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Inventory Specialist (Supervisor)

Company: Buyk
Location: Boston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWho we areBuyk is a new real-time retail service that delivers groceries within 15 minutes. Via the Buyk app, customers simply select the items they'd like from our assortment, click "Order" – and we do the rest, with your order arriving on your doorstep in 15 minutes or less.We know that your time is precious, and you want to spend it doing something truly important – whether that's working on a new project, spending time with family and loved ones, or simply kicking back to enjoy some well-deserved rest and relaxation. Now, Buyk takes care of your shopping, while you take care of yourself.How does it work?Buyk is much more than a well-oiled, genius logistical system. Behind the curtain, a multimillion-dollar software system, combined with artificial intelligence and a meticulously selected product assortment, provides for a streamlined shopping experience, eliminating time-consuming browsing through irrelevant items.We use our darkstores, stocked with between 2-3000 items to deliver groceries and other essentials to customers' doors within 15 mins. These darkstores are strategically located to enable maximum coverage in the quickest possible time and are fitted out with Buyk's proprietary technology to optimize the speed of order picking and delivery. Buyk's technology also provides its teams with detailed information on a hyperlocal level, to ensure each darkstore is stocked according to the specific needs and desires of consumers in that area.Our missionTo give our customers back the one thing that is truly valuable - their time. Life isn't for waiting in line to check out or spending hours each week running back and forth between stores. Instead, it should be spent doing things we truly love. Buyk takes away the burden of the shopping experience, giving you the time needed to live your best life.Buyk – making real-time retail a reality.What we're looking for?An Inventory Specialist to help in building, and streamlining processes within our stores. We want to ensure we hit that 15min delivery window and as such need strong Inventory specialists who have high attention to detail to join the team. Manage staff in an inspiring manner, as well as being able to delegate tasks to team members. Being able to communicate thoroughly and coach staff.

What You'll Do?

  • Manage products - receive inventory, stock shelves, and track expiration dates;
  • Ensure and keep location in a clean and orderly fashion;
  • Report on broken or missing inventory and or items;
  • Check deliveries against requisitions and purchase orders;
  • Handle orders – pick and pack the orders and pass them off to couriers for delivery;
  • Oversee couriers' work – ensuring timely delivery of orders;
  • Other general retail responsibilities as assigned by the store manager;
  • Responsible for opening and closing routines as a keyholder;
  • Coaching and leading staff members.Who We Are Looking For?
    • Ability to quickly shift attention between tasks, prioritize them within given timeframes;
    • Proactive attitude;
    • Motivational Team member;
    • Previous retail experience;
    • Responsible and timely;
    • Easygoing personality with strong communication skills;
    • Basic knowledge of Word and Excel;
    • Retail experience or knowledge of the product range will be an advantage.What We Expect From You?
      • Communicates Effectively. You develop and deliver communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
      • Successfully Manage Relationships. Build partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
      • Organized to a fault. Enjoying cleaning and organizing comes naturally to you making it a great environment to work for all employees.
      • Optimizes Work Processes. Endeavors to close inefficiencies and gaps to maximize the efficiency of workflows.Benefits:
        • Competitive Salary
        • Flexible PTO Plan
        • Medical/Dental/Vision
        • 401k
        • Commuter Benefits
        • FSA/HSABuyk celebrates the diversity of its employees and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based solely on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Buyk, Boston , Inventory Specialist (Supervisor), Hospitality & Tourism , Boston, Massachusetts

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