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Logistics & Operations Associate: Geltor, San Leandro

At Geltor we design award-winning ingredients for the world’s biggest consumer product companies. Geltor is looking for a LOGISTICS & OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE to join our Operations team in San Leandro, CA.
The Logistics and Operations Associate will join the front lines of a collaborative, dynamic and fast paced Operations and Manufacturing team bringing new protein products to market. This position offers the opportunity for a self-motivated and detail-oriented Logistics & Operations Associate to play a key role in the execution and advancement of material and product shipment processes between our headquarters, manufacturing partners and customers. This role reports to our Business Operations Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Maintain product inventory by managing end to end inventory process
    • Label, pack and ship product while confirming all shipping, quality and manufacturing documentation is provided as required by the customer
    • Process documentation and maintenance of files related to finished goods inventory and customer orders with lot numbers detail
    • Continuously monitor finished goods inventory and communicate with manufacturing team for planning of supply re-order
    • Partner with Accounting/Purchasing to categorize and track expenses related to COGS
    • Monitor raw material inventory at manufacturing partner sites
    • Coordinate with purchasing specialist to order required manufacturing materials based on manufacturing team specifications
    • Coordinate freight arrangements for domestic and international shipments of intermediate manufacturing products and finished goods, as well as product samples and commercial orders
    • Closely monitor shipments and communicate with carriers regarding status
    • Communicate status of orders to relevant teams including manufacturing, sales and accounting
    • Develops and creates reports of key metrics to improve supply chain operations

Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain, or similar with 3+ years of experience in logistics and operations OR HS Diploma/Associates Degree with 5+ years of logistics/operations experience
    • Self-motivated, organized individual with strong oral and written communication skills across different business functions
    • Experience with and knowledge of import/export processes (documentation, regulations, etc.) including hazardous materials
    • Experience working in and maintaining databases using Microsoft Excel, Smartsheet, or ERP software such as NetSuite, or similar inventory software
    • Experience with order processing and inventory monitoring
    • Ability to establish and maintain high-quality records and inventory
    • Capacity to be flexible and take on a variety of tasks
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds and work on feet for extended period
    • A positive, open, and intellectually curious team player who embraces the challenges and excitement of an entrepreneurial business
    • Enthusiasm for and commitment to Geltor’s mission
About Geltor
Geltor designs high-performance, sustainable ingredients for consumer product companies by combining computation, biology and materials science. Our first products are collagen proteins optimized for cosmetics and personal care applications and produced through a proprietary animal-free fermentation process. The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Geltor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants of diverse backgrounds to apply.
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Anissa Cooke

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