Logistics Manager

| Greater Boston Area

Love dogs? This is the place for you!

 

About us

 

Discover your dog more than fur deep with the most comprehensive DNA test on the market. Designed by world leaders in dog genetics, in partnership with Cornell University, the Embark DNA Test tells owners what breeds make up their pets, how to prevent future possible health problems, and what features and traits their pet might have. Help us end preventable disease in dogs and improve the lives of pets and their people through genomics.

Embark is the only dog DNA test using a research-grade DNA microarray, letting us give our customers the most accurate and comprehensive results on the market. More importantly, it allows us to do ongoing research into the genetics of dogs, which are a fantastic population for genetic discovery due to selective breeding over time. Our research focuses on mapping new traits and diseases, improving personalized veterinary medicine, and developing new breeding programs to eliminate preventable diseases in pets.

 

Interested in joining? We’re looking for highly motivated and driven employees who will help us stay on the cutting edge of creativity and innovation in the fast-growing consumer genetics space.

 

The Role

 

We’re looking for an enthusiastic Logistics Manager who is a quick thinker with an excellent work ethic. The ideal candidate has a passion for helping people and dogs. He/She is creative, detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated.

 

The Opportunity

 

Day-to-day responsibilities will vary, and are not represented in their entirety here:

  • Take ownership of Inventory Management, working with internal/external stakeholders and partners to assure adequate inventory is produced, tracked, and distributed based off anticipated demand patterns and internal product developments.

  • Manage team in order processing and fulfillment of a portion of our direct-to-consumer orders, and receipt of our returned samples, assuring orders are promptly received, fulfilled, and posted/shipped to customers and that received samples are accepted, handled and processed for analysis as fast as possible.

  • Make iterative improvements on product flow, from Embark, to customer, to lab, and work with internal and external stakeholders like 3rd party logistics firms to improve the cost, efficiency, effectiveness, and customer satisfaction of the processes.

  • Liaise with customer care on issues related to distribution & fulfillment, spot and communicate trends in customer issues, and work to fix them.

  • Maintain adequate inventory tracking processes and liaise with accounting on inventory accounting.

  • Partner on pilot efforts as a crucial member in Embark’s value chain.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in operations, Industrial engineering, business administration, or related field.

  • 5+ years experience in an operating role, with some exposure to management.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and delegate appropriately.

  • Demonstrated ability to show care and attention to detail

 

What We Offer

  • Dog-friendly office near South Station, Boston
  • Perks tailored for dog lovers including subsidized dog-walking services and paw-ternity leave
  • Startup perks with big-company benefits
  • Competitive salaries, all-inclusive health care, and equity participation
  • A flexible vacation policy along with paid maternal and paternal leave
  • Fully-stocked office snack bar and regular office events
  • New iMacs and MacBook Pros, or laptops running Linux
  • Continuing education including attending conferences


Embark Veterinary Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

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Location

186 Lincoln Street, Boston, MA 02111

What are Embark Veterinary Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
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