About the role:
The Inventory and Receiving Manager is accountable for the overall stock integrity and operational performance of our Supply Center. In this role, the Inventory and Receiving Manager will lead cross-functional teams dedicated to ongoing inventory analysis to minimize waste and support improved processes in the flow of food through the Supply Center. This position owns the physical and receiving inventory and works with key internal operational teams including Operations Manager, Production Manager, Food Safety Manager, Supply Chain Manager and Purchaser to monitor the full life-cycle of our food through the Supply Center.
- Create and maintain detailed formal procedures which document every step necessary to perform inventory transactions.
- Collaborate with the Operations team as needed to provide dynamic inventory data and reporting for analysis.
- Train and reinforce principals of accurate receiving practices based on product type, food safety and FIFO’ing.
- Act as subject matter expert for inventory-related system enhancements and upgrades.
- Ensure product is shipped before expiration, working to minimize waste and increase inventory throughput, with an emphasis on perishables and produce.
- Conduct daily warehouse inspections and walk-around with the specific goal of overseeing expiration dates, food safety (cold chain and temperature zones) and quality monitoring.
- Support the Purchasing team on order accuracy.
- Input data to ensure weight, case and package size, and categorization of food match the BOL.
- Lead special projects as needed.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or General Business, Supply Chain, Logistics strongly preferred or Associates Degree with at least 3-5 years of directly-related experience.
- Directly-related experience in a food warehouse with different chambers- cooler, freezer, dry – is required.
- Detail oriented problem-solver with solid analytical skills.
- Strong communication and organizational capability.
- Demonstrated, successful project management experience is a plus.
- Proven team work and ability to work with different groups with competing interests.
- Combination of office and warehouse environment, with time spent auditing and investigating inventory in all warehouse zones.
- Working in powered equipment (e.g. power jack, forklift).
- Ability to meet physical requirements of lifting over 30 lbs.
- Excellent skills in G-Suite, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Work perks: Aside from your standard job description fare (competitive salary, medical, dental, vision) we also offer:
- Macbook laptop
- Flexible vacation time
- Phone reimbursement
- Equinox gym membership, based on eligibility
- Commuter benefits
- Bonus potential
- Complimentary lunch everyday
DIG is a farm-to-table food company with over 25 locations in New York and the Northeast, serving seasonal vegetables and culinary comfort food on an urban scale.
The company is built on a culture of driven curiosity and ambitious innovation, finding and implementing new solutions to offering a simple, healthy, affordable meal. Our mission is to build a better food system (one vegetable at a time) that offers a better deal to customers, cooks, and farmers alike.
Since getting started in 2011, we have focused on the essentials of our mission- building kitchens, training chefs, and developing one-on-one relationships with over 50 partner farms. The next few years will be a period of expansion, as we open in new cities and use the platform we’ve built for a better conversation around sourcing, cooking, and the business of food.
And did we mention free DIG for all employees? We strongly recommend the sweet potatoes.
DIG believes in the power of a shared table to bring people together as we are committed to building a culturally inclusive team. Diverse candidates encouraged to apply.