Careers

Title: Warehouse Manager
Department: Operations
Location: Hillsboro, Oregon
Job Req Opening Date: September 2021
Contact: careers@gearupsports.net
Background: At gearUP our mission is to simplify ordering customized uniforms and apparel for youth sports leagues and companies. gearUP is differentiated in the market via a unique E-commerce platform that enables parents, athletes, and employees to order their own items and ship direct to their home or business in two weeks or less. Since 2018, gearUP has been one of the fastest growing companies in the Northwest and is selling on a national scale. Expectations are to continue to double the size of the company’s revenue for the next 3 to 5 years via strong growth in the E-Commerce business.
You: An experienced leader with exemplary organizational, team building and time management skills.
Job Description & Responsibilities: gearUP is seeking a versatile individual to join our growing company in Hillsboro, OR.   The Warehouse Manager is responsible for effective and accurate movement, storage, and transfer of apparel.
Responsibilities
  • Primary areas of responsibility include; product receiving, warehousing, inventory management, cycle counting, order picking and product transfers.
  • Cross-train team members in each of the areas of responsibility.
  • Plan daily assignments for team members.
  • Work with department head to identify, improve and/or resolve bottlenecks, waste, and process inefficiencies.
  • Address operational issues using continuous improvement methods and assist
  • Administer annual employee performance evaluations.
  • Work collaboratively with a broader operations management team to facilitate efficient and streamlined work processes.
  • Practice and apply safe working principles, creating awareness for all employees; promote a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Fill in where needed to ensure successful outcomes for the team.
  • Update and report metrics regularly.
  • Demonstrate accountability.
Required Skills & Qualifications: The ideal candidate is motivated by a passion for growth and learning, as well as a desire to foster an environment of success, built on continuous improvement.  Skills and qualifications required: Skills Needed
  • Leadership: able to provide clear direction and motivate diverse team members.
  • Experience managing quality and accuracy metrics.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving ability.
  • Experience using lean manufacturing and 5s in a production environment.
  • Ability to promote a safe and healthy work environment.
Personal Qualities
  • Thrives in a face paced startup environment – self-starter, driven, comfortable with ambiguity.
  • A desire to learn and grow.
  • Calm and productive in the face of pressure.
  • Committed to personal integrity, quality, accuracy.
Experience & Education
  • 7+ years of leadership experience including disciple and administering performance reviews.
  • Associate degree is required.
  • Demonstrated record of coaching employees to success; one-to-one as well as a team.
  • Tech savvy with experience in Microsoft productivity programs and other software solutions.
  • Experience in ERP environments with MS Dynamics a plus.
Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Talking, listening, and typing for extended periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to bend, kneel, and reach.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds regularly.
Benefits: gearUP offers employees paid time off, paid holidays, health/vision/dental insurance, 401(k) Plan with match, FSA Plan, EAP Plan and product discounts. How to apply: Submit cover letter and resume to careers@gearupsports.net For more information on gearUP go to www.gearupwithus.com Gear Up Sports, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment 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.
Title: Supply Chain Analyst
Department: Operations
Location: Hillsboro, Oregon
Job Description Date: March 2021
Reports To: VP Operations and Supply Chain
Background: At gearUP our mission is to simplify ordering customized uniforms and apparel for youth sports leagues and companies. gearUP is differentiated in the market via a unique E-commerce platform that enables parents, athletes, and employees to order their own items and ship direct to their home or business in two weeks or less. Since 2018, gearUP has been one of the fastest growing companies in the Northwest and is selling on a national scale. Expectations are to continue to double the size of the company’s revenue for the next 3 to 5 years via strong growth in the E-Commerce business. Job Description & Responsibilities: The Supply Chain Analyst will oversee our various supply chains to ensure that products arrive on schedule to meet consumption demand.   The role will be a key contributor in continuous improvement efforts to streamline and improve processes to drive maximum efficiency through receipt and fulfillment processes. Responsibilities:
  • Collect data on supply chain operations.
  • Work with functional area leaders to analyze data and identify areas for improvement.
  • Develop and execute projects to enhance supply chain operations and increase fulfillment velocity.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with suppliers, shippers and 3PL partners.
  • Assess supplier operations and enforce quality and service compliance to agreed upon metrics and standards.
  • Measure and report on supply chain performance.
  • Procure seasonal products.
  • Foster and manage strong relationships with internal teams:
  • Production
  • Warehousing
  • Operations Team
  • Art
  • Other projects as assigned.
Required Skills & Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and comfort using multiple communication methods (phone, e-mail, live chat, face-to-face, etc.).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 Suite of programs. Must have at least intermediate Excel skills.
  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn a broad array of networking and systems hardware and software.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Superior decision-making skills, including the ability to quickly understand and analyze new information and situations.
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and make decisions using available information.
  • Leadership and influencing skills.
Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in supply chain or logistics management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Lean methodologies in production and fulfillment environments.
  • Proven knowledge in inventory management.
Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in supply chain management, logistics, business management or related fields; or 5 years relevant experience in lieu of degree.
Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Talking, listening, and typing for extended periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to bend, kneel, and reach.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds regularly.
Benefits: gearUP offers employees paid time off, paid holidays, health/vision/dental insurance, 401(k) Plan with match, FSA Plan, EAP Plan and product discounts. How to apply: Submit cover letter and resume to careers@gearupsports.net For more information on gearUP go to www.gearupwithus.com Gear Up Sports, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment 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.

