Careers with BOSA Foods

We are always looking for talented individuals to join our Bosa Foods family.
Please take a look at the job postings below, and if you would like to apply for any of the available positions,
please submit a cover letter and resume to:
careers@bosafoods.com

Retail Division – Prepared Foods Associate - Kootenay Location, 1465 Kootenay Street Vancouver

Retail Division – Prepared Foods Associate

For over 60 years Bosa Foods has been a leading importer and distributor of Specialty Italian and Mediterranean Food Products in Western Canada. From our founders’ initiative to the third generation of family currently operating our family business, we remain true to the tradition and commitment to provide our customers with the best quality products and service possible. As an established family owned and operated business, Bosa Foods maintains a cooperative, team-orientated mindset. We are seeking friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join the Bosa Foods Team.

Job Description:

You are proud to call yourself a Cook. You have culinary experience under your belt and you want to start to grow within the industry. You will be responsible for prepping and, cooking for the following programs: meal replacement, prepared foods, hot bar and deli items. The position of prepared foods associate is a full-time position which requires the ability to work Saturdays.  We offer flexible hours (no Sundays) and competitive wages in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Duties:

  • Food preparation
  • Cooking
  • Look after and schedule when to cook/ make items as demand dictates.
  • Keep track of ingredient inventory
  • Courteous and polite customer service, following through on all customer requests, and giving all customers the utmost attention and respect

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be Punctual and Reliable
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Previous cooking experience required.
  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others

Please Note: The above job description is considered a general overview of the position. Additional duties and responsibilities will be assigned as necessary by management.  Application Submissions will be accepted by email: jobs@bosafoods.com titled job application_ (position title)_(name) Or delivered to our head office located at 1465 Kootenay St. Vancouver, B.C. Please direct all questions and inquiries to (604) 253-5578.

Customer Service Order Desk - Kootenay Location, 1465 Kootenay Street Vancouver

Wholesale Division – Customer Order Desk & In-House Sales

For over 60 years, Bosa Foods has been a leading importer and distributor of specialty Italian and Mediterranean food products to Western Canada. We source products from around the world, and sell our products to a wide range of customers in the retail and food service channels.  We are looking to add a team member to our Bosa Foods family to help us continue to provide the best value and best experience to our valued customers.

 Job Description & Duties:

 The position of Customer Order Desk & In-House Sales is a key position working as part of our current Administrative Team and assisting with day to day administrative and order entry duties. Must be focused on excellence in performing various duties supporting the sales team and providing customer services related to our retail and foodservice customer base. The following points outline basic office responsibilities.

Previous office experience required.

Job responsibilities include:

Order Desk

  • Customer service is priority number one – Bosa Foods is an energetic and exciting place to work, and no position is as fast-paced as telephone order desk
  • Taking and entering orders received over the telephone, by fax, or as forwarded by our sales staff
  • Maintaining a sales-first attitude, providing our customers with appropriate substitute products and up-selling or cross-selling our product lines as necessary (requires a solid understanding of the products we offer, and a background in the food industry)
  • Multi-tasking and ability to prioritize and switch between projects is key
  • Strong computer skills and interpersonal skills a must

Partnerships

  • Continually manage and maintain an extensive number of product listings for key independent customers and multi-unit chains
  • Calling key customer accounts and preparing customer pre-orders on various product lines on a weekly schedule
  • Managing a number of accounts outside of Metro Vancouver, entering these orders, and organizing/booking freight for out-of-town customers

Administrative

  • Perform various inventory management functions (inventory adjustments and inventory tracking) using inventory management system
  • Update sales tools (tablets, sell sheets, product specification sheets) with up-to-date and current information
  • Print and update retail tags for grocery and deli products, print labels for products produced locally

Responsibilities

  1. Answering and transferring incoming calls
  2. Input orders from customers
  3. Data entry
  4. Creating invoices
  5. Filing
  6. Assist in marketing projects
  7. Inside Sales

Requirements

  1. Exceptional customer service skills
  2. Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  3. Written and Verbal communication skills in Italian would be an asset but not a requirement
  4. Intermediate levels working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  5. Detail oriented and ability to multitask
  6. Willingness to learn
  7. Works well under pressure
  8. Flexibility to work shifts and Saturdays

Compensation Package:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits package

Please Note: The above job description is considered a general overview of the position. Additional duties and responsibilities will be assigned as necessary by management.

