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About Good Eggs

Good Eggs is working to build the most loved, most profitable, purpose-driven food community in the world. We’re looking for software engineers to help us grow and sustain local food systems by building an online market and supply chain that delivers same-day, absurdly fresh local produce, easy weeknight meal kits, everyday staples, and wine, beer, and spirits to your door.

We believe in:
• The positive impact of good food on our families, our community, and our environment.
• Sourcing local so there's less time and distance between the farm and your fridge.
• Investing in local foodmakers’ businesses as we grow ours.
• Paying our employees a living wage and working with producers who do the same.

We’ve focused on growing authentically, with our roots in the community and producers we serve, to create a healthy, sustainable business. Check out our blog to learn more.

Good Eggs is privately owned, and investors include Benchmark, Index Ventures, Obvious Ventures, and others.

Job Purpose

This position will purchase absurdly fresh, high quality, high integrity and competitively priced goods in an assigned group of categories or commodities that will be sold through the Good Eggs marketplace. The main function of this role is to keep availability high for assigned categories while keeping spoilage costs to a minimum. Exacting attention to detail needed to manage PO and cost change reconciliations across multiple tools.


Duties and Responsibilities:
* Purchase product within assigned categories or commodities
* Provide short-term forecasts to producer partners for upcoming needs
* Maintain high availability in the marketplace
* Monitor all out of stocks and increase order volume as necessary
* Interpret projections from Data team to ensure adequate supply to fulfill demand in multiple warehouses
* Ensure that Never Out availability is above 95% and Total availability is above 90% weekly
* Minimize spoilage costs
* Optimize weekly ordering to reduce spoilage
* Work with Operations team to optimize product delivery to and storage in foodhubs
* Stay under target spoilage goal for assigned categories
* Own PO data accuracy
* Reconcile invoices against received purchase orders
* Make and resolve credit requests
* Reconcile cost changes within internal product catalog

Why work for Good Eggs?

• Work for a purpose-driven company building a better food system that cares about people and the planet.
• An incredible work environment with passionate, accomplished team members
• Benefits include employer-assisted health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401k, flexible spending accounts (FSA), 20% off groceries, Flex vacation + 10 holidays, generous parental leave, & opportunity for an unpaid sabbatical after 2 years
• Meaningful equity in the company
• Locally sourced, chef-prepared, family-style team lunches
• Grocery is a $1 Trillion market in the US and it’s changing rapidly. Only 6% buy groceries online today and by 2025, it will be closer to 15-20%. The top 5 West Coast markets alone will be a $25B market by 2025
• An all-star board includes Bill Gurley (Benchmark Capital, #2 on the Midas List), Danny Rimer (Index Ventures), Chuck Templeton (Managing Director of S2G Ventures and founder of Open Table), and Vishal Vasishth (Obvious Ventures)

Good Eggs provides equal employment opportunities for team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military status or disability in accordance with local, state and federal guidelines. We hire and promote individuals based on their qualifications for the position to be filled. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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