PAT’S PASTURED
PRODUCT /PROCESSING MANAGER

Pat's Pastured is a sustainable livestock farm located in East Greenwich, RI. We produce free-range chicken, turkey, duck, goose and eggs, pastured pork, and grass-fed beef for local farmers markets, wholesale accounts and through our meat CSA. Additionally, through Pat's Pastured To Go we utilize these products to make delicious and locally conscious food. We currently have 2 food carts and a food truck that serve at farmers’ markets and catering events and have a line of prepared foods.

The Product/Processing Manager is a hands-on management position who is responsible for the following:

  • Managing staff and working in our state inspected poultry processing facility
  • Continued development and management of inventory systems of on-farm products and USDA processed meat
  • Working collaboratively with Livestock Manager & Farm Manager/Owner
  • Scheduling and managing 3-5 cooking staff – for food prep, weekly food truck and on-farm food events.
  • Establishing on-farm food events and catering opportunities
  • Prepared foods & menu development
  • Wholesale ordering & fulfillment
  • Documenting & control of food costs
  • Supervising farmers’ market staff
  • Works closely with farm accountant & office manager
  • Overseeing planting and production in farm garden
  • Other tasks as required

Experience required:

  • 2+ years farming and/or commercial kitchen environment
  • A passion for farming and farm-to-table cooking
  • Work week Tuesday-Saturday
  • Experience managing staff
  • Knowledge of cooking and farming practices
  • Valid drivers license with no recent moving violations
  • Interest in continued development of prepared food product line with farm products
  • Able to lift 50 lbs regularly and 75 lbs occasionally
  • Organized and able to multitask
  • A positive, go get ‘em attitude is a must!!
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Google Docs and Quickbooks

The position is a salaried, full time year-round position. The salary range is $30,000-$35,000 depending on experience and also includes farm vegetables, meat and eggs. Position begins in March 2018.

Please email with questions or to apply send a resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to patspasturednews@gmail.com. Applications that do not include these application items will not be reviewed.

 
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