Director of Supply Chain and Logistics

Zest Tea

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Director of Supply Chain and Logistics

Type: full-time

Salary, Equity, Bonus based on experience

Location: in Baltimore


What is Zest Tea?

Winner of Best New Product at the World Tea Expo, Zest Tea bagged and rtd sparkling tea both have 3x more caffeine than traditional tea and an amino acid that reduces the jitters and crash associated with other caffeinated products. Zest comes in bold, approachable flavors and is currently a top 10 Amazon tea brand and is available in over 2,000 stores nationwide.


What You’ll Do:

  • Pull insights out of data sets and relatively complex models. Identify red flags and self-correct

  • Improve systems and supply chain to remove unnecessary costs and maintain quality

  • Manage existing vendor network to efficiently run production on schedule and build new relationships with vendors as needed

  • Help forecast demand and plan inventory, keep inventory in stock, manage operations associates to fulfill D2C shipments

  • Negotiate prices and terms with vendor network

  • Document processes related to operations, logistics and supply chain

  • Establish scalable systems and processes


What you may have already done:

  • Worked at a distributor, brand, freight group, or broker in an operations capacity

  • Studied supply chain and operations

  • Worked in operations at an early stage, high growth food or beverage brand

  • Consistently executed logistically complex processes, built scalable systems to streamline it all


Who you are:

  • You're a thinker and a doer. You can talk strategy, do the execution, and help measure the results

  • You're comfortable with little structure, uncertainty, and you take ownership of things

  • You take your work seriously but not yourself

  • You're a communicator - if you need something, if something is working, if something isn't working, you communicate it

  • You've got hustle and no task is too big or too small for you

  • You are team player & willing to put in the work for big rewards


Other important things

  • Computer literate and tech savvy

 

Zest Tea is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, marital status, or veteran.

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