About the Role
As part of the Services Team, the Operations Manager will be critical in growing and managing the Operations and Supply Chain (end-to-end) for some of the most progressive brands and paradigm-shifting companies in the space. The overall objective for the Operations Manager is to support the Services Team on executing key operational initiatives across multiple business units, setting a foundation for growth & success to our investments and clients. This position requires a self-starter and someone who thrives in an exciting fast paced and entrepreneurial environment.
The Operations Manager must be capable of managing multiple projects & initiatives at once, while covering all aspects of food & beverage supply chain & operations. This individual thrives as a collaborative thinker, works well in teams, and has a high degree of emotional intelligence. We are looking for someone with experience in entrepreneurial environments and the flexibility to work in both highly-structured corporate settings and less-structured, start‐up environments. This individual should be comfortable reporting to and working with team members with different skill sets, areas of focus, diverse ways of thinking, backgrounds, and professional goals.
2-4+ years of experience in a food manufacturing environment
Food and beverage experience with a passion and curiosity for startups; has an entrepreneurial mindset
Proven background with scaling the supply chain, procurement, production, and logistics of a complex system with co-manufacturers or self-manufactured infrastructure
History organizing transportation and distribution with co-manufacturers & third parties
Ability to forge strong relationships; ability to manage client relationships with a service-mindset
Overcome challenging obstacles, prioritize tasks, and pivot direction quickly as needed
Excellent critical thinking, can be pragmatic and tactical
Process oriented individual that has executive communication skills, strong attention to detail, and demonstrates curiosity and commitment to operational excellence
Assist in first phase of commercialization, including product trials, pilot and launch timelines
Work to identify and setup supply chain for product launches
Use forecasts to determine in-stock levels and plan production as needed
Write purchase orders and procure all materials for scheduled production runs
Coordinate and manage warehouses & shipments to other warehouses
Monitor warehouse finished product inventory to fulfill sales orders and maintain sufficient product shelf life
Work to implement supply chain reporting
Understanding and ownership of Operational tools (MRP, ERP, Production Planning, S&OP)
Lead company/brand calls; interacts and advises companies in the area of expertise
Assist in contextualizing a company's/brand's goals into the work needed to move the company forward
Collaborate when needed with external agencies and other vendor parties
Manage partnerships with existing & contract manufacturer relationships
About the Company
Siddhi Capital is an operationally focused food and beverage growth equity firm. We invest in visionary entrepreneurs and companies dedicated to challenging conventions and reshaping a lasting global food supply chain. Combining the strength of Siddhi’s unparalleled in-house operating team and unmatched financial expertise, we accelerate value creation for our partners and change the landscape of food and beverage for the better.
Siddhi Capital is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.