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Supply Chain, Manager

Posted by Vice Cream on 7 Oct 2017 | Share

Job basics

  • Brand Name:Vice Cream
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts 02111
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Other
  • Categories: Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Foods: Frozen
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: CEO
  • # of Direct Reports: 0
  • Benefits: Health Insurance
Job Description

Senior Manager  Contract Operations Supply, Chain, Procurement, Logistics. 

Immediate Hire


Company Overview


VICE CREAM is one of the fastest growing consumer brands winning over hearts (and stomachs) with a great brand, authentic messaging and phenomenal product (if we may say so ourselves)   We won’t boast (we will let our website do that  www.eatvicecream.com), but our purpose is to bring smiles to the faces of consumers and inspire them to “LIVE LIFE.  DIG IN” every day.

This includes our purpose of bringing the same irreverent, smart, positive attitude to Cancer patients and their families that stems from our founder’s story.

The ideal candidate should understand the risk/rewards of a start-up and understand that they can be part of that team that is changing the world one spoon at a time.

Position Overview

Our ideal candidate: “4-8” years of experience in” Supply Chain or Logistics or the equivalent and food is highly preferred


 Salary is in line with this profile and there is no relocation.

He/she will have the following attributes:

-­‐ High energy, best in class communication skills, positive outlook, strong work ethic and the ability to work as a team player.

--- Strong knowledge of the U.S. transportation network including freight carriers, freight rates, freight brokers and the ability to be proactive in minimizing our freight rates across the U.S.

-­‐ Inventory management skills, handling inbound and outbound inventory. Raw materials, finished goods, packaging, suppliers and equipment. Understands key role of inventory tracking and its application to a startup business.

-­‐ A strong network of contacts that includes freight carriers, brokers and distribution facilities. The ability to negotiate best terms in this network.

-­‐ An understanding of the shipment of dry, refrigerated, and frozen goods as well as warehouse management for all temperatures.

-­‐ The ability to construct a distribution network to both coasts and the Midwest that optimizes freight carriers and third-party distribution networks.

-­‐ A strong financial understanding of the impact of all aspects of Supply Chain operations on our P&L’s and a good understanding of financial statements.

-- Understanding of production/inventory forecasting and planning and associated tasks such as procurement of ingredients, co-packing alignment/communication and inventory allocation.

-- Working knowledge of procurement, the ability to negotiate cost savings and new item sourcing

-- Experience in supplier or customer relationship management

- Embrace that you will be involved in marketing, product and sales when the pint calls.

-­‐ Robust Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills.

-­‐ Flexible work hours, as this is a fast-growing startup company. Must know what Start-up life is all about.

Location: Downtown Boston, MA

Full-­‐time; available to start immediately

Health & dental benefits


Job Requirements

Position Overview


·       Our ideal candidate will have 5-8 years of supply chain; operations or logistics experience She/He will have the following attributes:

Candidate must have reliable transportation

Candidate MUST include salary range to make this efficient for all parties. 



about Vice Cream

·       Vice Cream is a rapidly growing start-up brand that is changing the ice cream category with a defiant, authentic,witty, passionate and caring personality. We were founded on the belief that ice cream is unapologetic indulgence magic and can bring smiles to consumers. Our DNA is carpe diem and symbolized by our tag line, “Live Life. Dig In.”