Packaging & Distribution Manager- Evenings

The Packaging and Distribution Manager is responsible for overseeing distribution efforts for Seven Stars Bakery.  They manage the employees engaged in the  packaging,  distribution, and delivery of our breads, pastries and crackers to our wholesale partners, distributors and cafes.  The Packaging and Distribution Manager oversees the quality of packaging, organization of deliveries via box trucks and vans.  This position is also responsible for ensuring the timely delivery of our bakery products to our distributors, cafes, and wholesale accounts.  Assist in all areas including hiring of staff, maintenance of building and equipment and overall cleanliness of bakery.   This is an evening/early morning position.  This position reports to  the Facilities Manager and the Head Baker.



  • Demonstrated prior managerial experience, required
  • Associates/bachelor’s degree in business administration, logistics and planning, management or related field preferred. Will consider overall experience
  • Knowledge of proper food handling and packaging procedures for bakery items and working in a food service environment
  • Extensive knowledge in a operation of of box trucks and vans
  • Experience managing multiple vendors
  • Ability to consistently maintain positive client relationships
  • Can effectively and efficiently handle both administrative and mechanical responsibilities
  • Must be able to provide a clean driving record
  • Makes safety a priority at all times

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify areas for improvement and coordinate with the team
  • Develop packaging and delivery schedules and enforce them 
  • Respond to emergency calls for maintenance related to deliveries
  • Perform troubleshooting to solve minor issues
  • Contact and schedule repairmen and extra help as needed for vehicles
  • Perform administrative tasks including creating schedules for packers and drivers, reviewing timecards for accuracy, communication with wholesale managers, writing and administering performance reviews and disciplinary actions
  • Delegate tasks to meet production and delivery schedules
  • Oversee, manage and direct all packaging and distribution procedures and operations
  • Ensure all equipment and bakery vehicles are up to working standards
  • Create and implement measures to minimize breakdowns and repairs (performing quality checks of all vehicles)
  • Create a work environment with safety as a high priority
  • Maintain partner and wholesale relationships and order materials as needed
  • Enforce all health and safety rules and regulations according to state/federal laws and company protocol
  • Monitor/manage waste daily, work to minimize waste in all areas of the bakery
  • Ability to operate all bakery vehicles in adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to follow all state and federal transportation regulations and laws
  • Any other duties as assigned 

This is an exempt salaried position.  Pay range for position is $50,000-$60,000 and salary will commiserate with experience.