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Inventory Supervisor

Imperfect Foods

Imperfect Foods

Administration, People & HR, Operations
Northlake, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, May 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.

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

The Inventory Supervisor will report to the Inventory Manager. Key responsibilities of this position include achieving and maintaining optimal inventory levels, forecasting demand, and maintaining inventory accuracies and controls in a fast paced production environment. You will also be responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate reporting of our Packaging, Produce, Grocery, and 3rd Party inventories. You will lead the Inventory process to identify and eliminate any inconsistencies and ensure proper inventory counts at all on site and off site locations.

How you’ll support our operations:

  • Use available data and tools to achieve optimal inventory levels to assure on time delivery while reducing excess inventory.
  • Lead and develop a team to monitor all key functions related to inventory transactions to ensure accuracy, timelines, and efficiency.
  • Coordinate and conduct cycle count processes and physical inventories. Identify necessary recounts and provide regular reports to operations.
  • Work closely with Receiving Supervisor on receipt accuracy
  • Work closely with the Warehouse team on Product Locator accuracy
  • Perform thorough research and document inventory discrepancies to identify operational causes and supply possible solutions.
  • Owns all inventory KPIs and accuracy in our WMS/Internal Spreadsheets.
  • Manage off site transfers and Inventory.
  • Ensures all offsite orders are placed on time and that accurate inventory is transferred to prevent shorts to customers.
  • Work with our Logistics team to coordinate pickup at our offsite locations.

What you have:

  • Experience working with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS).
  • Strong computer and analytical skills.
  • Experience maintaining proper inventory control procedures and documentation for all raw materials and production supplies and finished product produced, stored, and shipped from the Facility and offsite locations
  • Supervisory experience in shipping/receiving, off site transfers, inventory cycle counts, WMS, lot traceability, FIFO/FEFO rotation, and maintenance of a GMP compliant warehouse.

Physical Requirements:

  • Comfortable working in a refrigerated environment (36 degrees and below).
  • Ability to operate WH equipment (forklift, pallet jacks, cherry pickers, etc.).
  • Regular work with computers, including WMS, G Suite and Excel.
  • Regular use of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets.
  • Ability to walk, bend, squat, climb, reach, and kneel.
  • Ability to lift/push/pull up to 60 pounds.

What we offer you:

  • Schedule - Sunday to Thursday from 3am to 1pm
  • 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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