Are you passionate about food and share our food philosophy of eating delicious, clean, and more plants?  Do you take pride in your work and have a strong work ethic?  Then we want to hear from you!  We've always got room in our team for the right individuals, so even if the open positions aren't exactly what you're looking for, please don't let that stop you from reaching out: contact@threetrees.com.  Below are current open positions:

OPERATIONS MANAGER

This role will be responsible for product and process quality to ensure the highest level of customer and consumer satisfaction. P&L responsibilities include: Manufacturing Margin, Warehousing, and Distribution. Position will be involved in all aspects of production, new product development, commercialization, as well as day-to-day operations.  However, as a member of a startup team, you will also be involved and have the opportunity to make meaningful impact in other functional areas of the company.

Supply Chain

  • Develop and implement plans to significantly reduce COGS across the supply chain (raw materials, packaging, finished goods, warehousing, and freight)
  • Work in conjunction with CEO and sales team to develop S&OP forecasts
  • Develop processes and manage the order processing and fulfillment functions
  • Manage MRP and inventory of all raw materials, packaging, and finished goods
  • Effectively managing strategic relationships with all suppliers.  Ensure current suppliers have adequate capacity to meet company’s growth projections, work with suppliers to improve the reliability and efficiency of the supply chain
  • Identification of new suppliers as needed to ensure both capacity and quality needs are being met
  • Establish additional procedures and metrics to measure operational efficiency, such as manufacturing yield

Manufacturing / Quality

  • Oversee manufacturing / production runs
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure that quality standards are met during production
  • Continuously ensure or improve product quality
  • Maintain/develop raw material, packaging, and finished product specifications
  • Maintain/develop all required product certifications (e.g., Organic, Non-­GMO Project, Kosher, etc.)
  • Develop and issue manufacturing instructions for new products and processes

As a member of a startup team, you must possess the following qualities:

  • Collegial, collaborative, and have great people and relationship-building skills
  • Strong desire and willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done well
  • The highest levels of integrity and good judgment
  • A strong sense of urgency in all matters related to the health of the business
  • Analytical problem solving skills, as well as the ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks.  

Ideal candidate:

  • Experience in a CPG company
  • MBA or Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline  

The position is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and will require some travel.

 

MARKETING AND OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE - part time or Intern

We are looking for a diligent, detail-oriented individual to support critical day-to-day activities.  This role can be part-time or full-time.  At a minimum, the responsibilities include the below.  With demonstrated interest and ability, the role can expand to a broader scope and greater responsibilities.  Responsibilities include:

Marketing

  • Developing and managing grassroots marketing initiatives.  Identify appropriate opportunities and organize involvement in events.  Includes in-store demo program and performing demos as necessary
  • Designing and executing marketing material and collateral
  • Submitting paperwork, for example, for item set up at new stores: requires filling out forms with key company information and product details.  (We're always available to provide needed info, but being resourceful, thoughtful, and able to work independently is critical.)
  • Some data entry and basic analysis: to establish metrics and maintain visibility into how the business is performing
  •  Update and continually improve website

Operations

  • Managing webstore and fulfilment, including packing and shipping orders
  • Sourcing and managing logistics; identifying lowest-cost freight and arranging freight shipments.  Scheduling and coordinating inbound and outbound movement of raw materials and finished goods

Qualifications:

  • Motivated self-starter, positive attitude, ability to thrive in startup environment
  • Must possess good judgment, high integrity, as well as an entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to roll up sleeves
  • Ability to manage time and complete tasks independently and efficiently
  • Bachelor’s degree or working towards one
  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to a car
  • Can lift 25 lbs
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.  Ideally also in Quickbooks, Photoshop and Illustrator

This is an independent contractor role with flexibility around hours (20-40 hours/week) and location.  Must be able to work in San Francisco office at least twice per week (can be half days).  Potential opportunity for greater roles & responsibilities but not expected.