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Logistics & Supply Chain Manager

Full Time 2000.00 USD Type: Monthly

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EAK Distribution is an e-commerce business focused on developing & selling its amazing products and services in the categories of Gardening, Home & Office, Toys, and Groceries. For many brands, keeping up with the changes in the e-commerce world has been a challenge, and EAK Distribution helps them easily handle day-to-day tasks & focus on improving their business.

Their team carefully checks and assesses what is working and how things can be changed for the best, and their mission is to become one of the world's leading producers and providers of physical product goods!

The team currently has 17 members. They value ambition and new challenges, but what’s also important for them is a friendly and fun working environment that allows them to enjoy the process!

Right now, the EAK Distribution team is looking for its next Logistics and Supply Chain Manager to lead and manage the logistics department. In this role, your main focus would be on forecasting, supplier relations & controlling logistical costs. This is a fantastic opportunity which comes with flexible working hours, great team & work environment, and the opportunity to accelerate your career by joining a rapidly growing company.

More specifically, in this role you will be responsible for:

  • Forecasting - One of the most important metrics at EAK Distribution is its in-stock rate; Always being in stock, and yet not being very overstocked is a challenge and this is one of the main responsibilities of this position
  • Supply Chain Management - It starts with placing orders, and then it continues to liaising with the factories on troubleshooting and actively ensuring that timelines are being kept; dealing with issues that come up during production: COGS increasing, production delays, quality control issues.
  • Freight - Comparing prices, booking shipments, overseeing timelines, troubleshooting
  • COGS Management - Having a strong handle on EAK Distribution’s COGS & leading strategy and negotiation related to this area
  • 3PLs - Everything related to the inventory coming and in and out of the 3PLs
  • Returns - Understanding the numbers around returns, and having a system for minimizing returns and maximizing the value of returned items. Getting paid back by factories on what is agreed
  • QC - Overseeing QC during production. Dealing with general QC issues with the factories
  • Audits- Ensuring no inventory lost, dealing with Amazon inventory claims, and dealing with factory claims for faulty inventory
  • Special Projects - For example, factories keeping a safety stock for us, moving 3PLs, SFP and other things related to Amazon account
  • Operating Processes - Setting up processes for smooth operations in all matters related to marketing
  • Supplier Relationship - Being the point of contact with all suppliers

An onboarding process will be organised for you so that you can learn more about EAK Distribution; you will have an opportunity to get to know the team and the products. However, there won’t be any role-specific training, as we expect you to be an expert on all things Logistics & Supply Chain! As this is a management role, you will report to the CEO / COO, but you will interact with the logistics coordinator, data analysts, suppliers & more.

In order to excel in this role, you need to have:

  • Logistics and supply chain management experience
  • Experience with working with international and domestic freight
  • Experience with working with manufacturers and suppliers
  • Good Excel skills
  • Excellent demand planning, forecasting and freight coordination skills
  • A passion for data: you are happy to dig into data & ensure that everything is functioning optimally
  • Ability to coordinate between staff
  • A passion for optimizing processes
  • Great work ethic: you are happy to be taken accountable, and you take initiative
  • Great communication skills
  • Detail-oriented mindset

What’s in it for you?

  • $2000* per month
  • Full-time and fully remote employment
  • Flexible working hours; however, there is a mandatory 4-hour overlap between 8 AM - 12 PM EST on some days of the week
  • Vacation & days off, as well as health allowance after 3 months at EAK Distribution
  • Opportunities to grow to a more senior role
  • Yearly salary increase opportunities based on the company’s growth

*Please note that this is a gross salary and that you are responsible for any tax-related procedures in your country of residence. We kindly ask you to apply only if you are happy to work remotely as an independent contractor.

This position will be closed as soon as we find the perfect match. So, make sure to read the description carefully and take your time to submit a high-quality application that stands out.

If you apply, JobRack will respond promptly and keep you updated throughout the process.

As part of the hiring process, please then expect the process to include:

1 - Filling in the application form once you click “Apply”

2 - Being invited to record a short video to introduce yourself

3 - Completing test tasks, if short-listed

4 - Attending video interviews where you will have the opportunity to talk more about your previous experience and the new role

Applications are only accepted through JobRack. EAK Distribution has specifically requested that you do not contact them directly. If you have any questions please contact us using support@jobrack.eu

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