Careers

We’re always looking for talented individuals to contribute to our team and aid in the food waste prevention movement.
We accept résumés at any time, and all open positions will be posted here.

Open Positions

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We are currently seeking an Executive Assistant to join our team. This multi-faceted role’s primary responsibility involves supporting our CEO while facilitating collaborative activities by our management team including setting meetings per defined planning cycles, documenting outcomes and communicating with organizational stakeholders. Additionally, this role will administer several human resources responsibilities including facilitation of hiring logistics, coordinating onboarding of new team members, and managing an employee engagement program. The Executive Assistant will be expected to work efficiently, accurately, and conscientiously in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. The role requires excellent judgment, diplomatic communication skills, and a positive attitude.

Primary Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Diplomatically and warmly represent CEO to internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintain CEO’s appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and complex travel arrangements
  • Support CEO by reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information
  • Coordinate complex domestic and international travel logistics for CEO and other colleagues including arranging flight, lodging, and ground transportation, while balancing travel goals, costs, and risks
  • Prepare agendas for management and staff meetings; record, compile and distribute minutes of meetings; facilitate various meeting follow-ups
  • Handle expense reporting for CEO
  • Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails
  • Complete special projects as needed
  • Welcome guests and customers by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries, assess needs, route callers, and respond to inquiries
  • Periodically maintain CRM systems by updating records, removing duplicates and researching/filling in missing data
  • Sort and distribute incoming correspondence
  • Manage office supplies and ensure office upkeep
  • Perform general clerical duties including scanning, photocopying, faxing and mailing
  • Assist with core HR administrative functions such as employee documentation, background checks, eligibility, recruiting, onboarding, and benefits administration
  • Conceive, schedule and lead team social activities (i.e. monthly birthday and anniversary celebrations)
  • Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience

  • At least one (1) year experience supporting executive leadership
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Superb computer skills; fluent with Microsoft Office products; able to learn new systems quickly
  • Ability to define research goals and methods and locate information from a variety of sources
  • Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures such as filing and record keeping
  • Experience planning complex business travel
  • Ability to map client and partner organizations and develop appropriate customized communication and interaction strategies in support of business goals
  • Basic knowledge of Salesforce preferred
  • Human resource administrative experience preferred

Key Competencies

  • A strong personal and professional interest in food waste prevention
  • Demonstrated ability to learn skills necessary to the effective execution of position
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and professional demeanor
  • An ownership mindset and “can-do” attitude
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and shift plans/priorities as needed
  • Problem assessment and problem solving
  • Ability to work independently and self-manage
  • Flexible, adaptable and highly attentive to detail
  • Focused on positive teamwork and meeting customer needs

Location: All work to preferably take place on-site at LeanPath’s headquarters in Portland, Oregon.

Start Date: May 15, 2017

Salary: DOE.

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We have an immediate opening in our London office for a Business Development Manager to drive the acquisition of new clients for LeanPath. Your duties will include prospecting, discovery, pilot program coordination, business case development, and defining enterprise expansion programs. The ideal candidate will possess substantial experience selling hardware-enabled SaaS services to multinational enterprise customers, with experience in food tech and a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

Primary Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Research, establish and develop relationships with new enterprise prospects
  • Manage multi-stakeholder buying processes with a broad coalition of stakeholders
  • Develop vision, scope and business case for client programmes, including use of detailed growth models and performance assessments
  • Develop mastery of LeanPath solutions and industry landscape, matching capabilities with client goals
  • Define, supervise, and assess pilot programmes, in collaboration with Customer Success Team
  • Collaborate with marketing on ABM initiatives
  • Communicate value proposition via writing and presentations to large and small audiences
  • Meet revenue targets
  • Participate in trade shows, marketing events and networking venues
  • Stay updated on competitive information in collaboration with US-based Marketing Team

Education & Experience

  • ABM experience
  • Hardware-enabled SaaS experience
  • Established senior food business relationships
  • German and/or French language skills

Key Competencies

  • Passion for fighting food waste
  • Absolute integrity
  • Outstanding verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Superior interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Positive attitude, ambitious, motivated with a passion to “win”
  • Flexible and adaptable, effective “problem solver” comfortable with high growth environments
  • Independent self-starter with a strong commitment to teamwork
  • Comfortable learning new technology and explaining value to business audiences
  • Strong MS Excel skills
  • Comfortable leveraging CRM software systems (e.g. Salesforce)

Location: London, England, UK

Start Date: 1 May 2017

Salary: DOE.

