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Food Service Specialist- Dock

Date: Apr 29, 2022

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64116

Company: Hallmark

Posting End Date: 
Job Band / Grade: CS2.NE
Number of Openings: 1






Come join us. You’ll add value to one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and be part of our company with a life-affirming purpose to inspire meaningful connections. Our products, content and experiences aim to enrich all lives by making a genuine difference in every life, every day, and our business is focused on bringing the value and relevance of Diversity and Inclusion to every brand, product and person we touch.  Our overarching enterprise D&I Framework and plans demonstrate our belief and value in having a diverse and inclusive workforce. Hallmark’s D&I efforts will continue to represent ongoing progress and reinforce our commitment, as will our intentional focus on bringing more diverse talent into our business and onto our teams.


At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.


Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.



The Crown Room is a corporate foodservices operation that provides breakfast, lunch, catering, and Café dining for all Hallmarkers at the Kansas City headquarters.



•Receives product on our dock, prepares outgoing product to plant locations, and coordinates transportation with dock 3C.
•Performs numerous custodial tasks such as cleaning fryers, floor cleaning, equipment maintenance, and power lift machines.
•Assists with food production and ordering of supplies and food.
•Assists with production for catering orders.
•Expedites food to the serving lines and Cafe.
•Prepares and packages food for satellite locations.
•Maintains compliance with Health Department regulations at all times. Monitors food temperatures using appropriate temp logs.  Responsible for unused food safety following guidelines on cooling, storing, and labeling all products.
•Proficient in the use of knives, Hobart mixers, meat slicers, combi ovens, convection ovens, Hobart chopper, digital scales, assorted small hand tools, steam kettles, tilting skillet, char-broiler, flat grill, deep fryers, pie press, box proofer, dough sheeter, steam tables, mandolin, and assorted service tools.


Basic Qualifications: 

•High School Diploma
•Minimum 3 years dock and receiving experience in volume food service environment.
•Able to lift 60+ pounds, stand for 8 hours with lunch and breaks, walk 1 mile, push and pull 50 pound carts.
•Knowledge of Health Department food safety standards.


Preferred Qualifications: 

•Knowledgeable of highest quality standards in food preparation.
•Able to maintain timeliness of food production at optimal levels at all times.
•Can handle exposure to hot foods, steam, and hot appliances on a daily basis.
•Strong interpersonal skill to interact with customers and employees.
•High degree of motivation, conscientiousness, organization, and detail orientation.
•Must be highly productive, flexible and able to multi-task.
•Has a passion and skill for creativity.


Additional Details:

Must maintain a professional appearance and demeanor as the work is very visible to clients and could produce a strong positive or negative impact on the department or company image.



You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. 


In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference checks.




Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


Nearest Major Market: Kansas City