PurpleRock Operations and Supply Chain Manager | Job Description

 

PurpleRock Capital is seeking an Operations and Supply Chain Manager to manage key supply chain and operations initiatives for one of the companies in their portfolio. The Operations and Supply Chain Manager will help conceive of ideas, execute them, ensure their scalability and strategic effectiveness, and measure impact through sales, customer satisfaction, expense reduction and other key performance indicators. A key component of this process will be determining the key operations needs considering new retail channel expansion, prioritizing the projects that will have the most significant short- and long-term impact. This position will be based out of our Orlando office.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Responsible for the procurement, supply chain management, and inventory management of consumer goods sold in an e-commerce and retail environment
  • Manage inventory levels for all product lines to ensure in-stock and inventory levels are in line with targets / KPI’s
  • Ensure lead times are aligned to enable an optimal flow of inventory into the warehouse and production plan
  • Work closely with vendors and suppliers, foster relationship and be able to hold them accountable as needed
  • Assist in inventory management which includes, reviewing MRP on a daily basis, accessing inventory movement while evaluating the logistics cost vs meeting demand to assure no stock-outs
  • Prepare appropriate financial materials and supporting documentation required internally or externally to assist with supply chain decision-making
  • Work closely with accounting in creating BOMS for new products developed
  • Conduct basic financial analyses to understand required investment, ROI, break-even points, etc. at the initiative level (assortment, unit/configuration, channel opportunities, etc.)
  • Assist in the development of the KPI’s for the department from which he/she will be measured
  • Develop a sales and operations planning process to accurately forecast inventory demand while balancing cashflow
  • Collaborate with leadership to provide strategic insights and initiatives

Qualifications:

Experience:

  • 3-5 years retail or consumer goods experience; online/ecommerce a plus.
  • Inventory and 3PL management a plus
  • Proficient with spreadsheets, presentations, and general computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong organization skills
  • Go getter & problem solver
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex information in understandable terms.
  • Ability to manage stress and handle deadlines, challenging situations and diverse personalities
  • Ability to have critical conversations with leaders and staff and hold them accountable to established goals and standards
  • Ability to track and report key performance measures (KPIs), consolidate data, and present results and executive summaries to leadership
  • Must be able to adapt quickly to the changing needs of an evolving ecommerce environment with an exceptional sense of urgency
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Operations, Supply Chain or comparable disciplines.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

Qualities:

  • Committed to quality and excellence; detail-driven and execution-focused
  • Passionate, high-energy, visionary leader, capable of driving speed and discipline throughout the organization
  • Ability to work well with, lead, and influence others in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective communicator, both internally and externally
  • Impeccable judgment and strategic thought leadership
  • Passionate about entrepreneurialism, innovation, change and building

About PurpleRock Capital

PurpleRock Capital Partners is a New York based private equity firm that acquires and invests in lower middle market businesses. PurpleRock primarily focuses on growing companies with a history of positive operating cash flows and seeks transactions that present unique investment opportunities in industries experiencing significant growth. With a focus on aligning interests to achieve optimal risk-adjusted returns, we seek to back what we believe are best-in-class leading management teams.

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Why You Should Join Us:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Competitive PTO and Paid Holidays
  • Employer-sponsored medical, dental, vision and other supplemental benefits
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Work in a positive, well-balanced start-up environment with limitless career growth
  • See your work foster results that advance the legitimacy and proliferation of the company

Qualified candidates should submit resume to Vikram Varma, Partner, at hr@purplerockcapital.com