FareShare East Anglia Warehouse Manager
Reporting to: Development Manager
Hours: Full time (35 hours)
To supervise the successful day to day operations and ensure the ongoing success of the FareShare East Anglia
Day to day responsibility for operations staff and volunteers
With the East Anglia Development Manager develop new operational/logistic activity and lead on implementation
Day to day responsibility for all compliance issues including food hygiene, heath and safety and security of the depot and the safety and well being of all depot staff and volunteers
Job based in Ipswich
35 hours per week, this may include working hours at evenings and weekends
Working hours will be between 8.00am 5pm, usually working an 7 hour shift pattern
Jobholder must hold, or be willing to gain Level 3 in Food safety in Catering
Jobholder must hold, or be willing to gain, a fork lift truck licence
Jobholder must hold, or be willing to gain the Level 2 Award in HACCP planning
Jobholder must hold, or be willing to gain the Level 2 Award in Health and Safety
Jobholder must hold a full clean UK driving license
Co-ordinate the work schedule and daily activities of the depot, within the guidelines of FareShare national policies and procedures and the needs of the local community.
Be responsible for the volunteer operations including training, retention and supervision
Work with the Development Manager to provide placement opportunities for progress to employment
Ensure that all shifts are planned, controlled and filled, and be prepared to work at short notice providing cover for shifts on occasion, including driving the van or navigating.
Manage and use the in-house stock management database, with responsibility for the training of depot staff and volunteers on the database.
Maintain good relations and communications with food suppliers and community member recipient projects.
Co-ordinate the advisory visits for CFM organisations ensuring that each receive a 6 monthly visit to maintain food safety
To ensure that the vans are roadworthy and legal (taxed and insured).
With the Development Manager develop new operational/logistic activity and lead on operational implementation.
To carry out any other duties which may be reasonably requested.
Health & Safety, Food Hygiene & Equal Opportunities
Be responsible for the Health & Safety and security of the project, including warehouse, vehicles, staff and volunteers.
To carry out and update risk assessments as defined by the FareShare operating manual and ensure risk assessments for all new activity are in place.
To ensure compliance with all FareShare policies and procedures and industry standards as required by food donors and regulators.
To maintain all relevant policies and procedures for the project and to ensure that all staff, volunteers, donors, recipients and visitors adhere to them as appropriate.
To comply with monitoring and evaluation systems as required for the projects activities and report regularly to the West Midlands Development Manager.
To ensure the service is delivered in accordance with FareShare Equal Opportunities Policy.
Supervise the warehouse staff on a day to day basis, ensuring that all staff are aware of their responsibilities
Be responsible for warehouse staff personal development reviews
Work with the Development Manager to recruit and train volunteers and other work placement trainees within the project.
Organise volunteer rota in order to cover for the needs of the project.
Supervise volunteers on a day to day basis encouraging a positive working morale and team work at all times.
Work closely with the Development Manager to deliver training programmes.
If you think that this is a role that you would like to apply for, then forward the completed application form and equal opportunities form together with a concise covering letter setting out how your experience ( with actual examples ) meets the personal specifications for this role to :- firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference FSEAWM01
Deadline for applications is 17:00 on 27/04/2017 with the initial interviews on the w/c 01/05/2017
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