Operations Specialist

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 an Operations Specialist to contribute to the achievements of the organization’s operational goals.

Position Description:

The Operations Specialist will report to the Operations Manager. They will be responsible for customer order fulfillment, inventory management, as well as assisting with supply chain management. As the last person to touch our products before they are shipped to the customer, this is an important role on the operations team.


  • Fulfill and pack outgoing customer orders, manage finished product inventory
  • Manage receiving, shipping, and storage for efficient operations.
  • Assisting in managing stock inventory levels, including fore casting usage
  • Receiving materials for production and assist in shipping orders
  • Tracking batch and expiration dates data


  • Strong communication skills in English
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Detail-oriented and well-organized
  • Ability to manage time and problem solve
  • Ability to navigate a quickly changing business environment
  • Ability to lift at least 50lbs
  • Collaborative team member experience


  • Foreign language skills (Spanish, French,Brazilian Portuguese)
  • Proficiency in Salesforce or other CRM software
  • Proficiency with Microsoft SharePoint
  • Experience managing parcel or LTL shpping
  • Exposure to enterprise (B2B) sales
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher


Send email to careers@hazeltechnologies.com 

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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 is on track to be used with 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.