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Position:   Operations Manager

Location: Carlsbad, CA

  • Coordinate material deliveries with plants to ensure sufficient raw materials are in place for scheduled production
  • Minimize shortages and schedule changes as a result of raw materials by reporting and investigating supplier production and delivery challenges
  • Own and manage raw material levels to minimize obsolescence
  • Manage and report run downs of materials due to changes or deletions to product line
  • Ensure delivery confirmations are received from suppliers and address immediately any potential late deliveries
  • Accurately capture inbound freight costs as PO's are placed
  • Communicate missing or outdated info records to the buyer to ensure orders can be placed as needed
  • Monitor inbound deliveries to ensure orders ship complete & on time for arrival as scheduled
  • Keep track of supplier performance with KPI's
  • Expedite orders as directed by the Vice President of Operations Communicate deliveries update to internal stakeholders
  • Track and update team on outstanding orders, order delays or situations that may negatively impact material supply
  • Create statistical reports for material planning, management, relevant departments and external suppliers
  • Reconcile invoices and material contracts
  • Serve as the main inventory planning lead within the company.
  • Monitor and update inventory planning report multiple times daily based on incoming PO’s from customers; make adjustments to inventory replenishment levels.
  • Analyze inventory levels and product demand to determine required on-hand quantities and reorder points to ensure product availability and minimize inventory carrying costs.
  • Develop inventory projection process; actively monitor inventory levels and provide feedback.
  • Evaluate, recommend and implement changes in inventory strategies, including safety stocks.
  • Prepare, report, and communicate inventory forecast and metrics to management, including forecast accuracy and comparison of inventory plan vs. targets.
  • Manage inventory adjustments and transfers between warehouse locations.
  • Other inventory-related projects as assigned, including overseeing physical inventory counts.
  • Proactively identify issues with fulfillment and/or delivery (working with 3PL, FedEx, USPS, etc.)
  • Coordinate domestic LTL freight arrangements with 3PL.
  • Oversee and manage product inventory
  • Local inventory and remote 3PL inventory
  • Monthly inventory reconciliation and reporting
  • Amazon FBA inventory
  • Leader of process improvement for order management, fulfillment, 3PL communications, inventory management, and logistics
  • Maintaining positive relationships with factory, 3PL, distributors, and customers
  • Freight bill reconciliation, coordination of 3PL freight studies, monitor supplier conformance to designated carriers, review opportunities for improvements and cost savings.
  • Support requests for logistics costs
  • Coordinate Logistics providers as required; expedite production parts if necessary.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year

Additional Job Details:

  • Benefits offered: Paid time off, Health insurance, Parental leave, Dental insurance, Other types of insurance, Retirement benefits or accounts, Employee discounts, Flexible schedules, Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules, Others