Who we are
Founded in 2013, Thistle is an early-stage food-tech startup empowering our customers to get and stay healthy while improving the sustainability of our food system. We deliver delicious, organic, healthy, plant-forward meals, cold-pressed juices, and snacks to customers on the West Coast at the elusive intersection of convenience, health, and sustainability.
We don’t want to be just another food delivery startup. Our focus is on the health and happiness of our customers, and we are revolutionizing how fresh, nutritious, high-quality food is purchased, manufactured, and delivered at scale. Thistle is headquartered in San Francisco and we are backed by some amazing investors in the Bay Area and beyond.
About the role
Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, Material Handlers are responsible for warehouse inventory, shipping/receiving activities, and documenting product orders. The ideal candidate possesses in-depth knowledge of various warehouse software, machinery, and equipment.
What you’ll do as a Material Handler I
Load and unload inventory from loading docks, delivery trucks, storage areas, and production areas
Ensure all incoming delivery matches the company purchase order
Bring supplies to production teams using forklifts/pallet jacks
Store materials in assigned locations
Manage inventory by identifying, cataloging, and recording the location of inventory
Record the number of units handled and moved every day using production sheets
Operate various machinery including forklifts, pallet jacks and scissors lift to handle materials and inventory
Analyze pick sheets based on clients orders and pull the appropriate products for each order
Track supply levels and regularly submit purchasing recommendations
Contact vendors for pick-ups or returns
Comply with all safety and health regulations
Material Handler II Added Responsibilities
Tracking and cataloging food waste
Track ingredient use and pre-batch ingredients ahead of culinary production
Execute weekly inventory assessment of all dry goods
Receive and FIFO all produce
Adhere to all sanitation/safety regulations in food acceptance/storage/distribution.
Check quality of product before signing off
Own tracking of order shorts
Communicate with all relevant departments and teammates regarding shortages or inventory concerns; help to troubleshoot and solve
What you’ll bring
2+ years experience in a similar role; warehouse and food production experience preferred
Working knowledge of OSHA and organizational compliance standards
Comfortability with a physically demanding position with the ability to frequently push, pull, squat, bend, reach, and lift up to 50 pounds regularly
Flexibility and availability to work overtime including weekends, public holidays, and evenings
Solid organizational and communication skills
Tech literate; ability to operate within GSuite(Google Sheets, Google Docs)
Material Handler II Requirement
Occupational Safety & Health Administration(OSHA) forklift certification
Who you are
Passionate about healthy food, nutrition, and helping people feel their best via what they eat.
Self-motivated, take initiative, and willing to get your hands dirty
Natural problem solver, positive attitude and strong time management capabilities
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential values at Thistle. We know we’ll do our best and most impactful work when we feel we’re represented and we belong. We’re proud to actively recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. You can get some deeper insight into how we approach DEI, along with some statistics on the internal demographics of the company and leadership team, here: https://www.thistle.co/learn/thistle-thoughts/thistle-on-diversity-equity-and-inclusion