Logistics Manager
Job Details
Flatiron Park - Boulder, CO
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$50.00 - $55.00

Logistics Manager

Upslope Brewing Company is a Certified B Corporation, which means we meet high standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. Through investment in our employees, continuous process improvement and a focus on innovation, we aim to deliver a high quality product, while prioritizing environmental stewardship and inclusion in our operations, brand and partnerships.

We are looking for an experienced Logistics Manager to oversee and coordinate all aspects of our supply chain from packaging materials to finished products. This position is responsible for organizing and providing efficient transportation and storage solutions for the entire lifecycle of our products, from the acquisition of raw materials to final product distribution. To be successful in this role, one should be able to ensure efficient and cost-effective supply chain operations; have the capability to promptly resolve distribution issues; as well as have strong negotiation and communication skills.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Provide data-based operational support to the Director of Operations and Director of Finance
  • Oversee all supply chain activities of packaging goods, POs, Projections / Forecasting. Packaging goods include: cans, ends, cardboard, kegs, wood pallets, etc.
  • Coordinate with the Warehouse Leadership team to ensure efficient organization and management of inventory, storage and transportation logistics. 
  • Analyze data and processes to optimize logistical procedures. 
  • Review, prepare, and route purchase orders for packaging goods.
  • Input sales orders for all distributors. 
  • Ensure the safe and timely pick-up to delivery of shipments utilizing our SAP/ERP scheduler. This includes: Daily coordination with the Warehouse Manager; timely coordination and communication with our 3rd party co-packer and distributors (in-state, out-of-state and international); and oversight of internal transfers.
  • Monitor shipments, costs, timelines, and productivity.
  • Address and resolve shipment and inventory issues.
  • Liaising and negotiating with suppliers and distributors alongside the Director of Operations.
  • Communication with distributors, including the ability to provide answers to logistic questions and maintaining positive relationships.
  • Responsible for short-term forecasting of 1 to 2 month needs and the ability to manage or correct the forecast based on sales data.
  • Practically this looks like creating packaging schedules and coordinating packaging goods to ensure product quantity is on-target for timely deliveries. This is done together with the Director of Operations, Packaging Manager and Head Brewer.
  • Contribute to New Product Development meetings with data, inventory, projections and feasibility of new products or eliminations of old products.
  • Working with other departments to incorporate logistics with company procedures and operations.

Work Time/Availability

Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm / 9am - 5:30pm

Compensation, Benefits + Culture

Upslope offers a transparent and unique work environment with an emphasis on teamwork and innovation. It’s important to make sure each employee understands the impact they have on the mission. We work for beer, but get paid in dollars.

Compensation Package includes:

  • Starting base salary $50,000 - $55,000 annually 
  • Paid Time Off, Sick Pay, Paid Holidays and Paid Volunteer Hours beginning 30-days after employment
  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Disability/ Life insurance with company contribution beginning 30-days after employment
  • 401(k) with company match beginning day one
  • Free RTD EcoPass
  • Free Beer (Daily taproom perks and monthly retail beer allotments)
  • Merchandise discounts
  • Discounts & Pro Deals on outdoor equipment & activities
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • And many more!

Qualifications/Position Requirements and Specifications 

  • High school diploma/GED required
  • 2+ years of experience in logistics management required
  • Excellent communication, teamwork and negotiation skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong technological and computer skills
  • Strong mathematical skills and use of spreadsheets

Desired/Preferred, but Not Required:

  • Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related field
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Proficiency in SAP/ERP or similar programs (We use Orchestrated) 
  • Experience in the craft beer industry

Still Apply If…

  • You have a passion for operations or one of our core values and posses translational skills that will allow you to learn and perform the job duties

At Upslope, we’re committed to building justice, equity, and inclusion in every aspect of our company. Our goal is to create the ultimate culture of belonging for everyone, regardless of your craft beer knowledge or the number of powder days you crushed this season. We value what makes you unique and want to ensure that you feel encouraged and welcomed to apply, work, and Après Everything™ at Upslope.

Upslope is an equal opportunity employer. We hire, promote, course-correct, and terminate based on merit, performance and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, age, veteran status, medical condition (including pregnancy and genetic information) sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, and criminal history (as our licenses allow.)