Ayo West African Foods is seeking a solutions-oriented, self-starter to support its' Inventory Management Practice. This professional will be based at our primary production facility in the South Suburbs of Chicago and oversee all inventory supply and inventory levels in partnership with our Co-CEO and production partner.
About The Position
Do you walk into a store picking up every package with excitement in understanding all of the ingredients, their stories, and what it took to get them in your hands? If so, we’d love love meet you! Ayo West African Foods is a fast-growing start-up, committed to sharing the goodness of West African flavors and ingredients to disrupt grocery as we know it. We’re seeking an enthusiastic Inventory Manager to join our team who is working hard to build a more representative food culture!
This critical role will be a key role in our inventory management practice and be a key thought partner in developing our sustainable sourcing network. You’ll own crop planning and global procurement, and on site inventory management at our production facility. Working alongside our co-founders, operations, and culinary teams, this role will be vital in building the foundation of a best-in-class sourcing team.
This is a Chicago-based role that will primarily sit on-site at our production facility in the South Suburbs of Chicago, IL for approximately 20 hours per week.
Job tasks will include:
Education & Experience:
$18 - $22 per hour