Retail Supply Chain & Logistics Manager

| Chicago
Home Chef is a rapidly growing meal kit delivery service, fueled by our customer-first mentality and incredible team. Our plant-based crew is the lifeblood of our organization, operating in a supportive environment that allows the workplace to feel like a home away from home. Our work product is a testament to what collaboration, heart, and hustle can accomplish when combined. If you’re ready to be part of the action, we’re ready to connect with you. There are no limits to where we can go together.
The Retail Supply Chain and Logistics Manager will work closely with the Director of Retail Operations to manage the launch and optimization of retail meal kits across Kroger divisions. This person will play a large role in managing our expansion to new Kroger divisions from a logistics and supply chain perspective and in building/executing a repeatable playbook for how to launch in a new division.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Work with local teams and operations functional experts to create, plan, test, implement, and continuously improve processes; include perspectives from production, quality teams, plant leadership and other stakeholders to get buy-in and ensure project success
  • Build a repeatable model to scale retail operations to new retail divisions; work with DCs, logistics networks, carriers, and warehouses to manage flow of product from Home Chef facility
  • Engage cross-functional partners including Product, Marketing, and Technology to provide operations-related support where needed and ensure ops team is prepared for any changes in new products, new tools, etc.
  • Develop and implement network-wide policies, procedures and documentation to drive standardization across all warehouses and facilities including how to pack and handle boxes, how to manage logistics, and more
  • Become an expert on the operations, tools, and product flow throughout the retail system to ensure realistic and sustainable plans
  • Support and continuously improve logistics and supply chain for third party production and distribution as needed

Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or other characteristics needed for this role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

  • 3-4 years of experience in operations, logistics, and/or supply chain. Experience in a startup or with food is a plus
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills with a demonstrated ability to prioritize work streams based on value creation and alignment with the Home Chef strategy
  • Independent self-starter inclined towards finding solutions without significant oversight
  • Intellectually curious, with a strong interest in modernizing and scaling our operations to help us achieve our growth goals
  • Results driven active problem solver with a natural desire to get things done
  • Must have a sense of urgency and the ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Strong communicator and relationship builder

Perks and benefits:- Candidates can experience Home Chef as a customer - enter promo code PEOPLE30 for $30 off your first order!- Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance available- Paid holidays, sick time and vacation time- 401k program - Flexible spending accounts for qualified medical, dependent care, parking, or transit expenses Home Chef is an equal employment opportunity employer

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Location

Located in the iconic Wrigley building, our location offers the best of the Loop and River North. Close to transportation, restaurants & shops.
400 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

What are Home Chef Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided

Additional Perks + Benefits

Direct access to senior management – our leadership team works alongside our team members every day. Flexible spending accounts for qualified medical, dependent care, parking, or transit expenses. Free water taxi, discounted gym membership, and daily bike storage for Wrigley building employees. Cold brew coffee on tap at no charge (Wrigley office location). Employee discounts for Home Chef meal kits. Candidates can experience Home Chef as a customer - enter promo code PEOPLE30 for $30 off your first order!

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