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We are currently seeking a Corporate Controller who will be will be responsible for all accounting, financial and HR operations.

The Corporate Controller is a key member of LeanPath’s management team that creates and implements policies and procedures and resolve issues related to the operations of the various components of the Company.

Duties include developing financial, HR and risk management strategies, managing to metrics tied to those strategies, and ongoing management of control systems to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

Primary Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Financial Planning & Analysis. Creates, monitors and refines financial plans. Establishes goals and KPI’s per the strategic and financial plans. Leads the organization’s budgeting process; analyzes monthly and annual results compared to budget and prior year(s).
  • Accounting & Reporting. Supervises the accounting function, including GL, AP, AR, Inventory (in conjunction with manufacturing) and Payroll and associated Information systems. Responsible for production of timely and accurate financial statements (monthly, quarterly, annually). Manages roll-up of US and foreign subsidiaries. Distributes financials to Board and management as appropriate.
  • Credit Management. Supervises AR function, assesses customer credit requests, manages receivables aging, drives collections in partnership with Account Management.
  • Tax. Analyzes sales, VAT, and income tax compliance, establishes appropriate reporting and remittance systems in multiple US states and foreign countries. Coordinates with outside accounting firms to complete annual and other filings for the US and foreign subsidiaries.
  • Revenue and Expense Controls. Constructs and monitors reliable internal controls over cash, revenue and expenses, including mechanisms to audit billing accuracy v. performance, control travel and other direct costs. Manages a ZBB operating budget process and a capital expenditure approval process.
  • Margin Analysis. Assesses margin by product line, produces client and project-level GP analyses, drives margin expansion initiatives.
  • Equipment Lifecycle Planning. Develops and maintains measures to anticipate replacement and renewal cycles for rental equipment at customer locations. Establishes and maintains appropriate warranty reserves.
  • Human Resources. Supervises or performs core HR administrative functions such as employee documentation, background checks, eligibility, onboarding, benefits administration and other generalist functions.
  • Risk Management. Manages relationships with insurers, establishing appropriate risk transfer and risk mitigation strategies. Ensures that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements. Ensures that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies.
  • Treasury. Supervises cash management functions, completes bank reconciliations. Monitors cash balances and cash forecasts.
  • Supervision. Manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.

Education & Experience

  • Masters in Accounting or Business Administration (preferred)
  • 7 years’+ related experience.
  • SAAS and/or manufacturing vertical experience
  • Prior management of foreign subsidiaries
  • CPA

Key Competencies

  • Committed to preventing wasted food
  • Project Management
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Technical ability to manage accounting systems
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Leadership
  • Financial Management
  • Supervisory Responsibility
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced organization and meet deadlines

Location: All work to preferably take place on-site at LeanPath’s headquarters in Portland, Oregon.

Start Date: Immediate.

Salary: DOE.

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Under general supervision, the Customer Technical Support Specialist will ensure positive resolutions to client technical and non-technical support issues through providing A+ customer experiences. Tasks include, but are not limited to, assisting customers by providing Tier 1 & Tier 2 support via phone and email. Support will be provided by troubleshooting, and diagnosis of specific issues and leading the customer through the solution implementation. Solve customer problems quickly, completely and professionally within identified service levels.

