Join the Chef's Cut Real Jerky Co. Team!
Cut from the best, perfectly seasoned, tender – you may think we’re describing our product, but we’re actually talking about our people. Apply here to join our growing team at Chef’s Cut that’s constantly changing the way people think about (and eat) jerky. Don’t see a position that fits you? Be sure to check back in. We look forward to hearing from you!
Supply Chain & Business Analyst: Fayetteville, Arkansas
Chef-Crafted food should be accessible to everyone, anywhere. We’ve put up with terrible tasting, poor quality snacks for too long. So, our mission is simple: make the best tasting product, using only the highest quality ingredients. Now, wherever you go, take the chef with you.
We are disrupting the Meat Snack’s Category by taking a chef’s approach to jerky…premium meat cuts, handcrafted marinades, and a proprietary smoking process…perfectly tender meat snacks that are seasoned with flavors the entire family loves.
Chef’s Cut is setting the pace within the Category with #1 in volume growth, high velocity, new innovation changing the category, most buzzed about brand, and fastest growing food brand.
We are looking for talented and experienced individuals to join our team!
Coordinate production, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, financial forecasting of services and reduce costs from the system. Examine existing procedures and streamline activities to meet production and distribution needs. Direct the movement, storage, and processing of inventory.
Supply Chain Job Duties
- Planning and Analysis
- Inventory Control
Effectively communicate within the company, co-packers, vendors, and suppliers with the ability to properly exchange with all types of people via phone, email, face-to-face and video conference interactions. Able to negotiate shipping/packaging costs, and transportation arrangements with contracted providers. Maintain clear and consistent communication with suppliers, vendors, and shipping contacts throughout the procurement life-cycle. Proactively engage co-packers and suppliers in identifying potential issues, resolutions and opportunities. Professionalism to develop communication solutions that create value, decrease problems and preemptively solve consistent issues.
Negotiate contracts and rates with shipping lines, freight forwarders, warehouse managers, co-packers, suppliers and related third-party logistic service providers. Ensure appropriate shipping compliance procedures are followed by employees and contracted service providers. They must execute industry standard policies related to quality, safety, and process improvements.
Planning and Analysis
Maintain various supply chain plans and strategies. Involves coordinating and overseeing manufacturing operations in order to forecast orders and meet customer demands. Optimize operational resources while executing cost reductions and inventory controls. Conduct monthly capacity and performance analysis to ensure that forecasts and schedules are aligned and integrated. Execute demand flow verification processes, engage in short-and long-term planning and conduct inventory analysis for warehouse utilization and manufacturing coordination.
Support growth objectives through the development of concise metrics and reporting functions. Conduct risk assessments on product perishability, supply trends, demand factors and at-risk product mitigation. Reduce product obsolescence through inventory reviews and re-balancing efforts. Maintain a total cost perspective with a lean manufacturing mindset. Generate daily, weekly and monthly KPI reports to provide stakeholders with actionable data and insights regarding current stock levels by protein, sku and location. Promote the design, development, and implementation of warehouse, distribution and logistics solutions. Manage inventory levels, data accuracy and stocking strategies. Measure and improve warehouse operations using lean enterprise practices and share warehouse data to improve productivity, quality and customer service standards.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or Supply Chain
- Advanced Excel Skills Required
- Experience in data mining, analysis and reporting
- Familiarity with supply chain processes (e.g. inventory planning, warehouse management)
- Excellent negotiation and problem-solving aptitude
- Attention to detail/Accuracy
- Excellent communication skills
- Outstanding organizational ability
- Minimum three years of planning experience in a manufacturing environment
- Access skills
WHY CHEF'S CUT:
- One team, one goal: this is a team that is here to win together with no uncertain terms
- Growth: meat snacks are a growing category
- Entrepreneurial: it’s fast, it’s challenging, it’s exciting, it’s ours to make or break
- Smart, grounded people: great range of experiences, collaborative culture
- Protein-filled office: all the jerky you want to snack on