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Warehouse Inventory Associate

COMPANY

 

Imperfect Produce

LOCATION

 

Chicago, IL, US

Description

About Imperfect
 
Imperfect is a produce delivery startup on a mission to reduce food waste and to make fresh produce more affordable, accessible, and convenient. We source produce directly from farms, which would otherwise go to waste, and deliver it to customers' doors for an average of 30% less than grocery store prices. Since our start in 2015, our customers have saved millions of pounds of produce from going to waste.
 
Imperfect is more than just a produce box! In everything we do, we bring an appetite, lead with heart, embrace imperfection, and work to grow the movement. We aim to cultivate sustainable environments everywhere we go–whether in the office, warehouse, or field. By working at Imperfect, you’re helping build a more sustainable and effective food system. You’re helping fight food waste. You’re ensuring farmers are rewarded for their full harvest. You’re improving access to healthy food in food deserts. With each curvy cucumber and misshapen potato, you’re helping shape our world for the better.
 
We're headquartered in San Francisco with operations all over the country. Check our website to see if there is an Imperfect near you!
 
We're looking for folks who are positive, motivated, and ready to change the world. If that sounds like you, drop us a line!
 
 
The Warehouse Inventory Associate is a warehouse position maintaining organization and monitors the receiving, storage, and distribution of all items received either from suppliers or production shops. Ensuring a smooth and consistent operation so parts and supplies are located and distributed to proper departments in an effective and efficient manner as needed to satisfy internal and external customer requirements.

About You

    • 2 years of relevant experience
    • QC experience
    • Experience in a variety of office systems (G-Suite, Word, Excel, etc.)
    • Forklift Certification and experience preferred
    • General knowledge of warehouse practice

Responsibilities

    • Ability to safely operate material handling equipment to move product to and from desired areas
    • Perform daily routines established by the warehouse and inventory manager
    • Maintains an equipment structure and level to accomplish the warehouse and receiving mission in a safe, effective manner
    • Provides appropriate equipment and racking to ensure the safe transport and storage of all materials. 
    • Researches material handling equipment to ensure procurement of the most suitable equipment in terms of performance, safety, reliability, and cost.
    • Monitor the unloading of all materials into the receiving department; ensures materials are staged for counting and inspection; ensures receiving reports accurately report material received. 
    • Perform the movement of material from receiving to the warehouse in an efficient, effective and safe manner.
    • Supply product to pack and prep areas and stages product for pack and prep. 
    • Ensures product are stored properly to conserve space and comply with safety procedures. 
    • Maintain the rotation of inventories within the warehouse, and maintaining accurate inventory.
    • Follow established SOPs
    • Ability to work cross-functionally with other departments to support other operations 
    • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers

Details of Position

    • Full-Time position reporting to the Warehouse and Inventory Manager in Chicago
    • Hours: Must be flexible
    • Competitive benefits package including healthcare, paid vacation, and free produce!
    • Physical Demands includes but not limited to lifting, bending, standing, able to lift items up to 75lbs
 
 
Individuals seeking employment at Imperfect Foods are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
 
U.S. E-Verify Notice: Imperfect Foods participates in E-Verify in the United States. Imperfect will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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