Materials and Greens Planner

Supply Chain Round Lake, New York


Death Wish Coffee is made by passionate people for passionate people, and our carefully selected, perfectly roasted coffee beans produce a bold, highly caffeinated coffee blend. We strive for the best tasting and highest quality organic and fair-trade beans in every bag. Our processes are USDA certified and we have committed to sustainability throughout our products.

In 2016, Death Wish Coffee aired a Super Bowl 50 commercial after winning the Intuit Small Business Competition. In 2018 and 2019, we launched our products on the International Space Station! In 2020, we were #1 on Amazon’s “Most Wished For” coffee, and today, Death Wish Coffee is sold in more than 20,000 stores nationwide. Over a million people trust us to wake them up and give them the caffeinated kick they need every morning, and we’re just getting started.

The Materials and Greens Planner will forecast, procure and maintain optimal inventory levels of green coffee and building materials based on forecasted production levels. This role analyzes and recommends purchase timing and quantity of these materials based on futures markets and supply chain.

  • Maintain inventory at optimal safety stock +/- 2 months, 6-9 months (varies by SKU and channel)
  • Advance capabilities of tracking materials accurately among all distribution points through NetSuite or equivalent Inventory Management platform
  • Improve overall COGS % by 5% YOY in Raw materials via optimizing purchase levels and timing of POs
  • Review quarterly cost review of any vendor with annualized spend > $2m
  • Analyze all raw materials partnership to determine ideal cost stack while minimizing lead times to industry best
  • Seek out and qualify new suppliers to optimize supply chain and COGs
  • Review green coffee positions monthly to determine days on hand and optimal purchase cadence to maximize freshness in finished good production
  • Lead cycle count processes for all materials and greens including packaging and production supplies and reconcile within NetSuite inventory platform
  • Manage PO processing, documentation and coordination with suppliers
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Analytical and problem-solving in a fast-paced work environment
  • Inventory control or planning experience within a manufacturing environment 
  • High level organizational skills with fluency in Excel and Word 
  • Knowledge of planning and procurement tools such as NetSuite 
  • Green coffee and packaging procurement experience a plus 

 Benefits and Perks
At Death Wish Coffee, we seek to develop and support the right people, with the right chemistry, who continually ask questions, and in turn will develop and tactically execute ideas. We value your passions just as much as your work and have industry-leading perks to reward a job well done. Did someone say free coffee? In addition, this position will offer: 

  • Health Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSA’s, Employee Assistance Program, life, disability, accident, and critical illness insurances 
  • 401(k) and 401(k) match 
  • Paid Time Off