Director of Operations

Snow Days · Austin, Texas
Department Snow Days
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

About Us:

HumanCo is a purpose-driven holding company that is fanatical about creating products which help people live healthier lives. The name HumanCo connotes our mission to make the world healthier by humanizing consumer products and bringing distinctive, good-for-you brands to consumers everywhere. Using strict evidence-based ingredient guardrails, HumanCo is restoring trust and quality in consumer products by investing in and building health-first, impactful companies that are focused on cleaner living and environmental sustainability. Learn more at humanco.com and @humancobrands on Instagram.


The Opportunity

HumanCo is looking for an exceptionally driven and motivated person to join our team as an Operations Leader. This individual will play a core role in our fast-paced startup culture - owning procurement, contract manufacturing, quality control, supply/demand planning, warehousing and logistics. Key responsibilities include building a strong foundation for scaling operations, managing critical relationships with partners, and executing new product launches.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain meaningful relationships with all partners in our supply chain through strategic and collaborative communication
  • Manage and fully own the day-to-day supply chain responsibilities needed to support our wholesale/retail and eCommerce channels
  • Own all aspects of manufacturing, driving key metrics around cost, order fulfillment, and inventory control and leading COGS savings initiatives
  • Lead production, quality assurance and accountability with co-manufacturers and suppliers, maintaining robust QA/QC systems and procedures
  • Manage end-to-end transportation of all raw and finished goods, sourcing and negotiating all freight/warehousing contracts 
  • Track current inventory and forecast future inventory needs; place purchase orders to support those needs
  • Manage wholesale order fulfillment and support wholesale sales initiatives
  • Develop and execute on a plan for our scaled supply chain and manufacturing network
  • Maintaining product certifications (Organic, Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Kosher)
  • Support new product innovation and execute new product launches, sourcing ingredients, packaging, and other inputs

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years of operations experience, 3-5+ years of experience leading operations and supply chain for a growing CPG company (startup experience preferred) 
  • Motivated self-manager who can deliver on high expectations with minimal oversight  
  • Analytical problem solver with strong Excel skills and experience forecasting supply / demand, managing inventory, and supporting budgeting processes
  • Strong collaborator and skilled at building long-term internal and external relationships 


HumanCo is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. HumanCo believes that diversity and inclusion is critical to our success and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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  • Location
    Austin, Texas
  • Department
    Snow Days
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Manager/Supervisor