Distribution Supervisor 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:
 
The Distribution Supervisor role is both a Warehouse/Delivery position. The job duties include but not limited to supervising the Warehouse Load Out team, keeping the delivery vans in working condition by staying in communication with Penske for scheduling service and other needs. In addition, you will be responsible for van assignments, delivering boxes on occasion as a backup to our Imperfect Produce customers, and keeping all van spreadsheets up to date. Excellent communication and coordination between Loaders, Delivery Drivers, Dispatch and the Delivery Manager is key to succeeding in this position. You must be able to delegate responsibilities to the LoadOut team in order for operations to run smoothly. You should also be an experienced delivery driver and know how OnFleet and routing works, as you will likely be on the road. This is where good time management skills are essential while juggling your supervisory responsibilities.

Skills and Qualifications: Supervising LoadOut

      • Supervising LoadOut
      • Create a load sheet using the distro to show reflect the load order and van assignments. 
      • Staging vans for loadout.
      • Making sure to put the “missing” required produce next to each loadout point if pack line wasn’t able to pack it, then informing everyone how many of each item is needed and what each “mark” indicates.
      • Delegate when extra help is needed during loadout (pulling pallets, grabbing vans, etc.).
      • Help Delivery Manager push out new information, responsibilities, and tasks for the loaders
      • Keep track of inefficiencies during the loadout process and work on solutions with managers.
      • Stay for the duration of the loadout until the last van is loaded.
      • Train all new Loaders
 

Skills and Qualifications:Vehicle Maintenance/Delivery

    • Building relationships with Penske contacts.
    • Scheduling van maintenance, drop off/pick up vans up from Penske.
    • Scheduling van estimates for new damages to owned vans.
    • Ensuring all vehicle maintenance/paperwork is up to date 
    • Ensuring all vehicles is equipped with emergency/needed supplies
    • Completing daily walkthroughs of each vehicle at the end of each shift
    • Act as backup for extra routes if needed for drivers to ensure all deliveries are completed daily

About You:

      • 2+ years of delivery experience
      • One year of supervisory or managerial experience a plus
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Powerpoint
      • Computer literate (willingness and ability to learn:  G-Suite, & Spudnik (our backend system)
 

Details of the Position:

      • Full-Time position reporting to the Delivery Manager in San Francisco
      • Shift: Monday-Friday -OPEN AVAILABILITY
      • Competitive benefits package including Health, Vision, and Dental.
      • 401K
      • $25 off your weekly Imperfect Produce box
 
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.