Production/Assembly Team Member

Position Summary

The Production/Assembly Team Member will work as part of a team, led by the Production Crew Leader, to prepare, assemble and package approximately 5,000 meals per day for school meal programs for Metro Detroit area schools.  This team member will be responsible for sandwich assembly and the cupping and bagging of fruits and vegetables.  This team member must be able to work in a fast paced environment.   The Production/Assembly Team Member will assist with any additional responsibilities necessary for the production and distribution of the meals.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Able to assemble sandwiches within the allotted time frame.
  • Fills individual serving cartons with portions of various foods and condiments passing on a conveyor belt.
  • Manually fills cups with fruits and/or vegetables and then seals them by using an automatic sealing machine.
  • Fills bags with fruits and/or vegetables and manually seals them using a taping machine.
  • Maintains consistency in food quality standards.
  • Able to complete production and maintain quality, while meeting the timing efficiencies that have been set.
  • Complies with all state Health and Safety codes and maintains a high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen area.
  • Completes and follows prep list in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned, and follows through on requests in a timely manner.

Minimum Requirements

  • 1-2 years culinary experience in a busy foodservice environment.
  • Previous experience in a high volume kitchen or school feeding operation a plus.
  • Able to lift 30 lbs., stand for long periods, squat, bend, twist, and lift production crates.
  • Strong math skills are necessary.
  • Able to work well with others and participate as part of a team.
  • Committed to the Edibles Rex mission that all children will have access to nutritious, tasty food to support the development of healthy minds and bodies.

Disclaimer

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Edibles Rex is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Prep Chef

Position Summary

The Prep Chef will assist in the preparation of meals by chopping vegetables, making salads and putting together entrees.  The Prep Chef will help to prepare, assemble and package approximately 5,000 meals per day for school meal programs for Metro Detroit area schools.  This position will require the Prep Chef to have very good knife skills.  He/she must be able to work in a fast paced environment.   The Prep Chef will assist with any additional responsibilities necessary for the production and distribution of the meals.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Having very good knife skills.
  • Work quickly and efficiently when cutting fruits and vegetables.
  • Maintains consistency in food quality standards.
  • Complies with all state Health and Safety codes and maintains a high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen area.
  • Completes and follows prep list in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned, and follows through on requests in a timely manner.

Minimum Requirements

  • 2-3 years culinary experience in a busy foodservice environment.
  • Practices safe and proper knife and kitchen utensil skills.
  • Able to physically perform requirements of the job.
  • Works well with others and participate as part of a team.
  • Committed to the Edibles Rex mission that all children will have access to nutritious, tasty food to support the development of healthy minds and bodies.

Disclaimer

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Edibles Rex is an Equal Opportunity Employer

School Meal Lunch Aide

FLSA:Non-exempt
Hours: Part-time, 15-20 hrs a wk
Wage: $8.50 per hour

Position Summary

The Lunch Aide is responsible for preparing and serving food, maintaining outstanding food safety standards, and cleaning up while providing exceptional customer service to students and the school staff.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains a food safe environment, complying with State, Federal, and Edibles Rex food safety policies, making sure the kitchen area is clean and the food is maintained at the correct temperatures.
  • Observes a safety first environment.
  • Ensures adequate supply of condiments, milk, backup meals, and supplies.
  • Serves the correct portion of designated food items.
  • Effectively communicates to management issues or concerns that may affect food safety or quality as well as customer issues.

Minimum Requirements

  • A high school diploma or GED required.
  • At least one year of prior food service experience.
  • Exceptional customer service skills, and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to establish a strong rapport with students and the school staff.
  • Ability to lift 50 up to pounds, twist, bend, squat, and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Follows the Edibles Rex policies and procedures with 100% compliance to ensure a clean and safe work environment.

Disclaimer

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Edibles Rex is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Delivery Driver

FLSA:Non-exempt

Position Summary

The Delivery Driver will work as a part of a team to deliver meals each day to school lunch programs.  The Delivery Driver is a critical member of the Edibles Rex team and he/she will interact with school sites on a daily basis, serving customers and representing the company throughout the community.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Prompt assembly, loading and delivery of meals to school sites in Metro Detroit.
  • Excellent customer service in a professional, helpful and respectful manner
  • Proper placement and care of meals when distributed to schools, including ensuring appropriate temperature levels for all food
  • Able to assist at the schools as a lunch aide when necessary
  • Promptly communicate any food or service issue to management
  • Immediate notification to management of any ticket or impaired driving conviction
  • Performs other duties, as assigned, and follows through on requests in a timely manner
  • Follows the Edibles Rex Dress Code Policy with 100% compliance
  • Adheres to all Edibles Rex policies

Minimum Requirements

  • Experienced and dependable driver (catering/food delivery experience preferred).
  • Familiarity with area driving conditions.
  • Clean driving record and ability to safely maneuver and operate box truck.
  • Attention to detail, especially with regards to counting accurately and organizing deliveries/equipment.
  • Able to physically perform requirements of job, including ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs. and safely operate wheeled carts and dollies.
  • Works well with others and participates as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build and maintain good relations with school customers.
  • Takes pride in maintaining a clean, orderly environment, including the delivery vehicles, and delivering a high quality product to schools.
  • High level of energy and desire to be part of an entrepreneurial, fast-paced and hands-on environment.
  • Committed to the Edibles Rex mission of providing children access to nutritious, tasty food to enhance their physical and mental development
  • All applicants must have at least a Chauffer License and current DOT card.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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Edibles Rex is an Equal Opportunity Employer

School Meal Packer

FLSA: Non- exempt
Hours: Part-time

Position Summary

The position of School Meal Packer is responsible for packing, counting, and ensuring the correct products are packed for school meals. While maintaining a clean and safe work environment.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Stack and pile finished goods into containers, and prepare goods for delivery.
  • Check and ensure items are damage free, mark and label crates and boxes properly with the correct products and locations.        
  • Count, sort, and label items to be delivered.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Read and evaluate daily pack sheets.

Minimum Requirements

  • A high school diploma or GED required.
  • AT least one year of prior food service experience.
  • Good math skills.
  • Must be able to count items/meals daily.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task.
  • Work well independently as well as in a team/group setting.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and change tasks and duties as needed.
  • Must be able to work in a timely manner, and get items needed to complete pack sheet order.
  • Able to lift up to 30 pounds daily, and stand for long periods of time.

Work Environment

Shipping and receiving dock, inside the building.

Disclaimer

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Edibles Rex is an Equal Opportunity Employer