This position works in concert with, and is a key member of, the management team and takes an active role in strategic plan development and implementation for FBA. He/she manages the effective functioning of FBA’s operations, including warehouse operations and inventory, distribution, and storage; food transportation and shipping (including rural Alaska). This position is responsible for all food resource activities. He/She takes a visible role in FBA’s relationship with the Feeding America network for the purposes of improving operational effectiveness and food sharing. Ensures facility and equipment maintenance, plans for upgrades and/or modifications of facility equipment. Takes primary responsibility for all incoming food to FBA, develops and maintain relationships with all local food donors, maintaining the highest standards of customer service.
The ideal candidate will have a commitment to the organizational mission to end hunger and awareness of multicultural issues. He/she will also have a Bachelor’s degree in a closely related field, a minimum of 5 years of work experience in operations and management. Minimum two years of warehouse, logistics and inventory management experience. Valid AK driver’s license, ability to pass a state and federal criminal background check required. Knowledge of and the ability to work with federal commodities programs and knowledge of the anti-hunger community a plus. The ideal candidate must also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong analytical skills, and be detail-oriented. This is a full-time position which reports to the Executive Director.