Director of Operations, Telecommute/Work Remotely

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KCO Resource Management
Title: 
Director of Operations
Date: 
02/25/2020
Job ID: 
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Location: 
Telecommute/Work Remotely
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Logistics Management, Planning/Scheduling, Supply Chain Analyst/Mgr.
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Director of Operations

Position Summary: This Operations role is with a client that provides top notch operational execution & support.  The Director of Operations will work to streamline and manage the logistics, supply chain, warehousing and co-manufacturer relationships for various entrepreneurial brands in the food/beverage industry.  This is a remote position that requires a self-starter and someone who thrives in a fast-paced collaborative environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage partnerships with existing & contract manufacturer relationships, to maintain excellence in service levels and product quality while finding new & efficient ways to lower costs
  • Use forecast to determine in-stock levels and plan production as needed. Write purchase orders and procure all materials for scheduled production runs.
  • Coordinate and manage warehouses & shipments to different customer warehouses. Monitor warehouse finished product inventory to fulfil sales orders and maintain sufficient product shelf life
  • Work to implement supply chain reporting
  • Analyzing, managing & reporting all service metrics and KPIs related to freight and storage and warehouse capacity
  • Work cross functionally with all necessary team members  
  • Search for improvement opportunities in all areas of supply chain, warehousing and transportation
  • Find cost effective ways for distribution – work with 3rd party agencies
  • Collaborate when needed with external agencies and other vendor parties

 

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a food manufacturing environment in supply chain/logistics/transportation
  • Proven background with streamlining the supply chain, logistics, fulfillment of a complex system with co manufacturers
  • History organizing transportation and distribution with co-manufacturers is an absolute must
  • Strong multi-tasker, able to self-direct and redirect when needed
  • Entrepreneurially minded, will need to be able to think on your feet
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator. Able to communicate cross functionally
  • Must be pragmatic and tactical
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Valid driver’s license

 

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