Inventory Specialist

Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #163
Monday, August 23, 2021

Who We Are

Fresh Prep is Vancouver’s homegrown meal kit delivery service. We help people throughout B.C. make world-class dinners with fresh, pre-cut and pre-portioned ingredients along with an extended menu of over 100 add-ons from local suppliers delivered weekly to your door.

From sourcing quality local goods, to delivering in reusable, recyclable and compostable packaging, we believe it’s possible to make convenient eating healthy and sustainable for the community we live in.

In the past few years, we have collected first place awards for The Georgia Straight’s Golden Plates (2019 and 2020) in addition to winning the 23rd and 24th Annual Best of Vancouver award for Best Meal Kit Service as voted by readers (2018 and 2019). Fresh Prep also placed on the Canadian Business and Maclean’s Magazine STARTUP LIST 2020 as a high-growth Canadian startup.

Who You Are

  • Multi-Tasking Hero.You can work in a sometimes fast-paced workspace without getting flustered or losing your helpful personality.

  • Collaborative Team Player.You are motivated by collaborative team task achievement and driving a results-oriented culture.

  • Strong Communicator.Your verbal and written communication skills allow you to get results across easily and quickly, in a friendly and professional manner.

  • Adaptable.You thrive in a changing environment and are able to pivot direction easily.

  • Open,You are open to constructive feedback, but aren’t afraid to let your opinions be known. You approach the problem at hand from a strategic and empathetic point of view.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Validating and ensuring inventory data is accurate and reflected properly in the WMS

  • Trains and corrects cycle count practices performed by the team

  • Proactively flags inventory discrepancies and follows up with an investigation to determine the root cause of discrepancies

  • Ensures pick lists are generated in a timely manner for receiving and production needs

  • FIFO rotation is being adhered to based on shelf life

  • Working closely with the purchasing team to ensure that inventory is correct and up to date with what has been noted

  • Investigations on top up requests as requested by purchasing or the warehouse team.

What We Are Looking For

  • Have 1+ years of experience in a similar position and have sound knowledge of inventory processes and procedures.

  • Understand the importance of details. You don’t sweat the small stuff and thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

  • You are team-oriented. You understand the importance of a positive attitude, you are always seeking personal and professional growth and you are always there to lend a hand.

  • You have a good eye for detail, and advanced problem-solving skills.

  • WMS, MRP and/or ERP experience is preferred

  • Experience experience in a warehouse operation is preferred

  • Ability to train and coach others is preferred

  • WMS, MRP and/or ERP experience is preferred

What You Can Expect

  • An inclusive, fun workplace filled with fantastic colleagues. We’re a certified B-Corporation and our team is passionate about making a positive difference (and also about food!)

  • Comprehensive health benefits (including medical, dental, vision and life-insurance) after 90 days of successful employment.

  • Free food! A Fresh Prep meal plan for 2 meals per week and sample meals from our test kitchen at our HQ!

Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized folks tend to only apply when they check every box. So if you think you have what it takes, but don’t necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We’d love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.

Fresh Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and prohibit discrimination of any kind. We value diversity at our company and at all job levels our goal is to be diverse, inclusive and representative of the communities we operate in. We endeavour to recruit, develop and retain the best talent from a diverse candidate pool and truly believe that diversity, equity and inclusion among our team members is vital to our success as a company. We trust that in applying for a role with us you value this as well!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada