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Title Operations Specialist, CPG
City Oakland
State CA
Description

Revolution Foods has a unique business model with a presence in schools (K-12) and in consumer packaged goods (CPG). The role of the CPG business is to expand the brand from our core strength in school meals through a broad portfolio of products helping busy families make healthy choices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  These healthy family foods are in over 4,000 grocery stores across the nation, including Target and Safeway, and are now available online through Amazon.

The role:

This is an entry level opportunity to learn about the CPG industry and to grow with a fast-paced, mission-based company.  Our manufacturing model utilizes a number of co-packing facilities to produce healthy, great tasting, quality products.

The Operations Specialist is a support function within the Revolution Foods Supply Chain. This position will assist the lead planner in managing inventory flow, assist Customer Service for in-full, on-time delivery of Finished Goods, and play a key role in growing our online business.

Responsibilities:

Inventory management

  • Database management of all Ingredients and Finished Goods for a remote manufacturing model
  • Owns the receiving functions of purchase orders in the ERP system, highlighting discrepancies and assisting to resolution
  • Ensures traceability throughout the product life cycle with accurate and timely processing
  • Participates in weekly inventory review to optimize revenue and minimize E&O
  • Works closely with the Planner to verify usable inventory and assist in shelf life optimization of Finished Goods
  • Monitors co-packer ingredient consumption and damages reports for outliers on expectations
  • Reconciles month-end inventory quantities in the ERP system with co-packer and warehouse records
  • Manages internal product requests for on-hand inventory
  • Constant evaluation of current practices for opportunities to streamline and reduce costs

Amazon

  • Responsible for PO lifecycle through Amazon’s Vendor Central portal and in Revolution Foods’ ERP system
  • Manages pick, pack, and ship program ensuring product integrity through customer receipt
  • Works with Marketing on item set up, order management and promotions
Requirements
  • BA/BS preferred
  • 1+ years in food manufacturing (accounting, inventory control, warehouse or production operations)
  • Strong analytical mind, attention to detail, and organizational skills
  • Fast learner
  • Ability to manage many details with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent communicator
  • Experience with MRP / ERP systems, Microsoft NAV preferred
  • Familiarity with Amazon’s Vendor Central is a plus
  • High proficiency with MS Excel, Word, and Outlook

keywords: inventory, logistics, consumer, goods, cpg, retail, food, beverage, revolution foods

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