Production Coordinator
Foodbank of Southern Virginia and the Eastern Shore - Norfolk, VA

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As the Production Coordinator, you work with staff and volunteers on the production of all pre-made mass distributions packages for Foodbank Programs (Mobile Pantry and Kid’s Afterschool BackPack Program) and oversee Bulk Repack of food products. Job reports to the Foodbank Quality Assurance Manager, and duties include clerical and administrative support to the BackPack Program and Warehouse department, recovering salvaged food from national and local donors, and maintaining standards required by Feeding America. Some nights and weekend work required

Job Responsibilities

Oversee the inventory, production and distribution of all pre-made mass distribution packages for the BackPack, Mobile Pantry and Bulk Repack.

Coordinate the delivery of BackPack bags to all sites, coordinating volunteers and changes in schedule.

Review all deliveries to BackPack sponsors and school sites, confirming the orders were pulled accurately and passing correct information to drivers for delivery.

Work with school staff if they’re having any issues with the reporting requirements of the BackPack program.

Coordinate with Child Nutrition Staff, Mobile Pantry Coordinator, Quality Assurance Supervisor and any other appropriate staff concerning production or distribution issues.

Train and manage volunteers in the production procedures and accomplishment of assigned projects and the over site of quality assurance procedures.

Pull product orders for required for production of distribution assignments. Ensuring inventory quantities are accurate for assigned projects.

Entry of additional information using Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel concerning production of pre-made distribution packages. Maintain other data for the department as seen as necessary and appropriate.

Completes other tasks as needed or requested by the Warehouse/Facilities Manager.

Application Qualifications

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Demonstrated ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

Ability to write routine reports using MS Word and Excel. Must be able to merge data from a data source to appropriate documents.

Basic keyboard skills of at least 40 Words per Minute.

Ability to communicate effectively before agencies and volunteers.

Valid Driver's License and ability to be Lift Truck Certified after hire.

Food Handler’s/Manager’s Certificate will be acquired after hire.

Physical Demands, the employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


: 2 years database management experience, including report writing.