Warehouse Associate at Imperfect Produce
San Antonio, TX, 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:
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 the warehouse environment 
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs and work standing for 8+ hours 
    • Comfortable working in a cold environment (38°F)
    • Produce-handling experience
    • Food safety certification
    • Packing or assembly line experience
    • Creative problem-solving skills
    • Training and certification in forklift operation 

Details of the Position:

      • Position is based out of our warehouse, reporting to the Warehouse and Inventory Manager
      • Health Insurance (including Dental and Vision)
      • PTO accrual
      • $25 off our Imperfect Produce delivered to your home every week

Physical Requirements:

      • Frequent standing
      • Able to work at cold temperatures in a refrigerated environment
      • Able to walk, bend, squat, climb, reach, and kneel
      • Able to lift/push/pull up to 50 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.