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Food Hub Operations Manager Posted Nov 12
Capay Valley Farm Shop , Esparto, CA (Yolo County)
Capay Valley Farm Shop (CVFS) seeks an experienced manager to assume operational responsibility for the management of our 3,000 square foot aggregation and distribution facility for local farms and ranches. The Operations Manager will work collaboratively with a determined team of employees to conduct core services and drive the continued growth of the business. The Operations Manager will report to the General Manager.

The Operations Manager will be responsible for:
~ Facilitate aggregation and distribution to ensure every customer receives high-quality, source-identified product and courteous service that strengthens their business operations.
~ Manage and coordinate facility and fleet maintenance to sustain efficient productivity and a clean, safe work environment.
~ Supervise warehouse and delivery driver staff members while promoting a healthy, respectful, collaborative, adaptive workplace culture.
~ Maintain product handling expectations, food safety standards, and inventory best practices to ensure timely pick ups and receiving, excellent quality, and continuous improvement.
~ Work with the CVFS management team to integrate systems thinking to recognize opportunities and activities that bring benefit to the producers, buyers, and food hub.

Capay Valley Farm Shop is a dynamic rural food hub that supplies San Francisco Bay Area businesses with the highest quality items available including picked-to-order vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers, pastured meats and eggs, dried fruits and nuts, olive oil, grains, and honey. Established in 2007, we are a for-profit social enterprise that offers services to business and farm partners. We are located in Esparto, California.

More information about the position can be found at:

If you are a highly motivated individual with a commitment to vibrant local food systems who is eager to work in a business to business distribution company — we look forward to receiving your application!

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, preferably in a single PDF.

Listing open until filled. We will begin reviewing applications in late November for an anticipated start date in January 2019. No phone calls, please.