Employment Opportunities 

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank was recently named the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Organization of the Year. The award, in the category of nonprofits with an operating budget of greater than $10 million, honors organizations that make a positive impact on the community. Join our team as we continue to impact the lives of over 1,000,000 people each year.   


Child & Nutrition Programs Director

Status: Exempt 

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Principal Function:
Coordinates and administers all aspects of ongoing child nutrition programs to schools and other sites located throughout Los Angeles County.  Child Nutrition Programs include the Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) – At Risk After School, Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), the BackPack Program, and other privately funded child feeding programs.  
 

Principal Duties: 
Administer the Food Bank’s after school meal program through CACFP in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations;  Oversee the BackPack program, School Pantry Program (Kantry) and the Meals for Minds Program to ensure all outputs are met in accordance with the goals of the Food Bank;  Coordinate the delivery of services among different program activity to increase effectiveness and efficiency;  Ensure that all program activities comply with all relevant legislation and professional standards;  Oversee the collection and maintenance of records for all child programs;  Provide technical support to staff and all participating agencies;  Organize and conduct nutrition education programs at Food Bank agencies by demonstrating food preparation techniques, food tasting opportunities and by providing nutritional recipes;  Respond to nutrition information requests by Food Bank agencies;  Circulate a bi-monthly nutrition newsletter to Food Bank agencies;  Maintain accurate records on nutrition education programs for their efficient, ongoing operation and funding reporting requirements

Other Duties:
Generate monthly output reports; Ensure the programs operate within the approved budget;  Monitor and approve all budgeted expenditures;  Participate in all required trainings and meetings for all child nutrition programs; Oversee internal health & wellness initiatives and activities

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition/Dietician; Thorough knowledge of Federal and State regulations, and local 
Policies as they pertain to CACFP and SFSP; Ability to work with diverse Ethnicities; Excellent interpersonal communication, verbal and written skills; ability to collaborate with various groups,committees, and staff; Strong organizational and project management skills; Computer experience and familiarity with Microsoft products; Ability to both carry and lift 30 pounds; Deadline driven and detail-oriented; Self-starter who is able to work with minimum supervision; Insured vehicle with valid California driver license.

Desirable:  
Registered Dietician; Bilingual, Spanish/English highly desirable.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans; life insurance; Employee Assistance and long-term disability plans; flexible spending accounts and a 403(b) retirement savings plan. If interested in this position, please submit a resume with cover letter and salary history/requirements directly at jobs@lafoodbank.org.  Please do not send resume only.


 

Warehouse / Logistics Manager

Job Title: Warehouse / Logistics Manager
Status: Exempt
Location: Los Angeles, California
Supervisor: Facilities & Product Logistics Director

Company: Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is a nonprofit organization that distributes food to over 650 charitable agencies located throughout Los Angeles County. The Food Bank is one of the largest in the country with an annual budget of $17 million, two facilities totaling 183,000 square feet, and a staff of over 110 employees supplemented by over 31,000 volunteers. The Food Bank is located 10 minutes south of downtown Los Angeles.

Principal Function:Has general responsibility for coordinating all warehouse and logistical activities on a daily basis. Responsible for leading and supervising the receiving, storage, movement and distribution of product in a manner consistent with Food Bank objectives. Oversee the maintenance of all warehouse vehicles, trailers and material handling equipment.


Principal Duties:

• Warehouse / Logistics Manager will supervise the sanitation, maintenance of work areas and conduct operations in a manner that promotes food and general safety, in compliance with DOT, OSHA, USDA, FDA and AIB standards. Oversee the maintenance of forklifts, trucks and other warehouse equipment in operable and safe conditions.

• Will supervise and handle day-to-day operational requirements pertaining to safety, logistics and warehousing in an expedient manner. 

• Will oversee fleet and equipment maintenance, tracking expenses against budget. P&L/Budget responsibility to include departmental expenses, (labor, equipment rental & repair, fuel, and outside shipping costs) 

• Supervises product receiving, storage and distribution in accordance with food safety regulations.

• The Warehouse / Logistics Manager is responsible for leading and dispatching a team of Class-A drivers as well as oversight of warehouse personnel. The Warehouse / Logistics Manager will be responsible for the overall direction including recruiting, hiring, training, corrective actions and employee evaluations for a staff of unionized employees. This position will also be responsible for the supervision of temporary and volunteer labor personnel. 

• Communication with internal functions (e.g. Product Donations, Agency Relations, etc.) to coordinate appropriate delivery and pick up activities.

• Work with Inventory Control Department to ensure excellent service to participating agencies.

• Complete all necessary records and reports in a timely and accurate fashion. 

• Oversees the maintenance of the cooler/freezer. Keeps logs on the temperature of the cooler/freezer.

• Participates in monthly inventory, ensuring its accuracy.

• Performs other such duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience leading warehouse and carrier operations management in a consumer products environment. Experience with warehouse management systems (Ceres/Navision), ensuring compliance to standard operating procedures. 

• Knowledge of warehousing and distribution for a food service operation, preferably with a unionized workforce.

• College level education desired with good analytical and problem solving skills, with ability to develop and implement strategic plans

• Demonstrated ability to manage a high-volume Distribution Center and achieve results through others.

• Knowledge of AIB and general food safety requirements, auditing requirements, inspections, etc. 

• Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills along with the ability to provide clear and concise details regarding cause and effect, both verbally and written. Bilingual English/Spanish desired but not required.

• Good computer skills in Microsoft Office; Excel, Word and Outlook 

• Knowledge of forklift and pallet jack (manual & electrical) maintenance and safety procedures.

• Knowledge of truck maintenance and safety procedures, DOT/DMV requirements as they pertain to Class 

A and Class B drivers.

• Must be available to work fluctuating schedule throughout the regular work week including occasional Saturdays.

Physical Demands:

• Must be able to sit, stand and walk for extended periods of time

• Must be able to handle stress caused in meeting deadlines with tight deadline requirements.

Work Environment:

• Combination of Office and Warehouse environment.

• Exposure to elements such as odor, noise, dust, heat, or cold

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans; life insurance; Employee Assistance and long-term disability plans; flexible spending accounts and a 403(b) retirement savings plan. If interested in this position, please submit a resume with cover letter and salary history/requirements directly at jobs@lafoodbank.org.  Please do not send resume only. 

 

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is proud to be an “Equal Opportunity Employer”.