Assembly Room Associate, Jarring, Kits and Prep
Join our team, as we offer Torontonians a Better Life Through Food!
ABOUT FRESH CITY
Fresh City creates a better life through food. Founded in 2011, we are an urban farm and retailer of seasonal, sustainable and organic fresh food. Each day we make and bake exceptionally sourced meals, salads, snacks, breads, pastries and breakfasts from scratch. We operate two sister brands including Mabel’s Bakery, a popular bakery producing artisan breads and pastries and The Healthy Butcher, a pioneer in organic and 100% grass-fed beef. We farm in Downsview Park, where we also operate a farmer incubator program, as well as at Baka. We have eight retail locations between our three brands and deliver to thousands of homes each week throughout the Greater Toronto Area.
As an Assembly Room Associate, you are responsible for ensuring that the quality and consistency of prepared food products within the Mabel's, Healthy Butcher and Fresh City brands are maintained while working with the rest of the Prepared Foods Team, helping to ensure that production targets are met.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Following existing processes to prepare vegetables and portion proteins for our Fresh City line of salad and meal jars.
Portioning and assembling Items for our Fresh City line of meal kits
Portioning and assembling lasagnas and other casseroles for our Mabel's entrée line
Preparing vegetables, herbs, etc. for mis en place
Portioning and labelling finished goods for sale including salads, dips and snack food items.
Labelling and storing goods raw goods, mis en place, sauces, etc. correctly, ensuring proper date rotation
Weighing, measuring, blending and portioning ingredients for smoothie production
Assistance with ingredient, finished goods, packaging and label inventories
Other duties as required including but not limited to;
Assisting with other production areas as needed, including pastry, packing, and sandwiches
Handling machinery including but not limited blenders and food processing equipment
Following all food handling protocols as set by the kitchen and the board of health.
Cleaning and sanitizing all work surfaces
Cleaning and maintaining all shared equipment
Other Duties as Required
WHAT YOU’RE BRINGING TO THE TABLE:
Able to work in a cold room with temperatures 12-14 degrees.
Works well in a team setting (agreeable, courteous and positive).
Reliable (always shows up on time)
Organized and able to work quickly
Pay close attention to detail and are able to work neatly
Can work independently, but not afraid to ask for help.
One (1) year of commercial kitchen experience
Interest/knowledge in organics/farming/local food an asset
You LOVE food and have a PASSION for anything delicious
Reporting to Kitchen Leads and Director, Kitchen Operations
Availability to work full time including weekends (one weekend day is a must). As part of our efforts to Increase the safety of our staff during the Covid Pandemic, we are currently working alternating weeks, 3 days of 10+ hour shifts and then 4 days of 10 hour shifts
Hourly Wage: $14 per hour plus $2 premium pay during Covid Pandemic
Primary office: 53 Samor Road
Food discounts across Fresh City, The Healthy Butcher & Mabel’s Bakery
Medical, Dental and Necessary clothing allowance after probationary period
We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Fresh City is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all applicants regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, and Indigenous status. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.