Application Submissions will be accepted by email: jobs@bosafoods.com titled job application with

_ (position title)_(your name) or delivered to our head office located at 1465 Kootenay St. Vancouver, B.C. Please direct all questions and inquiries to Anna Ruscitti (604) 253-5578 ext. 112.

Administrative Officer - Kootenay Location, 1465 Kootenay Street Vancouver

For over 60 years Bosa Foods has been a leading importer and distributor of specialty Italian and Mediterranean Food Products in Western Canada. From our founders’ initiative to the third generation of family currently operating our family business, we remain true to the tradition and commitment to provide our customers with the best quality products and service possible. As an established family owned and operated business, Bosa Foods maintains a cooperative, team-oriented mindset. We are seeking friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join the Bosa Foods Team.

 Job Description and Wages:

We are seeking a candidate for our Administrative Officer position.  This position is a full-time, permanent role at our head office in Vancouver, BC.  You will report directly to the Vice President, Operations.  The remuneration for the position is $23 per hour.

 Duties: 

  • Coordinate processing of sales orders;
  • Prepare monthly deal sheet and monthly promotion prices and sales sheets;
  • Oversee administrative procedures relating to our Purchase Order System, including:
    • Processing price adjustment in our Purchase Order system
    • Input landed cost pricing into our Purchase Order system
    • Adding new products information into our Purchase Order system
    • Upgrade products images into Purchase Order system server
  • Implementing procedures to check and adjust products inventory
  • Organizing, upgrading and printing deli dptm scale book every 2-3 months;
  • Coordinate warehouse transfer of products;
  • Update customer’s order guide and oversee corporate company accounts projects that include prices adjustment and products information;
  • Upgrade sales force tablets with new images and file profile; and
  • Establish work priorities and supervise supporting office workers

Skills, Abilities & Requirements:

  • Must be reliable, self-motivated and solution-oriented.
  • Bachelor’s degree in administration/information management or related business field.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders in the English language – Proficiency in Italian is an asset to communicate with Italian branch office.
  • Experience with Purchase Order (PO) systems is mandatory. Specific experience with “distrib-u-tec” PO system is an asset.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Suite of Products, especially advanced knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and formulas and functions.

 How to Apply:

Please send applications by email: jobs@bosafoods.com or deliver your application to our head office located at 1465 Kootenay St. Vancouver, B.C. Please direct all questions and inquiries to (604) 253-5578 ext. 114.

Grocery/Deli/Cashier Clerks (Victoria Dr. & Kootenay)

For over 60 years Bosa Foods has been a leading importer and distributor of Specialty Italian and Mediterranean Food Products in Western Canada. From our founders’ initiative to the third generation of family currently operating our family business, we remain true to the tradition and commitment to provide our customers with the best quality products and service possible. As an established family owned and operated business, Bosa Foods maintains a cooperative, team-orientated mindset. We are seeking friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join the Bosa Foods Team.

This position is a rotating position, grocery clerk, deli clerk and cashier clerk. We have part-time or full-time available.

Deli department clerks main responsibility is to assist retail customers with their deli orders. The deli offers customers a wide selection of cold meats, cheeses, fresh pastas and Mediterranean delicacies. Our ideal preference is for enthusiastic individuals with a keen passion for fine food. Though knowledge of Mediterranean foods would be considered a great asset, is not necessary. Primarily, we are looking for affable individuals with excellent customer service skills. The deli is a central hub of activity at Bosa Foods, so the ability to work well with others and take self-initiative are essential to the job.

  1. Courteous and polite customer service, assisting customers with all requests
  2. Stocking and maintaining deli displays
  3. Deli preparation and clean up
  4. Maintaining cleanliness of work area throughout the day
  5. Following all Food Safe guidelines at all times

Grocery department clerks main responsibility:

Merchandizing new products and stocking shelves with product throughout the day

Maintaining cleanliness and orderly appearance of the store

Courteous and polite customer service

Breaking down deliveries as they arrive

Assist in setting up and stocking product and promotional displays

Maintaining all work areas, keeping all areas neat and tidy

Training new members of the Bosa Foods team

Keeping all signage and product placement current

Cashiers department clerks main responsibility:

Courteous and polite customer service

Enter customer purchases in cash register/POS machines

Keep till accurate

Handle all types of customer transactions politely and courteously (returns, requests, complaints, etc.)