Title: Ecomm Support Tech 1

Department: Operations: Web

Job Req Opening Date: July 2021

Contact: careers@gearupsports.net

Company:

Gear Up’s mission is to inspire and unite teams with customized gear for work and play. Everything we do at Gear Up is designed to ease the burden on managers and coordinators in dealing with uniforms and apparel. Our goal is to constantly be developing processes and systems to make ordering and outfitting teams easier to manage.

Job Description: 

The Ecomm team members work closely with the Gear Up sales team and art designers to produce customer facing webstores for youth sports teams and business clients. This role is in a high-volume, deadline oriented environment. Team members are very detail oriented and focused on producing accurate product representation and detail to the end user. They work with, and manage, multiple inbound requests and competing deadlines. This roll will be cross trained in collateral areas of responsibility for support of production teams and overall company success.

Responsibilities include:

  • Receive, understand, and validate design requests from Sales team
  • Work within ecommerce platform to create customer facing web stores
  • Manage, update and modify or delete existing web stores
  • Webstore asset management and modification as needed
  • Ensure accuracy of requests against design elements provided by the art team
  • Ensure that design requests and web store components meet company standards
  • Accurately transferring data and managing details in excel spreadsheets
  • Daily activity maintenance and reporting
  • Ongoing continuous improvement projects
  • Ability to work overtime will be required during peak production seasons

Required Skills & Qualifications: 

The ideal candidate is motivated by a passion for growth and learning, as well as a desire to create continued efficiency and improvement in all processes that support a rapidly growing company. Candidate will be able to deal with ambiguity in requests and need to have outstanding problem solving skills.

Skills & Qualities:

  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to read and interpret order requests and other written instructions.
  • Strong communication skills to facilitate effective and efficient workflow between teams
  • Strong knowledge of graphic design principals
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photo Shop, and Acrobat Pro
  • Experience working in and knowledge of eCommerce platforms - OpenCart, Magento, Shopify, WordPress, etc.
  • Knowledge of Jira, Trello, or similar workflow management tools
  • Proficient with Microsoft office tools, Outlook, Excel, and Teams or other collaborative communication platform (e.g. Slack)
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • ‘Can Do’ attitude and willingness to take on new tasks as requested
  • Self-starter seeking continuous improvement of their own job and the team as a whole
  • Energetic and motivated.
  • Previous involvement in athletic programs a plus

Experience & Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Course work in web design or graphic design
  • Experience creating or working with eCommerce shopping cart construction and maintenance.
  • Prior experience in high volume production environment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Viewing computer monitors for extended periods of time
  • Talking, listening, and typing for extended periods of time
  • Manipulation of computer mouse and other small wrist movements required for digital design tools

Benefits include medical, dental, 401K and paid time off. Gear Up Sports is committed to a diverse workplace and welcomes applicants from any race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran's status.

Email cover letter and resume to careers@gearupsports.net

Title: Production Designer
Department: Operations: Art
Location: Hillsboro, Oregon
Job Description Date: June 2021

Company: 

Gear Up Sports was founded in 2009 on the idea that managing youth sports uniforms and apparel didn’t need to be so difficult or expensive. Our founders are parents, coaches and youth non-profit board members. Everything we do at Gear Up Sports is designed to ease the burden on youth non-profit boards in dealing with uniforms and apparel so that they can focus on what’s best for our kids…teaching life lessons through sport. Our mission is to constantly be developing processes and systems to make youth sports easier to manage.


Job Description: 

Art team members work with the Gear Up sales team and customers to prepare garment embellishment proofs and create digital content for production and marketing. This is an operational role supporting sales and production in a high-volume environment. Team members are very detail oriented with particular attention to design elements, including colors, design sizing, appropriate placement and apparel or product functionality. They work with, and manage, multiple inbound requests and competing deadlines. This roll will be cross trained in collateral areas of responsibility for support of production teams and overall company success.

