Delivery Manager at Imperfect Produce
San Diego, CA, 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 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
 
Imperfect is searching for a dedicated Delivery Manager to join our growing team! As the Delivery Manager, you will be responsible for managing a fleet of drivers in San Diego. It will be your job to ensure drivers are set up for success prior to starting their route each day. As the main contact with our vehicle vendor, you will be responsible for ensuring vans are in proper operating condition in preparation for deliveries. Keeping an eye on our delivery metrics, you will have a direct impact in Imperfect's growth. If you're passionate about fighting food waste and making a meaningful impact on the produce industry, we'd love to talk!

Responsibilities

    • Hire and train delivery drivers in San Diego
    • Manage and provide feedback to 30+ full-time and part-time drivers daily
    • Track and analyze delivery metrics and continuously strive to meet KPI's
    • Partner with Delivery Dispatcher to ensure all routes are mapped out efficiently
    • Manage relationship with Penske, our delivery van leasing partner
    • Coordinate regular maintenance checkups with Penske

Skills and Qualifications

    • 2+ years experience in delivery role
    • 3+ years experience managing drivers
    • Highly comfortable navigating the San Diego Metro Areas
    • Mastery of Google Maps to ensure an on time delivery experience for each customer
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and adept at analyzing metrics

About You

    • Highly organized and strong attention to detail
    • Ability to problem-solve and think on your feet (A.K.A. a mental juggler)
    • Excels at independent, unsupervised work
    • Passionate about our mission to fight food waste

Details of Position

    • This position reports remotely to the Director of Delivery based in Los Angeles
    • Regional travel occasionally
    • Full-time exempt position
    • Salary and employee stock options commensurate with experience
    • Benefits include medical, vision, health, stock options, and free produce!
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.