Psst! We’re growing fast and we need your help to save the world. 

At Simple Feast we are on a mission to change the world’s eating habits towards a more sustainable future, and we’re doing it by showing off the power of plants. We are looking for a Logistics Manager to join our Operations Team

What you’ll do

The position will be based in Oxnard and you will become a part of a dynamic organization with a strong mission. As Logistics Manager you will manage our food production warehouse/distribution center. Your time will be spent between running the daily operations, as well as identifying and implementing improvement measures. We are looking for a hands-on, numbers-driven person with a focus on impact. This role has a great combination of high-level thinking and being in the trenches of a shop floor. This means being able to roll up your sleeves to work the line if needed.

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Collaborate with the Director of Operations, Food Production Manager and Procurement Manager to develop an operations improvement road map as we grow.
  • Accountable for quality and inventory management, two key points in running a successful hub
  • Lead and supervise a diverse team of hourly associates
  • Reinforce and administer operational procedures
  • Manage last mile (Fulfillment, Routing, drivers and 3PL)
  • Develop and maintain a safe work environment
  • Be responsible for achieving all operational goals
  • Reward and recognize performance and execute on progressive discipline, as needed-Mentor, train and develop teammates for career progression and learning
  • Develop and share best practices across the shifts and network- Create a positive team dynamic that encourages all employees in the hub to provide feedback and drive change within the facility, adapt to the ever-changing business
  • Drive continuous improvement when it comes to Safety, Quality, Cost, and Delivery while growing and expanding capabilities that meet warehouse mandatory requirements
  • Writing and implementing policies for maintaining Safety (OSHA), Food Defense, and Standard Operating Procedures for all warehouse mandatory requirements 
  • Maintaining annual certification to one of the GFSI schemes or pass an annual GMP food safety inspection from an approved auditing company (NSF etc…).
  • Able to outline and adhere to comprehensive written Recall plans
  • Maintenance of files of regulatory actions/visits/reports and associated written responses to any non-conformances for each regulatory incident. and available for review upon request
  • Creating and implementing documented policies to manage change that includes equipment, procedure, product, and personnel changes
  • Creating and implementing crisis management plans
  • Written programs for handling customer or consumer complaints that facilitate trending, and corrective actions
  • Creating and implementing documented policies and procedure to address Visitors and Contractors, their identity, hygiene, tools, and safety
  • Document Retention Policies that provides guidance on record keeping procedures and duration

OTHER AREAS OF SHARED RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Proficient in production software such as ERPs and digital HACCP platforms
  • Food Inventory Management, Supply chain, Production
  • Analyze, track and drive efficiencies across the supply chain, including forecasting, inventory, demand planning, and production
  • Manage relationships with key vendors / suppliers / co-packers /3PL
  • Oversee issuance of purchase orders for direct materials and co-manufacturers
  • Assist with managing raw material and non-perishable inventory within the supply chain including inventory accuracy
  • Manage, support, and enhance material planning models to support packaging and material inventory management and volume forecasting for suppliers
  • Support spend analysis and evaluate opportunities around purchasing decisions to develop sourcing plans
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of producing finished goods to customers
  • Interface with third party auditors, and other regulatory agencies
  • Recommend the plant’s operating budget. Manage and control expenditures and variances

About Simple Feast 

Simple Feast is an organic, plant-based food company that delivers weekly boxes of ready-to-eat meals, straight to the doorstep. We started in Denmark and are now taking the Danish culinary experience global.  

At Simple Feast we are a group of mission-driven entrepreneurs that want to use our skills to advance a movement around the world. As a group of chefs, nutritionists, and organizers we understand that real change towards sustainability will only happen when the new alternative is far better than the old. As entrepreneurs we are too impatient to wait for others to do it for us.

Application 

If you think this sounds like a good match and you are interested in joining an international team, please fill in the form below and let’s chat. We process applications and arrange interviews continually. 

Simple Feast encourages anyone interested regardless of age, gender, religion or ethnic affiliation to apply for the position.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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The Simple Feast Culture

We are an international team, bringing with us the best from Copenhagen, Berlin, Oxnard, Santa Barbara, and LA. 

We have big ambitions and a global mindset. We work together to accomplish what we came here to do and we celebrate together as we get closer. We believe in a supportive and open atmosphere. 

We care about our planet but we are not your usual hippies. We are working towards a serious cause but we like to have fun along the way. We like working with exceptional people but there is little room for big egos. We are looking for those driven by mission.

 

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