Senior Director Supply Chain

Penrose Hill San Francisco , CA 94102

Posted 2 days ago

Have you ever wanted disrupt a 70bn industry and be a key member of a fully integrated consumer and business facing marketing company which is supported by a supply chain that stretches from the US to Europe and across the Southern Hemisphere? Do you fancy a deep-dive into the intricate details of wine supply chains while maintaining the nimbleness of a data-driven, digital company? Are you keen to help a young, fast-growing company continue to evolve into a world-class, employer of choice? Well, then, come say hi!

Firstleaf/Penrose Hill is looking for a Senior Director Supply Chain to report directly to Chief Operating Officer. In this multi-faceted role you will proactively lead the execution of the strategy to build the future state of the logistics infrastructure as Firstleaf continues to scale exponentially. You'll also lead and participate in the development and execution of the company's strategic plan, which will incorporate the industrys best logistics practices and build clear metrics to execute an integrated strategy to transform the supply chain spanning from Sourcing, Demand Planning, Supply Planning. Our logistics function encompasses the collaboration with sourcing team for cost-efficient procurement of raw materials, purchase and movement of juice, bulk wine, the scheduling, production, and movement of finished goods, the use of contract carriers, intermodal and LTL shipment of products from production facilities & distribution centers/contract warehouses to the production facility and moving a limited quantity of product between production facilities.

As Senior Director Supply Chain this position offers massive scope for expansion of the role. We're a rapidly growing company-if you're passionate, hardworking, and capable, if you love operations, logistics and bringing world-class elegant solutions to the table, this may be the best job you'll ever have. A few examples will illustrate some of your initial challenges:

  • Identifying and executing ideas including automation / innovation to drive efficiencies and cost savings in the warehouse environment
  • Continuously model and optimize warehousing and fulfillment needs against evolving business priorities
  • Develop a capex tracking process to analyze financial returns on investment cases on organic expansion or greenfield projects to ensure that capital allocated is spent efficiently
  • Optimizing Firstleafs inbound, outbound and reverse logistics to drive excellence in service, quality and cost
  • Lead the forecast and reorder process across eCommerce and trade business units


  • 10+ years experience in Operations, Logistics, Warehousing, Freight for e-commerce businesses
  • Bachelors Degree required (Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics or similar)
  • Strong financial acumen to manage overall costs and understand the dynamics of 3PL cost model/CPU variance analysis
  • Strong experience managing overall forecast, budget, and cost of both Fulfillment and Shipping
  • Experience in managing 3PL relationships or direct warehouse operations
  • Experience with managing overseas freight and domestic shipping and logistics
  • Working knowledge of ERP, TMS / WMS and advanced planning tools for greatest efficiency
  • High proficiency in financial modeling
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel. Proficient with G Suite applications, including Sheets, Slides, Docs
  • Experience of Consumer goods distribution in an international environment.
  • Foster employee engagement, development and improvement of skills and structure


Working with the world's best wine company isn't enough?

Seriously though, we offer remote work, and a location agnostic philosophy added to a very flexible work schedule. Unlimited vacation time. Further, we offer a competitive compensation package with bonus and stock options grants, plus choices with medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as flexible spending accounts. life insurance, 401(k), employee assistance program, discounted pet insurance. And to top it off: a monthly wine credit with our wine club, Firstleaf.

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