Made by Nacho Manager of Inventory Management and Demand Planning 379 views0 applications

Role Summary: The Manager of Inventory Management/Demand Planning will be responsible for the execution of all functions related to inventory management and demand planning for the company.


Essential Functions of the Role: (the list below is not all inclusive and the company reserves the right to change with or without notice)

●      Own the customer experience from fulfillment and delivery through to post-order customer support

●      Present technology investments, strategic vendor partnerships, operational procedures and processes in support of company’s growth, product vision and customer needs to executive leadership, sales team and retailers

●      Manage the RFQ process, negotiate contracts and manage relationships with third party fulfillment and transportation providers

●      Conduct the implementation and daily management of all supply chain operations

●      Drive down the total cost of fulfillment through an effective distribution strategy, superior execution, exception reduction and through world-class customer service and support

●      Drive KPIs around on-time delivery, order fulfillment accuracy, inventory control, industry compliance and costing

●      Perform continual operational efficiency analysis to ensure appropriate strategies in support of company growth and sales objectives

●      Deliver cost-savings with exceptional negotiation skills and focus on quality, service levels, and efficiencies

●      Collaborate with internal (sales) and external partners to ensure exceptional forecasting and inventory management accuracy and efficiency

●      Ensure overall compliance with all government and industry regulations

●      Strategically assess talent needs; build, develop and lead a high-performing, collaborative Operations team that consistently acts in accordance with company values


Required Experience, Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

●      An entrepreneurial spirit and be successful in a fast-paced, agile, innovative and collaborative start-up environment

●      An excitement and passion in building a new brand while wearing many hats during launch and initial growth phases

●      A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience preferably in Supply Chain, Operations or Business Management; pet food supply chain experience is a plus

●      A minimum of 7 years of experience of consumer product goods operations management across supply chain, logistics and demand planning

●      A minimum of 4 years of direct team leadership as well as effective cross-functional management

●      Proven expertise with ERP Supply Chain systems (Demand planning, Inventory management, Logistics); sourcing, implementation and system usage

●      Proven experience in establishing systems, procedures and processes for an early stage company

●      Acute attention to detail, proficiency in Excel and exceptional “quick to respond”, problem-solving skills

●      Proven people leadership and experience building and leading a high-performing team

●      Exceptional prioritization, analytical, negotiation, communication and organizational skills

●      The ability to travel domestically (up to 20%) as business needs require

Physical Requirements:

●      Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer

●      Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times




●      Competitive salary with Bonus Potential

●      Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Plan Options


Made by Nacho is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which all people processes including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge are based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs and applied without discrimination. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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