The Associate Director of Operations Strategy is a new high-impact role at the Catch Company that will help drive forward our ability to deliver a best-of-class customer experience from a product and fulfillment perspective. You will work across different teams, develop new approaches and utilize data to execute against high value strategic projects for Mystery Tackle Box, Karl’s Bait & Tackle, and broader Catch Company.
What you will do:
Partner with the VP of Operations to facilitate the special projects that will help achieve long-term company and team goals, including:
Exploring opportunities to diversify our supply chain and reduce risk
Optimizing efficiency and increasing accuracy in our fulfillment centers
Identifying opportunities for capital investments or automation
Optimizing the use of inventory across Mystery Tackle Box, Karl’s Bait & Tackle and owned brands
Develop and improve dashboards and use of data
Own daily, weekly and monthly KPIs tracking for the operations team
Reduce manual reporting and develop new reporting that will drive better decision-making processes
Collaborate with team members to identify new strategies for using data to make better decisions and improve our customer experience
Create plans for large-scale fulfillment projects and execute on them with the assistance of internal and external stakeholders
Identify opportunities to differentiate Catch Co’s customer experience from an operations perspective
At Catch Co, our purpose is to rescue people from the indoors and connect them with one of America’s largest sporting industries: fishing. We operate 3 unique businesses to deliver on that mission:
Karl’s Bait and Tackle (KBT) – eCommerce site focused on fishing and outdoor goods
Catch Co Brands – design and manufacturing of product sold on MTB, KBT and 3rd party retail
We’re building the premier digital shopping experience that introduces anglers to the best new gear and lifestyle apparel. We are looking for exceptionally talented people to help make that vision a reality. In addition to being talented, our team members are honest, curious, take action and always seek to leave things better than they found them. If that sounds like you, we would love to meet you.
What makes this a special opportunity:
We are a dynamic early-stage startup with tons of momentum (ranked #435 on the 2017 Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing private companies)
We place a premium on building a great culture made up of great people
You will work with and learn from experienced leaders who have a track record of building successful companies
What experience you need:
Bachelor’s degree and at least 4-6 years of work experience in an analytical role (e.g., corporate strategy, consulting, finance, operations, etc)
Advanced degree (MBA, Masters of Supply Chain, etc) preferred but not required
Experience using data to make informed decisions and building new processes
Experience working with multiple team members and being able to communicate effectively
Experience in warehouse management strongly preferred
Ability to work independently
Track record of being very organized, detail oriented, and balancing multiple priorities
What will make you successful:
Curiosity: Always seeking to understand “why”. Always looking to make things better
Passion: You are driven by a love for what you do.
Optimism: The ability to bounce back quickly when something doesn’t work
Action: Knowing when to shift from planning to doing. You are not afraid to get your hands dirty.
Honesty: Transparency with customers, partners and teammates
Catch Co. is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Catch Co. recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other protected status.
"Take what you need" PTO Policy
10 Paid Holidays + 4 additional paid days off specifically to enjoy the outdoors
Flexible working schedule & WFH opportunities
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - We cover 90% of your premium and 50% for dependents
Paid maternity/paternity leave
Health Savings Account
Employer-Sponsored Disability Insurance
Employer-Sponsored Life Insurance
Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits
Incredible culture, fun events and passionate coworkers
Unlimited coffee and fruit snacks
Unfortunately, visa sponsorship is not available at this time.
Catch Co. 549 W Randolph St, Chicago, Illinois USA