Shipping & Receiving Crew Lead, A Crew

Vital Farms

Vital Farms

Springfield, MO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Finding the right place to grow your career isn’t (over) easy, so we’re here to help by sharing a few reasons why the grass is greener at Vital Farms. We think you’ll appreciate our focus on Conscious Capitalism, which drives business decisions that benefit all our stakeholders (leading to even better business results). You might be drawn to our innovative approach and refusal to settle for the “way things have always been done.” Or you could find it exciting to grow your skills while working for an industry-leading brand. Whether you’re into our values, our brand, or our egg-cellent puns, we hope you’ll join our Crew and help us change the world 108 square feet at a time!

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Assist in managing the schedule laid out by the Logistics and Warehouse Operations Leadership
  • Set daily objectives and communicate to employees
  • Ensure all appropriate KPI communication reaches all Shipping Associates
  • Guide the crew to align with the strategy for 100% attainment in both picking accuracy and loading/unloading time
  • Guide the crew to ensure proper organization of the warehouse and proper picking rotation (FIFO)
  • Work directly with Shift Supervisors and Production Managers to align production goals and shipping goals
  • Ensures all new employees get properly trained
  • Ensure all personnel safety and food safety procedures are followed without exception
  • Anticipate problems and make quick decisions under pressure
  • Lead daily direction setting meetings when required
  • Provide verbal and/or written recommendations Logistics and Warehouse operations Leadership concerning problems or issues.
  • Recognize that daily success is not measured in numbers alone but how our core values are exemplified throughout our day to day activities.
  • Lead and develop operators by creating equipment and process owners.
  • Lead with a positive attitude and mindset.

What you bring to the table:

  • Two plus years related experience or equivalent.
  • Experience leading & supervising a team.
  • Strong inventory control skills.
  • Knowledge of warehouse operations best practices.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in supervising and motivating subordinates.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing.
  • priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
  • Forklift certified or able to become forklift certified.
  • Must comply with all safety requirements.

What We Bring to the Table:

  • Great pay & benefits
  • Benefits include medical, vision, dental, and life
  • 4-hour paid time off accrual every paycheck
  • 3% 401k contribution starting on day 1
  • Dedication to your safety at work
  • Free eggs
  • Fun team swag
  • Be part of a movement to bring ethically produced food to the table
  • Work in a mission-focused environment alongside passionate colleagues.

Who We Are:

Vital Farms, a Certified B Corporation, offers a range of ethically produced foods nationwide. Started on a single farm in Austin, Texas, in 2007, Vital Farms became a national consumer brand that works with over 300 family farms and is the leading U.S. brand of pasture-raised eggs by retail dollar sales. Vital Farms’ products, including shell eggs, butter, hard-boiled eggs, and liquid whole eggs, are sold in over 24,000 stores nationwide. Vital Farms’ ethics are exemplified by its focus on the humane treatment of farm animals and sustainable farming practices. In addition, as a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation, Vital Farms prioritizes the long-term benefits of each of its stakeholders, including farmers and suppliers, customers and consumers, communities and the environment, crew members, and stockholders. In short, we exist to improve the lives of people, animals, and our planet through food.

Next Steps:
Shortly after you complete your application, you'll receive a follow-up email elaborating on any potential next steps in our process. If you don't immediately receive said follow-up email, we would highly encourage you to check your spam filter!

In order to fulfill Vital Farms mission to “bring ethically produced food to the table,” we seek to build teams that leverage diverse perspectives to create a welcoming and innovative environment that is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities.

To that end, we make employment decisions based on qualifications, merit, and business need. Vital Farms does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender and gender identity, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Notification to Agencies:
**Vital Farms is not accepting unsolicited third-party recruitment agencies in the hiring process for this role. If you are a potential candidate interested in a role with Vital Farms, please submit an application directly. If you have any questions about the application process or the role itself, please reach out to a member of our Talent Acquisition team at careers@vitalfarms.com .