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Receiving Lead

Misfits Market

Misfits Market

Northlake, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, July 7, 2023

Misfits Market is a mission-driven company creating the affordable online grocery store of the future. We’re a high-growth startup whose north star is making high-quality food more accessible to more people. By tackling inefficiencies in the food system, we’ve created a new supply chain that brings value to farmers and food makers, fights food waste, and saves our customers an average of $25.17 per order. Since 2018, our passionate and motivated team of problem solvers has built a full online grocery marketplace and rescued more than 228 million pounds of food. With each new zip code we serve (we’re up to 38,000 now!), we’re one step closer to our goal of eliminating food deserts in America by 2025.

As a Shipping and Receiving Lead at Misfits Market, you will be responsible for managing a diverse and talented warehouse team. Your primary goal is to properly organize staff members and achieve a reasonable workflow throughout the day. Your position will also include directing, managing disciplinary action, training and developing warehouse team members.

You Will:

  • Enforces company policies and guidelines
  • Assists team members by offering personal growth opportunities
  • Implements cost-saving strategies and techniques
  • Oversee the daily function of all team members and take ownership for the completion of each function within the Shipping and Receiving department
  • Ensure trucks are received correctly and follow up with the team to ensure they are following the correct receiving procedures
  • Ensure outbound trucks are shipped correctly and make sure the pallets are loaded on the correct trailer
  • Maintain the shipping and receiving docks, pallet storage area and box room, keeping them clean and in order
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards
  • Evaluates the condition of warehouse equipment and contacts appropriate sources for repairs
  • Counsels team members on how to achieve an optimal output or workflow
  • Resolves issues and disputes between team members
  • Creates and maintains work schedules, tracks attendance, and takes disciplinary action as needed
  • Communicates with and assists other departments as needed

You have:

  • 1 year of previous lead experience in a warehouse/distribution center
  • Lean Manufacturing experience (a plus)
  • Excellent coaching and communication skills
  • Ability to track expenses and compile budget reports
  • Broad knowledge of shipping, receiving, logistics
  • Experience demonstrating process improvement plans
  • Strategic planning skills
  • Able to deal with complex issues in a fast-paced setting
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary service to all departments


  • Monday - Friday 4:30am - 1pm


  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • 401(K)
  • Flexible PTO
  • Lots of amazing healthy food for you to pick out from each week