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New Positions Opening at Young Mountain Tea

OPERATIONS SPECIALIST    

SUMMARY

We are Young Mountain Tea, a mission-driven importer of organic specialty teas from India and Nepal. The Operations Specialist 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 has significant growth opportunities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Production (packaging tea)
  • Order fulfillment (shipping orders, order creation)
  • Inventory support  (monthly counts, finished good totals, receiving)

As a small and 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
  • 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

$14/hour with increase to $15/hr after 90 day performance review. The position will start at 30 hours/week. Benefits include a retirement savings program, paid-time off, a flexible schedule, and all the tea you can drink!

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 Thursday, February 25th. Our goal is for the Operations Specialist to begin the week of April 5th or shortly thereafter.