We’re looking for the right mix of production and management skills to add to our Farm to Institution program, JustCut! If you know food safety, have a background in industrial kitchen work,and have strong leadership qualities, we’d love to hear from you! Our Farm to Institution Minimal Processing Program converts fresh produce into washed, chopped, fresh and frozen local farm veggies for colleges, hospitals, schools and other institutions.
Summary of Position: The Farm to Institution Production Manager role is a critical position for the aggregation, processing and distribution of minimally processed local and regional products for institutional use. Operating within a shared-use kitchen poses logistical and food safety challenges that require consistent attention to detail. The primary goals of the program are to provide farmers with new markets, and consistently provide institutions with high quality local products. An emphasis is placed on institutions that feed food insecure individuals (schools, hospitals and colleges).
The position is full-time (up to 40 hours/week) and is primarily expected to be in the VFVC facility during production days. The Farm to Institution Production Manager must be able to work long hours on their feet and consistently move 25-50 lbs at a time. This role holds responsibility for the satisfactory completion of the following production and logistical tasks with the Kitchen Team.
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