Careers at GO Box

Help us change how people value packaging.

GO Box designs, builds and operates circular, zero waste reuse systems that eliminate the harmful environmental, social and economic impacts of single-use products. We are currently focusing on addressing single-use waste resulting from to-go food and drink by providing professionally clean and sanitized reusable containers and cups as a service to food service establishments and takeout customers. GO Box has already eliminated over 200,00 single-use products and we’re just getting started! We are a  profitable start-up looking to rapidly scale our service this year. 

We are currently hiring for the below positions. GO Box is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage candidates of color and other underrepresented groups to apply. We value and encourage a culture of diversity and celebrate our employees’ multiple identities, including age, color, race and ethnicity, gender identity or expression, language, physical ability, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status and veteran status. 

We are currently seeking to fill multiple Production Specialist positions who will be part of a team processing reusable products through our wash, sanitize and dry cycle to prepare them for reuse.  This is a critical role in the day-to-day operations that will contribute to the overall success of our service. This position is based out of the GO Box HQ located in inner southeast Portland.

Job Type: Full and Part-Time Positions Available (15 -40 hours per week)

Pay Rate: $17.00 per hour, payable weekly.

Available Shifts: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5 pm.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Process reusable food containers, coffee cups, glass bottles, gel packs and other reusable products through our wash, sanitize and drying process, and repackage products for distribution
  • Maintain a safe, sanitary, and organized workspace, assist in daily cleaning responsibilities to include sweeping, moping, and cleaning surfaces. 
  • Main equipment used is a commercial sink and dishwasher, hand carts and pallet jack

Preferred Skills:

– Must be able to work well with as part of a team

– Ability to communicate clearly, read/write/record data and perform simple mathematical calculations

– Reliable; consistently at work and on time

– Observes and follows proper safety procedures; willingness to report potentially unsafe conditions

– Forklift certification helpful but not necessary

To Apply:

Please email careers@goboxpdx.com with a brief explanation of your work history and availability.

We are currently seeking to fill an Operations Specialist position who will be primarily responsible for delivering inventory of clean reusables to participating vendors and servicing drop sites to collect returned reusables. Back at GO Box HQ, the Operations Specialist will process returned packaging, help maintain clean inventory storage; prepare new reusables for use, and perform additional logistics and warehouse operations as needed. This is a critical role in the day-to-day operations that will contribute to the overall success of our service. This position is based out of the GO Box HQ is located in inner southeast Portland.

Job Type: Full-Time (35-40 hours per week). Typical schedule will be 9 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday. No weekend days.

Pay Rate: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour, depending on experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare reusable packing for delivery 
  • Make deliveries of clean inventory to participating vendors
  • Collect returned containers from GO Box and partner drop sites
  • Record delivery and collection data accurately 
  • Help manage container inventory at GO Box HQ
  • Restock marketing materials at partner vendors and drop site locations
  • Engage with partner vendors, employees, and the general public about GO Box, represent the company professionally
  • Assist in new vendor outreach as necessary

Preferred Skills:

– Customer service experience

– Current driver’s license and clean driving record

– Ability to communicate clearly, read/write/record data and perform simple mathematical calculations

– Reliable; consistently at work and on time

– Observes and follows proper safety procedures; willing to report potentially unsafe conditions

– Must be able to work well with as part of a team

– Capable of lifting 25-50lbs

– Previous experience as a delivery driver is a plus

Physical Demands:

While performing delivery duties, the employee is required to drive a company van, carry clean reusables to vendors and collect containers from our dropsites. While working in the warehouse, employees are required to stand for long periods of time, and the ability to wash, carry, lift and manipulate foodware and glassware. While performing their duties, delivery employees will be required to lift boxes up to 40lbs.

To Apply:

Please email careers@goboxpdx.com with a brief explanation of your work history and availability.