Return all un-entered or returned items to appropriate place & keep work area clean

Bag groceries, and request walk-out service to car, if necessary

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be Punctual and Reliable
  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Ability to meet physical job requirements (standing for entire shift, twisting, able to lift up to 50 lbs)
  • Command of numbers, able to handle cash
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently

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Application Submissions will be accepted by email at jobs@bosafoods.com and/or deliver Kootenay Street locations to the attention of Lui. PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS.

Retail Division – Meat Department, Meat Cutter Apprentice - 1465 Kootenay Street Vancouver

For over 60 years Bosa Foods has been a leading importer and distributor of Specialty Italian and Mediterranean Food Products in Western Canada. From our founders’ initiative to the third generation of family currently operating our family business, we remain true to the tradition and commitment to provide our customers with the best quality products and service possible. As an established family owned and operated business, Bosa Foods maintains a cooperative, team-orientated mindset. We are seeking friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join the Bosa Foods Team.

Job Description:

The meat department clerk is an entry-level full-time position. We will train the right candidate with some knife skills. This job requires a person with an attention to detail, and offers competitive wages in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Salary Depending on Experience:  $14.95 to $17.00/per hour.

A Meat Cutter Apprentice’s duties are performed primarily in the cutting room with the temperature ranging from 40 to 50 degrees at all times. Work includes lifting and carrying product weighing up to 110 pounds, repetitive arm and hand movements, eye-hand coordination, substantial hand strength, and standing in place for long periods of time. This includes safely operating tools and Meat department equipment, along with interacting with customers and associates.

Duties:

  • Courteous and polite customer service, following through on all customer service requests and giving each customer undivided attention
  • Abide by the strictest food safety standards
  • Stocking and maintaining displays, keeping all signage and pricing current
  • Preparation and cleanup of butcher areas
  • Sign for incoming raw materials and stock coolers accordingly
  • Practice safe use of all tools and equipment used in the production of all meat products
  • Trim meats, cut meats, debone meats, produce sausages, package & wrap products for retail, and wholesale and perform all other activities as needed

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be Punctual and Reliable
  • Must have a strong work ethic
  • Must have some knife skills
  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Able to meet physical job requirements
  • Experience preferred, but not mandatory.

Please Note: The above job description is considered a general overview of the position. Additional duties and responsibilities will be assigned as necessary by management.

Application Submissions will be accepted by email:  titled job application_ (position title)_(your name) Or delivered to our head office located at 1465 Kootenay St. Vancouver, B.C. Please direct all questions and inquiries to (604) 253-5578 ext. 118

 

Retail Division – Meat Department Clerk - Kootenay Location, 1465 Kootenay Street Vancouver

For over 60 years Bosa Foods has been a leading importer and distributor of Specialty Italian and Mediterranean Food Products in Western Canada. From our founders’ initiative to the third generation of family currently operating our family business, we remain true to the tradition and commitment to provide our customers with the best quality products and service possible. As an established family owned and operated business, Bosa Foods maintains a cooperative, team-orientated mindset. We are seeking friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join the Bosa Foods Team.

Job Description: The position of meat department clerk is available for both part-time and full-time employment.  This job requires a person with an attention to detail, and offers competitive wages in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Duties:

  • Courteous and polite customer service, following through on all customer service requests and giving each customer undivided attention
  • Abide by the strictest food safety standards
  • Stocking and maintaining displays, keeping all signage and pricing current
  • Preparation and cleanup of butcher areas
  • Sign for incoming raw materials and stock coolers accordingly
  • Practice safe use of all tools and equipment used in the production of all meat products
  • Trim meats, cut meats, debone meats, produce sausages, package & wrap products for retail, and wholesale and perform all other activities as needed

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be Punctual and Reliable
  • Must have a strong work ethic
  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Able to meet physical job requirements
  • Experience preferred, but not mandatory.

Please Note: The above job description is considered a general overview of the position. Additional duties and responsibilities will be assigned as necessary by management.

