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HelloFresh // meal kit delivery
Swedesboro, NJ    Posted: Tuesday, March 24, 2020
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Green Chef is the leading & first certified organic company in the meal kit space in the US. We are passionate about making it easier to eat healthfully at home. Founded in September 2014, Green Chef is already a national force with hundreds of employees & tens of thousands of customers relying on us to help them eat well.

In 2018 Green Chef & Hello Fresh partnered to become the worlds largest meal kit company. Together, we tirelessly work to disrupt the food industry.Green Chef remains focused on delivering healthy, organic ingredients, designed for busy people. We believe in creating thoughtful food experiences from planting to plating. We strive to create greater interaction & meaningful connections with the food that nourishes us, the people who provide it, & the ones we share it with. Green Chef offers a variety of specialty lifestyle plans including Keto, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Omnivore, & Carnivore.

As the Associate Director, you will partner with the Director of Fulfillment to manage & build the fulfillment operations for our two Green Chef distribution centers. Your time will be spent between running the daily operations, as well as driving improvement measures, & operational strategy. If you're looking to make an impact, lead from the front-lines & drive change from within, this is it!

Shift: Sunday - Thursday, 7am start time

You will...

  • Travel up to 75% to multiple locations (Aurora, CO & Swedesboro, NJ)
  • Identify problems in the fulfillment operations & drive continuous improvement strategies for the distribution center
  • Collaborate with the site GMs to develop an operations improvement road map in collaboration with the Director, Fulfillment
  • Strengthen relationships with local managers & leaders at each site in the region by communicating effectively, showing respect, & becoming a trusted colleague
  • Ensure adherence to OSHA, GMP, SQF, food safety & facility compliance while meeting operational goals & continuously improving production
  • Drive Safety, quality, cost, & delivery, while growing & expanding capabilities that meet distribution center mandatory requirements
  • Share & exchange operational best practices between all Green Chef & HelloFresh distribution centers
  • Develop & deliver operational procedures for all of fulfillment & supporting processes
  • Drive strategic planning & forecasting ensuring operational alignment
  • Reward & recognize performance & execute on progressive discipline, as needed
  • Mentor, train & develop teammates for career progression & learning
  • Create a positive team dynamic that encourages all employees in the fulfillment center to: provide feedback & drive change within the facility, adapt to the ever-changing business & stay focused on the customer experience
  • Instill a customer-focused mindset committed to delivering the highest quality product

You are/have.

  • Bold: youre adventurous, outgoing & optimistic; youre confident making decisions & taking calculated risks
    Entrepreneurial Spirit: you have the vision, passion, & imagination; you are not afraid to ask what if & constantly challenge the status quo
  • Versatile: you roll with the punches & dont get overwhelmed easily; you enjoy grinding away at issues & have a knack for delivering results in hyper-growth, constantly changing environments
  • Analytical: data is your friend; you're able to translate numbers into action & pave the way for efficiency
  • Team-oriented: you have a track record of leading cross-functional teams & cultivating collaborative partnerships at all levels & departments of an organization
  • Strategic: you recognize & resolve situations that are ambiguous or challenging & use logic to identify alternatives, evaluate, & present approaches to solving complex problems while thinking in terms of contingency plans
  • Customer-focused: slightly obsessive-compulsive when it comes to customer experience & strive to deliver a product that is second to none
  • Bachelor's Degree required - Master's preferred
  • 8+ years of experience managing operations or production within the Food/Beverage/Perishables
  • Comprehensive background in Fulfillment, Shipping, Receiving, & Warehousing
  • Inventory control management with a background in building/improving warehouse management or inventory tracking systems (WMS implementation a plus).
  • Motivated, developed & managed 150-200+ employees - our culture is a critical part of our success, & you need to help drive it
  • Familiarity with FSMA, HACCP, SQF
  • Deep knowledge of Lean manufacturing
  • Excitement for working in a fast-paced environment with a high level of ambiguity & change
  • Interest in spending most of your time on the shop floor & working directly with all levels of staff
  • Continuous improvement & project management skills
  • High level of integrity & ethics with excellent follow-through
  • Flexibility to work weekends and/or night shifts
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English strongly preferred

Youll get

  • Competitive Salary & 401k company match that vests immediately upon participation
  • Generous parental leave of 16 weeks & PTO policy, as well as paid holidays off
  • $0 monthly premium & other flexible health plans
  • Amazing discounts, including up to 75% off HelloFresh subscription
  • Flexible shift scheduling & advancement opportunities
  • Emergency child & adult care services
  • Snacks & weekly catered lunches
  • Collaborative, dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company
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