ISLAND seeks a full-time Inventory Coordinator to join our growing procurement team in Oakland, CA.
The Inventory Coordinator will be responsible for ordering product from suppliers, managing warehouse inventory levels, monitoring loads in transit from suppliers, eliminating out-of-stock occurrences, and ensuring product freshness.
The ideal candidate will be extremely detail-oriented and comfortable working with data and inventory software.
Utilize sales data, customer inventory, promotional calendar, and analytics to develop item level forecasting and replenishment plans for all packaging across all brands
Optimize inventory levels and tracking across Manufacturing network while collaborating with Distribution Center teams to ensure inventory accuracy and cycle count integrity, Accounting on inventory reconciliation and adjustments, and Finance on inventory cash flow projections and planning
Collaborate with the Manufacturing, Planning, and Marketing Teams on developing forecasts for and launching new products and packaging for e-commerce and wholesale customers
Meet regularly with representatives of customer supply chain and buying organizations to review forecasts and supply chain performance including on time and accurate production and delivery, recommend purchases, collaborate on upcoming promotions, and negotiate lower price points & shorter lead times
Mitigate risk by solving supply issues to minimize disruptions to customer service while working directly with QC Manager as a liaison between the vendors to work through any quality control issues
Remain standing/walking for extended amounts of time daily
Regularly lift 25 lbs
Safely lift and carry up to 50 lbs when necessary
Ability to work in an adverse environment with varying temperatures and conditions seasonally
You’ll love this job if you’re:
An exceptional communicator. No matter the audience, you deliver your thoughts clearly, concisely, and confidently
Numbers oriented - you know your way around MS Excel and enjoy playing with data!
Highly analytical and strategic - your problem-solving skills are unparalleled
A self-starter who loves collaboration - you’re comfortable working independently as well as influencing cross-functional teams
Motivated by fast-paced, rapidly changing environments - we’re in startup mode, after all!
Adaptable and ambitious - you will enthusiastically take on other assignments as needed to support your team!
1-3 years of experience in inventory planning or a related function
Experience working with manufacturing / in a production environment
Inventory/Supply Chain Planning experience
Interest in the cannabis industry / working in a startup environment
Highly organized, detail-oriented, and a high level of integrity
BA/BS in Business, Engineering, or Supply Chain
Strong quantitative background (experience in corporate planning, consulting, finance, etc.)
Advanced Excel modeling skills (Macros, vlookup, pivot tables, conditional formulas, etc.)
MRP/ERP experience (Oracle, SAP, etc.)
CPG, Pharma, or wholesale experience
Founded in 2014, Island is a leading cannabis company based in California. Our passion for exploration, community, and the outdoors comes to life through our wide range of high quality and straightforward products. Widely recognized as a dominant figure in manufacturing, compliance, and technology, Island continues to build industry-shaping infrastructure while inspiring moments of happiness with our customers. Island boasts an impressive executive team and is backed by some of the most prominent investors in the CPG industry. As part of this journey, we are seeking bright, entrepreneurial leaders that will help propel Island into a nationally recognized brand within our category.