Operations/Supply Chain Director – Kushae.com

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Operations/Supply Chain Director – Kushae.com

Location

West Palm Beach, FL
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Full Time

Full Time

Level

Director (reports to the CEO)

BK NATURALS Inc., is a growing women-led startup in the South Florida area. Our flagship brand, KUSHAE, is the #1 OB/GYN developed product line featuring natural products for women’s health and hygiene. We’re not just about periods, Kushae is natural care for down there and supports women at all ages and stages of their life. We are entering a rapid growth phase and looking to hire amazing talented folks who are willing to roll up their sleeves and join us.

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Director of Operations/Supply Chain who is a proven self-starter with a track record of developing and implementing process improvements in a fast paced, complex environment, while ensuring products move through the supply chain seamlessly. Do you consider yourself an Analytics wizard or project management phenom, who sees the world of supply chain and operations as a puzzle just waiting to be solved? If so – this could be the perfect position for you!

Position Summary:

  • Bachelor’s degree with focus supply chain or business administration is preferred
  • Thrives on a challenging and fast-paced environment. Must be self-starter and possess the ability prioritize effectively, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills with a high attention to detail and be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Excel
  • Must have proven track record in developing and implementing supply chain improvement processes
  • Five years relevant supply chain experience required
  • Travel <25%

Requirements: What you must bring 

  • Oversee global supply chain and relationships with suppliers, ensure excellence in timely PO deliveries, optimized product costing and resolve urgent issues raised by suppliers
  • Analyze sales trends, customer forecasts, and on-hand inventory to determine product needs
  • Manage all aspects of procurement and production of finished goods and primary components and track key milestones to ensure delivery on time for production and distribution
  • Manage supplier partnerships and contract negotiation
  • Place purchase orders with vendors
  • Arrange inventory transfers between warehouse locations
  • Arrange air and ocean transportation for inbound shipments
  • Manage and hold accountable vendors to make sure production schedules are met and make adjustments as needed
  • Communicate with customers on orders statuses, transportation updates, ETAs, etc.
  • Monitor open customer orders and generate customer reports
  • Communicate and report operational information internally to other departments and executives
  • Flexibility to work some nights to resolve urgent issues, raised by vendors or personnel in the China office
  • Train new team members

Requirements: What you must bring 

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in operations planning, resource allocation, and coordinating shipments / products
  • Judgment and Decision Making – Considering the impact on customer service with a customer centric approach to operations
  • Partner cross functionally with the rest of the Operations Team
  • Ability to adapt to changes in job responsibility
  • Associate or Bachelor’s (Preferred)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in leading supply chain, planning, or other operational teams
  • Inventory management, data analysis, predictive forecasting
  • Supplier management and sourcing
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office and various business software
  • Microsoft Excel: 5 years (Required)

Salary and Benefits:

  • Pay: $75,000.00 per year
  • Benefits include Employee assistance program; employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Schedule is Monday to Friday

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