Warehouse Associate 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/Operations Associate is a warehouse position with packing and prep duties in our refrigerated warehouse for a fresh produce delivery company.  They are responsible for cleaning and sanitizing the warehouse pack area, lines, and produce crates in preparation for produce sorting.  They will then sort and  transfer produce from large bins into crates that can be loaded onto the pack line.   

Skills and Qualifications:

    • Basic produce knowledge
    • Ability to stay focused and work efficiently both alone and as part of a team
    • Familiarity with warehouse environment 
    • Ability to lift 25 lbs and work standing for 8+ hours 
    • Comfortable working in a cold environment (38 degrees)
    • Produce-handling experience
    • Food safety certification
    • Packing or assembly line experience
    • Creative problem-solving skills
    • Passionate about our mission to eliminate food was
    • Excellent attention to detail

Details of the Position:

    • Produce-handling experience
    • Food safety certification
    • Warehouse experience
    • Packing or assembly line experience
    • Creative problem-solving skills
    • Full-time non-exempt position which include health benefits, PTO, 401k and a weekly Imperfect box!

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.