Supply Chain Coordinator
Future Openings | Remote | Full Time
Beekeeper Marketing’s employees are distributed across the United States in all time zones and operate in a completely virtual work environment. We have hubs in Seattle, Boulder/Denver, and the Bay Area. We get together often at conferences, trade shows and off-sites and rely on collaborative tools like Slack to help keep us connected.
About Beekeeper Marketing:
Beekeeper Marketing was founded in 2007 to help great natural/organic/specialty consumer packaged goods companies (grocery, pet, and health/personal care) reach their sales potential on Amazon and other eCommerce channels. We focus on developing and executing sales, marketing, and supply chain strategies. Have a look at our capabilities deck for more information about our services. With Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market in 2017, our business is thriving and growing even faster than before. Beekeeper is a scrappy, dynamic, quickly-growing company with a portfolio of 130+ consumer packaged goods clients. We pride ourselves in being a hardworking, results-oriented group that strives for a corporate culture that champions integrity, flexibility, kindness, and fun. Beekeeper was acquired by Advantage Solutions in August 2018 and operates as a business unit within Advantage’s Digital Technology Division. Join us!
The Supply Chain Coordinator is part of our Operations Department. He/she will work closely and collaboratively to support our three Supply Chain Analysts to troubleshoot and resolve our clients’ supply chain related issues. This requires an inquisitive and analytical mindset. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, detail-oriented, tech-savvy, data guru who can effectively interact with a team. This is a great opportunity for someone who thrives on solving puzzles with few clues.
Primary Job Functions:
From within Amazon’s back-end Vendor Central and Seller Central platforms:
Work with clients, Business Managers, Supply Chain Analysts and Amazon to ensure a smoothly functioning supply chain.
Monitor and analyze supply chain data from Amazon and Clients to identify and assist in troubleshooting supply chain issues. Including:
Monitoring and disputing chargebacks (fines) due to non-compliance with Amazon policies
Investigate issues with product receipt by Amazon and associated shortage claims
Assist with identification of systemic issues leading to chargebacks and shortages
Perform routine audits and updates of product data to ensure smooth supply chain performance, including:
Product identifiers (GTIN, UPC, etc…)
Product dimensions and packaging details
Product pack size details
Work with Business Management Team, Supply Chain Analysts, and clients to maintain internal supply chain data sources.
Assist with opening support cases with Amazon to address client issues as needed.
Assist with researching and document Amazon supply chain requirements as well as supply chain best practices.
Assist Supply Chain Analysts with additional projects as necessary.
Must be authorized to work in the United States
At least 1 year work experience in at least one of the following areas: logistics, supply chain, EDI, distribution, or inventory management
Experience in eCommerce or with Amazon supply chain a huge plus
Analytical and curious; comfortable with uncertainty and shades of gray
Tech savvy and extremely comfortable using web-based systems to extract and compile data
A self-starter who loves data, analysis and spotting trends (if you don’t know what VLOOKUP is, this is probably not the right right job for you)
Demonstrated experience as an effective team player with strong communications skills; the role requires extensive interaction with internal team members.
Ability to identify and escalate problems, information and data to the relevant owners and teams
Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
Must be comfortable with the learning curve and constant change that comes with operating in the fast moving, ever changing world of eCommerce
Must have a dedicated office at home or elsewhere with access to secure high-speed internet and phone, and sufficient space for two monitors. This is not a job that can be done at a coffee shop or while traveling (appropriate IT equipment will be provided).
We operate on G-Suite (Gmail, G-Drive, Sheets, Presentations, Calendar, Drawings, etc); experience using G-Suite is a plus. At a minimum, must be adept at Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and willing to make the transition to G-Suite.
Occasional travel may be required for meetings or team building offsites (~2x a year)
Competitive compensation depending on experience that includes base salary, a bonus, 401K eligibility, health insurance and monthly stipends for phone/internet