Careers

Supply Chain Manager 

Ceremonia is looking for a highly motivated, experienced and collaborative Supply Chain Manager, who is excited to drive operational strategies for Ceremonia’s fast scaling supply chain. This individual will be expected to approach strategic initiatives and supply issues with innovative problem solving, challenging the status quo and optimizing for scale. This individual will play a critical role in our supply chain evolution, analyzing Ceremonia’s overall supplier base, driving sourcing improvements, and optimizing product lead times and costs - while prioritizing vendor relationships. This individual will mostly collaborate with product development, ops and creative teams to ensure cross-functional alignment in key decisions. 

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Implement a robust and scalable inventory forecasting tool that is pro-active, automated and innovative. The system will ensure Ceremonia produces sufficient inventory in accordance with revenue projections, making real-time adjustments according to actual growth rate 
  • Lead the ideation and implementation of cost reduction initiatives (analyzing spending, should-cost and benchmarking) with a focus on improving Ceremonia’s EBITDA
  • Identify and mitigate any risks related to the supply chain to launch timelines and cost to senior leadership 
  • Foster a personal relationship with Ceremonia’s vendors, ensuring vendors feel part of Ceremonia’s mission
  • Apply an in-depth understanding of manufacturing processes, costs and market intelligence to influence future product roadmap and sourcing decisions
  • Ideate, create, and maintain supply chain related performance dashboards, KPI's, and scorecards to hold stakeholders accountable for the successful delivery of key strategic initiatives
  • Partner with Ceremonia’s Business Director to implement inventory financing to ensure Ceremonia’s run rate is maximized while meeting vendors’ payment terms (including but not limited to wholesale partners) 
  • Partner with Ceremonia’s Business Director in all contract negotiations
  • Conduct regular supplier performance reviews, identify corrective actions, assign owners, and follow-through to drive overall supplier improvements

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of Beauty/CPG Supply Chain experience 
  • Proficiency in forecasting, supply planning and inventory management
  • Understanding of supply chain KPIs - customer order fill rates, inventory turnover, excess and short-dated inventory management and forecast accuracy 
  • Demonstrated experience creating, implementing, and leading integrated business processes from a starting point of limited maturity and sophistication
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills; comfortable with both internal stakeholders and external audiences 
  • Knowledge of the beauty industry and network of formula and packaging suppliers 
  • An eagerness to negotiate and achieve a maximum value for Ceremonia in all transactions
  • Experience with ERP and enterprise-wide operations planning systems
  • Entrepreneurial spirit; capable of leading through action and influence in a fast growing and evolving company

Application

To apply, please send resume and cover letter with subject: Supply Chain Manager to julia@ceremonia.com