Inventory Assistant

Location: San Bruno, CA


As an Inventory Assistant, you are responsible for ensuring high in-stocks while maximizing inventory levels, a “win-win” for the client’s customers and their company.  Attention to detail and ability to ensure issue resolution is paramount to supporting key business initiatives in this fast paced, multi-dimensional environment.

Daily activities will be focused on tracking purchase orders from creation to in-stock, adjusting purchase orders and working cross functionally to fix item issues resulting in Purchase Order failures.


  • Communicate professionally with suppliers in relation to order processing as required to resolve issues and receive order acknowledgements
  • Identify issues, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and resolve discrepancies in a reasonable amount of time
  • Maintain superior level of accuracy when performing purchase order maintenance, including proper product costing, case packs etc.
  • Coordinate order status report submissions from suppliers
  • Resolve changes and discrepancies and update purchase order information accordingly
  • Routine purchase order review and follow-up and expediting of orders
  • Maintain supplier price lists and availability
  • Review and resolve item issues causing purchase order failures



  • 1+ years’ experience purchase order coordination, allocation, replenishment or related field required
  • At least 1 year experience in a retail environment preferred
  • Ideal candidate is detail oriented, extremely organized and has strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Excel, computer navigation and operation
  • Prior experience in retail or eCommerce is a plus
  • Need to start as soon as possible
  • Strong and professional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Working knowledge of SQL is a plus