Title job application_ (position title)_(your name) Or delivered to our head office located at 1465 Kootenay St. Vancouver, B.C. Please direct all questions and inquiries to (604) 253-5578 ext. 114

 

Wholesale Division – Order Picker - Kootenay Location, 1465 Kootenay Street Vancouver

For over 60 years Bosa Foods has been a leading importer and distributor of Specialty Italian and Mediterranean Food Products in Western Canada. From our founders’ initiative to the third generation of family currently operating our family business, we remain true to the tradition and commitment to provide our customers with the best quality products and service possible. As an established family owned and operated business, Bosa Foods maintains a cooperative, team-orientated mindset. We are seeking friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join the Bosa Foods Team.

Job Description:

The position of order picker is an entry-level position available for full-time employment, Monday to Friday with occasional Saturdays.  This job offers competitive wages in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Duties:

  • Courteous and polite customer service
  • Pick orders and assemble/palletize product
  • Clean and organize aisle and picking area

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be Punctual and Reliable
  • Must have a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work efficiently alone and with supervision
  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Ability to meet physical job requirements – able to lift 50 lbs consistently
  • Team player

Please Note: The above job description is considered a general overview of the position. Additional duties and responsibilities will be assigned as necessary by management.

Application Submissions will be accepted by email: jobs@bosafoods.com titled job application_ (position title)_(your name)in the subject field Or delivered to our head office located at 1465 Kootenay St. Vancouver, B.C. V5K 4Y3

 

Wholesale Division – Delivery Driver - Kootenay Location, 1465 Kootenay Street Vancouver

For over 60 years Bosa Foods has been a leading importer and distributor of Specialty Italian and Mediterranean Food Products in Western Canada. From our founders’ initiative to the third generation of family currently operating our family business, we remain true to the tradition and commitment to provide our customers with the best quality products and service possible. As an established family owned and operated business, Bosa Foods maintains a cooperative, team-orientated mindset. We are seeking friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join the Bosa Foods Team.

Job Description:

The position of delivery driver is available in a full-time position, Monday to Friday with occasional Saturdays.  This job requires a clean driving record, and offers competitive wages in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Duties:

  • Courteous and polite customer service
  • Load, deliver, and unload product at dozens of locations daily, with a minimum of two runs per day
  • Pick orders when necessary

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be Punctual and Reliable
  • Must have a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimum supervision
  • A clean driving record
  • Some knowledge of the lower mainland
  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Ability to meet physical job requirements
  • A Valid BC Driver’s License

Please Note: The above job description is considered a general overview of the position. Additional duties and responsibilities will be assigned as necessary by management.  Application Submissions will be accepted by email:  jobs@bosafoods.com or delivered to our head office located at 1465 Kootenay St. Vancouver, B.C. V5K 4Y3.

Retail Division – Meat Department Clerk - Victoria Drive Location, 562 Victoria Drive, Vancouver

For over 60 years Bosa Foods has been a leading importer and distributor of Specialty Italian and Mediterranean Food Products in Western Canada. From our founders’ initiative to the third generation of family currently operating our family business, we remain true to the tradition and commitment to provide our customers with the best quality products and service possible. As an established family owned and operated business, Bosa Foods maintains a cooperative, team-orientated mindset. We are seeking friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join the Bosa Foods Team.

Job Description:

The position of meat department clerk is an entry-level position and available for  full-time employment.  This job requires a person with an attention to detail, and offers competitive wages in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Duties:

  • Courteous and polite customer service, following through on all customer service requests and giving each customer undivided attention
  • Abide by the strictest food safety standards
  • Stocking and maintaining displays, keeping all signage and pricing current
  • Preparation and cleanup of butcher areas
  • Sign for incoming raw materials and stock coolers accordingly
  • Practice safe use of all tools and equipment used in the production of all meat products
  • Trim meats, cut meats, debone meats, produce sausages, package & wrap products for retail, and wholesale and perform all other activities as needed

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be Punctual and Reliable
  • Must have a strong work ethic
  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Able to meet physical job requirements
  • Experience preferred, but not mandatory.

Please Note: The above job description is considered a general overview of the position. Additional duties and responsibilities will be assigned as necessary by management.

Application Submissions will be accepted by email: jobs@bosafoods.com titled job application_ (position title)_(your name) Or delivered to our head office located at 1465 Kootenay St. Vancouver, B.C. V5K 4Y3.

