Warehouse and Inventory Manager at Imperfect Produce
Severn, MD, US
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 in each of our cities: the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Chicago, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, San Antonio, Austin and Baltimore.
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 and Inventory Manager is a warehouse position with warehousing and inventory duties in our refrigerated facility for a fresh produce delivery company.  As the Warehouse and Inventory Manager, you will be directly responsible for the inventory management of all products and for overseeing and assisting operations of our warehouse in Jessup. You will manage, mentor, and develop a team of associates who ultimately ensure that our customers have a great experience when they open their produce boxes.


    • Oversee all inventory accounts and records
    • Completes necessary documentation thoroughly, accurately, and on-time
    • Compile inventory and inbound reports for review and analysis
    • Evaluate and schedule shifts for inventory and inbound personnel
    • Perform and supervise timely inventory audits
    • Ensure compliance to inventory processes and procedures
    • Analyze stock inventory and research issues per requests
    • Understand KPI's, department targets, and the root cause of poor performance. Implementing corrective actions to drive results as necessary
    • Responsible for making the right decisions quickly to achieve plans for the company in coordination with team and cross-functional partners
    • Follow all health and safety standards, GMP’s, food safety, FIFO, visual quality, and PPE requirements
    • Set priorities and give direction based upon daily plan
    • Control labor costs
    • Works in collaboration with the operating management team to ensure a best in class performance

Skills and Qualifications:

    • 2+ years warehouse supervisor experience (20- 30 employees)
    • Experience working with produce
    • Experience working in a cold environment
    • Computer literate (willingness and ability to learn: Dashboards, Google Documents, Spreadsheets, & Delivery Business Pro)

About You:

    • Ability to stay focused and work efficiently both alone and as part of a team
    • Ability to multi-task and see the big picture
    • Comfortable "making the call" on decisions big and small
    • You're a natural leader who is comfortable redirecting and giving feedback
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Creative problem-solving skills
    • Passionate about our mission to fight food waste

Details of the Position:

    • Position reports to the General Manager in Jessup
    • Full-time exempt position that supports the growth and performance of our first market on the East Coast
    • Ideal start date is ASAP, interviews given on rolling basis
    • Salary and employee stock options commensurate with experience
    • Benefits include health care, vacation days, 401k and free produce!

Physical Requirements:

    • Frequent standing
    • Able to work at cold temperatures in a refrigerated environment
    • Ability to walk, bend, squat, climb, reach, and kneel
    • Ability to lift/push/pull up to 75 pounds
Individuals seeking employment at Imperfect Produce are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.