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Inventory Associate

Misfits Market

Misfits Market

Northlake, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 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

As Misfits we support our customers and mission by embracing our core values of:

Prioritizing our Customers

Thinking Differently

Moving deliberately and quickly

Doing more with less

Respecting one another

Taking initiative and delivering

How you’ll support our operations:

At Misfits Market, our customers choose us for what we - quite literally - bring to the table: foods that may look a little different but are still fresh and safe to eat. The Inventory Associate is responsible for safely and accurately moving products through the warehouse.

The Inventory Associate reports to the Inventory Supervisor and is an important member of the FC operations team. By maintaining accurate product counts and movement within the fulfillment center, the Inventory Associate helps ensure our customers receive the entirety of their grocery order each week.

What we offer you:

  • Schedule - Sunday to Thursday 3am to 11:30am
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Annual Misfits grocery box credit of $1200 paid in weekly installments
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation time
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid sick days
  • Commuter benefits

What you’ll be doing:

  • Works closely with the receiving and quality control teams to unload and verify inbound inventory of commodities.
  • Enforces FIFO (First-In-First-Out) practices in the warehouse to ensure product quality and freshness for our customers.
  • Partners with other departments to complete cycle counts and inventory audits on a regular basis.
  • Research and document inventory discrepancies, escalating to Inventory Supervisor when necessary
  • Supports the on-time delivery of customer orders by maintaining optimal product inventory levels in all areas of the facility.
  • Follows all applicable regulations to maintain a safe and healthy workplace while operating PIT equipment and storing food.

What you have:

  • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Experience or comfort with working in a refrigerated environment (36 degrees)
  • Strong verbal communications skills
  • Willingness to work overtime and/or possible weekends if the business needs you to
  • Ability to thrive in a repetitive and fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs repetitively with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to stand, squat, kneel, and bend repetitively with or without reasonable accommodation

Nice for you to have:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish)
  • Experience working in a food based environment

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