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Shipping and Receiving Specialist 

Berkeley, California  

About us 

Headquartered in Berkeley, CA, Bellwether Coffee is a venture-backed, high-growth startup that is transforming the value chain in coffee. Our team is a welcoming group of people from diverse backgrounds with diverse identities. We are also coffee industry pros, entrepreneurs, engineers, and designers who are deeply committed to changing the coffee landscape. 

What we do 

We believe in helping you make better coffee. But we also believe in helping you make coffee better. We combine software, analytics and on-site coffee roasting for our retail partners making coffee more efficient, sustainable and inclusive. We do this with the first ever commercial, iOS-integrated, ventless, electric, zero-emissions roaster with the tools to customize and maximize every stage of roasting coffee. 

About you 

You are a crucial member of the team. You are able to turn proven technical concepts into a manufactured product. You are critical thinking, you love sharing your thoughts and ideas and progress with the team. You have a sense of urgency with everything you do without compromising quality and detail. You appreciate the uniqueness of each person on the team and thrive in an inclusive and diverse environment. 

Success in this role looks like a high level of performance and drive in the following areas:   

Shipping · 

Monitor slack channels and email for shipping orders · Verify part numbers for outgoing shipments · Pick orders for shipment · Pack and label outgoing shipments to company standards · Ensure the accuracy of all shipping documents · Gather and maintain all data relative to shipping activities · Create entries in the relevant platforms to track and record outbound shipments 

Receiving · 

Receive items against POs and create item receipts · Ensure items are placed in correct storage locations · Notify interested parties of items received · Properly dispose of packaging materials 

Culture · 

Communicate clearly and often · Work collaboratively · Give and receive feedback with grace · Share ideas and thoughts on how to do better  · Always be thinking of the greater good · Practice the Charitable Assumption   

Qualifications   · 

Strong, proven communication skills · Strong, proven organizational skills · High School Education or Equivalent · Basic computer skills: email and excel  · Experience with software systems used in shipping and receiving · Ability to perform physical requirements of the job such as lifting various loads, climbing ladders, working on your feet · Good attendance record and strong work ethic · Attention to Detail · Enthusiasm for teamwork Preferred experience · 

Experience working in the coffee industry · Experience working in fast growth settings with innovative products   

EEO Statement 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.   


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The production associate has a solid work ethic, a commitment to high quality, and strong organizational skills. Attention to detail is key. The production associate is consistent, works with efficiency, and is an independent worker. You’ll be responsible for the preparation and packaging of spices. This is a part-time position, with shifts in the evening (6pm-midnight). The production associate reports directly to the production supervisor. 

Key Duties (may include, but are not limited to):


  • Fill and label spice jars and bags

  • Create gift boxes

  • Fulfill bulk restaurant orders

  • Fulfill wholesale orders

  • Follow production logs and complete them with accuracy

  • Properly label and organize storage boxes

  • Ability to use a computer and a digital scale with accuracy

  • Maintain a clean work station and follow food handling and sanitation requirements in order to maintain cleanliness standards and local, State and Federal agencies regulations and requirements

  • Pick and pack mail orders for shipping and local orders for pickup

  • Follow all closing procedures as needed

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


  • High school degree or equivalent

  • Excellent organization and time-management skills

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Seeks out feedback and is excited about self-growth and improvement within the context of the job

  • Ability to work well with others in a team-oriented environment and willingness to take on additional tasks with a positive attitude to help out the team

  • Resourceful problem-solver and strong ability to resolve issues in the moment

  • Ability to carry out instructions provided in written or oral form

  • Ability to use a computer and a digital scale with accuracy

  • Basic mathematical skills

  • Familiarity with with units of weight and measurement

  • Comply with all state and county mandates regarding the Shelter in Place order, and any safety and sanitation measures designed to ensure safety in the workplace as well as in the community.

  • Availability to work weekends, evenings and holidays and adhere to a blackout period from the day after Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 


  • Food-related work experience 

  • Experience with packing and labeling food items for resale

  • Passion for food and cooking 

Additional Physical Requirements 


  • Requires the ability to move, lift, carry, pull or push heavy objects or materials

  • Lift up to 50 pounds unassisted

  • Must be able to stand for 8+ hours 


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The Production Supervisor works with the Operations Manager to oversee our production team in our Albany shop. The production team is responsible for packaging bulk spices into bags, jars, kits and gift boxes for sale at our stores and online. 

