Warehouse and Inventory Manager at Imperfect Foods
Northlake, IL, US

About Imperfect

Imperfect Foods was founded in 2015 with a mission to reduce food waste and build a better food system for everyone. We offer imperfect (yet delicious) produce, affordable pantry items, and quality meat and dairy. We deliver them conveniently to our customers’ doorsteps and pride ourselves on offering up to a 30% discount compared to grocery store prices. Our customers can get the healthy, seasonal produce they want alongside the grocery staples they rely on, without having to compromise their budget or values. We’re proving that doing the right thing for the planet doesn’t have to cost more, and that shopping for quality ingredients can support the people and resources that it takes to grow our favorite foods.

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 and Inventory Manager is a position with warehousing and inventory duties in our refrigerated facility.  As the Warehouse and Inventory Manager, you will be directly responsible for the inventory management of all products. Responsibilities include the accurate counting of inventory and managing it through the use of accounting software (NetSuite) and Google Sheets based tools. In addition, The Warehouse Inventory Manager oversees and assists operations of our warehouse. You will manage, mentor, and develop a team of associates who ultimately ensure that our customers have a great experience when they open their Imperfect boxes.


Oversee all inventory accounts and records

Completes necessary documentation thoroughly, accurately, and on-time

Compile inventory and inbound reports for review and analysis

Manage all inventory functions in NetSuite

Manage Google Sheets inventory workbook (including creating spreadsheets as necessary)

Evaluate and schedule shifts for inventory and inbound personnel

Perform and supervise timely inventory audits

Ensure compliance with inventory processes and procedures

Analyze stock inventory and research issues per requests

Understand KPI's, department targets, and the root cause of poor performance

Implementing corrective actions to drive results as necessary

Responsible for making the right decisions quickly to achieve plans for the company in coordination with team and cross-functional partners

Follow all health and safety standards, GMP’s, food safety, FIFO, visual quality, and PPE requirements

Set priorities and give direction based upon daily plan

Control labor costs

Works in collaboration with the operating management team to ensure a best in class performance

Skills and Qualifications:

2+ years warehouse supervisor experience (20- 30 employees)

Experience working in the grocery industry

Experience working in a cold environment

Computer literate (willingness and ability to learn: Dashboards, Google Documents, Spreadsheets, & Delivery Business Pro)

About You:

You’re able to stay focused and work efficiently both alone and as part of a team

You’re able to multi-task and see the big picture

You’re comfortable "making the call" on decisions big and small

You're a natural leader who is comfortable redirecting and giving feedback

You pay excellent attention to detail

You have creative problem-solving skills

You’re passionate about our mission to eliminate food waste and create a better food system for all

Details of the Position:

Full-time exempt position reporting to the Regional Director of Operations

Based out of our local operation

Salary and employee stock options commensurate with experience

Competitive benefits package including health care, paid vacation, 401K, paid parental leave, and recurring credit towards your Imperfect account!

Physical Requirements:

Ability to walk, bend, squat, climb, reach, and kneel

Ability to lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds

Sedentary work; involves sitting some of the time

Standing desks and/or other ergonomic accommodation is available upon request

Occasional movement around the office may be necessary

Regular work with computers, including keyboards, mouses, and screens

Regular use of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets

Able to work in cold temperatures in a refrigerated environment

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.