Responsibilities include

  • Receive, understand, and validate design requests from Sales team.
  • Ensure function and fit of requested design to specific garments.
  • Manage and guide sales team and customers on best embellishent methods and materials.
  • Ensure that design requests meet company standards.
  • Conversion of existing designs, from multiple formats into vectored art.
  • Creation of unique designs based on basic request from customer.
  • Communicate with outside vendors to aid in production of media related to designs you have created.
  • Customer facing ‘Proof’ creation for graphical representation of embellished garment design.
  • Communicate with production team to fulfill customer embellishment requests.
  • Manage digital assets using FTP client.
  • Work with design team to review new products for design details and embellishment options.

Required Skills & Qualifications: 

The ideal candidate is motivated by a passion for growth and learning, as well as a desire to create continued efficiency and improvement in all processes that support a rapidly growing company. Candidate will be able to deal with a potential ambiguity and have outstanding problem-solving skills.

Skills & Qualities

  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to read and interpret order requests and other written instructions.
  • Strong communication skills to facilitate effective and efficient workflow from sales to art and then to production.
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photo Shop, and Acrobat Pro.
  • Familiarity with other Creative Cloud tools a plus.
  • Experience in vector drawing desirable.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office tools, Outlook, Excel, and Teams or other collaborative communication platform (Slack).
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Work independently and as part of a team.
  • ‘Can Do’ attitude and willingness to take on new tasks as requested.
  • Energetic and motivated.
  • Previous involvement in athletic programs a plus.
  • Some in person attendance will be expected.
  • Overtime will be required during peak production seasons.

Experience & Education

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Prior digital design experience or course work using Adobe creative cloud tools
  • Prior experience in high volume production environment.
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Talking, listening, and typing for extended periods of time
  • Manipulation of computer mouse and other small wrist movements required for digital design tools

Benefits: 

Gear UP offers employees paid time off, paid holidays, health/vision/dental insurance, 401(k) Plan with match, FSA Plan, EAP Plan and product discounts.

How to apply: Submit cover letter and resume to careers@gearupsports.net

For more information on Gear UP go to www.gearupsports.net

Gear Up Sports, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment 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.

 

Title: Order Specialist

Department: Operations

Location: Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description Date: June 2021

Company: 

Gear Up Sports was founded in 2009 on the idea that managing youth sports uniforms and apparel didn’t need to be so difficult or expensive. Our founders are parents, coaches and youth non-profit board members. Everything we do at Gear Up Sports is designed to ease the burden on youth non-profit boards in dealing with uniforms and apparel so that they can focus on what’s best for our kids…teaching life lessons through sport. Our mission is to constantly be developing processes and systems to make youth sports easier to manage.

You: Self-motivated and detail-oriented with exemplary organizational and time management skills. Friendly and courteous, with an ability to shift between tasks seamlessly.

Job Description & Responsibilities: 

Gear Up is seeking a dynamic individual with experience in customer service or order management to join our growing team in Hillsboro, OR. You will support the sales team by processing jobs and aligning resources to meet customer deadlines, on time and on budget.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and process sales orders.
  • Purchase items from suppliers to fulfill orders.
  • Follow up on outstanding purchases and communicate changes or delays.
  • Interact with the sales team, suppliers, and the fulfillment teams.
  • Create, update and train others on workflow processes.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement efforts.
  • Other projects as assigned by management.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Commitment to quality and accuracy.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 and working knowledge of ERP systems.
  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn a broad array of networking and systems hardware and software.
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to think and act quickly to provide timely resolution to issues.
  • Thrive in a high growth, fast paced environment.
  • Calm and productive in the face of deadlines and changing priorities.
  • In person attendance expected for a minimum of 16 hours per week.
  • Overtime required during peak season periods.

 

Experience & Education

  • 1-3 years of experience in purchasing, customer service or order management in a production environment.
  • High school diploma or GED required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Talking, listening and typing for extended periods of time.

Benefits: Gear UP offers employees paid time off, paid holidays, health/vision/dental insurance, 401(k) Plan with match, FSA Plan, EAP Plan and product discounts.

How to apply: Submit cover letter and resume to careers@gearupsports.net

For more information on Gear UP go to www.gearupsports.net

Gear Up Sports, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment 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.

Position Title: Business Development Representative

Position type: Full Time – Non-Exempt

Location: Work from home

At gearUP our mission is to simplify ordering customized uniforms for your team or company.   Everything we do is focused on making this process as seamless, fast and customer friendly as possible.  We have 2 primary revenue streams in our business – Team Sales and Corporate Sales and we’re currently looking for a Business Development Representative to help accelerate our next stage of growth.  The Business Development Representative is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing company and quickly develop knowledge and experience in Sales, Marketing, and Operations.  

