Shipping and Receiving Specialist
Headquartered in Berkeley, CA, Bellwether Coffee is a venture-backed, high-growth startup that is transforming the value chain in coffee. Our team is a welcoming group of people from diverse backgrounds with diverse identities. We are also coffee industry pros, entrepreneurs, engineers, and designers who are deeply committed to changing the coffee landscape.
What we do
We believe in helping you make better coffee. But we also believe in helping you make coffee better. We combine software, analytics and on-site coffee roasting for our retail partners making coffee more efficient, sustainable and inclusive. We do this with the first ever commercial, iOS-integrated, ventless, electric, zero-emissions roaster with the tools to customize and maximize every stage of roasting coffee.
You are a crucial member of the team. You are able to turn proven technical concepts into a manufactured product. You are critical thinking, you love sharing your thoughts and ideas and progress with the team. You have a sense of urgency with everything you do without compromising quality and detail. You appreciate the uniqueness of each person on the team and thrive in an inclusive and diverse environment.
Success in this role looks like a high level of performance and drive in the following areas:
Monitor slack channels and email for shipping orders · Verify part numbers for outgoing shipments · Pick orders for shipment · Pack and label outgoing shipments to company standards · Ensure the accuracy of all shipping documents · Gather and maintain all data relative to shipping activities · Create entries in the relevant platforms to track and record outbound shipments
Receive items against POs and create item receipts · Ensure items are placed in correct storage locations · Notify interested parties of items received · Properly dispose of packaging materials
Communicate clearly and often · Work collaboratively · Give and receive feedback with grace · Share ideas and thoughts on how to do better · Always be thinking of the greater good · Practice the Charitable Assumption
Strong, proven communication skills · Strong, proven organizational skills · High School Education or Equivalent · Basic computer skills: email and excel · Experience with software systems used in shipping and receiving · Ability to perform physical requirements of the job such as lifting various loads, climbing ladders, working on your feet · Good attendance record and strong work ethic · Attention to Detail · Enthusiasm for teamwork Preferred experience ·
Experience working in the coffee industry · Experience working in fast growth settings with innovative products
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.
We’re a venture-backed, high-growth tech company working hard—alongside other game-changers—to positively transform the coffee industry, making it more accessible and sustainable for our planet and our communities. We’re a diverse team of coffee industry veterans, entrepreneurs, engineers, technicians, human-centered designers, and people-focused rule-breakers who have a passion for making the “impossible” a reality.
We are a growing company filled with awesome people who are mission driven and love to do good. We are a welcoming and open bunch and have fun getting to know each other. We are values and integrity driven.
51-100 team members
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