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Misfits Market

Misfits Market

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Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Misfits Market is a mission-driven, high-growth startup dedicated to reducing food waste and making shopping for sustainable, high-quality groceries easier and more affordable. We deliver organic produce, high-quality meats and seafood, plant-based proteins, dairy, bakery, wine, and other grocery items to nearly every zip code in 48 states at up to 30 percent off traditional grocery store prices. In 2022, Misfits Market acquired sustainable e-grocer Imperfect Foods and now leverages its in-house transportation network to deliver directly to consumers with one of the most carbon-efficient grocery delivery models on the market. By tackling inefficiencies in the food system, our passionate and motivated team of problem solvers helps save an average of 500,000 pounds of food per week from waste or lesser outcomes, with an all-time savings of 190+ million pounds of food.

The Misfits Market procurement team is responsible for the sourcing and purchasing of all of the food that ends up in our Misfits boxes every week. We are looking to hire a passionate food professional to join the procurement team at Misfits Market as an assistant buyer. Working alongside the buying team, the assistant buyer will work on the day-to-day purchasing as well as play an important role in expanding our ever-growing group of vendors, producers and growers that make up our unique supply chain.

You Will:

  • Create new SKUs and periodically audit items for upload into our system
  • Work with our Merchandising and Marketing teams to collect assets for our website and stories about our growers & “Misfit” products
  • Onboard new vendors from start to finish, liaising with our Legal and Compliance teams as necessary
  • Create and process purchase orders
  • Communicate pickup and delivery information to our Logistics team
  • Coordinate with our Planning team to ensure inventory accuracy ahead of receipt
  • Some weekend coverage required

You Have:

  • Passionate about a sustainable future for our food system
  • A fast learner with the ability to multitask and thrive under pressure
  • Adaptable and solutions focused
  • A team player above all
  • An ‘entrepreneur’ in spirit, eager to identify efficiency opportunities to make the process better
  • An excellent communicator both verbally and in writing, with a demonstrated ability to work effectively across multiple teams
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • 1-2 years of procurement, supply chain and planning experience
  • Working knowledge of the food/produce industry
  • Experience with ERP systems such as SAP or Dynamics is a plus
  • Proficiency with G-Suite, Excel, Word & Slack


  • Unlimited PTO
  • Salary Range - $60,000 to $70,000/yr.
  • Flexible work location with remote availability
  • Free Misfits Market subscription
  • Multiple health, dental, and vision plan options
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Commuter benefits

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