  • Interact with client onsite IT teams to ensure system network connectivity
  • Interact with customers daily via phone, email, (and onsite as required) and manage customer cases
  • Resolve complex client issues through incident recognition, research and isolation, resolution, escalation and follow up.
  • Monitor client site activity using monitoring tools and proactively engage clients to assure site function and utilization.
  • Capture client case details, problem solving process, actions and final resolution.
  • Create repeatable processes, FAQ’s, and other appropriate documentation for client support resolutions.
  • Document and create SOP’s for archiving and recall to bring similar support request to even faster resolutions.
  • Stay current with LeanPath products and systems.
  • Coordinate customer updates.
  • Support internal operations and field trainers as needed.
  • Document details of all case management activities.
  • Coordinate shipments and serve as an active team member during the pre and post launch phases of customer sites.
  • Opportunity to add value in other areas of the organization as deemed fit.

Education & Experience

  • Required: Bilingual in German and English
  • 3+ years of experience in a fast paced, professional client support role.
  • Undergraduate degree preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of PC operating systems.
  • Networking knowledge and experience.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize both internal support and external customer support inquiries.
  • Prior food service experience is a plus.
  • Position is based in London, UK office with possibility of travel (no more than 10%).
  • Standard working hours of this position are 8am – 5pm
  • Flexibility in scheduling is a requirement. As necessary, the ability to work off hours to assist and support LeanPath team members and international clients will be needed.

Key Competencies

  • Passion to support company mission of eliminating avoidable food waste
  • Energetic, positive, friendly, confident attitude – a true “people person”.
  • Proactive problem solver.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional diagnostic and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional planning, prioritizing, documentation and organizational skills.
  • Share LeanPath’s values and willingness to co-operate with others and work to drive LeanPath’s vision and mission.

Location: London, UK

Start Date: March 2017

Salary: DOE.

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We’re seeking an experienced JavaScript developer to maintain, enhance and extend an in-house customer provisioning application suite that maintains a variety of reference data and metadata associated with LeanPath’s global network of devices and customers. The application is used in the manufacture of LeanPath hardware products, and to provision/reprovision those products in the field.

This position is part of LeanPath’s systems engineering group, and all development tasks for the position are managed by the product owner, LeanPath’s Vice Presidnent of Operations.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience with Linux and MySQL-based SaaS development and deployment models and practices and/or experience with other SQL-based relational database management systems
  • Java and Javascript programming; experience with servlet programming essential. HTML and CSS experience desirable
  • SQL development/programming experience essential
  • JSON/XML experience essential
  • REST services design and development experience desirable; Java Jersey experience highly desirable
  • Excellent communications skills, particularly in interactions with non-technical peers
  • Desire to work in a small, dynamic, team-oriented startup environment.

LeanPath actively seeks to recruit new college graduates in computer science, and accepts academic experience in lieu of occupational experience.

Location
All work will take place on-site at LeanPath’s headquarters in Portland, Oregon. Some work-from-home flexibility with standard on-site “flextime” bands. Relocations will be considered, but no relocation funds are available from LeanPath.

Start Date
On or before May 1, 2017.

Salary
Based on relevant experience, and negotiable. LeanPath may, at its discretion, require a 90-day contract-to-employment transition period.

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LeanPath provides food waste tracking systems which enable foodservice professionals to dramatically reduce food waste, lower food costs, and operate more sustainable facilities. We partner with customers both domestically and internationally within numerous foodservice segments, including hotels, restaurants, colleges, hospitals, corporate dining facilities, contract management, casinos, military installations, schools, grocery stores and senior living facilities. LeanPath is a dynamic, growing, privately-held business based in Portland, Oregon.

Our four values are the core drivers of our team—we are passionate about solving food waste; we deliver A+ customer experiences; we reach ambitiously; and we operate reasonably.

Internships

We periodically offer internship opportunities to qualified candidates. If you believe you would be a valuable team member and would like to explore possible internship opportunities with us, please send us your résumé and cover letter at internship@leanpath.com.

In your cover letter, please provide the following:

  • How you believe you could contribute to the LeanPath team
  • What dates you are available for the internship
  • Whether or not you will receive school credit for the internship
  • Where you are located
  • How this internship would align with your career plans