Little Spoon is looking to hire a Planning Associate to help us manage our supply chain as we continue to grow our customer base and expand our product lineup.

THE ROLE

  • Strategically plan production requirements working directly with co-packers in an effort to optimize targeted finished goods inventory levels 
  • Collaborate with production, procurement, and logistics teams to develop comprehensive production plans that align with customer demand forecasts and inventory targets
  • Utilize advanced planning tools and software to generate accurate production schedules and optimize production efficiency
  • Monitor inventory levels of finished goods and coordinate with procurement and warehouse teams to ensure adequate stock levels are maintained
  • Analyze production data and key performance indicators to identify trends, bottlenecks, and areas for process improvement
  • Coordinate with quality assurance and compliance teams to ensure adherence to regulatory standards and food safety requirements
  • Assist in the development and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives to streamline production processes and reduce costs
  • Prepare regular reports and presentations to communicate production status, performance metrics, and recommendations to stakeholder
  • Work with Finance and Accounting to ensure the accuracy of all PO’s and invoices and maintain various tracking documents
  • Seek opportunities to improve processes and reduce inefficiencies
  • Maintain a set of logistics KPIs while working continuously to improve 

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 2+ years of experience in supply chain and planning
  • Strong knowledge of supply chain processes and procedures including manufacturing planning, demand and replenishment
  • ​Knowledge of and interest in healthy food, nutrition, and helping parents and kids feel their best via what they eat 
  • Self-motivated, embrace initiative, and willing to get your hands dirty
  • Natural problem solver with a positive attitude and strong time management capabilities
  • ​Computer savvy; able to proficiently use Excel, Word, Google Docs, Slack, Inventory Management Systems

ABOUT LITTLE SPOON

Little Spoon is the fastest growing baby and kids food brand in the United States. On a mission to make parents’ lives easier and kids healthier, we are bringing the future of kids’ food to the modern parent through a first-of-its-kind platform of products delivered straight to your door. Little Spoon sets your child up for a lifetime of health, from a baby’s very first bites through to their big kid years, with a portfolio of freshly-made baby food, early finger foods, toddler, big kid meals and snacks. Since launch, the company has delivered more than 50 million meals and is responsible for feeding more than 2.9% of US babies, helping to simplify the lives of hundreds of thousands of parents. Learn more at LittleSpoon.com or find us on Instagram at @LittleSpoon.

Company accolades include:

🏆 Inc. Best Workplaces 

🚀 Inc. 100 Fastest Growing Companies

🫶 Fast Company Brands That Matter

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