Senior Business Process & Inventory Manager

Remote - Full-Time

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At Glowforge, we help people bring home the future and make it their own. Our printer uses a laser to carve and engrave products from raw materials like wood, leather, acrylic – even cardboard. Take a look and see for yourself.

We build magical products to delight our customers, and we do it while taking care of each other. We hire people who are outstanding at what they do, who thrive in tight-knit teams, and who want to make things that make a difference!

Together, we've built a product we're incredibly proud of, and the reward has been incredible growth.

We work together because we believe in the power of creativity. We believe we can bring about a future where anyone can print anything.

We're a remote-first company - just let us know where you prefer to work from!

Why We Need You

We deliver magic to our customers. Owning your own Glowforge can be life-changing! And that doesn’t happen without you. Your understanding of partnerships and supply chain will make everything we do possible.

Here’s what you’ll be doing

  • You will be responsible for the inventory management of our global E2E supply chain, including returned logistics.
  • Additionally you will be implementing best-in-class supply chain practices. When our customers get their lasers exactly when they expect and are delighted with the results, you will know that you made it possible.
  • Specifically, your role will include ensuring our inventory levels are accurate across systems and supply chain, and lead inventory reconciliation at the end of each month
  • You will be assessing inventory levels and practices across our supply chain and leveraging your subject matter expertise to reduce inventory levels while improving supply performance, business processes and systems
  • You will be implementing EDI links with supplier and retail customers in collaboration with our IT Systems group
  • You will be leading supply chain process and system improvement projects for NetSuite and Shopify as a subject matter expert
  • You will be the backup for the supply and operational planning manager

You need these qualifications

  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience, and 7+ years of experience in hardware supply chain management
  • Strong data analytics and management skills in various IT systems
  • You have mapped and improved complex E2E global supply chain processes and systems
  • You have implemented and integrated IT systems, internally and with suppliers. Along the way, you’ve demonstrated effectiveness in working with cross functional teams to reconcile inventory at month and year end, and to improve business processes and systems
  • Extensive ERP experience, preferably NetSuite and Shopify
  • Significant hands-on involvement with the supplier management and collaboration

It would be nice if you…

  • Have extensive Supply & Operational Planning experience
  • Are certified in lean practices (green/blackbelt, 6 sigma, etc)
  • Have worked at a start-up or fast paced, growing company

There's one more very important thing. We are an equal opportunity employer. We search for amazing people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We take care of each other to create an inclusive work environment where we love to come to work every day. We'd be happy to provide reasonable accommodations to help you apply - just email us at jobs@glowforge.com. We'd love to have you join us!

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