Senior Manager, Supply Chain (Art & Home) at Minted
San Francisco, CA, US
Minted is seeking a highly analytical, passionate and seasoned operations leader to join our team as the Senior Manager of Supply Chain Operations.  The individual will be accountable for scaling and streamlining our on-demand print operations in the rapidly growing online Art and Home Décor verticals.  They must be detail oriented, quality minded, and customer centric.  They should be experienced in building and maintaining an in-sourced/out-sourced manufacturing operation.  The ideal candidate is a quick learner, creative problem solver who enjoys being a team leader in a fast paced, changing environment. This position is located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

You will:

    • Oversee the seamless flow of raw materials and finished goods inventory from point of origin through final delivery
    • Lead a team obsessed with streamlining manufacturing processes to eliminate waste and achieve superior product quality
    • Responsible for overseeing, trending, and performing root cause analysis on COGS with the creativity to find cost savings opportunities without sacrificing quality
    • Become a power-user of our inventory tracking and management system and identify functional enhancements that will improve inventory visibility
    • Build, automate and maintain analytical models that will ensure timely and accurate production schedule to support optimal inventory levels during peak/non-peak
    • Own the operational roll-out project plan and execution schedules for the successful launch of new products (NPI)
    • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that ensure on-going manufacturing productivity and performance
    • Manage both corporate and production employees, be responsible for retention, succession planning, performance improvement, change management, and hiring
    • Streamline raw materials and packaging procurement to drive consistency and reduce overhead
    • Research and cultivate new 3rd party supplier and manufacturer relationships to build for future demand, provide sourcing flexibility, drive down cost and introduce competition
    • Control operating expense budget and inventory accuracy
    • Ensure cultural alignment and strong integration with corporate office

You are:

    • A quick learner and a creative problem solver who is detail oriented with a keen ability to identify process and data gaps
    • Obsessed with product quality and operational excellence
    • Someone who thrives in a fast-paced dynamic environment where flexibility, adaptability and nimbleness prevail
    • A strong communicator (written and verbal) and active listener who comes with an open-mind and is able to effectively incorporate cross-functional partners in key decisions
    • Passionate about customer satisfaction and willing to do whatever it takes to achieve it

You have:

    • 5+ years experience in consulting, operations, and supply chain with an affinity towards e-commerce and/or retail
    • Bachelor's Degree, in a relevant field, required.
    • Experience in managing third party provider performance and cost
    • A strong quantitative background in building cost/benefit, production capacity, inventory allocation and replenishment models
    • Experience with SQL, Excel and other programming tools (i.e. R, SAS)
About Minted
 
Minted is a design platform whose mission it is to bring the best in independent design to consumers everywhere. The company's art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 40 million homes worldwide.
 
Minted uses technology to bring unique, best-selling design to market at scale. Using its crowdsourcing technology, consumers are empowered to vote for the designs they love and want to see sold, ensuring that Minted always sells continuously fresh and trend-forward product. The winning designs are manufactured by Minted, enabling artists from around the world to share and sell their work while letting Minted do the rest. Since launch in 2007, the company has expanded to serve consumers in new categories including wall art, textiles, digital content and home decor, as well as serve major retailers and consumer products brands with data-backed design through licensing and wholesale partnerships.
 
Minted is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and currently employs 350+ full-time employees plus additional temporary workers during the holiday season. The company has raised over $300M from top-tier investors including Benchmark Capital, T. Rowe Price, Permira, Ridge Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners.  Angel investors include Marissa Mayer, Jeremy Stoppelman, Julia & Kevin Hartz, Yishan Wong, and more.
 
Minted is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Minted participates in the E-verify program.

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