Manager of Operations (Toys Division)

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date Posted: 03-26-2018
Our client, a next-generation consumer products studio, creates, operates, builds and launches consumer-facing product brands from the ground up, partnering with passionate influencers and/or content brands.

From sourcing products, financing POs, quality control, logistics, manufacturing, e-commerce, big box sales, complex operations, design, R&D, product formulation, marketing - they have the opportunity to work with some of the greatest retailers.

The team is looking to add a Manager of Operations to join the Toys Division.

Manager of Operations
Los Angeles, California

What you will be doing:
  • Drive key functions such as logistics, safety testing, vendor management, and new item setup production planning
  • Coordinate new product launches with the Development Team and Branch Management team to ensure the team is meeting deadlines
  • Improve operational systems, processes and best practices (including materials and inventory)
  • Manage existing supplier & manufacturer relationships, and help identify and source new suppliers and manufacturers in support of the company’s continued growth
  • Set standards for operational excellence regarding product safety and distribution
  • Ensure factory related elements of the overall product realization processes are conducted and supported
  • Data Entry (regarding pricing)
 What you have:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent
  • 2 years of post-collegiate experience
  • Working knowledge of budgeting, demand planning, forecasting, production planning and fulfillment
  • Experience with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and G Suite
  • Highly detail oriented and organized who can work closely with clients, operational teams and the CEO
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced setting
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility & ability to shift gears is a must
Nice to have
  • Experience working with overseas factories and/or manufacturers
  • Worked with Retailer Portals 
 Sounds like you & piqued your interest? Great, apply today.

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