Oddbox is a purpose driven business fighting food waste and we are looking for an extraordinary individual who is also an odd veggie lover and food waste fighter to play a key role in our expansion.
We had a massive growth of 1000% in 2017 alone and are looking to grow even faster and be nationwide by 2020. We’ve recently completed a very successfully oversubscribed crowdfunding raise where we had over nearly 500 investors investing £500k.
We create a secondary market for misshapen and surplus fruits and vegetables (wonky veg) by reclaiming these perfectly good produce and delivering them weekly to people’s home and their workplaces via London’s first wonky veg box scheme.
We are looking for an organised and driven food technology / food safety student looking to apply the academic knowledge learnt. You will be responsible for implementing health & safety, food safety and a QC process covering all aspects of sourcing and operations for Oddbox ie. produce QC on arrival, produce storage and shelf life, packing and warehouse operations compliant with food safety standards and health & safety standards.
This is an exciting opportunity for you to implement a full process from scratch covering all aspects of H&S, Food Safety and QA. You will receive guidance from the Operations Manager and from an external Food Safety expert with an overall plan of actions to be implemented.
You are currently undertaking or have just completed a degree in Food Technology / Food Safety and have basic knowledge of Health & Safety, Food Safety and Quality Assurance
You are very organised and loves a plan and to do lists
You take things on, have a track record of delivery and are willing to go above and beyond.
You have a positive attitude, particularly to new tasks and problem solving.
You are driven and have entrepreneurial spirit, not letting anything dampen your energy and will push through to achieve results.
You are eager to learn and a good collaborator
In addition to the financial compensation, you get:
An exciting opportunity to be part of a sustainable challenger brand, helping reduce food waste one wonky carrot at a time.
Free fresh fruits in the office
Discount on Oddbox fruit and veggies.
Free tea and coffee
Oddbox are the provider of UK’s only impact focused misshapen and surplus fruits for offices. We don’t just provide fruits for businesses. We provide a corporate sustainability service where companies buy us because they want to do good and feel good by directly reducing food waste.We’ve sold 400,000 meals to date, saved over 500,000 kgs of fresh produce from going to waste. We grew our customer base 400% in 2018 and saw a massive 70% growth in customer numbers in January of 2019 alone.
“To become the number one company that embraces nature’s imperfections and turns saved produce into products for people who care”
“We connect producers and conscious consumers with the single goal of reducing waste”