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
Thistle is looking to expand our team with professional individuals and technical backgrounds to pick, uncrate, unpack products, and deliver products to our culinary and production teams. This position is ideal for someone looking to work hard in a fast-paced environment.
This role is 100% onsite at our Vacaville facility and reports to the Warehouse Manager.
What you’ll do
Pull and prepare products for culinary and production departments ensuring the exact number and types of ingredients are fulfilled; document volume decanted and delivered
Weigh items when required; label and pack products into designated containers; verify that all items are correctly labeled before moving onto the next batch
Perform product checks and alert management and QA of potential quality issues
Transport completed orders and products to the appropriate staging areas via electric or manual pallet jack
Work with team leads, supervisors, and managers to identify and expedite priorities based on internal customer requirements
Notify management on shorts; works with inventory control and procurement to make sure shorts are filled in a timely manner; document and follow up when necessary
What you’ll bring
At least 2+ years warehouse experience or experience working in a similar role; warehouse experience in a high-volume food production facility highly preferred
Ability to work in a cold environment for long periods of time that may also include working in a freezer environment
Able to stand and bend for extended periods throughout the shift while lifting up to 50lbs repetitively
Able to use different types of equipment such as hand tools, scales, box-cutters
Self-motivated, able to work with tight deadlines, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right
Able to solve basic problems, have strong math skills(converting batch requirements)
Must be detail-oriented with strong communication skills
Knowledge of food product materials(preferred)
Knowledge of GMP manufacturing practices
Attention to detail is a must
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