VP of Operations

New York, NY

About us: Down to the smallest sprinkle, Supernatural is remixing pantry staples, replacing artificial colors, preservatives and other nasties with clean, plant-based alternatives. By removing controversial stuff like carcinogens, corn syrup and palm oil from your favorite food colors, sprinkles and more, we’re helping creative chefs shine without the toxic tradeoffs.

Position Overview: The VP of Operations will lead Supernatural’s day-to-day product manufacturing, order fulfillment, and inventory management, and build a stable and scalable operational backbone for our growing startup. You’ll be responsible for the everyday production of our growing family of baking products, play a key role in launching new innovations, and be the lead designer of our evolving operational foundation.


What you’ll do:

·      Own all aspects of day-to-day manufacturing, driving key metrics around cost, order fulfillment, and inventory control.

·      Lead production, communication, quality assurance and accountability with our existing manufacturing partners

·      Manage the end-to-end transportation of all raw and finished goods

·      Negotiate freight pricing and partnerships

·      Manage and maintain all inventory, from raw materials to finished product

·      Manage order fulfillment processes and timetables

·      Develop the vision for our scaled manufacturing network, qualifying and securing the best co-man partnerships

·      Design and implement operational processes that make us more organized and efficient

·      Collaborate with Sales to set and manage inventory projections

·      Collaborate with Product and Marketing to bring new products to market on a set schedule

·      Collaborate with Finance to manage and optimize the manufacturing P&L and identify cost-saving opportunities


Who you are:

·      7+ years experience in manufacturing or manufacturing consulting, with direct experience in the food and beverage space

·      Motivated self-manager with ability to meet aggressive expectations with minimal oversight

·      A detail-oriented planner, problem solver, and master of moving parts

·      Proven ability to hold partners accountable and inspire above-and-beyond performance

·      An outstanding communicator

·      Startup experience strongly preferred



·      Option for flex scheduling

·      Work remotely up to 2 days per week

·      Wellness stipend


Qualified applicants send resume and a bit about yourself, including your 5 year career goals, to hello@supernaturalkitchen.com