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Manager for High-Profile Food E-Commerce Startup

at Hello Fresh in Manhattan, NY   —   Jul 01, 2014   |  
We're a revolutionary subscription-based grocery delivery service. Every week we send our customers amazing recipes and all the ingredients in exactly the right quantities. Our goal is to change the way people eat and we believe we're on to something big. We launched in the United Kingdom in January and are seeing fantastic things. Our customers are raving about our service and call us to tell us how we have changed their lives. The press is genuinely excited about us and we have received phenomenal coverage in the UK. That's why we decided to bring Hello Fresh to the US right away and we're about to launch operations here shortly. We're very well funded and have an aggressive roll-out strategy for the US. Our investors have previously backed Facebook and Groupon and firmly believe that we can build a global e-commerce leader.
As our Operations Manager you will work closely with our Chief Operating Officer. Your responsibilities include:
Weekly meal costing and menu planning in close collaboration with our chefs
Weekly purchasing of ingredients from our suppliers
Overseeing of weekly production of recipe cards
Purchasing of other materials such as packaging
Maintaining relationships with our suppliers and logistics partners
Overseeing the warehouse processes
Monitoring our logistics processes
Qualifications & Requirements:
You are extremely well organized and detail oriented
Background in hospitality and/or logistics, ideally in food
Food cost and purchasing experience
Proficient user of Excel
Strong commercial mindset and business acumen
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Hands-on mentality is a must
Your are extremely motivated and entrepreneurial
You always seek more efficient ways to do things
You keep calm under stress and find solutions
You are a self-starter who can get things done without much guidance
You have a desire to be part of something that matters and want to make a dent in the universe
We are looking for someone with 2-5 years experience. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY OTHERWISE.
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