Job Description

Would you like a job where you absolutely know at the end of the day that you made a difference? Roadrunner Food Bank is seeing unprecedented demand not only from people living with food insecurity every day, but also from families that are newly in need. You can be part of the solution by helping us continue to provide food and hope to hundreds of thousands of New Mexicans experiencing hunger. 

We are seeking a Production Specialist responsible for warehousing activities while adhering to safety, quality and food safety standards set by Roadrunner Food Bank (RRFB). The Production Specialist will handle both dry and frozen product and may be exposed to cold temperatures for extended periods of time. The specialist will participate in all functions of the production department including sorting, pallet building, stocking, and leading teams of volunteers to complete projects in dry goods, produce, and bread. This position will also assist the team in maintenance and upkeep of warehouse facilities and equipment to ensure a sanitary and safe work environment.  this is a full-time, non-exempt position.

Key Responsibilities


  • Work includes all areas of the production departments (Bread, Produce, Dry Goods, Cooler freezer, Assist Farmers)
  • Assist other production employees in completing projects in assigned area
  • Complete daily/weekly/monthly cleaning logs
  • Clean up after spills
  • Keep a clean workspace/ clean all tools used in department

Product Sorting

  • Ensure products are sorted according to production standard Operating procedures
  • Ensure product is disposed of properly
  • Ensure proper steps are followed when giving food waste to Farmers

Food Safety

  • Handle food product according to food Safety guidelines and standards set by RRFB
  • Properly dispose of product not fit for human consumption according to production Standard Operating Procedures
  • Properly label pallets with receiving dates
  • Follow First In First Out procedures when handling perishable foods

Volunteer Coordination

  • Provide clear and simple instructions so volunteers can understand their job duties
  • Speak effectively before groups
  • Lead volunteer projects for each area of production based on department needs


  • Complete the monthly item, pallet and physical inventory count
  • Ensure proper rotation of cold storage product
  • Report discrepancies daily
  • Ensure all product is weighed and dated before being put away
  • Record all trash weight
  • Record all weight given to farmers


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D
  • One year experience working in a warehouse environment
  • One year experience working with the general public in a professional work setting
  • Effective communication and writing skills
  • Basic computer skills including Email and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Independent decision-making skills
  • Must successfully complete Forklift safety training within 30 days of hire

Preferred Qualifications

  • Stand-Up Forklift experience
  • Experience leading volunteers to accomplish a goal while maintaining professional interactions
  • Prior work experience in a production setting

Employment Requirements

  • Negative Drug Screen
  • Successful Background Clearance

Physical Environment

Able to work in cold environment with proper protective equipment (-11 degrees)

Typically Warehouse or Cold Storage areas

Ability to move throughout the building

Lifting or moving up to 100 pounds for purposes of fulfilling orders

Able to pull a pallet jack with a load up to 1000 lbs.

Long periods of standing and moving

Work will be both in and outdoors but can be subject to extreme temperatures in either environment

Moderate exposure to loud noise levels

Resume and cover letter are required.  Currently interviewing – please apply as soon as possible

 Roadrunner Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer