Location: Onsite. San Diego, CA (Barrio Logan area)
About The Company
We are a female founded, thriving business started in San Diego, CA over 20 years ago. At Lucky You, we create gifts that build good business relationships! We have many Fortune 500 customers across the country, such as Old Navy, Bath & Body Works and American Eagle Outfitters, that count on us for their employee incentive programs and gifts, including custom and branded baked goods, unique snacks, candy, and a wide range of other branded items.
We are seeking a talented Procurement Specialist with a strong foundation in Excel to join our team in the Barrio Logan neighborhood of San Diego, CA. This is an on-site, salaried position. The ideal candidate will have exceptional attention to detail while also being able to communicate clearly and professionally with vendors and co-workers.
Lucky You has a customer-focused culture built on our core values for integrity, kindness and efficiency. If you love strategy, planning and working with data in an environment that supports your professional growth, Lucky You is it!
To apply, please send a cover letter outlining the reasons you are the ideal candidate for Lucky You along with your resume to: jobs@LuckyYouGifts.com
The primary responsibilities of the Procurement Specialist are ensuring on-time order fulfillment by maintaining inventory levels in a cost-effective manner and assisting as needed with shipping duties. This position will be coordinating projects with the sales and production personnel, while working closely with the company president. They will communicate directly with vendors and potential suppliers and will be making purchasing decisions. The role blends skillsets in production planning, procurement, inventory control, transportation and customer service.
Place purchase orders and coordinate deliveries or pick-ups to meet production schedule needs
Maintain current vendor pricing in database
Check in arriving inventory against POs for accuracy
Inventory amounts accurately ordered and entered into company database
Control costs with timely ordering, vendor comparison and minimized freight/pick up costs
Plan purchases for best pricing with volume discounts when available
Communicate with sales team regarding product availability and lead times
Maintain accurate inventory counts with monthly manual adjustments and a year-end count
Develop relationships with vendors for best outcomes
Research new suppliers and establish accounts
Daily – Communicate and coordinate with shipping companies for pick-ups and deliveries
Occasionally - Serve as back up to dedicated Shipping role. Including creating ship labels from client Excel/CSV file formats, organizing ship labels for use by warehouse, emailing clients with shipment delivery updates and preparing shipping cost estimates for sales team.
College degree in Business Administration or Supply Chain Management preferred
2-3 years related work experience
Advanced level Excel spreadsheet and data management skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
Ability to organize & track data from multiple projects for efficient use of time
Ability to anticipate and manage workloads to meet project time frames
Professional written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
Self-starter who can work effectively independently as well as in cross functional teams
Demonstrated sense of urgency and time management skills
Demonstrated strong skills in cooperation, decision making and problem solving
Experience with FedEx and UPS software is a plus
Can be physically demanding with occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds
Valid California driver license with clean driving record for occasional local pick-ups in own vehicle or company box truck
Compensation & Benefits
Annual salary range $56k - $65k
Student Loan Reimbursement $5,250 at 1 year anniversary
Tuition reimbursement for continued professional growth
3 weeks Personal Time Off
Health Insurance Reimbursement up to $500/Month
Profit-sharing for company achievement / SEP-IRA at year 3 up to 25% of W-2 wages
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.