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Product Data Specialist (Supply Chain Operations)

Lovevery

Lovevery

IT, Product, Operations
Boise, ID, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Why Lovevery

Lovevery is a fast-growing digitally native brand co-founded by successful serial entrepreneurs and based in Boise, Idaho. Our customers are parents, and our mission is to help them feel confident they are giving their children meaningful development experiences in the critical early years of life. Taking a science-based approach, Lovevery products have won awards from Red Dot, Parents’ Choice, and NAPPA. Lovevery was named one of Fast Company's 10 most innovative education companies of 2022.

The Role

Lovevery is looking for a Product Data Specialist to help execute company strategy for procurement, retail operations, and data management. You must have accurate and precise attention to detail in order to accurately and quickly adapt to business needs. This position reports to the Director, Supply Chain and is based out of our Boise office.

Attributes required for success in the role

  • Analytical Intelligence – Lovevery is one of the fastest growing companies in Idaho. We aim to hire analytically strong people in every role, but it is an especially critical quality for the person managing the relationship with our warehouse partners globally. You have a strong ability to manage multiple projects happening at the same time, manage processes at all warehouse locations, and track KRIs for fulfillment time and costs.
  • Communication – You will be the glue that keeps communication going globally in North America, Europe, and APAC. This is true internally with key stakeholders and externally with each of our warehouse partners. You are skilled at structured and complete communication.
  • Project Management – Work ethic, responsiveness, and results orientation matter in every role at Lovevery. With everyone driving hard to achieve the company’s goals, it is critical to have strong project planning and structured approaches to big financial decisions like transportation and warehouse costs. You are a natural project manager.

Responsibilities

Spare Part Analysis:

  • Coordinate with customer support and quality teams to ensure we can deliver on the best solution for our customers
  • Manage procurement, allocation, and inventory for all spare parts to maintain in stock targets
  • Work closely with suppliers and sourcing to create simplified manufacturing strategy for complex product assortment
  • Collaborate cross functionally with teams such as R&D, packaging, marketing and customer experience to regulate version control throughout change management process

Retail Operations:

  • Create and manage the following: SKU’s, UPC’s, Product Descriptions, Supplier Requests, Cost and Retail Price Changes
  • Information synthesis across multiple data sources
  • Utilize Microsoft Excel to track and analyze operational data by using VLOOKUP’s, pivot tables and basic formulas
  • Become the expert in Netsuite ERP inventory transfers, system assembly builds, and item receipts

Procurement:

  • Coordinate with internal partners at Lovevery to write, update, and finalize PO’s
  • Edit PO's based on cross functional team requests to align with business needs
  • Track and manage PO’s after creation to ensure ETD's, ETA’s, volumes, and unit costs remain accurate from PO write through delivery
  • Interface and become super-user with company ERP system to cut PO’s, create new SKU’s and manage BOM’s,
  • Intense attention to detail to manage item lots, PO’s, and inventory transfers
  • Interface with accounting to assist in receipt and inventory costing inquiries

Customs:

  • Collaborate with compliance team to ensure tariff codes are created for all products
  • Work with freight forwarder to verify any customs information for inbound shipments
  • Manage tariff information between warehouse and inbound shipping partner, facilitating Canadian orders

About You

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Exhibits strong attention to detail
  • Ability to structure large problems and break them down into solvable and explainable components
  • Experience with data entry is a plus
  • Skilled at maintaining spreadsheets and models
  • Naturally curious with a desire to expand their skill set within operations and procurement
  • Ability to accurately aggregate information across multiple data sources in order to problem solve and answer questions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize while working across multiple different projects
  • Vendor or account management: 1- year experience (preferred)

The Benefits/Perks You’ll Enjoy

  • Competitive salary, benefits and stock option package
  • 3 weeks PTO in year 1 +14 paid holidays
  • Generous parental leave
  • Any equipment you need to get the job done
  • Free/discounted Lovevery products

Lovevery is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in all forms. All employment decisions at Lovevery are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, HIV status, marital status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.