Associate Director
Operations
Posted on 3/24/2024
INACTIVE
Hello Fresh

10,001+ employees

Food & meal kit delivery service
Company Overview
HelloFresh’s mission is to change the way people eat forever by aiming to provide every household with wholesome, homemade meals – no shopping and no hassle. The company’s meals are carefully planned, carefully sourced and delivered to the front door of each customer at the time most convenient for them.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

Pre-seed

Total Funding

$646.4M

Founded

2011

Headquarters

Berlin, Germany

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

26%

2 year growth

67%
Locations
Montgomery, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Communications
Management
CategoriesNew
Operations & Logistics
Production Planning & Scheduling
Supply Chain Management
Warehouse Operations
Requirements
  • 8+ years of management experience leading a fulfillment operations center
  • Ability to think strategically and communicate at the executive level
  • Familiarity with FSMA, HACCP, SQF
  • APICS CPIM or CSCP certification (preferred)
  • Deep knowledge of Lean and Agile Production
  • Comprehensive background in Manufacturing, Fulfillment, Shipping, Receiving, and Warehousing
  • Inventory control management with a background in building/improving warehouse management or inventory tracking systems (WMS implementation a plus)
  • Excitement for working in an environment with a high level of ambiguity and change
  • Interest in spending most of your time on the shop floor and working directly with all levels of staff
  • Strong continuous improvement skills
  • High level of integrity and ethics
  • Willing to work weekends and/or night shifts when needed
Responsibilities
  • Build & establish a strong team with a leadership pipeline
  • Develop trust, credibility, effective and collaborative relationships with peers and direct reports
  • Provide direction and leadership for day to day operational challenges
  • Balance quality, productivity, cost, safety and morale to achieve positive results
  • Be the liaison between the site operations and other functions within the corporate leadership teams
  • Develop high standards for execution to meet all KPI's & financial metrics
  • Ensure adequate communication of company goals and priorities to full Production team
  • Drive continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, Cost, and Delivery
  • Create new processes that ensure consistency, premium taste, and appearance of every meal leaving the kitchen