XOXO (External Operations ExpertO)
tl;dr- You’re going to be one of the most significant people in bringing the next massive plant-based food brand to market. Overseeing operations, including sourcing and purchasing materials, forecasting, warehousing, inventory, production, distribution, and logistics. This hands-on role perfectly matches your passion, scrappiness, and deep understanding of everything operations. Our team is growing rapidly, and you’re ready to help shape, build, and lead it!
Who are you?
You’re a seasoned operations pro. Distribution, supply chain, warehousing, and inventory--you know the food world inside and out.
You have an exceptional track record of developing well-run operational systems for food companies and you excel in startup-like settings.
You’re incredibly passionate about your work. You care deeply about changing our food system and have the skills to make it happen.
You thrive in ambiguous situations. You take ownership and create solutions to problems.
You’re a great person, in and out of work. You are smart, proactive, trustworthy, kind, humble, organized and hard-working.
You have excellent organizational, problem-solving, planning, and logistical skills.
Who are we?
We’re the next massive plant-based food company, revolutionizing the $100B dairy sector. Our investors include the founder of Reddit, the creator of Gmail, Y Combinator, and the former chairman of the board of Daiya Foods.
We’re behind some of the best selling plant-based products in the world (JUST Mayo, for example).
We’re on a mission to save our planet, our health, and animals by creating a solution to rescue the food system.
We’re people of integrity. We do what we say we will do, we treat others right, we care deeply about those around us, and we put our hearts into our work.
What you’ll do
Direct the day-to-day external operations of the business, from raw materials to production to distribution and everything in between.
Help scale-up operations and production capacity with our co-manufacturing partners.
Place purchase orders of raw materials to ensure on-time delivery in order to meet production schedules and financial objectives.
Work with distributors and vendors to coordinate order pickup and fulfillment.
Manage inventory levels for all product lines to ensure in-stock conditions.
Work closely and develop relationships with suppliers, distributors, and vendors.
Work directly with our CEO to create a sales plan that aligns with the operations production schedule.
Help build, shape, and lead an operations team
This is a full-time job, located in Berkeley, CA, with a competitive compensation package.
Interested? Please send your resume + cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: XOXO
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