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Warehouse Associate



Imperfect Foods



Severn, MD, US


Imperfect is on a mission to eliminate food waste and to make healthy food more affordable, accessible, and convenient. We source food directly from farms and producers, which would often 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 food from going to waste.
Imperfect is more than just a grocery 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 scarred almond, 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!
About the Role:
Our Warehouse Associate is responsible for all duties necessary for the successful fulfillment of our customer’s orders and warehouse operations. The Warehouse Associate works independently or in a team to provide receiving, warehousing, and order fulfillment services  (prepping and packing). The Warehouse Associate will be a cross-functional team member with the ability to work in all areas of the warehouse.   

Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Select orders for customers, paying attention to accuracy in count and quality
    • Sort and transfer produce from large bins into crates that can be loaded onto the pack line
    • Move pallets to designated areas, working with forklift operators to facilitate efficient storage of product
    • Report any potential safety hazards or repair needs to supervisor or management
    • Keep assigned area clean and in good order
    • Assist in collecting trash, sweeping, floors, or other housekeeping duties
    • You may be assigned to specific areas, or any combination of areas, such as the kitchen, bathrooms, general/common areas, to be cleaned either as scheduled or as needed
    • Responsible for cleaning and sanitizing the warehouse pack area, lines, and produce crates in preparation for produce sorting 
    • General facility maintenance such as repair or replace light bulbs, filters, paper products, and other similar items as necessary
    • May be required to train new employees
    • Other responsibilities as needed to support warehouse operations

Skills and Qualifications:

    • Basic produce knowledge
    • Produce handling experience
    • Ability to stay focused and work efficiently both alone and as part of a team
    • Familiarity with a warehouse environment
    •  Ability to lift 50 lbs and work standing for 8+ hours 
    • Comfortable working in a refrigerated environment (38°F)
    • Packing or assembly line experience
    • Creative problem solving skills
    • Certification in forklift operation preferred, but not required

Details of the Position:

    • Full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Production Manager
    • Position is based out of our warehouse
    • Competitive compensation and benefits package including health care, paid vacation, 401K, paid parental leave, and recurring credit towards your Imperfect account!

Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to work in both hot and cold temperature conditions 
    • Able to walk, stand, bend, squat/stoop, climb, reach, crouch, and kneel throughout the workday
    • LIft, lower, push, pull, leverage and manipulate equipment and/ or packages weighing up to 50 pounds repeatedly or continuously over time.
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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