VP of Operations for a Fast-Growing Skin Care Brand

Area : Los Angeles, CA

Description : Our client is a D2C skin care brand focused on creating top-quality and cruelty-free products at an affordable price. They've experienced rapid growth since their launch, and are seeking a tech-savvy VP of Operations to join their team in overseeing all of their operations as the business expands. The VP of Operations will work alongside the CEO and will be responsible for leading procurement, fulfillment, logistics, and some customer service efforts.

Responsibilities:

- Manage entire supply chain, ensuring efficient selection and management of all manufacturing and distribution partners

- Work closely with product team to select ingredient suppliers

- Collaborate with others to accomplish detailed and accurate operational forecasting and achieving and exceeding budget performance as well as inventory management

- Negotiate with and oversee vendors across shipping, procurement, and beyond to ensure maximum efficiency and cost-savings

- Work directly with cross-functional internal teams as well as external stakeholders to maintain timely, cost-effective, and quality fulfillment

- Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures

- Ideally, oversee a small team of customer service representatives

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree, required; advanced degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain/Logistics, or similar field a plus

- 10+ years in operations, fulfillment, and logistics, with at least 5 in a senior leadership capacity

- Experience in a fast-growing D2C company; ideally within the beauty industry

- Knowledge and understanding of operational finance, budgeting, negotiation, and forecasting

- Team leadership skills and an ability to multitask in a fast-moving, entrepreneurial environment

- Belief in the company's mission of producing high-quality products at a fair price point

 

Published : May 21, 2020

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