The Production Supervisor is a “player-coach” who will spend around 75% of their time working with their team on production. We believe teamwork and a natural desire to be of service are two of the cornerstones of our success. We want people to feel great working here, so we need a capable and culture-driven leader to help us accomplish this goal. You’ll ensure that preparation and packaging of spices goes smoothly and efficiently by monitoring employees and organizing workflows. You’ll partner with the Operations Manager to build effective and efficient production processes.

The Production Supervisor would work during the night shift from 3:30 pm - 12 am (midnight), five days a week.

KEY DUTIES (may include, but are not limited to):


  • Create a culture of trust and hard work where no problem is unsolvable and people feel proud every day of what they’ve accomplished.

  • Delegate assignments to Production Associates on a daily basis, assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules.

  • Collaborate and communicate with the Retail team as needed on ongoing production projects.

  • Participate in production tasks along with the team.

  • Inspect progress of Production Associates’ assignments daily.

  • Train new Production Associates and seasonal Production Associates.

  • Ensure products are properly packed and shipped in a timely manner.

  • Ensure Production Associates perform inspections for each production run in accordance with quality control standards and order requirements.

  • Ensure complete documentation of production runs on appropriate paperwork as required.

  • Report equipment malfunctions to appropriate individuals, and complete minor repairs as needed.

  • Ensure materials required for production are available, and order materials as needed.

  • Manage personnel related matters of Production Associates as needed.

  • Enforce safety practices, including food safety, health, COVID-19 precautions, and occupational safety.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


  • High school degree or equivalent

  • Supervisory experience

  • Ability to develop and motivate a team

  • Excellent organization and time-management skills

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Availability to work weekends, evenings and holidays and adhere to a blackout period from the day after Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve

  • Seeks out feedback and is excited about self-growth and improvement within the context of the job

  • Resourceful problem-solver and strong ability to resolve issues in the moment

  • Ability to use a computer and a digital scale with accuracy

  • Familiarity with units of weight and measurement

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Food-related work experience

  • Experience as a production supervisor

  • Passion for food and cooking

ADDITIONAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


  • Requires the ability to move, lift, carry, pull or push heavy objects or materials

  • Lift up to 50 pounds unassisted

  • Must be able to stand for 8+ hours

  • Ability to distinguish different tastes, colors and smells


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Job Description


CSCMP has an immediate need for a talented, reliable and energetic Content Coordinator to own the content for our annual conference. The ideal candidate is creative, driven, organized, professional, patient, loves learning, and pays extreme attention to detail. An ability to roll with the punches and adapt on the fly is equally important. You will be responsible for working with volunteers, and ensuring the content is delivered within set parameters.

Responsibilities:



  • Assist with the development and setup of the event database

  • Launch and co-coordinate the "Calls" processes for our annual conference

  • Communicate with volunteers and speakers on a consistent basis to meet internal deadlines

  • Review and edit over 100 session descriptions

  • Drive membership and registration with speakers and volunteers

  • Work with the events logistics team to deliver quality meetings and programs

  • Work with Marketing team to coordinate speaker and agenda announcements

  • Development and maintenance of all data for conference speakers and submissions, including tracking all feedback, contact info, and managing ongoing speaker communication

  • Updating and maintaining accuracy of conference content in internal databases, websites, and printed materials


Qualifications:



  • Previous experience in writing and communications and volunteer management or other related fields

  • Familiarity with database systems such as Aventri and iMIS

  • Strong skills in using Microsoft products: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Teams

  • Strong editing and critical thinking skills

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Organized, with excellent attention to detail, and strong follow-up skills

  • Able to travel up to 20% per year

  • Able to work well in teams via staff and volunteers

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and a small office

  • Must be able to work in the office with the team


Company Description

About CSCMP: Founded in 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is the preeminent professional association to individuals and organizations involved in all functions of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. CSCMP provides education, career development, certification, research, and networking opportunities to its over 9,000 members located in all 50 US states and 70+ countries across the globe.

CSCMP's stated mission is: “To advance the supply chain profession by connecting, educating, and developing the world’s supply chain management professionals throughout their careers"

Further, CSCMP exists to:
*Connect supply chain professionals in order to collaborate, improve their supply chain leadership skills, and support life cycle career development.
*Validate professional competency through levels of certification and professional development.
*Identify and conduct research that adds to the knowledge base of supply chain theory and practice.
*Create awareness of the significance of global supply chains to business and the economy.


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