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Inventory Lead



Easton, PA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

About the Team

The Operations team manages our worldwide distribution network and is responsible for authenticating our sneakers, fulfilling orders and ensuring on-time delivery to buyers. Through our technological innovation and logistical efficiency, you will join a team that prides itself on being the most trusted marketplace in the industry while shipping and processing tens of millions of products for our global buyers and sellers.

Role Overview

As an Inventory Lead you will be a vital member of a fast growing operation with the ability to impact massive change as part of our advanced Operations line-up. You must be a natural leader exhibiting organization skills and team oriented decisions to be a part of the Operations Team.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead, prioritize and execute daily tasks in conjunction with the Operations team
  • Lead regular Cycle Counting process for inventory compliance
  • Comply with company inventory product storage standards
  • Meet and exceed company goals for inventory including metrics for counting, loss prevention, and all inventory compliance
  • Be a pace setter for daily tasking to create a sense of urgency
  • Work hands on daily in each process as an pacesetter for the entire inventory team
  • Take responsibility for on hand products and their physical and systematic locations
  • Take initiative in resolving variances, identifying root causes, and reporting issues
  • Take responsibility in delivering commitments and positive results
  • Lead and reconcile receiving of bulk seller deliveries
  • Be flexible with other projects as they surface, fostering a team dynamic and can-do attitude
  • Ensure that the inventory team has support, knowledge, and resources necessary to complete tasks
  • Lead and influence the creation of new processes and methods
  • Be a resource for inventory processes, product, and order status’
  • Maintain and create a positive and collaborative work environment
  • Facilitate and participate in all training on Inventory procedures and standards
  • Take risks, try new things, and be a natural problem solver

We are looking for:

  • Strong background in maintaining a high volume of inventory
  • Minimum 3 years experience working in an inventory control setting – sneaker industry is a plus
  • Experienced in order fulfillment, fulfillment support, order picking and all inbound/outbound mechanisms
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Problem solver with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Skilled in Google Docs, Excel, SQL
  • Must be able to work while standing and walking and be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Strong knowledge of the sneaker industry is a plus

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Job Duties as documented in this job description are considered “Essential Functions” and have been created by the standards of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) require that employees be able to perform “Essential Functions” of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the “Essential Functions”.

The hiring range for this position is below, plus benefits (401K, paid time off, dental, medical, vision, disability, life insurance options). To determine starting pay within the hiring range, we carefully consider a variety of factors, including primary work location, role/level, a candidate’s skills, experience, market demands, and internal parity. You may reach out to a recruiter for additional information.
Hiring Range:
$23.50$23.50 USD

GOAT Group represents the leading platforms for authentic sneakers, apparel and accessories. Operating four distinct brands–GOAT, Flight Club, Grailed and alias–GOAT Group has a global community of over 50M members across 170 countries.

GOAT is the global platform for the greatest products from the past, present and future. Since its founding in 2015, GOAT has become the leading and most trusted sneaker marketplace in the world, and has expanded to offer apparel and accessories from select emerging, contemporary and iconic brands. Through its unique positioning between the primary and resale markets, the company offers styles across various time periods on its digital platforms and in its retail locations, while delivering products to over 50 million members across 170 countries.

Established in New York City over 15 years ago, Flight Club revolutionized sneaker retail as the original consignment store for rare shoes. Carrying the rarest exclusives and collectible sneakers, Flight Club has evolved from a one-stop sneaker destination, to a cultural hub for sneaker enthusiasts and novices alike. With three brick-and-mortar locations in New York City, Los Angeles and Miami, Flight Club remains the premier source for authentic, rare sneakers.

Founded in 2013, Grailed is the leading community-driven marketplace for rare luxury, streetwear and vintage fashion. The marketplace was built for enthusiasts, by enthusiasts, and features products from brands including Supreme, Raf Simons, Gucci, Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Prada and more. With a highly curated selection of resale pieces including inventory exclusive to the platform, Grailed makes fashion accessible.

The company is backed by strategic investor Foot Locker, Inc. as well as some of the leading names in venture capital including Park West Asset Management, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., Franklin Templeton, Adage Capital Management, Ulysses Management, D1 Capital Partners, Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, Matrix Partners, Upfront Ventures, Webb Investment Network and Y Combinator.

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