Director of Supply Chain

East Providence, RI Manufacturing - Supply Chain Perm - Full-time
MOO is looking for an experienced Director of Supply Chain to join our Supply Chain team in Rhode Island or London, England. 

This role will leverage cross-functional teams to deliver robust and scalable solutions for MOO’s material suppliers, logistics couriers, and fulfilment partners in a fast-paced and ambiguous environment. We are looking for leaders who combine strong planning, operations, vendor management, and logistics backgrounds with a bias for delivering results through collaboration, thinking big, and creating healthy supplier relationships. Planning activities will include building annual, quarterly, and monthly material, and logistics operational plans for up to 1 to 1.5 years of the planning horizon, including partner fulfilment efficiencies, seasonal peak 3rd party resources, and planning for other events throughout the year.
Responsibilities:
  • Build and manage the end-to-end inventory, logistics and 3rd party vendor management processes and workflows to drive the capability & resources required to drive investment decisions for 1 to 2 years horizon.
  • Build the material and 3rd party plans and manage the execution of plans to support the performance of MOOs manufacturing centres as well as 3rd party fulfilment efficiencies.
  • Create and implement inventory, demand, and supply allocation strategies to maximize inventory placement, turns, sales, and customer experience.
  • Define and continuously improve key end-to-end planning performance indicators from material forecasting and stocking to logistics and customer on-time delivery.
  • Performing creative analysis to answer strategic business initiatives and provide scalable solutions to meet demand and scale.
  • Consistently identify and perform due diligence on new suppliers.  Lead efforts to diversify supply base in an efficient manner.
  • Negotiate supplier material and fulfilment costs and identify efficiencies for cost savings and performance
  • Maintain updated delivery, cost, supplier and product data in Netsuite to continuously improve data accuracy
  • Perform demand planning management duties for planning inventory flow, analyze historical and future projection data and maintain a volatile forecast to meet customer demand and reduce inefficiencies in inventory stock
  • Communicating strategic and tactical decisions through formal updates to a wide variety of stakeholders, including executive-level, category management, finance, operations, customer service and engineering teams
  • Serve as a liaison with engineering teams supporting operations and ecommerce to drive efficiencies and scalable solutions in logistics, 3rd party fulfilment and inventory management
  • The position may require travel (up to 15 %)
  • About You:
  • The person we select for this role will be enthusiastic, driven, optimistic and keen to work as part of a team. To be considered for the role, you’ll need to show you have: 
  • Industry experience in a role leading a diverse supply chain team in the areas of logistics, inventory, and 3rd party fulfilment partner management
  • Knowledge and experience with print manufacturing preferred
  • Lean methodology experience in Supply Chain
  • Self-motivated and a team player
  • Passionate about people – internal and external customers as well as team members
  • Familiarity with building teams while in a dynamic, fast-moving business environment
  • Successfully implemented NetSuite ERP in phases
  • A keen eye for detail while consistently meeting strict turnaround deadline times