Supply Chain Director

Wandering Bear Coffee

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WE ARE a high-growth, private-equity funded beverage company that specializes in organic, ready-to-drink cold brew coffee. We’ve been in operation since 2014 and over that time have scaled the business from a small brewhouse in Queens, NY to a nationally distributed brand with a third-party supply chain of top-rate co-packers and warehouses. Our products are available in stores such as Target, Whole Foods, Kroger and Safeway. We also distribute to thousands of offices across the country. We’re entering another year of incredible growth and are looking for a shrewd, experienced operator to take the reins of the supply chain we’ve built and guide us to the next level of operational excellence.

YOU ARE an analytical, methodical, results-oriented, problem-solving lover of efficiency looking to build something great. As our Supply Chain Director, you will report directly to the CEO and will have responsibility for the all co-pack and 3PL relationships, procurement, quality, inventory management, forecasting and continuous improvement exercises. You will interface regularly with finance and you will have two direct reports.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES include:

  • Supply Chain Leadership
  • Co-packer Management and Procurement
  • Quality and Food Safety
  • Inventory Management, Forecasting and Planning
  • Logistics and Warehouse Management

REQUIREMENTS

  • 8+ years of experience in operations / supply chain at industry-leading CPG companies
  • Experience working in the food & beverage industry
  • Experience working with or within a high-growth, entrepreneurial company
  • Experience negotiating and leading co-packer and key vendor relationships
  • Excellent communication skills, action-oriented with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel capabilities; strong analytical skills
  • Management experience
  • Excellent references

BENEFITS

  • Base Salary + Bonus
  • Equity
  • Company Health, Dental & Vision plan
  • As much cold brew coffee as you can drink
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