Imperfect Produce

Job Info
  1. Job Title: General Manager
  2. Location: Portland, OR
  3. Number: 9749
  4. Post Date: 6/16/2017
Job description

Day-to-Day Operations

  • Maximize efficiency of packing and delivering high quality produce boxes, at the optimum cost, in order to meet Imperfect Produce’s business objectives.
  • Work with the Quality Control manager to implement quality control standards for all the produce that is received and prepared for packing.
  • Manage delivery operations in Portland to make sure drivers are properly trained and deliveries are being made with appropriate care and effectiveness with minimal missed or late deliveries.
  • Own all aspects of the operation and work with your team to ensure that daily targets are met and the warehouse is clean and ready for operation the next day.

Long-Term Planning

  • Coordinate with HQ and marketing team to ensure that operations in Portland can keep pace with growing demand while maintaining our high quality standards
  • Work with VP of Operations and New Markets to roll out delivery areas in nearby cities, including a line haul to Seattle

Physical Infrastructure

  • Source and build relationships with key equipment vendors to ensure a successful build-out of the facility that supports our growth plans.
  • Oversee and maximize existing physical infrastructure for daily production activities

Personnel Management

  • Develop employees capable of rising successfully through the organization.
  • Serve as the primary representative of the Portland operations team as a bridge to other departments like Marketing and Supply as well as the GMs of other locations.
  • Oversee a team of five managers to achieve our KPI’s around quality, production, inventory accuracy, and delivery accuracy.

Production/ Reporting/ Food Safety

  • Track and report the team’s performance on key KPIs.
  • Take ownership of these goals and take pride in continually improving them over time.
  • Use the weekly customer feedback report to ensure accountability, learning, and immediate fixing of issues.
  • Implement and roll out internal software tools such as pack-to-light to increase efficiency.
  • Develop and implement a plan to comply with SQF, Food Safety Plan (HACCP), Food Quality Plan (FQP) standards.
  • About You
  • 3+ years experience in a General Manager / Assistant General Manager role
  • Experience in the fresh produce / food industry
  • Mastery of process optimization techniques and process flow improvements
  • Understands all part of a logistics business – purchasing, operations, marketing sales
  • Experience managing a nimble, fast-growing teamExtensive knowledge of inventory management and operations software
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Energetic and excited about ImperfectHighly organized and strong attention to detailAbility to problem-solve and think on your feet (A.K.A. a mental juggler)
  • Excels at independent, unsupervised work

Details of Position

  • This position reports to the VP of New Market Operations.
  • Full-time exempt position.Ideal start date is July 1, 2017.
  • Salary and employee stock options commensurate with experience.  
  • Competitive benefits package provided, including healthcare, vision, and dental (plus free produce!)

Position is based out of our Portland warehouse in Clackamas, OR. Interviews given on rolling basis as applications come in.

To Apply: please prepare a cover letter and resume

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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