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1st Shift - Receiving Supervisor

Misfits Market

Misfits Market

People & HR, Operations
Hanover, MD, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 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

Doing more with less

Thinking Differently

Respecting one another

Moving deliberately and quickly

Taking initiative and delivering

As a Receiving Supervisor in our food-based warehouse, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the inbound logistics process. Your primary responsibility is to lead and manage the receiving team, ensuring the efficient and accurate receipt of food products into the warehouse. With a focus on safety, quality, and productivity, you will coordinate receiving operations, facilitate inspections, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to maintain a smooth flow of products through the supply chain.

The Receiving Supervisor will report to the Senior Warehouse Manager. Key responsibilities of this position include overseeing the timely and accurate receipt of inbound shipments. You will coordinate with team members across multiple departments to efficiently unload trailers, inspect products, and document receipts according to established protocols.

You will:

  • Upholds and enforces safety protocols related to receiving operations. Conducts regular safety training sessions and inspections to maintain a secure working environment.
  • Works closely with inventory, production, and logistics teams to coordinate inbound deliveries. Fosters effective communication to minimize disruptions and maintain a seamless supply chain.
  • Maintains accurate records of received shipments, including quantities, product details, and any discrepancies. Generates reports and documentation as needed for reference and audit purposes.
  • Identifies and mitigates potential risks related to receiving, including shortages, late deliveries, and temperature discrepancies. Partners with Operations Manager to develop contingency plans to address unforeseen challenges and maintain uninterrupted operations.
  • Leads a team of Receiving Associates to ensure a thorough understanding of processes, safety guidelines, and quality standards. Provides opportunities for professional growth and development for the team.
  • Continuously evaluates and enhances receiving operations processes. Collaborates with cross-functional teams to streamline workflows, reduce errors, and improve overall warehouse efficiency.

You are:

  • Able to adapt to changing priorities, delegate, and manage time efficiently
  • Strong team management skills with ability to lead large teams
  • Safety-focused with strict adherence to company standards and safety procedures
  • Able to analyze problems and strategize for improved outcomes
  • Able to physically stand, bend, squat, and lift up to 50 pounds with or without accommodation


You have:

  • Previous leadership experience in a warehouse or manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements for operating plants
  • An ability to adapt to changing priorities, delegate, and manage time efficiently
  • Experience training others to new processes or procedural updates
  • An aptitude for equipment operation and troubleshooting
  • Excellent leadership, team building, and people management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
  • Excellent conflict-resolution and decision-making abilities

What we do for you:

  • 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

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