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:
We are looking for a Quality Assurance Lead who can help enter study data into an electronic format and quality check as you go. You are the first person to capture all data and will need to be extremely well-organized, efficient, and detail oriented. If you're a take-charge problem solver passionate about fighting food waste, we'd love to talk! 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.Maintains quality standards by approving incoming products that conforms to specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; rejecting and returning unacceptable products within a short time frame.Maintains quality standards by approving in-process production that conforms to specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; communicating required adjustments to facility leadership.Maintains quality standards by approving raw & finished products that conforms to specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; returning products for re-work; confirming re-work.Maintains quality standards by removing all products that fail to meet specifications.Monitor operations & recommend process improvements to meet standards.Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.Accomplishes organizational mission by completing related results as neededResponsible 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 problems especially prep leads Report food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action
Other 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 preferredBasic produce knowledgeProficient in computer systems (Microsoft Office, Google Sheets)Ability to read and write EnglishAbility 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 preferred, but not requiredDetails of the Position:Reports to the Quality SupervisorStarting pay $21Position based out of our Walnut, CA Warehouse Schedule: Saturday 7 am - 3:30 pm, Sunday to Wednesday 12 pm - 8:30 pmBenefits include medical, vision, health, stock options, and free produce!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.About you! Strong communication skills, including the ability to explain and teach methodologies.Excellent computer skills and ability to analyze information & data.Analytical, logical thought process and meticulous attention to detail.Ability to use and maintain inspection equipment.Understanding of manufacturing methods and procedures.Highly organized and strong attention to detailAbility to problem-solve and think on your feet (A.K.A. a mental juggler)Excels at independent, unsupervised workImperfect'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