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Part-Time Inventory Intake Specialist

86 Repairs

86 Repairs

Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

*This role is for the Chicago market - must live near major airport*

Our Company

86 Repairs is transforming a huge, overlooked problem in restaurants: getting things fixed. While other parts of the industry have evolved thanks to technology (think: online ordering, point-of-sale), repairs and maintenance (R&M) has kept the status quo…

Until we came along.

86 launched an R&M management platform built for the restaurant industry in 2019. Our tech-enabled solution includes on-demand repair management and preventative maintenance. With 86 Repairs, restaurants can access data-driven insights and 24/7 support to control their facilities, reduce their R&M costs, and spend less of their team's time on equipment repairs.

Our Commitment

The only way to build a great company is by hiring talented people with diverse backgrounds and rich life experiences. Those experiences contribute to our culture and help us find creative solutions to the tough problems we're solving. Because of this, 86 Repairs is committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and background in everything we do.

Historically, women and people of color are hesitant to apply for a role unless they meet every qualification listed in the job description. If you are uncertain if you're a fit, please apply. We'd rather have one more resume to review than miss the chance to meet amazing talent.


  • This is a part-time role that will work primarily in the Chicago area for local inventories with additional regional travel as needed
  • Coordinate with Onboarding Team to book travel and make appointments to visit new customers
  • Map out comprehensive agenda of each visit, dependent on restaurant size and number of locations
  • Complete thorough inventory intake including: inspecting, photographing, and documenting each piece of equipment
  • Preparing the handoff of the inventory including: organization of images and recap of any customer requests or general observances
  • Act as a Brand Ambassador, upholding an exemplary level of professionalism and service
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with new customers
  • Travel by plane and car are required for this role


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Valid Driver's License required
  • Must be 25+ years old (rental car age minimum)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong time management and organization skills
  • Strong problem resolution skills with a passion for helping customers
  • Ability to spot things others may miss
  • No quit attitude
  • Experience in customer service or sales within a B2B organization, preferred
  • Experience working in a restaurant or as a service provider

The frequency of work will be irregular, making this a great role for someone looking for a gig-type position to fit in with other jobs. This role could be a great daytime job for someone who serves/bartends in a restaurant on nights/weekends!

  • Physical demands: Will be on your feet for up to 10 hours at a time, bending down to get into tight spaces, lifting heavy objects (up to 50 lbs.), climbing ladders and accessing the roof of buildings.
  • Required to live near major airport in Chicago
  • This role is a field position requiring you to live near a major metro airport, and may require travel to regional states. You will be required to travel during the weekday depending on assignments.
  • Ideal candidate: A part time FOH or BOH restaurant employee who works weekends, online students with restaurant experience, or similar background.

We do not require

  • A college degree or high GPA
  • Tools (We’ll provide you with your computer, monitor, and everything you need)
  • Startup or tech experience (an aptitude for fast-paced, tech work is enough)

Compensation & Benefits

  • Company-provided equipment (computer; monitor; tools)
  • Competitive base salary in line with the Chicago market
    • Base pay is $21.50/hr for core work time and minimum wage for travel time
    • Plus our “Check Please” dining benefit, where the company pays for you to eat at our customers’ restaurants!
  • Mileage reimbursement