Inventory Manager

Kansas City, MO

Location: Kansas City, MO 

Reports to: Director of Project Management

#inventory #smarttech #supplychain #opportunitytoadvance #petfriendly #startupexperience #thefutureisinclusive

Homebase is defining the future of living with integrated smart apartment IoT applications for property managers and residents. Starting with smart locks and aiming for a fully connected apartment community, Homebase is amassing a team of visionaries to define and build the future of living. 

Summary: The Inventory Manager will collaborate across teams and take charge of our overall supply chain strategy. You will determine key supply chain KPIs and work to streamline processes for Homebase HQ. You possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. You have experienced establishing and maintaining a supply chain strategy to ensure processes run smoothly, projects are on time, and both vendors and customers get what they need. This role is highly communication, critical thinking, and time management oriented. It will give you the opportunity to train, evaluate, and improve supply chain processes. #opportunitytoadvance 

Position Mission: Help with Homebase’s supply chain from ordering, inventory, and shipment of products. Additionally, work with vendors to ensure relationships and key discounts are being taken advantage of. 


  • Procurement

  • Monthly cycle counts

  • Oversee and improve receiving and shipping procedures.

  • Plan and implement the overall supply chain strategy.

  • Collaborate with Sales, Operations, Accounting, and Customer Service teams. 

  • Determine key supply chain KPIs.

  • Suggest solutions for process improvements.

  • Identify process bottlenecks and implement solutions in a timely manner.

  • Train and evaluate others.

  • Provide constructive feedback.

  • Work with finance, sales, and manufacturing teams to determine the best vendors and distributors.

  • Forecast inventory needs and ensure items are ordered in a timely manner. 

  • Accurately track inventory throughout individual project cycles. 

  • Work with the finance team to ensure monthly cycle counts are documented accurately. 

  • Build and maintain good relationships with vendors.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience with supply chain management 

  • Able to routinely lift and move up to 50 pounds

  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company success

  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

  • Team player

  • Good time-management skills

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

Culture: We all want to create a future that we’re excited to live in. We want to grow together as a team, to know and support one another. We want to be brave with our communication. We want to welcome your partner, your baby, your pet, your parents, your friends and family into the office and  know the people and passions that matter to you. We want to stay open, to learn new ways of thinking, working and building. #petsatwork #KCChiefs #CrossroadsKC 

Homebase Offers: 

  • Competitive Salary

  • Health Insurance

  • 401K

  • Remote Work, Sick Day, Work-Life Balance Flexibility 

  • Paid Vacation

  • Pet friendly office

  • Opportunity to advance

  • Exciting Start-up Environment #youcanmakeadifferencehere #weloveideas

JOB CODE: 1000038