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Casper // sleep startup focused on mattress
Product, Full Time    New York    Posted: Tuesday, September 01, 2020
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Looking for a job to get you out of bed?

Casper is looking for a Production Coordinator for components to assist in raw material planning & vendor compliance. As a production coordinator for components, you will support the supply planning team & your work will lead to the health & performance of the mattress category at Casper.

Casper ( was created to re-imagine sleep from the ground up, beginning with its obsessively engineered, outrageously comfortable mattress. All of Caspers sleep products including its pillow, bedding, & furniture are developed in-house by the companys award-winning R&D team in San Francisco. Casper was named one of Fast Companys Most Innovative Companies in the World & its eponymous mattress was crowned one of TIME Magazine's Best Inventions.

We are deeply committed to building a diverse & inclusive workforce so that we represent all those who dream big equally.

When youre not catching zzzs, this is what youll do...

  • Support the Tier 2 & Tier 3 supplier relationships through coordination & communication
    • Review capacity requirements
    • Determine allocation to Tier 1 suppliers in times of limited supply
    • Ensure Tier 1 procurement is aligned with needs of  finished good production plan
    • Maintain production order tracker
    • Ensure ship dates are met
  • Work cross functionally with package engineering, & merchandising team
    • Manage component transition timing, minimizing liability
    • Assist the merchandising team on supplier considerations for new product launches
  • Communicate effectively as a liaison between operations, sales & corporate on any production issues that affect schedules
  • Manage internal component inventory, ensuring availability & procurement of goods
  • Coordinate & track component sample requests
  • Assist with risk buy PO creation, monitoring of approvals & distribution of suppliers through the ERP system (JDE)
  • Ensure SKU information is maintained, request amendments as needed

Our dream candidate has...

  • An understanding of supply chain operations, gained through a relevant bachelors degree (such as in Supply Chain Management) or work experience in logistics, fulfillment, or 3rd party manufacturing
  • 1-2 years work experience in a position which involves stakeholder communication, managing & tracking metrics & projects, & analysing data to decide on appropriate actions
  • Well developed verbal & written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to keep track of multiple ongoing projects & priorities
  • Diligence in working through challenges & solving problems
  • Proficiency in Excel, with the ability to edit & interpret basic formulas
  • Proficiency with G suite (sheets, docs, slides)
  • Experience with ERP, WMS, TMS or PLM systems are preferred!

The syrup on your waffles...

  • Participation in our HQ bonus program for some splurging & equity so that youre part of the Casper family.
  • Medical, vision, & dental insurance to help you with those coughs or cavities (too many waffles...)..
  • Wellness programs like cash incentives for tracking sleep & fitness, credits for your favorite studios & in-office activities
  • Unlimited vacation policy.  If you need time off just take it; we trust you!
  • Catered lunches twice a week to give you time to catch up with your teammate
  • Free snacks & coffee, including a huge breakfast selection (10 types of cereal anyone?)
  • A full gifted bed set when you join & product discounts for friends & family!

If you dream about this stuff this job is probably right for you.  We look forward to learning more about you!

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