Operations Coordinator: Niner Bikes


This position will be responsible for database management, part number creation, drafting purchase orders, facilitating inventory movement within our system, and helping in the import/export process. Balancing customer service needs while maintaining appropriate levels of inventory will be important to this role’s success. Accurate and timely information flow is critical for our employees, vendors, dealers, distributors, and riders. This position reports to the Director of Operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
30% – Purchasing/inventory flow
–       Create purchase orders, transfer orders, and item receipts in the system as necessary
–       Purchase order maintenance and updates within the system
–       Vendor communication regarding order status, price confirmations, paperwork confirmation
–       Assist in cycle count management and inventory reconciliation if necessary
–       Oversee import and Customs clearance process working with forwarder/broker (HTS/Incoterms)
–       Primary point of contact for implementing MRP II system and primary user (Q3/Q4 2018)

30% – SKU creation, database maintenance, website support
–       Accurately create part numbers for product development through production
–       Ongoing data maintenance ensuring conventions are followed, prices are accurate, and items provide the right information to the right users

15% – Industry reporting and analytics
–       BPSA industry reporting and analysis through NPD Decision Key platform
–       Ad-hoc reporting and analysis for other departments as needed

15% – Soft goods/P&A development, pricing, and management
–       Help develop and manage soft goods, parts, accessories, and warranty goods for website

10% – IT resolution / Facilities management
–       Internal point-of-contact for coordinating outside IT resources to internal stakeholders
–       Internal point-of-contact for coordinating  facilities resources/maintenance as needed

As we are a small company, this list is representative, but not fully inclusive, of daily responsibilities.

Education and/or Experience:
–       Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related experience
–       1-3 years previous experience in similar role preferred
–       Purchasing/Procurement experience and understanding of MRP II, open-to-buy, inventory turns
–       Understanding of multi-tier pricing (distributor, wholesale, retail) markup and margins
–       Computer skills required—namely Excel and experience in an ERP environment (NetSuite ideal)
–       Familiarity with databases, tables, and reporting/charting
–       A high attention to detail and a high level of care for work put into Niner’s global system
–       Familiarity with international shipping and Customs process a plus (HTS and Incoterms)

Please email you cover letter and resume to scott.lampe@ninerbikes.com with “Ops Coordinator” in the subject.

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