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Inventory Control Supervisor



Software Engineering, People & HR, Operations
commerce, ca, usa
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We’re on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Our electric bikes and scooters have powered 400+ million rides in 250+ cities on 5 continents, replacing an estimated 100+ million car trips. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company and Fast Company Brand That Matters, we achieved a fully profitable year in 2022, becoming the first in our industry to reach this milestone.
Lime is hiring an Inventory Control Supervisor to join our Supply Chain team! As an Inventory Control Supervisor, you’ll lead a team of inventory specialists focusing on their growth and development, develop our inventory programs, will direct and manage all aspects of inventory control, and will collaborate with the Warehouse Supervisor and Team Lead(s) on process improvements, Health & Safety, KPIs and reporting to upper management.

What you'll do:

  • Team Leadership: Oversee, train, assist and develop the Inventory Control staff ensuring they follow all defined processes, policies and procedures. Ensure the department is meeting or exceeding defined quality, accuracy, and performance metrics.
  • Inventory Reconciliation: Lead the distribution center and 3PL annual physical inventory count. Review and improve DC and 3PL inventory reporting processes, as well as perform all DC and 3PL inventory reconciliations. Regularly audit physical inventory counts and cycle counts against system records to ensure accuracy. Investigate and resolve discrepancies within defined internal SLAs. Report month and/or quarter-end reconciliation.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with all regulatory and safety requirements related to inventory. Manage and communicate Sarbanes-Oxley internal control documents as they relate to inventory control within the DC and 3PL facilities. Ensure compliance with ISO9001 requirements. Maintain inventory balances with the goal of understanding and mitigating risks within the Supply Chain such as managing FIFO, serialization, or lot tracking as required.
  • Inventory Management: Develop, maintain, and improve inventory programs to sustain Lime’s goals; ensuring inventory accuracy between WMS, ERP, and 3PL’s, and analyzing inventory performance and proposing continuous improvement initiatives. Work with appropriate individuals, sites, and teams to document & maintain SOPs for processes like inventory adjustments, product returns, transfer orders, receiving process, etc.
  • Create a Quality Control program and processes within the DC and 3PL’s to support increased accuracy, report on vendor compliance, perform root cause analysis for discrepancies and provide continuous improvement recommendations.
  • Partner with external departments to test system enhancements and support all aspects of implementations and training.

About you:

  • Minimum 5 years of work experience within an Inventory Control focused role. Bachelor's degree in business administration, supply chain management, or related field preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of inventory management best practices, industry standards and compliance.
  • Leverage data analysis to drive decision-making. High proficiency working within an ERP or WMS required (NetSuite or Oracle). Google Sheets expertise is a plus.
  • Certification in Planning and/or Inventory Control and Management is preferred (e.g. CPIM, CSCP).
  • Ability to lead the organization through changes with a positive attitude – a team player with a “can do” attitude.
  • Fluent verbal and written English language skills
The anticipated salary range for this position is $69,000.00 - $86,000.00. Equity and benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, depending on the position offered. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate's skills, experience and other qualifications as well as the candidate's location of residence. In addition to base salary, some roles may be eligible for a variable bonus based on a combination of company performance, employee performance, and management discretion.
Why Lime?
When you join Lime, you join a global community of smart, caring, talented individuals working together to deliver world-changing results; striving to create an experience that enables Limers to do their best work. Here are some ways we support and invest in our team:
Competitive salaries, performance-based annual bonus and pre-IPO equity
Health and wellness offerings for all team members starting day one including access to top-tier fitness and mindfulness apps
Flexible vacation policies with ample paid holidays tailored to country of residence
Fully-paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child and financial, medical and educational support for Limers pursuing parenthood
Support for retirement and financial goals with unlimited access to financial advisors
Unlimited, complimentary use of our vehicles in hundreds of cities around the world
Professional growth opportunities through quarterly learning days and top-tier tools
Opportunities to connect across teams and locations to network, socialize and volunteer
Culture of belonging with Employee Resource Groups that engage and promote cultural awareness and DEI training across all functions
Consistent recognition of great work through meaningful rewards and career advancements
Benefits and perks vary depending on the nature of your employment and country of residence. Terms and conditions may apply.
If you want to make an impact, Lime is the place for you. Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? If this role excites you we encourage you to apply. Explore all opportunities on our career page.
Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s just the start. We believe different perspectives help us grow and achieve more. That’s why we’re dedicated to hiring and developing the most talented and globally diverse team – which includes individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities and experiences.