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Operations and Sourcing Executive

$40k – $70k • 0.25% – 0.75%
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Manufactured is seeking an Operations and Sourcing Executive with proven abilities interested in the manufacturing and logistics startup space who is comfortable working in a startup environment to join our small team.

The ideal candidate is organized and structured, with international and domestic sourcing experience. 

Job Details
Seniority Level Mid level
Industry Internet / Computer Software / Import & Export
Employ Type Full-time
Job Functions Operations and Sourcing Executive

Role is based in downtown Los Angeles.

We offer 2 remote days per week and flex work schedules to avoid sitting in LA freeway traffic.

Job Description:

- Full end-to-end Product Sourcing, Manufacturing and Delivery.

- Customer facing and Vendor facing communication

- Work with a brand-new digital system to satisfy client requirements.

- Engage with Product team to iron out flaws in system.

- Create world class vendor and service database to source and produce any kind of soft lines product.

- Work with design, service and trading partners to boost revenue.

- Work with overseas managers to monitor vendor quality and service customers.

- Experience working with International vendors and sourcing, specifically in China and India.

High Level Expectations:

- Manage day to day operations

- Work with team, vendors and customers to build processes

- Hack solutions with view to automating them.

- A systems thinker that can solve for today.

Key responsibilities:

- Manage customer expectations

- Flow transactions, enquiries between parties on the marketplace

- Manage manual flows for deals and document them.

- Create processes, systems for best practices

- Work with overseas team members to manage transactions.

- Work with tech team to test, iterate and build workflows and systems.

Must haves:

- Strong Contract Manufacturing and Product Sourcing experience.

- Customer facing and Wholesale experience.

- Private Label Manufacturing experience.

- Costing and Sourcing experience for High and Low-cost products.

- Operations experience

- Logistics, Supply Chain, Textiles, Import

- Customer facing success roles

- Vendor management and purchase skills

- Affinity for software, web platforms and skill around emerging technology.

- Ability to operate under pressure / multitask

- Work with overseas vendors, excellent communication.

Nice to haves:

- Software Engineering / Product Management Experience

- Manage day to day tasks but elevate to planning and structuring systems

- Prior Startup experience

- Chinese Spoken language
Los Angeles
Job type
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
3+ years
Hiring contact

Pranay Srinivasan

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Manufactured at a glance

vertical SAAS for contract manufacturing

Manufactured focuses on SaaS, B2B, Manufacturing, and Project Management. Their company has offices in Los Angeles. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees. To date, Manufactured has raised $3M of funding; their latest round was closed on March 2019 at a valuation of $9M.

You can view their website at https://manufactured.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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