Warehouse Lead (Inventory)- $18.50 per hour

  • Imperfect Foods
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Jan 15, 2021

Job Description

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 Inventory Lead works alongside and with the team and is responsible for facilitating accurate inventory cycle counts. The Warehouse Inventory Lead receives direction from Inventory Supervisor/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 completes tasks with minimum supervision.
  • Responsible for tracking accurate inventory cycles 
  • Responsible for entering data in an electronic format 
  • Updating bin locations for inbound and in production product 
  • Responsible for the performance and productivity of their team
  • Train 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 management
  • Maintains 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 replenishment lead 
  • Reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the Quality Assurance and/or Supervisor.
  • Report food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action

  • Other Duties
  • Please 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 preferred
  • Proficient in computer systems (Microsoft Office, Google Sheets)
  • Preferred experience with WMS
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Ability to count and basic math skills
  • Ability to stay focused, work efficiently, and deliver results both alone and as part of a team
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs and work standing for 8+ hours 
  • Comfortable working in a refrigerated environment (38°F)
  • Packing or assembly line experience
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Certification in forklift operation required 

Details of the Position:

  • Reports to the Inventory Manager
  • Full-time hourly position
  • $18.50 Per hour
  • Position based out of our Walnut Warehouse
  • Benefits 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.
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.
How we are protecting employees from COVID-19
At Imperfect Foods, employee health and safety is our top priority. We have implemented processes and precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our facilities. We provide gloves, masks, and hand sanitizer to all essential employees who must report to work. Before entering our warehouse, employees have their temperatures checked. In addition, we take great care to ensure frequently touched surfaces are sanitized throughout the day and all warehouses are fully sanitized weekly.
We have also implemented an Emergency Sick Leave policy providing full-time and part-time employees 2 additional weeks of paid time off and up to 26 weeks paid leave if they have a confirmed case of COVID-19.

Organization Type



Food & Agriculture

Drawdown Solutions

Plant-Rich Diets, Reduced Food Waste

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