Imagine a company full of people that care deeply about making and delivering delicious food that they've made careers out of that passion. That's us. And it could be you!

1st & 2nd shift Prep Cooks

Location:  Morgan Hill, CA

Department:  Manufacturing

Position Type:  Hourly

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Adhere to safe working practices at all times
  • Prep raw materials as requested on paperwork for each work order
  • Have work orders completed on time
  • Pay attention and ensure quality on ingredients is the best
  • Perform daily checks of area for non-compliance and report them to your supervisor
  • Ensure finished product conforms to specifications
  • Manufacture quality products efficiently within time and quantity parameters
  • Follow the company GMP's
  • Ensure clean and tidy production area at all times
  • Report Downtime to maintenance in a timely manner
  • Communicate and update all relevant parties of any issues or changes (low yields, etc.)
  • Monitor and action all waste
  • Manage inventory of raw material
  • Plan ahead to ensure no downtime in kitchen
  • Set up following shift for success
  • Ensure all paperwork is filled out neatly and correctly and signed off
  • Thawing - ensure proper protocol for slacking is followed. Keep accurate temperatures in a timely fashion according to the paperwork and the HACCP plan (when necessary)

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ability to work all scheduled shifts, on time
  • Ability to work weekends when required
  • Ability to use knife as it is a tool
  • Excellent interpersonal skills needed for working in a team environment
  • Proven track record in safe working practices
  • Experience working in temperature controlled settings
  • Experience with perishable items
  • Ability to lift 55 lbs
  • Able to interact and communicate with the supervisors and team members
  • Passion for food and high quality
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Numeracy skills
  • Manufacturing experience preferred (preferably in the food industry)
  • Experience working with dicing machinery preferred
  • Bi-lingual preferred


Social change through sustainable agriculture

At a local urban farm operated by The Food Project, we volunteer alongside local teenagers to help cultivate 40 acres that supply local CSAs, farmers markets and hunger relief organizations.