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Posted at - Sep 24, 2023

Want to join a fast growing, global ecommerce retailer in the Fitness & Lifestyle industry?

We are looking for a highly driven, dynamic, collaborative individual with experience in inventory management, analysis, merchandise planning, vendor management and logistics to join our global team.

This is a remote full time role, looking to commence immediately for the right candidate.

Key Duties:
1) Inventory Management & Analysis

Monitoring large volume of SKUs, identify fast movers, slow movers to determine inventory and ordering requirements.

Leverage the systems in place to automate management, setting up notifications for stock that falls below buffer levels.

2) Purchasing

Develop inventory ordering requirements, drafting optimal purchasing plans through quarterly orders and ongoing order requirements.

Submit purchase orders through our inventory management system, ensuring that these flow through to our ecommerce team.

3) Vendor Management

Work closely with maintaining a key supplier list, update details and ensure that we have a strong relationship with all vendors.

Identify sales opportunities or new merchandising, keeping on top of order flow, costs and exclusive opportunities.

4) Costing and Profit Management

Owning and operating a key master costing sheet, ensuring that all products hit required profitability levels.

Negotiating with suppliers to improve costing, through volumes, rebates or discounts to help drive incremental improvements.

Work closely with accounting to develop slow moving/aged inventory reports to identify key liquidation and sale areas for at risk stock.

5) Logistics & Shipping

Work closely with vendors to identify most cost effective, efficient shipping options.

For larger orders, work closely with shipping company to help navigate timing, costing and shipping requirements.

Ensure that all documentation is managed to ensure smooth delivery through customs, duties and importation.

6) Product Creation Process

Lead the information flow for the product creation process on our ecommerce systems.

Work closely with ecommerce to provide details of product pipeline, product details and align to receive digital assets.

7) Team Briefing & Product Pipeline

Keep in communication with team to identify flow of new products, ETAs and all information and assets.

This is key to identifying timelines to align with product launches and releases.

8) Processes & Automation

Use our systems to your advantage to identify purchasing requirements, stock levels and liquidation requirements. Always look for ways to improve process, reduce manual workload and automate.

Working with:
Day to Day to input new products into the system, digital asset collection and download:
Ecommerce Manager
Ecommerce Support
Graphic Designer

Marketing Team to identify new products in pipeline, arrival timelines
Marketing Manager

Head of Product- Work closely with the head of product for private label product creation and management.

Tools used:
Trade Gecko
Google Sheets
Google Drive

Full Time Role of approximately 40 hours per month

Salary / Retainer
This role will be a contract retainer
Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications

Does this suit you and your experience? Drop us a line, would love to get to know your dreams and how we can align with you in this role!

About the recuiterMember since May 20, 2018 Prateek Nigam
from Veracruz, Mexico

Skills & Expertise Required

Engineering Computer Engineering Software Architecture 

Open for hiringApply before - Mar 22, 2024

Work from Anywhere
40 hrs / week
Hourly Type
Remote Job

Offer to work on this project closes in 110 days!
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