VP of Operations

Skinny Souping

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Skinny Souping is searching for an analytical & detail-focused VP of Operations who would oversee Operations &  Finance functions. On the Operations side, key areas of responsibility include managing all aspects of the supply chain, from sourcing to fulfillment/logistics, key relationships, and quality control.  On the financial side, key area of responsibility would be forecasting and financial management. This role reports to the CEO.

Key Responsibilities/Experience Requirements: 

  • Experience managing co-packer relationships for food & beverage
  • Skilled at managing supplier relationships
  • Supply chain management for perishable/frozen products with limited shelf life
  • Logistics/freight scheduling and management
  • Demand forecasting 
  • Remote inventory management 
  • FIFO management of date-coded products
  • Contracting experience – negotiating & developing contracts with key vendors
  • Financial management & reporting knowledge 
  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • 6+ years of work experience (preferably in operations/supply chain role)
  • Experience in CPG 

Skill Requirements: 

  • Strong analytical and conceptual problem-solving skills to identify problems, develop, evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Prioritizes efficiency and quality 
  • Results oriented 
  • Strong leader with ability to organize and delegate effectively
  • Strong understanding of project prioritization with ability to re-prioritize on the fly
  • Efficient at multi-tasking 
  • Ability to work one-on-one as well as in a team environment
  • Start-up company mentality “No job too small”

    Who You are: 

    • Fan of health & wellness 
    • Love food. 
    • You're comfortable with little structure, uncertainty, & building processes because you take ownership of things
    • You're a communicator - if you need something, if something is working, if something isn't working, you communicate it
    • You thrive in a fast-paced environment and understand sense of urgency
    • You are adept at executing details but can also understand the big picture  
    • You take your work seriously but not yourself
    • No task is too big or too small for you
    • Team player
    • Positive mindset


      Wellness expert, turned entrepreneur, Alison Velazquez set out with a mission to make healthy eating accessible to more people by creating a product that was convenient, nutritionally sound, made from just a handful of simple ingredients and most importantly, delicious. Skinny Souping successfully hit retail shelves in 2017, disrupting the sleepy soup category with Alison’s re-imagined version of soup for on-the-go.  Skinny Souping has quickly attracted a loyal following of brand enthusiasts with its unique flavor profiles and minimal clean label ingredient list.  Try one of 6 unique flavors that can be found in retailers across the Midwest and most recently, East Coast.  


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