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Nona Lim

Production Shift Assistant Cook


Nona Lim

Since 2012, Nona Lim has been crafting fresh, healthy foods that are convenient and delicious. The brand’s philosophy is that clean, simple cooking yields the best flavor and nutrition. The Nona Lim line of soups, broths, and noodles features Asian favorites, inspired by Nona’s childhood in Singapore and the culinary creativity of California. With products that are ready in minutes, Nona Lim makes it easy and delicious to eat well and fuel an active lifestyle. All Nona Lim products are sold in the refrigerated section. In the last few years, Nona Lim has been recognized widely for both clean label and great taste with awards from Clean Eating Magazine, Prevention Magazine, and SOFIs in 2015 and 2017. Nona is proud to have built her business in West Oakland near a hub of other artisan food manufacturers. Nona Lim is the 2013 recipient of the Oakland Youth Friendly Business Award, takes pride in being a Certified Green Business with Alameda County, and won the SBA Emerging Business Award in 2016. Nona is also a current member and past President of the SF Professional Food Society and is also a Board Director for the Specialty Food Association.

Position overview

We are looking for someone passionate about making great products to be an Assistant Cook on the Nona Lim team. You will be responsible for making sure that products are made safely, consistently, and with great quality through following our recipes, and standard food safety procedures.


• Follow manufacturing instructions precisely to make the required product. • Follow kitchen sanitation and cleaning checklists and other checklists, as instructed. • Use ingredients according to FIFO principles. • Manage inventory of ingredients. • Clean dishes, and the processing space after use. • Implement CCP procedures for cooking temp and ensure that products reach required temperature. • Ensure that the walk-in is kept clean and organized according to GMP and Storage SOP • Ensure that ingredients are received according to Receiving SOP • Fill out forms and paperwork for production records. • Maintain cooking equipment as per Equipment Maintenance Schedule.


• Have a passion for creating great products and take pride in your work • Work with hot products such as hot soup • Work in a continuously-standing position for five or more hours • Be able to frequently bend, stoop, and lift objects up to 60 pounds • Work various shifts (mornings, nights, and/or weekends), as required • Work as a team player at all times • Must have at least 1 year of kitchen or food manufacturing experience.