Airlift is building the rails of commerce in the developing world. We view quick commerce as a platform for self-empowerment, one that helps build agency for various stakeholders, including drivers, suppliers and customers.
In the first 12-18 months, Airlift has secured $110m+ USD in venture financing and has scaled the business to multiple tens of thousands of daily customers. We are backed byFirst Round Capital, a premier venture capital firm based in San Francisco (known for its seed stage investment in Uber, Square and other billion-dollar enterprises).
About the Role:
The Dark Store Associate role requires a highly driven and reliable individual to drive operational efficiency and consistency across retail properties. The role is a full-time role that will execute on various operational objectives for Airlift Express. We are seeking highly motivated individuals who gravitate toward a process-driven approach to solving operational challenges at the warehouse.
This role will own all processes involved for inventory and operations in a warehouse, including:
Manage end-to-end inventory flow -- ensure smooth operations from inventory check-in to check out in line with strategic targets,
Report daily operating metrics -- track and report on daily metrics,
Inventory Management -- Maintaining inventory accuracy, organization and storage to drive down losses and improve order accuracy,
Schedule Management - Managing rosters for teams,
Team Management - Ensure team morale and performance measured against KPI,
Training - Training of new and existing staff to drive performance,
Order Processing and Optimization - Managing operations and optimizing workflows to deliver upon KPIs.
Ability to proactively own operational tasks with consistency and reliability,
Excellence in staying organized and documenting key outcomes,
Strong communication skills, especially with riders/delivery operators
Flexibility in moving to different warehouse locations on a rotational basis,
Hustle and availability to chase up on impromptu issues and resolve these,
Eagerness to solve problems on the front lines.
What We Offer:
The opportunity to work alongside an exceptionally talented team,
An exciting and fast-paced business directly impacting Asia and Africa's economic landscape,
A high-impact role in an area that is of crucial significance for the business,
High levels of autonomy in day-to-day responsibilities and deliverables,
Competitive remuneration and a highly flexible work environment,
A meritocratic and rewarding culture built around core values of teamwork, growth, execution and appreciation.