Warehouse Inventory Support
St Louis, MO Operations
Job Type


About Operation Food Search:

Founded in 1981, Operation Food Search is a hunger relief organization that provides food, nutrition education and innovative programs in order to reduce food insecurity and increase equitable access to food. We serve 200,000 people every month through a network of 330 partners in 27 counties in Missouri and Illinois. We use a combination of immediate food assistance and supportive services, while also working on long-term solutions and systemic changes to help solve the problem of hunger. 

Our Mission is to heal hunger with innovative and collaborative solutions that provide food today and help create a hunger-free tomorrow. 

Our Vision is a region where everyone has equitable access to food, they need to lead healthy lives.

Our Goals are to:

  1. Meet the immediate need for food for children, individuals and families by providing high-quality nutrition through our distribution network.
  2. Empower long-term skills through nutrition education and by teaching how to shop and prepare healthy food on a budget.
  3. Champion change through advocacy, innovative programs and by addressing systemic inequities.

For more information about OFS, please visit our website at www.operationfoodsearch.org

Position Summary:

Warehouse Inventory Support directly assists the MetroMarket Coordinator and MetroMarket Lead in preparing the MetroMarket grocery store before it heads out into the community. Warehouse Inventory Support is involved in a rich variety of tasks and skills including warehouse management, inventory management, and quality control. The perfect candidate for this role will have high energy and a great attitude and interested in learning grocery operations, warehouse, inventory management.

Essential Functions:

  • Receiving and sorting incoming inventory at the start of the week.
  • Organizing MetroMarket cooler, freezer, and warehouse space.
  • Provide quality control of products in the warehouse.
  • Preparing vehicle Mobile Market and van for on-site programming which includes restocking mobile market inventory and van stock. 
  • Assisting Market Coordinator in daily inventory count.
  • Assisting Market Coordinator in daily waste count of inventory.
  • Complete janitorial duties, which include, but are not limited to sweeping, mopping, and taking out trash at warehouse.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Experience working with a multicultural workforce

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to learn processes quickly
  • Ability to work and communicate with diverse populations
  • Ability to establish positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues and customers
  • Must be an effective team member and maintain a professional demeanor with the ability to listen to others

Special Requirements:

  • Hep A vaccination or willingness to obtain it.
  • Flexibility in working hours for occasional special events after-hours or weekend activities.
  • Willingness to volunteer for other OFS duties that don't fall under regular job duties.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift at least 25 lbs
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time (8-10 hour shift), both indoors and outdoors
  • Ability to work outside in various weather conditions

To Apply: Please submit your application and include your resume at https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1958745/Operation-Food-Search-Inc/Warehouse-Inventory-Support

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Salary Description
$15 - $18 per hour