Reporting to one of our Sales Managers, the Business Development Representative will begin with an extensive training course which provides an understanding of our proprietary printing process and our industry leading order execution.  You will then be responsible for lead generation and the qualification of both inbound and outbound sales leads, ensuring that our Account Representatives are provided with well-qualified leads; using a combination of methods to find, contact, qualify, and in certain cases, open new accounts.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Generate new leads through active prospecting online and leveraging our network
  • Initiate contact with all leads through a variety of mediums such as: email, social media, and phone calls (warm & cold)
  • Effectively communicate and present our value proposition to account prospects
  • Nurture leads through multiple contacts & move account prospects through the sales funnel
  • Become an expert in our product offerings, our CRM and our order entry software
  • Initiate market research for targeted growth opportunities and as new market exploration.
  • Provide consistent, concise and accurate internal/external communications
  • Deliver accurate lead generation activity reports to management on the prescribed cadence
  • Collaborate on the development of reports for customer pipeline and conversion
  • Achieve assigned metrics for lead generation, prospect contacts, and sales conversion

What we’re looking for:

  • Four (4) year degree in marketing or other business major. Relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience with lead generation, marketing automation software, and CRM systems a plus
  • Experience in a sales telemarketing environment a plus.
  • Experience selling sports & workwear products in B2B & B2C environments a plus
  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills
  • Possess the ability to create connections with others via all mediums – electronic and in-person
  • Possess the ability to learn product and processes within various industries and understand the unique challenges that organizations face when ordering product for their teams
  • Demonstrate a commitment to staying informed on industry news, products, innovations and trends
  • Enjoy working in a team environment and collaborating with others
  • Show a proven track record achieving targets/goals/quotas
  • Possess excellent research and data entry skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time
  • Self-motivated and driven to achieve
  • Ability to stay focused working at a computer for long stretches of time.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

Benefits:   gearUP offers its employees competitive compensation and benefits including paid time off, paid holidays, health/vision/dental insurance, 401(k) Plan with match, FSA Plan, EAP Plan and product discounts.

How to apply: Submit cover letter and resume to careers@gearupsports.net

Gear Up Sports, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment 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.

Title: Customer Service Representative

Department: Customer Service

Location: Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description Date: June 2021

Company:

Gear Up Sports was founded in 2009 on the idea that managing youth sports uniforms and apparel didn’t need to be so difficult or expensive. Our founders are parents, coaches and youth non-profit board members. Everything we do at Gear Up Sports is designed to ease the burden on youth non-profit boards in dealing with uniforms and apparel so that they can focus on what’s best for our kids…teaching life lessons through sport. Our mission is to constantly be developing processes and systems to make youth sports easier to manage.

You: Love to learn. Able to make mistakes and grow from them. When problems arise, you run toward them. When a customer needs help, you not only address their concerns, but anticipate their needs. You are as comfortable making a phone call as sending an email and can’t wait to make things right. You are a positive team member and have a genuine desire to see everyone succeed.

Job Description & Responsibilities: 

Gear Up is seeking a dynamic individual with experience in customer service to join our growing team in Hillsboro, OR. As our primary contact for the public and customers alike, you will be expected to provide exceptional service. You will be responsible for customer service but work collaboratively in a team focused environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a positive, empathetic, and professional attitude toward customers and team members.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction and provide exceptional customer support.
  • Responding promptly to customer inquiries.
  • Communicating with customers through phone, chat and email.
  • Acknowledging and resolving customer complaints.
  • Knowing our products and processes inside and out so that you can answer any questions.
  • Communicating and coordinating with production, sales, art and finance teams as necessary.
  • Providing feedback on the efficiency of the customer service process.
  • Share knowledge and workflows with new hires.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of customer support experience.
  • Ability to stay calm when customers are stressed or upset.
  • Comfortable using multiple applications in concert to solve issues.
  • Experience providing multi-channel customer support in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to adapt to changing business needs.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Dynamics 360 suite of applications.
  • This is a remote position but will require a minimum of one day per week in the offices.
  • Overtime is expected during peak season periods.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Talking, listening and typing for extended periods of time.

Benefits: Gear UP offers employees paid time off, paid holidays, health/vision/dental insurance, 401(k) Plan with match, FSA Plan, EAP Plan and product discounts.

How to apply: Submit cover letter and resume to careers@gearupsports.net

For more information on Gear UP go to www.gearupsports.net

Gear Up Sports, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment 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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