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DATE ADDED: Thu 27/09/2018

Operations Manager For Sustainable Building Supply Company

Brooklyn, USA


Job Description

We seek a highly motivated Operations Manager interested in logistics planning, international supply chain processes, and inventory management. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be involved in the management of a growing green business, as well as interact with designers, architects, engineers, and green building firms across NYC and throughout North America.


  • Manage and improve operational practices
  • Prioritize and manage processing of daily orders
  • Coordinate with international suppliers to maintain tight inventory control, perform regular cycle counts and annual physical counts, and establish procedures to ensure integrity of inventory
  • Work directly with our US and Canadian warehouses as well as our ground and LTL carriers to ensure orders are fulfilled according to schedule
  • Support sales team through outreach, delivery, and customer management
  • Assist customers with product questions, technical challenges, service issues, and estimate/takeoff requests
  • Analyze current procedures and recommend/implement changes to improve accuracy, efficiency and productivity of 475 operations
  • Attend 475 events, training and conferences

Desired Qualities:

  • Strong interest in logistics and supply chain management
  • Interest in high-performance building practices, especially Passive House
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities
  • Ability to work as a member of a team, and to assist in roles outside of the original job scope
  • Experience working in Fishbowl or other logistics management software
  • Experience working in Salesforce or other sales management software
  • Previous experience with logistics and customer relations
  • Business, architecture, construction, or sustainability planning experience is a plus
  • Experience in a fast-paced and unorthodox office setting is a plus
  • Amiable with a good sense of humor


  • Bachelors degree or above
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Strong attention to detail, with a proven ability to track and manage several processes at one time
  • Proactive with the ability to manage time effectively with little supervision
  • Excellent communication skills, especially over phone and email, with an ability to interact with diverse personalities across a wide range of companies
  • Ability to lift 30lbs. The position periodically requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping & crouching.

Abundant career growth opportunities. Transportation, training and health insurance benefits offered.

Compensation dependent on experience.


Company Description
475 is a rapidly growing Brooklyn-based startup that imports, distributes, and advises on high performance green building components throughout North America. We're focused on transforming the North American construction marketplace from coast-to-coast toward low-energy, Passive House high-performance building design, with a focus on sustainable materials.

Role: Operations Manager for Sustainable Building Supply Company
Job Type:
Location: Brooklyn,

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