Logistics and Inventory Specialist

Together, We Can Make a Difference: Parks Project takes the concept of giving back to nature and applies a dash of environmental social enterprise. As a for profit business, we use the sale of an array of apparel and accessories to connect consumers with park conservancies. Each product purchased contributes directly to one of over 40 different conservancies across the USA, providing vital funding for the ongoing care of National Parks.

The Big Picture: Parks Project is seeking a motivated and experienced operations manager to oversee the supply chain and logistics of the organization. They will help determine how the organization should purchase products and how they should distribute them, as well as supervising the flow of the organization's materials and products from vendors to customers. They will be working with other departments in the organization to implement continual logistical improvements.

  • Manage all inbound and outbound transportation of merchandise
  • Monitor unit transportation forecast to ensure accuracy and report variances
  • Work closely with suppliers and 3PL to ensure proper transportation timelines
  • Responsible for the daily warehouse inventory control, reconcilement, cycle count programs
  • Identify accurate transportation costs and look for cost saving opportunities
  • Seek carbon negative transportation solutions
  • Manage delivery timelines on both imported and domestic goods
  • Assist in onboarding suppliers and retailers to ensure compliance within all guidelines
  • Ensure suppliers and partners follow transportation guidelines outlined in vendor manual
  • Manage inbound and outbound appointments at supplier and 3PL level
  • Own shipping supply inventory
  • Responsible for style maintenance and data management within ERP system
  • Assist in UPC creation and barcode management
  • Oversee inventory allocation and communicate all inventory inaccuracies
  • Manage 3PL forecasting, accountability, and primary day to day 3PL contact
  • Coordinate product data and delivery with 3PL from production to distribution
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism in communication, attitude, and teamwork
  • Demonstrate a high level of quality work, attendance, and appearance
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and safety regulations
  • Adhere to local, state, and federal laws
  • Perform other duties assigned by manager related to your position/department
  • 3 – 5 years of supply chain or logistics experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or related field or equivalent experience
  • Strong understanding of the apparel marketplace and retail environment
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Possess analytical skills with the ability to draw conclusions, make recommendations, and present ideas to management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office applications, Adobe Suite, and back-end management systems
  • Position can include travel
  • Passion for the outdoors a plus!
  • Progressive
  • Inclusive
  • Intentional
  • Passionate about parklands
  • Able to see and hear in the normal range, with or without correction
  • Must be able to communicate with others; verbally and in written form
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus 
  • Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation and reports
  • Manual dexterity required using hands to finger; handle, feel and type; reach with hands and arms
  • Have the stamina to work long hours and overtime, if assigned; must be willing to work an irregular schedule, which may include weekends, holidays, evenings, and/or varying shifts

In general, the following conditions for the work environment are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

  • The workspace is clean, orderly, properly lighted, and ventilation with the proper safety compliance
  • Noise levels are considered moderate
  • General office environment and various types of workstations; office to individual cubicle

Think you're a good fit for these roles? Please submit your resume to careers@parksproject.us  with the role you're interested in the subject line.