Operations Assistant

Chicago, IL
Did you know that over 30% of fresh produce grown in the world goes to waste and never reaches consumers?

Founded in 2015, Hazel Technologies Inc. is a USDA-funded company that develops new technologies to extend the quality and shelf life of fresh produce in the global supply chain. The Chicago-based early-stage agricultural technology company is on a mission to reduce food waste. Shippers, growers, and retailers are always looking for new ways to ship food further, enter new markets, extend the growing season, and have less food rejected at the retail level. Hazel Technologies’ products address these needs by adding significant and measurable value throughout our customer’s food supply chains.

Hazel Technologies is searching for a self-motivated and passionate college student who can serve as a paid, part-time operations assistant. Ideal for students looking to gain exposure to a dynamic early-stage growth environment while earning some money. The candidates will gain first-hand knowledge of supply chain logistics and manufacturing processes within the Agricultural Technology industry.

Position Description:  

The Operations Assistants will report directly to the Operations Coordinator and will assist the operations team in fulfilling their weekly production and fulfillment goals.


Responsibilities:

  • Packing and repacking product
  • Assisting in managing stock inventory levels, including forecasting usage
  • Receiving materials for production and assist in shipping orders
  • Assisting with customer order fulfillment
  • Tracking batch and expiration dates data

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year university program
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Diligent & dependable
  • Able to lift at least 50lbs
  • Collaborative team member experience

Preferences:

  • Experience in a laboratory 
  • Experience with industrial labor


HOW TO APPLY:

Send email to careers@hazeltechnologies.com

Subject line: Operations Assistant

Please attach CV or resume and short intro stating where you saw the job posted, (no cover letter necessary)


Equal Opportunity Employer

Haze Technologies is an equal opportunity employer, committed to our diversity and inclusiveness. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, nationality, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or age. We strongly encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA community, people with disabilities and veterans to apply.

About Hazel Technologies, Inc.: Hazel Technologies is a USDA-funded startup company that develops new solutions to extend the quality shelf life of fresh produce and reduce food waste. Founded in 2015, Hazel Tech® services over 100 of the world's largest fresh produce packers, shippers, and retailers. Selected as a Finalist for Fast Company's 2020 World Changing Ideas and winner of "Best Sustainable Packaging" at the 2020 World Food Innovation Awards, the company's patent-pending technologies have been tested by top academic research programs including UC Davis, Cornell University, and Oregon State University. In 2020, Hazel treated over 3.2 billion pounds of fresh produce, preventing more than 270 million pounds from going to waste. For more information, visit www.hazeltechnologies.com.