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Supply Chain Manager

Beckon

Supply Chain Manager at Beckon

 

Who We Are

Beckon was born out of a friendship and a shared hunger. Co-founders Katy Flannery and Gwen Burlingame both loved ice cream but craved something they could share. They wanted to create a confection that could bridge the gap dietary restrictions had forced between them. Enter Beckon: a premium dairy ice cream with all real ingredients, no compromises, and churned without lactose. A generational product that brought two friends closer together and that would change ice cream forever. That’s Beckon: A company with taste, committed to real ingredients, conscious of digestive health and absolutely in love with ice cream! Since launching the Beckon brand in June 2018, Beckon has grown into natural and progressive grocery channels across the country including chainwide distribution in Sprouts and Whole Foods Market, as well as its own e-commerce site, beckonicecream.com.

Your Mission 

We are looking for someone to join our HQ team at Beckon to lead our operations and supply chain management from the procurement of our materials, production of our delicious ice cream all the way through to the movement of it to our customers! We want you to be excited about working with our team and partners to ensure Beckon can have the appropriate inventory levels on hand as we grow.  We want you to have an ownership mentality and bring to the table an analytical mind so we can improve efficiencies and hit our KPI’s. Your mission is to be diligent, detail oriented, collaborative, and eager to help the team continue to grow Beckon! 

What You’ll Do

  • Manage Beckon’s supply chain and logistics operations.

  • Oversee Beckon’s contract manufacturing relationship, as well as partnerships with raw material suppliers, warehouses, and transportation partners.  Lead review and management of contracts with partners. 

  • Complete visits to contract manufacturer.

  • Maintain appropriate stock levels of finished and raw materials through DEAR System ERP.  

  • Update the S&OP demand plan monthly and weekly.

  • Update Beckon’s MRP on a weekly and monthly basis.

  • Collaborate with the executive team to drive margin and process improvements system-wide.

  • Collaborate with sales and marketing, as well as R&D efforts to develop new product forecasts and launch schedules.

  • Own the processing of POs/invoices with our partners and manage the workflow from DEAR Systems ERP, through EDI, as well as Beckon’s tools, to ensure appropriate stock levels are maintained and Beckon is able to place and fulfill orders and invoice promptly. 

  • Ensure Beckon’s QA protocols are upheld.  

  • Understand and analyze key business drivers (market share, product data, inventory requirements, competitive landscape) to drive improvement in forecasting process 

  • Generate KPI’s and business performance reports as well as collaborating with executive team to ensure KPI’s and goals are met. 


Who You Are 

  • 3+ years of supply chain experience in food/CPG required 

  • 3+ years of experience forecasting, and planning required

  • A detail oriented, resourceful, go getter, with a passion for operations (and ice cream, of course). 

  • Collaborative and excited to jump into managing Beckon’s operations and working with our sales team members. 

  • Organized and can maintain/drive timelines. 

  • An entrepreneurial mindset, excited to have ownership in their day to day, as well as in the company.  Must have a can-do and scrappy mentality! 

  • Deep understanding of contract manufacturing and distribution with partners. 

  • Experience with DEAR Systems ERP is a huge plus! 

  • Outgoing, tenacious, hard-working and excitement to become a member of the Beckon family!

  • Must love Beckon! 

 

Compensation

Competitive salary and equity options commensurate with experience.

To Apply
Please submit a resume and cover letter to the hiring manager, Katy Flannery, katy@beckonicecream.com.

 



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