wellington, with a smart, fun bunch this company is all about doing good. No two days are the same and this role allows the opportunity to work with a diverse base of schools/customers, team, and volunteers. Eat My Lunch is a hands-on and rewarding place to work.

About the Role

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, this is an exciting newly created and autonomous role. The purpose of the role is to coordinate the delivery of product inbound and outbound across their Government contracted premise.

You will be in the day to day operations, cleaning, stacking, managing crates and pallets. You will effectively manage warehouse activities on site, by living the Eat My Lunch values, agreeing accountabilities and standards of performance, monitoring people’s performance, and giving timely feedback. You will ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with Eat My Lunch policies and procedures, Safety Plan and/or other procedures implemented.

Main responsibilities include

Ensure daily tasks, targets/productivity requirements are met

Monitor activity output throughout the day to meet operational objectives

Ensure accurate and timely receipt, selection, handling, and dispatch of goods to meet customer requirements

Report and investigate damage and accidentsAdhere to health and safety, food safety and DC hazards

Be a trusted contributor to the wider team and support decision making for best business outcomes

Support the team by being willing to jump in a car or production line to ensure no child goes hungry

This is a Monday to Friday full-time position, 6am start times. Start date will be early February 2021.

About You

About You

We are on the hunt for a passionate, outgoing, and confident superstar to join Eat My Lunch as their Warehouse Coordinator. You must have experience working in warehouse or logistics environment and be ready to get your hands dirty.

To be successful you will have

Exposure to the food industry

A HP and Forklift license (experience on a farm or DC is beneficial)

Capability to show leadership, relationship building and decision-making skills

Posted on: 

6 January 2021

Office Address: 126 Vincent Street, Auckland.

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