Operations Manager – Brooklyn, NY
Ark Foods is seeking an Operations Manager to join our rapidly growing team in Brooklyn, NY.
This job will touch everything from our inventory and supply chain, to logistics, to product development. This is a critical role in ensuring that we produce and deliver millions of pounds of fresh vegetable products to our customers all over the United States in line with the exceptionally high standards we set for ourselves.
The Operations Manager’s role is to make sure this all happens smoothly, in a way that can scale. Fast. It’s a creative job and requires a wardrobe full of hats combined with relentless attention to detail.
Managing inventory for many different fresh vegetable products across our East Coast warehouse locations
Organizing freight for customer orders
Working with our Director of Operations and our COO to create planting schedules for all of our specialty vegetables at farm locations up and down the East Coast
Planning production runs of all packaging materials, and other production inputs
Helping the sales team with order fulfillment
Ongoing involvement in many special projects (R&D, product development, vegetable trials, sourcing, machine and equipment purchases, new warehouse development, and many more)
Absolutely incredible organizational skills and attention to detail
Love of problem solving
Ability to handle many concurrent workstreams
Confidence with fast pace and self-management
Comfort with large data sets
Willingness to do the small things
Optimistic worldview and humble attitude
In Your Favor
Again, incredible organization skills
Project management experience
Love of food
Advanced spreadsheet capabilities
… vegetables / food products
… product development
… logistics and freight
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV and a few sentences about why you want this job.
All the specialty veggies you can eat!
Based in Brooklyn, NY
Competitive comp package
About Ark Foods
Ark Foods is revolutionizing the veggies we eat. We are a venture-backed, leading brand of unique vegetable products. The company is the largest producer of shishito peppers in the US, and has recently launched a highly successful line of microwaveable fresh veggie bowls. Ark Foods is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY and operates farms and distribution centers up and down the East Coast.