About Imperfect:Founded in 2015, Imperfect Foods, a Certified B CorporationTM (B CorpTM), is the leading online grocer at the forefront of eliminating food waste and building a better food system. We work directly with farmers and producers to rescue, redistribute, and develop goods across multiple grocery categories, and to date have rescued more than 150 million pounds of food from lesser outcomes. Our customers enjoy a customizable service that is more affordable and more environmentally friendly than the average trip to the grocery store.
Mission: At Imperfect Foods, we're on a mission to eliminate food waste and build a better food system for everyone.
Net Zero Carbon Commitment: Imperfect Foods pledged to become a net-zero carbon operation by 2030. To do that, we’re working to optimize every part of our business operations and supply chain to mitigate waste, and are switching to 100% renewable energy in our fulfillment centers and vehicle fleet by 2027.
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About the Role:Our Warehouse Lead works alongside and with the team and is responsible for ensuring maximum productivity and efficiency within the assigned areas. The Warehouse Lead receives direction from Warehouse Supervisor and/or Manager and carries out instructions based on given directive. The Lead is responsible for following and enforcing all safety policies. The Lead is required to be certified in operating all material handling equipment as needed by location. Duties and Responsibilities: Effectively communicates with all co-workers while still embodying our values. Provides employees guidance on how to properly perform their task.Support and follow direction from all managers and supervisors and complete tasks with minimum supervision.Responsible for the performance and productivity of their teamTrain new employees on standard operating procedures, Safety guidelines, and GMPs.Performs duties to support the operations of production, warehouse and inventory teams.Report any potential safety hazards or repair needs to supervisor or managementMaintains the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations. Communicate with other cross-functional departments in order to collaborate and solve problemsReports defective materials or questionable conditions to the Quality Assurance and/or Supervisor.Report food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate actionOther DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be supplemented at any time with or without notice.Skills and Qualifications:1 year of related experience preferredProficient in computer systems (Microsoft Office, Google Sheets)Ability to read and write English. Ability to count and basic math skillsAbility to stay focused, work efficiently, and deliver results both alone and as part of a teamAbility to lift 50 lbs and work standing for 8+ hours Comfortable working in a refrigerated environment (38°F)Packing or assembly line experienceCreative problem-solving skillsCertification in forklift operation is preferred, but not requiredDetails of the Position:Full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Production ManagerSchedule: Sunday-Thursday10AM -6:30 PMThe position is based out of our warehouse in Northlake, ILCompetitive compensation and benefits package including health care, paid vacation, 401K, paid parental leave, and recurring credit towards your Imperfect account!Position Type/40 to 50 hrs a week: This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are varied according to shift. There are occasions where overtime is required based upon operational needs. The Warehouse Lead is expected to work the hours it takes to finish assignments each day.Physical Requirements:Ability to work in both hot and cold temperature conditions Able to walk, stand, bend, squat/stoop, climb, reach, crouch, and kneel throughout the workday.LIft, lower, push, pull, leverage and manipulate equipment and/ or packages weighing up to 50 pounds repeatedly or continuously over time.Imperfect's commitment to DEIImperfect Foods is steadfast in its commitment to being an actively anti-racist company.We understand that it is necessary to take ownership and accountability for building an equitable workplace where all members of our organization can truly belong. It is our responsibility to ensure that every department at every level of our business reflects the diversity of the world we live in. We aim to achieve this through our hiring practices and by championing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) programming that fosters a supportive work environment where everyone can thrive and have connections across teams.
DEI programming is available for all employees and we highly encourage staff participation. It is only with everyone’s unique perspectives, experiences, and beliefs that we can help shape a culture of belonging and create an environment where all Imperfectionists are celebrated.
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.
Visa Sponsorship: We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States, however, we are not able to sponsor visas at this time.Apply for this job