COO- Head of Operations at Sips by

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About Sips by:

Sips by makes discovering tea fun, personalized and affordable. Sips by is a thought-leader in the tea industry and delights hundreds of thousands of U.S. tea drinking Members each day through educational and lifestyle content, our personalized tea discovery subscription service, and a multi-brand marketplace and personalized eCommerce shopping experience. Our core product, the Sips by Box, delights tens of thousands of tea drinkers each month with four teas chosen uniquely for them based on their taste profile from over 150 global brand partners. 

What we’re looking for:
Sips by is seeking a high-performing Head of Operations to drive our supply chain, fulfillment operations, and customer support. We’re looking for an energetic and ambitious professional who will lead a critical area of our company, working closely with the Co-founders and across the team to execute their areas of the business with efficiency and excellence. The right candidate will hold a high level of integrity and thrive in fast-paced, fast-growth collaborative environments with the goal of nurturing and developing internal and external relationships that serve operational efficiency and excellence.

What you'll bring to the table

  • You have built fulfillment teams and operations to scale
  • You have managed budgets with expert knowledge of data analytics and reporting
  • You're good with numbers and financial planning and able to make projections three years into the future
  • You have a proven ability of defining operational need and managing implementation of IT / ERP / Inventory systems
  • You're an exceptional leader with demonstrated success of building and leading large teams in high growth environments
  • You thrive in ambiguity; navigate the grey well while making sound decisions with a "make things happen" attitude 
  • You're exceptional at developing and motivating people 
  • You're known for delivering creative and innovative solutions to business challenges 
  • You build relationships and navigate through cross-functional discussions to successful outcomes
  • You have strong ethics, sound judgement, and you are positive, optimistic, and flexible 
  • You can work independently and are a truly collaborative partner 
  • You can articulate your point of view as a leader. You think strategically and act tactically
  • You have outstanding communication and negotiation skills with suppliers and vendors
  • You have an analytical mind and outstanding organizational and project management skills

What you need

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 15+ years of relevant, operations-oriented work experience 
  • 5+ years of proven experience as Head of Operations, Operations Director or similar leadership role in a direct-to-consumer warehouse fulfillment environment
  • Experience with co-packing and kitting management
  • Experiencing managing D2C and Wholesale fulfillment operations necessary
  • Experience with a subscription-based fulfillment operation a plus
  • Experience with warehousing, distributing, and co-packing tea a plus

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