Inventory Manager, Supply Chain


Kansas City, MO, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Operations
  • Post Date: 06/14/2021
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  • Company Address: 747 Front Street 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94111

About Minted

Minted is a lifestyle brand and design marketplace connecting you with the world’s best artists to create something one of a kind. Minted crowdsources graphic design and artwork from a global community of independent artists and sells these as products addressing the $10 billion stationery market, $48 billion art market, and $100 billion home decor market.

Job Description

Minted is seeking a highly analytical and passionate Inventory Manager to join our Supply Chain team.  This position is in the rapidly growing Art, Home Decor and Greeting Card verticals, across both e-commerce and wholesale channels. This individual is responsible for analyzing operational data, managing purchasing and inventory, and reporting key information to internal and external partners to help drive the business. This position is based in our Kansas City, MO office.

You Will:

    • Actively manage inventory for select finished goods and raw materials across multiple fulfillers for a range of Art, Home Decor and Greeting Card products
    • Project SKU-store level demand for both Everyday and Seasonal programs within our wholesale Greeting Cards business
    • Monitor weekly sales data and update forecasts as needed
    • Analyze weekly in-stock data, and work both internally and externally with 3rd party manufacturing and warehousing partners to hit in-stock goals
    • Develop and implement accurate, scalable reporting for performance metrics across our supply chain
    • Analyze consumer feedback and quality metrics, and work closely with manufacturing network to identify and drive quality improvement of Minted products
    • Evaluate monthly cost performance by analyzing invoices and inventory investments; review invoices for approval

You Are:

    • Analytically minded with the ability to leverage data to inform recommendations
    • Experienced in demand planning and inventory management
    • Proactive and results-focused, with the ability to learn quickly and prioritize effectively
    • Detail and process oriented with strong organizational skills 
    • Someone who thrives in a fast-paced dynamic environment 
    • A quick learner and creative problem solver 
    • Obsessed with product quality and operational excellence
    • Experienced in driving continuous improvement projects
    • Skilled in MS Excel, experience with SQL and other programming tools (i.e., R, SAS) a plus
    • Willing to travel 10-15% of the time to visit manufacturing facilities

You Have:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering or related field
    • 4-7 years experience working in operations or supply chain, ideally within greeting cards
    • Experience working with planograms and planogram software
    • Experience working with large sets of data and information and the ability to understand and manipulate them 
    • Excellent communication skills
About Minted:
Minted is a design platform bringing the best in independent design to consumers everywhere. The company's art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 75 million homes worldwide.
Minted uses technology to bring unique, best-selling design to market at scale. Using its crowdsourcing technology, consumers are empowered to vote for the designs they love and want to see sold, ensuring that Minted always sells continuously fresh and trend-forward product. The winning designs are manufactured by Minted, enabling artists from around the world to share and sell their work while letting Minted do the rest. Since launch in 2007, the company has expanded to serve consumers in new categories including wall art, textiles, digital content and home decor, as well as serve major retailers and consumer products brands with data-backed design through licensing and wholesale partnerships. 
Minted is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and currently employs 350+ full-time employees plus additional temporary workers during the holiday season. The company has raised over $300M from top-tier investors including Benchmark Capital, T. Rowe Price, Permira, Ridge Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners.  Angel investors include Marissa Mayer, Jeremy Stoppelman, Julia & Kevin Hartz, Yishan Wong, and more.
Minted is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and will consider all qualified applicants for employment in accordance with all state, local, and federal laws. Minted participates in the E-verify program. Minted's Job Applicant Privacy Policy.

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