Product Intake Specialist - Southern California (4am to 12:30pm)

Van Nuys, CA
Kiva Sales & Service – Distribution /
Full-time /
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.

Job Summary

Your role as an Product Intake Specialist includes, but is not limited to, meeting with trucks as they deliver new products, unload the pallets, and store them in the appropriate section of the warehouse. During some shifts, you will also help stock the retail floor. You must ensure all of the necessary inventory is present, report any issues, and make sure that the products are readily available to all members of the retail team. Our ideal applicant has strong physical fitness, forklift experience, and excellent organizational skills.

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This job is 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 Product Intake Specialist, you will...

    • Unload all incoming shipments to the warehouse
    • Receive shipments and sign paperwork upon receipt
    • Store inventory in the correct areas of the warehouse
    • Replenish inventory when necessary
    • Count all inventory, document and report all issues in our ERP systems.  
    • Receive Purchase Orders or Sales Orders in our ERP System
    • Maintain cleanliness in the warehouse
    • Collaborate with procurement staff to list expected deliveries
    • Inspect contents to ensure they are undamaged
    • Verify packages according to order and invoices (quantity, quality, price etc.)
    • Contact supplier or shipper if a mistake is identified
    • Assume responsibility for returning unsatisfactory shipments or receiving replacements

What we're looking for...

    • 2 years experience handling live inventory & WMS/ERP systems.
    • 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 Operator Certification preferred, but not required.

Physical Requirements

    • Must be able to stand, kneel, and bend over without much assistance 80% of time
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. at a time.
$20 - $20 an hour
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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