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Temporary Operations Associate (Full Time, 3 Month Position)

Away

Away

Operations
Soho, New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Away is a global lifestyle brand with a mission to transform travel through products and content that inspire people to get away more. In support of our mission, we are seeking a Temporary Operations Associate to join our Supply Chain team for a 3 month assignment. Want to help us transform the travel experience? This position will provide operational support by creating store replenishment orders, updating and enhancing in-depth inventory reports, and providing insight into demand patterns and inventory supply trends.

We believe in being intentional about our approach to modern work. Our hybrid model drives our commitment to fostering an environment that empowers, enables and supports our workforce to do their best work with in-person moments that matter. The Temporary Operations Associate role will report directly to the Transportation Manager, and will also receive supervision and direction from the department’s Senior Manager, Logistics Strategy & Operations. This is a temporary role that will require an in-office presence for critical moments, as defined by the hiring manager (typically on a weekly basis on Thursdays).

As a company that values diversity, equity, and inclusion, Away seeks individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to apply for this opportunity. We’re creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Our customers are global and diverse, so we’re building a team that is too. Through initiatives like our Employee Resource Groups, anti-racism training, and bias prevention initiatives, we’re building the cultural foundation that gives people the emotional and physical space to bring their authentic selves to work.

What you’ll do as the Temporary Operations Associate:

  • Plan and coordinate inventory transfers between US warehouses (port to 3PL, 3PL to 3PL)

  • Facilitate inbound container prioritization and processing at destination 3PLs (US, Canada, & United Kingdom)

  • Assist with ad hoc inquiries from Production department and other cross-functional partners regarding ocean freight container inbound status

  • Assist with voyage creation process, in partnership with Production, Supply Chain IT, and Accounting

  • Provide status reporting and metrics to management and leadership, as necessary

Who you are:

  • Experience in an analytical and data-driven role across supply chain, logistics, warehousing, transportation, or other related field

  • A love of product and ability to create a narrative around data

  • Proficiency in Google Sheets and Excel, including data manipulation and organization

  • Proficiency in Microsoft D365 and/or Looker is strongly beneficial, but not required

  • Intellectually curious and analytical thinker who can detect patterns and trends to drive business efficiencies

  • Team player with a "no task is too small" attitude

  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment

  • Passionate about travel (but that's a given!)

Compensation Package:

Our salary ranges are based on paying competitively for our size and industry, and are one part of our total rewards program that also includes benefits, bonus, equity and various social and professional investment opportunities at Away. Pay decisions are based on a number of factors, including scope and qualifications for the role, experience level, skillset, and balancing internal equity relative to other Away employees. We expect the majority of the candidates who are offered roles at Away to fall healthily within the range based on these factors.

  • Compensation: $30.00 hourly

About Away:

Away is a global lifestyle brand with a mission to transform travel through products and content that inspire people to get away more. The company launched in 2016 with one perfectly designed carry-on and has since expanded to offer an array of luggage and travel essentials built for the modern traveler. Headquartered in New York City, with teams in London and Toronto, Away currently ships products to three countries around the world. Away has been named one of Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies”, has been recognized on TIME’s list of “Best Inventions”, and Inc's Best Led Companies. To learn more, visit awaytravel.com.

You’ll love working at Away because:

  • We travel. We encourage you to take time to recharge outside of the office. You’ll have generous PTO to explore new places and access to Away products to ensure your travels are seamless.

  • We’re not just employees. We’re people. We deeply value the talent our team brings to the table, and believe that fair and equitable total rewards packages are part of our commitment to everyone who works here. We offer insurance coverage (health, vision, and dental), tax savings plans for retirement, dependent care, commuter benefits, generous and inclusive parental leave, and a stocked kitchen.

  • We’ll invest in your career. Our company’s growing quickly, and we’ll give you the opportunity to do the same. You’ll have access to a number of professional development opportunities, as well as access to one-on-one professional coaching services, so we can support you as the company's needs evolve.

  • We’re creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Our customers are global and diverse, so we’re building a team that is, too. Through people-focused initiatives like our Employee Resource Groups, monthly cultural programming, our hybrid approach to ways of working, and our newly designed HQ that centers intentionality & collaboration, we're building the cultural foundation that gives people the emotional and physical space to bring their best selves to work.

  • And so much more…! You can bring your dog to work. We organize ways to give back to our local communities.

EEOC Statement:

Away is dedicated to hiring a diverse workplace that celebrates an inclusive culture and a sense of belonging. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, veteran status, genetic information or disability.

Away is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected].