Inventory Control Specialist

Alameda, CA

Kiva Confections ( is a world-class cannabis-infused edibles company in California, the largest cannabis market in the world. Kiva's line includes Kiva Chocolate Bars, Terra Bites, Petra Mints, Lost Farms Gummies & Chews, and Camino Gummies. Our products are crafted from premium ingredients and thoughtfully combined with California cannabis. Since our beginning in 2010, our goal has been to create confections that redefine what a cannabis confection ought to be. By applying art and science, we ensure a deliciously consistent experience.

We have high-reaching growth plans as the legal market and consumer adoption expand. Key growth initiatives include ambitious platform innovation, outstanding marketing, geographic expansion, strategic partnerships, and more. We are resourced for this spectacular growth and looking for great people to help take us to the next level.

Your role as an Inventory Control Specialist includes, but is not limited to, receiving cannabis products timely and accurately into the warehouse,, and controlling all movement of products within the WMS/ERP system. This person needs to have a can-do attitude and adapt to the ever changing dynamics of the cannabis industry.   

This is the job for you, if…

  • You are interested in a meaningful job at a growing Cannabis company where you will work on a variety of projects at once and be appreciated for doing your job well.
  • You have integrity and enjoy thinking outside the box for new, innovative solutions.
  • Your friends describe you as trustworthy, loyal, and dependable.
  • You have been called an overachiever.
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You embrace challenges.
  • You have exceptional problem-solving abilities.
  • You are an active listener.
  • You are enthusiastic and eager to learn, and to teach others.
  • You are proactive and detail oriented.
  • You are well organized, able to multitask but able to prioritize.

As a Kiva Inventory Control Specialist, you’ll…

  • Receive shipments, check for damages and sort stock for distribution
  • Keep record of purchases received into facility
  • Conduct inventory audits and cycle counting
  • Control the movement of merchandise in the warehouse
  • Work with the Warehouse Manager to devise new stocking procedures and to develop techniques for improving order fulfillment pick rate efficiencies 
  • Audit the facilities entire inventory on a regular basis and provide accuracy reports to management.

What we’re looking for…

  • Qualifications include:
  • 1+ years of experience handling live inventory & WMS/ERP systems.
  • 1+ year of experience with METRC from an auditing perspective
  • Someone with strong communication and organizational skills
  • Proficient knowledge in warehouse inventory management through WMS software
  • Ability to create new, more efficient processes from scratch
  • Ability to generate solutions to problems ad hoc
  • Forklift certified, preferred

Work Environment

Purpose-driven culture where people can bring their full selves to the job, where authentic connection and meaningful relationships result in a sense of belonging that is core to achieving personal and professional goals.

Physical Requirements

  • Walk for long periods of time
  • Use hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Stand for long periods of time
  • Repeat same movements
  • Bend or twist body

Kiva Confections provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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