Supply Chain/Operations Manager

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Supply Chain/Operations Manager

Are you the skilled Operations professional who'll take our US Supply Chain operations to the next level? 


We’re a ballsy bike company looking to change the way the world thinks about owning—and buying—bikes. Our supply chain is pretty damn international...

...because we design and develop all our bikes in-house. We manufacture our parts in Asia and Europe, assemble them in the Netherlands, and sell our bikes online and in our flagship stores on 3 continents. The operations and supply chain is run by our teams in Taiwan, Amsterdam and New York.

As supply chain/operations manager you will be responsible for managing the US supply chain and operations function. In this role, you will be responsible for executing and improving our current operations activities by establishing goals based on the global supply chain requirements. You'll be responsible for overseeing our operations supply chain department in the Entire US, and interact with 3PL Partners and HQ Operations department on the alignment of planning and supply chain execution to match customer demand. You have excellent leadership skills and the ability to put together and manage talented, effective team. 

You also have a basic understanding of manufacturing processes, and know how to maximize inventory turns, and are a seasoned expert in international order management, shipping and experienced in ERP and supply chain systems.

You will work closely with the Asia finance team in Taipei and the HQ Operations team in Amsterdam. You will secure that factories and supplier that are sourced, comply to global VanMoof end-to-end supply chain needs.

You will report to our General manager in New York and will be providing transparency regarding supplier delivery performance, product availability and inventory turns. We’re interested in improving our speed, supply flexibility, efficiency and resource use to increase our company’s overall revenue.

As our full-time Supply Chain Manager in New York, you will:

  • Oversee the operations and daily activities of the US supply chain operations department.
  • Cooperate on a daily basis with suppliers and internal operations teams to maximize inventory turns
  • Direct ordering, replenishment and shipping policies to ensure all items are delivered within budget, time and inventory turn constraints.
  • Liaise closely with the global demand and supply planners, to derive factory production planning and supplier purchasing and inventory needs.
  • Develop supplier purchasing agreements and contracts, together with sourcing management, in support of organizational requirements.
  • Oversee supplier compliance with internal quality standards and external regulations.
  • Troubleshoot cost, quality and delivery concerns.
  • Direct continuous improvement of supply chain processes and vendor collaboration.
  • Connect with internal R&D departments to anticipate on new versions or end of life cycle products and components.
  • Produce regular reports on supply chain performance. 

The Supply Chain Manager we're looking for has:

  • Bachelor degree in business or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in supply chain, logistics or operations
  • Working knowledge of supply chain principles and practices.
  • Expertise in creating flexibility in production processes.
  • Holistic and integral thinking mindset.
  • Familiarity with supply chain and ERP software and excel savvy
  • Strong sense of responsibility, attention to details.
  • Be flexible with an open mind to handle challenges.
  • Fluency in written and oral English and Mandarin. 

Sound good? Even if you don't hit all the points above but feel like you'd be a good fit, we'd love to chat. Click the button below and let's get this party started!