Warehouse Associate (General) at Imperfect Produce
San Francisco, 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
Our Warehouse 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, loading, unloading, order pulling, shipping, returns, forklifting, or may have a generalized role performing general warehouse duties

About You

      • Previous Warehouse or Distribution Center experience (2 Years minimum)
      • Excellent communication skills and the ability to perform work quickly and accurately.
      • Passionate about our mission to eliminate food waste
      • 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
      • Highly communicative - no question is too small to ask!

Skills and Qualifications

      • Ability to operate material handling equipment (fork trucks, pallet jacks)
      • Strong attention to detail and ability to focus on the task at hand.
      • Thrive in a team-oriented work environment.
      • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills.
      • Ability to adhere to all company policies and procedures.
      • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.
      • Experience with inventory
      • Ability to stay focused and work effectively both alone and as part of a team
      • Produce-handling experience
      • Food safety certification preferred
      • Packing or assembly line experience
      • Passionate about our mission to eliminate food was
      • Forklift experience.

Physical Requirements

      • Ability to stand for periods of time
      • Able to work at cold temperatures (38℉) in a refrigerated environment
      • Ability to walk, bend, squat, climb, reach, and kneel
      • Ability to lift/push/pull up to 75 pounds

Details of the Position

      • Reports to the Warehouse and Inventory Manager
      • Receiving product, checking orders for accuracy, packing, shipping, and loading.
      • Duties are open-ended and could also include stocking, inventory control or processing returned goods.
      • Keep work environment and warehouse clean and free of debris.
      • Be an active participant in continuous improvement activities
      • Creative problem-solving skills
      • A full-time non-exempt position which includes health benefits, PTO, 401k and a weekly Imperfect box!
      • Shifts: Monday-Friday: Open Availability
      • Flexible to work overtime as needed
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.