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Supply Chain Manager

(Global sourcing & supply chain) VIDA & Co.

WHO WE ARE:

VIDA is a Google Ventures backed ecommerce platform that converts a creative vision into apparel and accessories and allows customers to purchase unique items from anywhere in the world. We manage a cutting-edge, just-in-time global production platform and work with thousands of artists from over 2,500 cities around the world. We are growing rapidly, doubling our revenues every year, and looking to hire a stellar Supply Chain Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage ongoing production cycle from Purchase Order to delivery of goods, including PO creation & placement with suppliers, and monitoring and ensuring on-time delivery by troubleshooting all issues
  • Allocate and plan VIDA’s orders based on capacity of our suppliers and strategic supplier management and supplier’s actual performance
  • Partner internal cross-functional teams to manage calendar adherence
  • Manage vendor relationships and new vendor sourcing
  • Manage costing process to achieve financial goals and cost of goods (COGs) goals
  • Ensure QA/QC requirements are met to achieve customer satisfaction and handle escalated CS issues
  • Communicate weekly & monthly performance reviews to vendors and recommend and supervise implementation of action plans for areas of improvement and lead weekly production update with cross-functional teams
  • Project and production management for partnership bulk orders
  • Analyze, compile and report on data and metrics for production and fulfillment status to meet/exceed goals

 

Position in Organisation:

  • The Supply Chain Manager will report to the COO
  • The position will have several direct reports- currently a team of 1 FTE on supply chain support, one trainee and 3 overseas FTE in Ops support. 2 FTE’s to hire to build out the team within 2018/2019 supporting VIDA’s growth plans
  • Manager or senior manager title depending on background and relevant experience

 

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in related studies
  • Experience in related roles such as production planning, analytics, production, sourcing or other related fields
  • Analytics or planning experience and strong analytical skills is a must
  • Key knowledge of apparel manufacturing process
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to meet expected deadlines
  • Excels in a demanding multi-priority environment
  • Ability to build working relationships with business partners

 

Targeted Competencies:

  • Identify and understand issues, problems, & opportunities
  • Maintain high level of energy
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Flexible and positive attitude
  • Strong initiative; take action to accomplish objectives
  • Ability to delegate effectively – set clear goals, communicate path to achieve, follow-up
  • Agility – move immediately from one project to another, recognize when this is required
  • Leadership behavior – honesty, respect, empathy, maturity
  • Ability to conduct effective meetings – preparation and completion
  • Flexible in working hours to be able to communicate with suppliers all over the world
  • Persistent
  • Detail and process-oriented
  • Looking continuously for ways to improve our supply chain, data collection and working ways to support our growth

 

HOW TO APPLY

  1. If this sounds like you, take some time to check out our website and feel free to ask questions.
  2. Submit your resume with a personalized cover letter that includes your motivation and fit for this position 

Please send with your resume & cover letter to careers@shopvida.com