Red Sea Ventures Portfolio
Red Sea Ventures Portfolio

Material Handler



Iowa, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

ByHeart is an infant nutrition company built from the ground up to deliver real innovation on behalf of babies and parents. Our mission is simple: make the best formula in the world. That’s why we studied the latest breast milk science, worked directly with suppliers we know and trust, set uncompromising quality standards, developed our own small batch blending process, built our own manufacturing facilities, and conducted a groundbreaking clinical trial. Our goal is to create a future where all parents feel amazing about feeding their baby—no matter how they do it.

When we launched our Whole Nutrition Infant Formula in March 2022, we were the first new U.S infant formula manufacturer in 15 years. Since then, we’ve been leading the way in a lot of ways.


  • The only U.S.-made infant formula to use organic, grass-fed whole milk
  • The first and only U.S. infant formula company to add the two most abundant proteins found in breast milk—alpha-lac and lactoferrin—to our ingredients list
  • The first infant formula company to receive Clean Label Project’s Purity Award (and we test for 700 contaminants vs the required 400)
  • We ran the largest clinical trial by a new infant formula brand in 25 years—clinically proving our benefits vs a leading infant formula like:
    • Less spit up
    • Softer poops
    • Easier digestion
    • More efficient weight gain
    • Enhanced nutrient absorption
    • Longer stretches between nighttime feeds*

With >$250M in funding, we’re shifting the industry forward—and this is just the beginning. Help us build a future where all parents can feel amazing about feeding, by joining our growing team of >275 people that stretches across the country.

We're proud to offer competitive, family-first benefits, including but not limited to:

  1. Health insurance for the whole family: medical, dental, & vision insurance covered 100%, with 90% coverage for your family.
  2. Flexible paid time off: plus 12+ company holidays, and 2 floating holidays to use at your discretion!
  3. 16-weeks of fully-paid parental leave and new parent support: free 1-year supply of formula, cozy feeding suites, and paid pumping time.
  4. Up to 6% 401(k) Match to help you plan for your future.
  5. Company equity for every employee: because when we succeed, we succeed together!

Visit our site to learn more, and check out some recent press on ByHeart:

*based on data from infants at approximately 4 months of age

Role Description

The Material Handler accurately moves raw materials to and from the warehouse for use by the production team. This includes issuing and staging raw materials and packaging to a job before production occurs. The Material Handler will assist in the cycle count program.

Reports To: Warehouse Supervisor

Location: Allerton, IA

Start Date: ASAP

Role Responsibilities

· Receive all inbound deliveries – Complete all documentation as required.

· Load/unload trucks.

· Prepare all outbound shipments for complete and timely delivery to customer.

· Schedule and follow up on all inbound deliveries and outbound shipments.

· Pick all materials from pick lists and deliver / transfer to production staging areas.

· Maintain perpetual inventory log and confirmations.

· Perform daily forklift checks and equipment within the S/R areas.

· Maintain all GMP processes and procedures to ensure a compliant facility.

· Complete weekly/monthly/quarterly/yearly GMP audits and address all subpar findings in a timely manner.

· Maintain and control all materials within the warehouse. Return all remaining materials from production runs back into inventory and finalize control documents on said changes (additions/deletions) as required.

· Manage materials movement within the ERP system.

· Receive and ship items within the ERP system.

· Will maintain the COA database on shared drive under the direction of Ops. Coordinator.

· Maintain a vigilant posture and practice on personal safety and product integrity

Skills & Qualifications

· High School Diploma or Equivalent

· 1-year previous material handling experience

· Must be self-disciplined, a team player, and be able to handle emergency situations common to the operation.

· Must be able to maintain and display personal cleanliness and follow GMPs’ as described in company guidelines.

· Must be able to write clearly and in an organized fashion.

· Must be able to use a computer: MS office; and other company provided software.

· Infant Formula or Food manufacturing experience preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.