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Inventory Specialist

Los Angeles, California

What we’re building

Our vision is to electrify all waterborne vessels, and we're starting with electric watersport boats.

An electric boat is superior to a gas boat in almost every way: not only is it way easier to maintain (the single biggest pain point of owning a gas boat) and a lot cheaper to operate (a day of use costs ~$10 compared to ~$100 for a gas boat), but it’s also quieter, faster, more stable, and cleaner, with no fumes or pollutants.

Battery tech is finally good enough to pull this off, but a truly performant electric boat also requires a strong, lightweight hull to accommodate the large battery. With years of experience in aerospace manufacturing, we believe we can disrupt the gasoline boating industry through first principle engineering, innovative production techniques, and a scrappy start-up approach to problem solving.

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for someone that is excited by our vision, eager for the challenge, and willing to learn on the job. You will work out of our manufacturing facility in Los Angeles and report through the Production organization.

Given that we’re an early stage company, you will be working in a fast-moving, dynamic environment. That said, there are some responsibilities and qualifications we expect to stay relatively constant for this role.

Core responsibilities

  • Overseeing and maintaining the warehouse inventory system
  • Receiving, storing and issuing raw material, parts, and hardware to support factory operations
  • Verifying incoming material conforms to expectations and is free from damage
  • Ensuring accurate traces for all components used in production boats
  • Selecting parts from inventory, creating production kits, and stocking production lines to speed assembly
  • Monitoring shelf life storage and maintaining strict material handling practices

Basic qualifications

  • Clear written and verbal communication
  • Fluency with common computer software, including spreadsheets, email, and resource planning programs
  • Experience with manufacturing inventory and kitting processes
  • Ability to stand 4-6 hours per day and lift up to 50 lbs

Bonus qualifications

  • High school degree or GED certification
  • Prior experience in a fast-paced manufacturing setting
  • Familiarity operating forklifts or towing equipment
  • Comfortable working 50 hours a week

At Arc, we encourage diversity and consider all qualified applicants equally for employment, regardless of background, identity, or status. You're welcome to reach out even if you feel you don't meet these qualifications. Passion and aptitude make up for a lot.

What we value

We value these three things above all else:

  • Empathy, for colleagues and for customers
  • Pragmatism, for navigating ambiguity quickly and sensibly
  • Diversity, of background, opinion, culture, etc.

Given that we’re a small team working in a sometimes intense or stressful environment, it’s vital that our values align. We’d be happy to elaborate on any or all of these during the interview process.

What you’ll get

  • Smart teammates who will challenge you to be better
  • Access to and input over every aspect of the business
  • A meaningful equity stake
  • An opportunity to launch an industry-defining product in under a year
  • Knowledge that you’re helping save the environment
  • Nearly free health insurance
  • Lots of snacks

How to get the job

  1. Introduce yourself in an email to work@arcboats.com
  2. Have an initial conversation with someone from Production or Supply Chain leadership
  3. Visit the shop for in-person interviews
  4. Get an offer!

Since we’re a small team, we can move at whatever pace you’d like. If you’re in a hurry, we can get through those steps in a matter of days. If you want to take your time, we can spread it out over weeks or even months. Either way, we generally respond to all emails within a few hours.

Hope to hear from you soon!

The crew at Arc