We are looking for a VET. If chosen you must confirm with DD214.
In order to apply you need to send the following in one WORD or PDF document:
1) Resume (2 pages max)
2) Cover letter explaining why they want to work for Ranger Up and what value they think they can add. (1 page max)
3) The answer to the following questions (All three answers on one page max):
a) If you have a list of 1000 names with address and phone number and a separate list with 10 names with order numbers, what EXCEL function would you likely use to find the addresses for the the 10 people in the second list you have order numbers for?
b) Would you rather fight 100 duck-sized bears or 1 bear-sized Duck and why?
c) Tell us what you think is essential to success in the operations field.
4) Send all of this to firstname.lastname@example.org with Warehouse Associate in the subject line.
Primary Job Purpose/Summary:
We’re looking for an animal who wants to work hard, learn new things and advance. Candidate must be a veteran with an honorable discharge. The heart and soul of this job is working as a member of the operations team getting Ranger Up products to our customers. In this capacity you will report directly to the Operations Manager. As with any small business, you’ll wear many hats and take part in many different functions. An average day could involve picking and packing orders, folding shirts, performing shipping or logistics analysis, or managing relationships with customers on both the individual and retail levels. Quality work is rewarded. We especially want people who aggressively try to improve the operation and the system therein.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned):
Our policy is that no task is too big or too small for anyone in the company. While most employees have military backgrounds, we have a very egalitarian structure and on busy days, the CEO, COO and managers will be out on the floor helping fold shirts and pick packages just like anyone else. Employees that feel they are too good for any task will not succeed here, and will likely end up as a hilarious Cautionary Tale on our award-winning military blog: The Rhino Den.
Regardless of the aforementioned statement, your job will entail:
Work with inventory management systems.
Customer service tasks.
Not whining. No one likes a whiner.
Primary employee working order fulfillment using computer-generated picking documents to select merchandise ordered.
Primary employee handling customer returns.
Assist the operations manager in calculating inventory needs.
Participate in inventory counts and accuracy for all brands.
Receive incoming shipments of merchandise in accordance with Company policy.
Verify receipts against delivery manifest and/or purchase order. Must be familiar with use of receiving forms and maintenance of records.
Stock merchandise in proper locations according to standard Company practice.
Maintain an organized and efficient warehouse. We have a place for everything.
Understand and demonstrates Ranger UP Core Values.
Primary point of contact for order fulfillment and returns.
Accurately fill customer orders.
Recommend product purchasing requirements.
People who want to succeed and improve. We work very hard and expect employees to be self-motivated and surprise us with positive results.
Intermediate level with MS Office suite, including MS Excel, Word, Power Point. In particular, we want people who can use Excel to analyze data and draw conclusions that will help the company improve.
Perform accountabilities and tasks of the function within established productivity requirements.
Maintain a clean and organized work area and assist with housekeeping of the facility/work area.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. We like people who can write well and communicate effectively with others.
Organization and overall administration skills.
Ability to work in a team environment as a positive contributor. We’re a really tight knit organization and we have a lot of fun and we don’t want anyone urinating in our proverbial Cheerios. Bad attitudes are not accepted. We hire people to solve problems, not make them.
Qualifications that Can’t Hurt:
College or other significant training in logistics, operations, or warehouse management.
Sales experience. This is a growth area that a candidate could be promoted into in the future.
Custom sales (e.g. custom shirts, shorts, etc.) This is a growth area that a candidate could be promoted into in the future.
Customer service experience.
The ability to turn into pure energy and blast your enemies.
Experience with MMA/Wrestling/Boxing/Rugby.
Experience with the Yahoo! Platform.
Experience with Quickbooks.
Experience with order management systems.
Minimum Physical Abilities (with or w/o reasonable accommodation):
Attendance at warehouse located in Durham, NC
Able to perform standard computer keyboard functions
Ability to see / read standard 15” computer screen
Stand for extended periods
Lift objects weighing 50 lbs
Salary and Benefits
Salary starts at $28k for people with baseline qualifications. Higher starting salaries are available for particularly impressive candidates with specific skillsets that are valuable to the Company.
After 90 days of employment (the grace period), employees will be provided with:
1) Health Insurance with Blue Cross/Blue Shield. The company provides a top PPO plan and pays 75% of the cost.
2) Dental Insurance with Blue Cross/Blue Shield. The company provides their top plan and pays 75% of the cost.
3) Individual Retirement Account. The company matches the first 3% of salary.
4) Bonus: Bonuses are tied to company and individual goals.
In addition to those benefits, the company has an in house gym, including mats for those who enjoy jiujitsu/wrestling/yoga and heavy bags for kickboxing, as well as the usual assortment of weights and cardio machines, as well as functional fitness tools.
At Ranger Up we wear gym shorts and t-shirts every day of the year. The only time we expect an employee in business attire is when they show up to interview for a job (bangs foot on the ground three times).
Opportunity for Advancement
We grew 57% this year, have enjoyed double or triple digit growth every year since 2006, and landed in the top 1000 of all American Online Retailers in 2012 with no sign of slowing down. Virtually all employees have been promoted from the ground up. If you are an amazing employee that makes a big difference for us, we’ll give you more responsibility and more pay.
About Ranger Up
Ranger Up is the premium military brand in the world with accounts on every continent but Antarctica (but we’re working on it). In 2007, we launched a Patriotic Brand named Unapologetically American. In 2008, we launched what is now the largest military blog: The Rhino Den. In 2011, we launched the first American Rugby Brand: American Sin Bin. In 2012, we launched a largely inappropriate military cartoon known called The Damn Few as well as a new Vetrepreneurial initiative to give back to our community and build a new generation of military entrepreneurs. We are founded, owned, and operated by military veterans. We do not operate a politically correct work environment. We are huge fans of the Constitution, MMA, Rugby, and bacon.
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