Production - Area Lead (Order Picking)

Calgary, AB, Canada Req #304
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Meet Fresh Prep—Western Canada’s most convenient and sustainable meal kit delivery service.

As a certified B Corporation, we make convenient eating healthy and sustainable for the communities we operate in. We source quality local ingredients whenever possible, and deliver in reusable, recyclable and compostable packaging. We offer 10 chef-created meal kit recipes each week, with options for many lifestyles and preferences including vegetarian and vegan.

Fresh Prep has been selected as one of 2022 BC’s Top Employers and ranked #38 in the Globe and Mail’s 2021 Canada's Top Growing Companies List. 

Who You Are

  • Reliable & Dependable. You like to see a job well done and will ensure that things are done the “right” way. You show up for all scheduled shifts on time and ready to work.
  • Self Starter. You are comfortable owning a task from start to finish and you take the initiative to make continuous process improvements. You observe strict deadlines and hold yourself accountable for your deliverables.
  • Multi-Tasking Hero. You can work in a sometimes hectic workspace without getting flustered or losing your helpful personality.
  • Strong communicator: Your verbal and written communication skills allow you to get results across easily and quickly, in a friendly and professional manner.

Team oriented, embodies Fresh Prep’s mission and values. Follows correct daily procedures and helps to identify system and workflow improvements to enhance the team's efficiency. Actively mentors and supports ongoing training and procedure compliance for fellow team members. Reports to Order Picking Supervisor.

The Order Picking Area Lead will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Prepare the work order and required materials for the next day's schedule
  • Ability to operate forklift and power jack
  • Ability to work with spreadsheet and word documents
  • Ability to multitask
  • Assigning tasks to production associates
  • Ability to work in flex-time scheduling
  • Keeping track of inventory of bags and ice
  • Experience in preparing budget & meeting the KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)
  • Ability to manage the operation effectively
  • Have a good communication skills
  • Ability to coach associates to achieve the target consistently
  • You will flag delays from the Order Picking Schedule and Accuracy issues
  • You will ensure policies and procedures are adhered to consistently throughout the day
  • You will participate in incident investigations and corrective action
  • You will assist in maintaining a clean, food-safe production facility

What You Can Expect 

  • An inclusive, fun workplace filled with fantastic colleagues. We’re a certified B-Corporation and our team is passionate about making a positive difference (and also about food!)
  • Competitive pay and bonuses, as well as the opportunity to participate in our Employee Stock Option Plan.
  • Comprehensive health benefits (including medical, dental, vision and life-insurance) after 90 days of successful employment.
  • Free food! A Fresh Prep meal plan for 2 meals per week after 90 days of successful employment.
Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized folks tend to only apply when they check every box. So if you think you have what it takes, but don’t necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We’d love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.

Fresh Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and prohibit discrimination of any kind. We value diversity at our company and at all job levels our goal is to be diverse, inclusive and representative of the communities we operate in. We endeavour to recruit, develop and retain the best talent from a diverse candidate pool and truly believe that diversity, equity and inclusion among our team members is vital to our success as a company. We trust that in applying for a role with us you value this as well!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Calgary, AB, Canada