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Posted November 8th

Operations Associate

Berkeley, California

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Dang Foods

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Posted November 8th

Operations Associate

Berkeley, California

Function

Operations

Experience

Entry Level

Type

Full Time

About The Position
Are you modest, ambitious, and hard working? Do you like better-for-you food and international cuisine? Do you want to make a big impact at a lean startup? Dang Foods might be the right place for you.
Dang Foods is a lean and high growth startup that reinvents familiar foods into tasty, globally-inspired, and better-for-you snacks. Our founders named Dang after their mother, who inspired them to create the company with her family recipe. Using minimal ingredients, all its products are Non-GMO Project Verified, gluten-free, and mostly plant-based & vegan. The Company is a Certified B Corp, meeting rigorous standards of social and environmental performance.  

In 2017, Dang won the “Best Snack” Sofi award for their Coconut Crunch Sticky Rice Chips. The brand has the #1 selling coconut chip in both natural and conventional supermarkets. Dang is sold in around 10,000 stores nationwide, including Whole Foods, Kroger, Safeway, Target, and Ahold, and via online stores including Amazon and Thrive Market.

Are you modest, ambitious, and hard working? Do you like better-for-you food and international cuisine? Do you want to make a big impact at a lean startup? Dang Foods might be the right place for you. 
 
The Operations Associate’s Mission: To ensure that Dang’s day to day operations run smoothly.  
 
Responsibilities/Tactics: 
  • Execute order processing, including confirming purchase orders, coordinating pickups/deliveries, issuing returns or credits, and invoicing. 
  • Manage our shipping brokers and deliveries to ensure all timely and affordable delivery of product. 
  • Negotiate with shipping brokers to optimize freight expense. 
  • Manage our 3rd party warehouse and coordinate with them to setup new items, such as mixed cases of product. 
  • Coordinate and communicate closely with sales team or buyers in regards to purchase orders, delivery status, pricing and delivery issues, out of stocks (if applicable) in order to ensure highest levels of customer service. 
  • Prepare new item paperwork for sales team. 
  • Prepare sales kits/product samples/marketing materials (t-shirts, flyers, coupons, etc.) to mail out our sales representatives, key buyers and consumer events.
  • Perform other administrative and accounting duties as assigned.
Requirements/Competencies: 
  • Efficiency
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Organization + Planning 
  • Proactivity
  • Flexibility 
  • Proficient at MS Excel. 
  • At times, the position requires active movements (standing, preparing samples, and walking up and down stairs with packages). Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds in order to perform essential functions.
Location: Our office is located in Berkeley CA close to the Ashby Bart Station. 
 
Compensation: Competitive for similar positions – base pay, bonus potential based on meeting company goals, equity. 
 
Dang Core Values:
Work Smart: We prepare, continually learn, analyze data, and track metrics.
Clarity: We’re accountable, transparent, and give concrete feedback.
Safety: We’re mindful of others.
Play: We laugh, create, and don’t take ourselves too seriously.
Modesty: We share credit, under-promise, and over-perform. 

To apply please submit your resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please tell us what your favorite snack is and why.
Location
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Berkeley, California
Function Details
  • Reports To Operations Manager
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