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New Positions Opening at Young Mountain Tea

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FACILITY MANAGER

SUMMARY

We are Young Mountain Tea, a mission-driven importer of organic specialty teas from India and Nepal. The new Facility Manager will play a crucial role in working with our Operation Manager to run our company’s local operations based out of Springfield, Oregon. The position is full-time with a competitive benefits package and room for significant growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Inventory Management
  • Food Safety Program (shared with Operations Manager)
  • Order Fulfillment
  • Packaging
  • Customer Service
  • Facility Upgrades (i.e. installing racking system)
  • Tea Festival Coordination

As a small and rapidly growing business, our needs are always changing. We need someone able to adapt quickly to evolving situations and eager to grow with us.

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS

Hard skills

  • Experience with spreadsheets (Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel), preferably specific to inventory management
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Able to lift up to 75 lb for short periods of time
  • Able to drive a gas-powered forklift (training provided)
  • Not required but desirable: Previous experience working with food safety or in a food production facility

Soft skills 

  • Detail oriented and efficient
  • Organized, tidy, and reliable
  • Able to thrive with minimal guidance
  • Optimistic team player that enjoys contributing to small-team dynamics

COMPENSATION PACKAGE

  • Wages: $17/hr, 40 hr/wk
  • Benefits: Health insurance, paid-time off, retirement savings, free lunches weekly, free tea always!

APPLY

If interested in applying for this position, please email the following to Raj Vable at raj@youngmountaintea.com

  • Resume (no more than 1 page)
  • Cover Letter explaining how this position will help you in your career (no more than 1 page)
  • 3 references including names, your relationship to them, email addresses and phone numbers. Please let them know they might be contacted!

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5pm Pacific on June 17. We will be reviewing applications as they are submitted. Our goal is for the Facility Manager to begin July 11.