Assistant Lead, Warehouse

VisionSpring

VisionSpring

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Posted on Friday, November 17, 2023
Job Type

Full-time

Description

Are you ready to use your logistics and warehouse acumen to restore vision for millions of people in frontier and emerging markets? Would you like to work for an organization that combines the best business and social impact practices?

VisionSpring, an international social enterprise, seeks a highly motivated, dynamic, and self-driven candidate who would like to have a challenging and meaningful career path in warehouse management and the social sector. Warehousing is a key focus area at our organization and requires a proactive and dynamic approach. The candidate must be dedicated and sincere towards her/his work and should always be open to learning new things. The candidate must have in-depth subject matter knowledge, expertise, and experience. Timely and high-quality delivery of goals would be essential and will be a key performance measurement criterion. She/he will manage the organization’s warehousing operations. he / she will have a detailed awareness of stock on hand and actively monitor what is being used and support Supply Chain Management in managing stock and stock replenishments in a timely manner.

About You

  • You are a dynamic doer who understands and is experienced in logistics and warehouse operations.
  • You have worked in diverse teams and understand the importance of collaboration in achieving shared goals.
  • You understand the role of technology in creating efficiencies in warehousing and supply chain.
  • You are process oriented and understand the importance of maintaining documentation and keeping accurate records.
  • You have a good knowledge of import and export, customs, and freight.

About Us

  • We are creating access to affordable eyewear, everywhere. Clear vision creates opportunities for increased learning, work, safety, civic participation, and quality of life.
  • As a social enterprise, social change motivates us first. Our focus on sales and revenue targets serves and advances our mission objective – to increase functioning, productivity, and income earning potential for our low-income consumers by correcting refractive error with eyeglasses.
  • We are working to transform the systemic dysfunction of an optical market that has failed to deliver eyeglasses – a 700-year-old technology – to 2.5 billion consumers in need of vision correction, most of whom live on less than $4 a day.
  • We serve low-income consumers, not as beneficiaries but as customers. Our customers expect a high quality and affordable product, and they will spend limited discretionary income for the immediate and tangible benefits of vision correction.
  • We run our operations on metrics and social impact measures. We leverage a range of processes and practices to get the work done.
  • We believe in scaling our impact, not our organization. We are a lean team of doers.

WHAT WE EXPECT YOU WILL DO?

  • Ensure timely and efficient warehousing operations.
  • Oversee warehouse operations to exceed goals for productivity, workflow, product availability, and accuracy.
  • Ensure that inventory is received, stored, and dispatched in an efficient and economical manner and in compliance with the organization’s policies.
  • Plan and schedule all inventory activities including physical counting, inventory transactions, auditing, and reporting.
  • Review, monitor, and maintain required Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and documentation.
  • Monitor and reduce damages and shrinkage.
  • Analyze data and ensure timely reporting.
  • Develop new policies, procedures, and methods to improve operational efficiency.
  • Operate and maintain the IT and warehouse management systems.
  • Plan and coordinate logistics for timely, safe, and cost-effective delivery.
  • Timely closure of complaints from internal and external stakeholders.

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in any discipline, preferably in Supply Chain Management from a reputed University.
  • PGD on Supply Chain Management / Logistics will get preference.
  • 2 to 4 years of professional experience with Supply Chain Management is essential.
  • Problem-solving, analytical, and forecasting skills.
  • Superior team management and decision-making abilities.
  • Highest levels of ethics and integrity.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word; MS Excel; MS PowerPoint; Internet; IT/MIS Systems)
  • Strong multi-tasking skills.
  • The applicants should have experience in the following areas: Inventory Management, Warehouse Management, Distribution management.
  • Proficient knowledge of inventory and inventory controls.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a multicultural team environment.

Compensation

  • Salary range is based on experience and education and as per VisionSpring Policy.
  • VisionSpring offers competitive benefits, including gratuity, festival bonus, health insurance and paid time off.

TO APPLY

  • We want to know more than just what you have done. We want to know who you are. What are the passions and talents that draw you to this role?
  • Please update your CV/résumé to include a phrase or sentence describing the business of each organization where you have worked. Applications without this information will not be considered.
  • Please submit your application, including a thoughtful cover letter and CV/résumé through LinkedIn.
  • The preferred start date is January 1, 2024.
  • Please note, only candidates to be shortlisted will be contacted.

At VisionSpring, diversity, equity, and inclusion are directly aligned with our core value to advance equity. Our mission is predicated on removing a fundamental barrier to full economic and social participation—uncorrected blurry vision. The values that underpin our mission energize our commitment to a diverse and inclusive team. A diverse team also allows VisionSpring to approach problems with nuance and develop unique insights that drive an outsized positive impact in the world. We actively recruit, develop, and retain talented people from diverse backgrounds and support everyone in being exactly who they are. VisionSpring is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes people from all experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.