Director, Perishable Supply Chain Operations

Jet   •  

Hoboken, NJ

Industry: Retail / Diversified


11 - 15 years

Posted 354 days ago

The Director will be given significant ownership over strategy for Jet’s Supply Chain operations, with a focus on perishable goods. You'll establish day to day best practices for inventory management and continue building strong relationships with our supplier community.  The Director will work closely with many other people in the organization, especially the Fulfillment Center and Category management teams.

What you’ll be working on

  • Develop overall cross category, perishable supply chain strategy (service levels, inventory, transportation, analytics, etc.)
  • Lead a team of Perishable Supply Chain Managers / Analysts while partnering with Category management team to meet business and operational targets
  • Ensure execution of daily processes with attention to detail through management of a team of associates – purchase inventory, troubleshoot problem items, and track orders to 100% accuracy
  • Create our next generation Perishable supply chain systems, working with our engineers to prioritize the most impactful improvements
  • Ensure immediate, proactive, whatever-it-takes support to our fulfillment centers
  • Negotiate strong, mutually beneficial partnerships with our Perishable vendors
  • Lead our team through your daily example, contributing to our values, our norms, and our high standard of performance

About You

You’re a risk taker, a dreamer that delivers, you have and can implement big ideas with a positive attitude. You pride yourself on being the first of your friends and colleagues to know what’s happening in the world and staying “in the know.” You have a passion for working with data to deliver actionable guidance and drive business performance. You want to be a part of one of the fastest growing ecommerce companies around where the only constant is change and you have these main skills:

  • Track-record of effectively managing teams to complete multiple, time-sensitive projects and competing priorities with minimum guidance
  • Ability to cross-functionally partner with and influence/inspire key decision makers in the organization
  • Ability to manipulate large quantities of data to drive business decisions is a must – expert in Microsoft Excel required and expert in Microsoft SQL a big plus
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and written/verbal communication skills
  • Startup mentality: scrappy, creative, and constantly iterating to be best-in-class


  • MBA or relevant Masters Degree (Operations, Supply Chain) preferred from a rigorous graduate program with demonstrated high academic achievement
  • 10+ years of professional experience or relevant internships in a highly analytical, data intensive and/or strategic role, preferably with significant experience in Supply Chain and/or online retail
  • 5+ years of direct experience in perishable procurement/supply chain operations