We are a Food Business Accelerator. We build successful food businesses by bringing together our Accelerator with access to our Kitchen, Distribution, and Stores. We work with the best brands, people, and teams. If you are ready to build Union Kitchen and the next great food manufacturing brands, you’ve come to the right place!
Union Kitchen is looking for motivated, hardworking people who are passionate about food and building our community to join our Kitchen Facility Team.
Our Kitchen Team is responsible for managing our production facility where over 80 local food businesses produce food and beverage products sold across the country. We ensure the highest standards of food safety and organization maintained by our team for the businesses operating within our space. We always insist on excellence!
As a Team Lead You Will
Maintain organization of our facility to promote operational efficiency and food safety
Work closely with your team to accomplish all facility cleaning tasks
Support the operational elements of running a successful production facility, including cleaning and equipment maintenance
Develop leadership skills around managing processes and people
Learn how to manage a facility that supports the local DC food ecosystem
Maintain facility log and food safety programs
Learning how to conduct weekly inventory and food safety audits
Gain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and HACCP courses and certifications to prepare you in a career in food safety
Support in daily implementation of our SSOP
Work closely with Food Safety General Manager on executing follow up activities from internal and third-party inspections including USDA and DC Health Department.
Who You Are
Passionate about food and building food businesses! Curious about new products and excited about our mission
Energized by exceeding expectations and meeting challenging goals. You approach everything with a growth mindset
Organized and effective at planning, both short- and long-term projects to carry out operations
Able to communicate effectively with your team and across the company
Flexible and creative in solving problems.
Comfortable and excited to develop into a leader
Capable of creating a sense of belonging for our teams and Accelerator Brands
At Union Kitchen, everyone begins as a Team Member and has an opportunity to develop along our growth path. If you have what it takes to be a leader, we'd love to hear why.
Here is a look at the opportunity at each stage.
Team Member $15/hr
Manager in Training $20/hr
General Manager (based on experience)