Receiving Warehouse Associate (Forklift Certified preferred) at Imperfect Produce
Portland, OR, 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
The Receiving Warehouse Associate is responsible for ensuring all products are delivered to their assigned department or area. They may also pack out and stock products to ensure continuous availability. It is also the Receiving Warehouse Associates responsibility to service any employee that may require assistance selecting and retrieving products from the shelf.


    • Removes pallets from delivery trucks with the use of scooter or pallet/pump jack
    • Stages the pallets and merchandise so that the supervisor can perform the proper inspections
    • Breaks down vendor pallets and separates products for different departments
    • Secures product on pallets by properly stocking merchandise and securing them with wrap
    • Completes block tags with item number and date of delivery and attaches the block tag to the pallets to ensure proper identification and rotation.
    • Moves pallets to designated departments
    • Keeps work area safe by promptly handling any spills and removing and properly disposing of any trash such as plastic wrap, plastic ties, pieces of wood or any other debris.
    • Performs required safety checks of equipment before use.
    • Informs supervisor of any safety concerns.
    • Provides basic maintenance to equipment such as charging the electric equipment.
    • Provides prompt, courteous and friendly support to all teams.

About You

    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Passionate about our mission to fight food waste
    • Forklift and electric pallet-jack certified (preferred)
    • Willingness and availability to stay extra hours

Details of Position

      • This position reports to the Warehouse Manager in Clackamas, OR.
      • Full-time non-exempt positions are available
      • PTO, health care and a weekly Imperfect box!
      • Start date is ASAP
      • Monday-Friday 6:30am-3:00pm

Physical Requirements

      • Must wear steel toe boots
      • Lift/Carry Abilities (measured for maximum or average load)
      • Lift strength (0”- 60”) – 50 - 75 lbs
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.