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Graveyard Grocery Packer/Team Leader FT

Graveyard Grocery Packer/Team Leader FT

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Warehouse Operations & Delivery
Regular Full-Time

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Would you like to be a part of a growing and dedicated team who work to provide sustainable solutions in our own communities? SPUD (Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery) was created by and grown with passion, grit, and a vision of how business and local partnerships ought to be. Plus, it helps that we get to work with delicious and organic food all day. Channel your own passion and take your career to the next level by joining one of our talented teams!


SPUD.ca is hiring a full-time, permanent Grocery Packer/Team Lead (GRAVEYARD) for our Vancouver, BC warehouse (1660 E Hastings Street). This shift is Sunday- Thursday 11:00 pm- 7:30 am.


This shift is a combined role, working as both a Packer and a Team Lead:

- 1 day per week will be the Team Lead shift

- 4 days per week will be the Packer shift 


What you'll do


The full time Team Leader, Pack Line drives the day-to-day performance of the graveyard warehouse pack line. Reporting to the Operations Manager, they are responsible for directing the activities of the team, coaching for performance and accuracy, providing support and assistance, and developing future leaders. They lead on the front line, maintaining team morale and ensuring graveyard team effectiveness.

  • Drive the pack line team to meet speed and accuracy targets, through daily engagement & motivation
  • Direct packers in their day-to-day duties
  • Design & train team members on Standard Operating Procedures for the pack line
  • Monitor order accuracy and customer-error reports
  • Coach the team for performance & accuracy 
  • Support managers & supervisors in managing day-to-day operations
  • Engage and develop the team through coaching, support and regular feedback. 
  • Lead with positivity and empathy, while ensuring that team members respect their peers and the requirements of their positions
  • Other duties as assigned


What you'll achieve

  • Ensure the on-time departure of all routes on a daily basis.
  • Train and develop team members to be successful in their roles
  • Continuous improvement of pack line performance
  • Reduction in picking errors and quality issues
  • Promotion of a high performance, team-based culture, which is both challenging and rewarding


What you'll get:

  • $13.00 per hour + $0.60 per hour Graveyard Premium- when working the 4 days a week as Packer
  • $18.00 per hour + $0.60 per hour Graveyard Premium- when workign the 1 day a week as a Team Lead
  • 20% discount on spud.ca purchases
  • Extended Health Care Benefits (after 90 days) including: massage therapy, acupuncture, naturopath, physiotherapy, psychologist, chiropractor, 80% dental and prescriptions covered, life insurance, travel insurance, discounted eye exam- and more!
  • Vacation accrual of 4 %

What you'll need

  • Proven ability to problem-solve and think creatively to complete assigned tasks.
  • Proven ability to lead by example
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

About SPUD

At SPUD, our goal is to create relationships with amazing farmers, ranchers, fishermen/women, bakers, and artisans to make it easier for our customers to have the freshest ingredients and products, delivered to their home or office, or available for pick-up, at one of our markets/cafes. We believe that food should be healthy, so we partner with producers and farmers who you can trust; real people who have integrity, respect our environment, care about our community, value sustainable farming practices, and believe in the humane treatment of animals. 

The SPUD family of companies includes:

• SPUD.CA (Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery)- residential and office deliveries in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary and Edmonton 
 Be Fresh- 5 market/cafes within the city of Vancouver, and our Be Fresh commissary services
 Blush Lane Organic Market- 4 markets, and a Farmer’s Market location in Calgary and Edmonton 
 The Juice Box- healthy (and delicious!) fresh pressed juices and nut milks


Applications for all companies, except for Blush Lane Organics, are centralized through the SPUD Careers site. To apply for Blush Lane please see their Careers site.


Our values include:

• Fight to Create Amazing Customer Experiences Worth Sharing
• Have Passion for Sustainable Food
• Be Open to the Perspective of Others
• Learn, Grow & Win as a Team
• Be Scrappy and Own It
• Find the Fun Together

We are also a proud certified B Corporation- a new kind of company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.


SPUD is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring practices.