Operations Manager

4505 Meats

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Job Description: Operations Manager      

4505 Meats is a San Francisco company dedicated to food sustainability, a natural & healthy supply chain, and making our delicious snacks accessible to people everywhere! Our flagship product is a natural and artisanal chicharron (pork rind), that we sell in multiple retail and digital channels. We partner with small farmers and ranchers to produce the highest quality products from animals raised humanely, and never treated with hormones or antibiotics. Our company culture is characterized by passion and hard work, and we are looking to grow our team.

The Operations Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations and implementation of strategies for Production, Transportation, QA, Warehousing & Fulfillment, Procurement and Customer Service.

The position focuses on optimizing our Supply Chain by identifying opportunities and developing solutions, business analytics and process improvements in support of our strategic goals of profitable growth and rapid expansion.

This position answers to Director of Operations and manages the Warehouse Coordinator


Manage finished goods and component inventories.

Plan production.

Drive Quality Assurance program.

Manage key vendor relationships; Track vendor pricing, rebates and service levels.

Develop and execute transportation strategy to reduce cost while optimizing customer delivery time.

Define metrics for 3PL partners’ performance and long-term cost structure.

Generate, analyze and present departmental metrics to ensure process efficiency and service levels.

Analyze available data to develop improvements in the day-to-day operations and facilitate implementation.

Partner with leadership to create budget forecasts.

Work with R&D to manage new product and category rollouts and maintain service levels to expanding customer base.

Work with Sales team to optimize route-to-market processes that help meet Sales objectives while minimizing operational cost


7-10 years related experience

Metrics and data-driven approach to managing performance and decision-making process

Strong verbal and written communication and reporting skills

Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Strong organizational and time/task management skills

Strong negotiation skills

Knowledge of best practices in delivery and warehouse operations

4505 Meats is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

To apply, please respond to this posting with your resume.

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