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Supply Chain & Operations Manager

Posted by ELEMENT Snacks on 8 Sep 2017 | Share

Job basics

  • Location: New York City, New York 10001
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Supplier
  • Categories: Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Foods: Snacks
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: TBD
  • # of Direct Reports: TBD
Job Description

We are looking for a Supply Chain & Operations Manager for our very busy Manhattan headquarters. The perfect candidate thrives in unstructured environments, is not afraid to take initiative, and can keep track of dozens of work streams. This role simultaneously manages the day to day operations of the business as well as our supply chain and manufacturing activities. Applicants must be comfortable with quantitative metrics and be experienced in Microsoft Excel.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Collaborate with co-packer to ensure manufacturing facility is properly functioning
  • Forecast demand for ingredients/supplies, and source/purchase all required materials
  • Organize inventory across nation-wide warehouses and manufacturing facility
  • Communicate with sales team ensure PO’s are met and manage order timing
  • Schedule and arrange participation in industry trade shows
  • Respond to and resolve customer issues/requests
  • Coordinate all logistics and transportation of company assets
  • Process orders and special requests from existing accounts/retailers
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers and various business partners
  • Work with accounts and graphic designers to create/edit product packaging and sales materials
  • Manage the processing and fulfillment of all e-commerce orders (drop-shipped)
Job Requirements
  • Ability to multitask on a continual basis
  • Strong organizational skills and bringing structure to an unstructured environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced atmosphere, with great attention to detail
  • Time management skills and experience meeting deadlines
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Immediate responsiveness to issues as they arise
  • Autonomy and not being dependent upon others to manage workdays/schedules
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Google programs (Google Drive, Google Maps)
  • Proficiency with MacOS and Mac Mail (familiarity with iCalendar is a plus)
  • Four Year College Degree required
  • Occasional travel (about 4 days per month) required 

about ELEMENT Snacks

With ELEMENT Snacks, you can feel good knowing that you are enjoying genuine ingredients that are easy on the body yet bold on the palate. We launched in 2013 with a product that is different from anything currently on the market and at the same time familiar to most. We believe there is a huge untapped demand for a better and lighter snacking experience, and we have crafted a snack that is all natural, gluten-free, non-gmo, low in calories and sugar and still decadent -- because healthy doesn't mean boring!