Retail Division – Deli Department Clerk - Victoria Drive Location, 562 Victoria Drive, Vancouver

For over 60 years Bosa Foods has been a leading importer and distributor of Specialty Italian and Mediterranean Food Products in Western Canada. From our founders’ initiative to the third generation of family currently operating our family business, we remain true to the tradition and commitment to provide our customers with the best quality products and service possible. As an established family owned and operated business, Bosa Foods maintains a cooperative, team-orientated mindset. We are seeking friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join the Bosa Foods Team.

Job Description:

The position of deli department clerk is a full-time position which requires the ability to work Saturdays.  Working as a Deli Clerk, your main responsibility is to assist retail customers with their deli orders.  The deli offers customers a wide selection of cold meats, cheeses, fresh pastas and Mediterranean delicacies.  Our ideal preference is for enthusiastic individuals with a keen passion for fine food. Though knowledge of Mediterranean foods would be considered a great asset, is not necessary.  Primarily, we are looking for affable individuals with excellent customer service skills.  The deli is a central hub of activity at Bosa Foods, so the ability to work well with others and take self-initiative are essential to the job.

We offer flexible hours and competitive wages in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Duties:

  • Courteous and polite customer service, assisting customers with all requests
  • Stocking and maintaining deli displays
  • Deli preparation and clean up
  • Maintaining cleanliness of work area throughout the day
  • Following all Food Safe guidelines at all times

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be Punctual and Reliable
  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Ability to meet physical job requirements (ability to be in cold work areas for extended periods of time, stand for an 8 hour shift, etc.)

Application Submissions will be accepted by email:  jobs@bosafoods.com or delivered to our head office located at 1465 Kootenay St. Vancouver, B.C. V5K 4Y3.

Retail Division – Grocery Clerk - Victoria Drive Location, 562 Victoria Drive, Vancouver

For over 60 years Bosa Foods has been a leading importer and distributor of Specialty Italian and Mediterranean Food Products in Western Canada. From our founders’ initiative to the third generation of family currently operating our family business, we remain true to the tradition and commitment to provide our customers with the best quality products and service possible. As an established family owned and operated business, Bosa Foods maintains a cooperative, team-orientated mindset. We are seeking friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join the Bosa Foods Team.

Job Description:

The position of grocery clerk is a full time position which requires the ability to work Saturdays.  We offer flexible hours (no Sundays) and competitive wages in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Duties:

  • Merchandizing new products and stocking shelves with product throughout the day
  • Maintaining cleanliness and orderly appearance of the store
  • Courteous and polite customer service
  • Breaking down deliveries as they arrive
  • Assist in setting up and stocking product and promotional displays
  • Maintaining all work areas, keeping all areas neat and tidy
  • Training new members of the Bosa Foods team
  • Keeping all signage and product placement current

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be Punctual and Reliable
  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Ability to meet physical job requirements

Please Note: The above job description is considered a general overview of the position. Additional duties and responsibilities will be assigned as necessary by management.  Application Submissions will be accepted by email: jobs@bosafoods.com titled job application_ (position title)_(name) Or delivered to our head office located at 1465 Kootenay St. Vancouver, B.C. Please direct all questions and inquiries to (604) 253-5578.

Kootenay Location

1465 Kootenay Street Vancouver, BC V5K 4Y3 604.253.5578

Bosa Foods

Bosa Foods

Hours of Operation

Monday.........................8am-5:30pm Tuesday........................8am-5:30pm Wednesday...................8am-5:30pm Thursday.......................8am-5:30pm Friday............................8am-5:30pm Saturday........................8am-5:30pm Closed Sundays & Holidays

Commercial Drive Location

956 Commercial Drive Vancouver, BC V5L 3W7 604.216.2659

Bosa Foods

Hours of Operation

Monday.........................8am-5:30pm Tuesday........................8am-5:30pm Wednesday...................8am-5:30pm Thursday.......................8am-5:30pm Friday............................8am-5:30pm Saturday........................8am-5:30pm Closed Sundays & Holidays

Victoria Drive Location

Coming Fall 2017

562 Victoria Drive Vancouver, BC V5L 4E2

Bosa Foods

Hours of Operation

Monday.........................8am-5:00pm Tuesday........................8am-5:00pm Wednesday...................8am-5:00pm Thursday.......................8am-5:00pm Friday............................8am-5:00pm Saturday........................8:30am-3:30pm Sundays & Holidays...........To Be Announced