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Human Resources Generalist

Misfits Market

Misfits Market

People & HR
Clackamas, OR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 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 Human Resources Generalist partners with onsite FC Operations leaders to oversee fulfillment center operations. (This role sits onsite. Relocation is not available for this role). The HRG delivers on strategic initiatives for the business on all things team member related. The focus is on operational activities supporting team members and leaders of the assigned client group(s), such as employee relations, performance management, and ensuring compliance with appropriate local, state and federal regulations. In addition, the HRG will facilitate key processes that drive company priorities such as workforce planning, talent management, change management, company culture, and transformation initiatives.

You will:

  • Responsible for aligning business objectives with HR solutions in the organizations they support
  • Form effective relationships with area leadership, department heads, managers, and team members, providing HR guidance
  • Mentor and coaches’ FC leadership and HR direct reports
  • Analyze trends and KPIs in partnership with the HR Ops group to develop solutions, programs, and opportunities for FC efficiency
  • Conduct effective, thorough, and objective investigations
  • Work closely with Ops leadership to improve team member work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
  • Provide guidance and input on FC business strategy
  • Partner with the talent acquisition team and hiring managers to ensure Federal and State labor employment laws are complied with
  • Occasional travel may be needed

You are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or equivalent field preferred
  • At least 3 years of Human Resources experience, including working knowledge of HR services (team member relations, labor relations, performance management, compensation, talent management and recruitment, organizational development, employment law) preferred
  • SHRM-CP or PHR preferred
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving skills, project management, collaboration, and matrix management skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in communication (written and verbal)
  • HRIS systems, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite
  • Overall business acumen, ethical decision-making, and relationship management skills


  • Unlimited PTO
  • Free Misfits Market subscription
  • Multiple health, dental, and vision plan options
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k plan