Open Position - Inventory Specialist

About Luke’s Local

Luke's Local is an independently-owned grocery business that provides food from local family farms, butchers, ranchers, and food makers. Luke's sincerely sources great food made with integrity, and is passionate about making grocery shopping an inspiring experience for Bay Area communities. We operate a bustling brick and mortar market on Cole and Parnassus in the heart of Cole Valley, and a second market in Cow Hollow that opened in November of 2020! Luke’s also offers a same-day grocery delivery and pick up service. As a company, we are constantly striving to create an environment that fosters equity, inclusion, and nourishment for our customers and team members alike. Our hope is to make it possible for anyone to bring the spirit of discovery, creativity, and joy into their kitchens. We hope you’ll join us.

About the Job

As the Inventory Specialist, you will primarily be engaged in data management, product receiving and inventory management, and auditing and reporting of data. You will work directly with the Controller and AP Supervisor. You will work in a primary location for receiving and will oversee inventory management between our three locations within San Francisco. We welcome both entry-level applicants as well as those with Inventory Management and/or Data Entry experience. A working knowledge of Google Suite, including Sheets (and/or Excel), and Revel POS is a bonus but not a requirement as you can learn on the job. Experience with Inventory Management and Data Entry work is preferred.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.


Product & Inventory Data Management 

  • Ensure purchase orders are received accurately daily and matched to invoices, including identifying cost changes and discrepancies between invoicing and Revel and correcting them in Revel
  • Communicate invoice discrepancies with vendors and the buying team for credit issuance
  • Collaborate with the Buying team to execute and oversee completion of regular Stocktakes and inventory audits for each department
  • Manage EOM Inventory count procedures and consolidation of data for all three locations
  • Assist with training of other AP/Receiver Clerks


          • Organized
          • Strong communicator
          • Excellent customer service
          • Attention to detail
          • Problem-solver  
          • Creative thinker
          • Eagerness to learn

          Work environment

          • Office and sales floor of retail grocery stores 
            • Cow Hollow
            • North Beach
            • Cole Valley


              Preferred education and experience

              • Experience with Data Entry work is preferred
              • Experience with inventory and data management
              • Working knowledge of Google Suite, including Sheets (and/or Excel),, and Revel POS is a bonus but not a requirement 
              • B.A. or equivalent degree from an accredited university or college preferred, but not required 


              Additional Eligibility Requirements

              • Must be 18 years or older


              Other duties

              Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


              COVID-19 Considerations

              Luke’s Local requires all new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. All new hires will be required to be vaccinated [1st dose] prior to their first day of scheduled work OR must request an accommodation under medical or religious exemptions.

              FLSA Classification

              Non Exempt-Hourly, Full time


              Pay Range



              • Medical insurance, with employer contribution of up to 100%
              • Dental insurance, with 70% employer contribution
              • Vision insurance, with 50% employer contribution
              • Paid sick leave
              • Paid vacation - up to 2 weeks per year
              • Paid volunteer days
              • Pre-tax 401k savings account
              • Storewide employee discount of 20%
              • Daily staff meal
              • Pre-tax commuter benefits savings account
              • Regular review & raise cycles
              • Professional development and mentorship program


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