JOB FILLED - Chief Operating Officer Wanted for Fast Growing Herbal Tea Company

Job Description: 
Buddha Teas, an ultra-premium, organically certified, non-GMO, functional herb/holistic health company based out of Carlsbad CA is looking for a Chief Operating Officer! Check out our products!
The candidate we're seeking must live in the San Diego area and have a passion for wellness. Health food consumer product experience is a must. We're seeking applicants that are flexible, self-motivated, can multi-task, is detail oriented & can easily adapt to the challenges of working in a growing company. Candidates with a College education, BA/BS is a must. Candidates need to work at our HQ in Carlsbad.
This is an excellent opportunity for an executive COO to step into a young company with longevity within the Organic/Natural sector, and obtain a very fulfilling career.
  • Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Establish policies that promote company culture and vision
  • Oversee daily operations of the company and the work of upper management (IT, Marketing, Sales, Admin etc.)
  • Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication
  • Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
  • Write and submit reports to the CEO and CFO in all matters of importance
  • Manage relationships with partners/vendors
Requirements and skills * Proven experience as Chief Operating Office or relevant role
  • Understanding of business functions such as HR, Finance, marketing etc.
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure and MS Office
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus
  • Handling Certifications—Food safety, Organic, Kosher, Non-GMO, CDPH, FDA—weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual tasks.
  • Production/Production planning—Batch records written, revised, entered in QB, calendar map updated on a weekly basis. Cover as needed.
  • Organize workflow to meet specifications and deadlines
  • Purchasing—Issuing PO’s, bill entry for purchases, item receipts for purchases.
  • Sales/Forecasting—Monthly, quarterly and annual sales tracking and projecting. Weekly review of Sprouts/KeHE items an availability.
  • Amazon—Monthly sales updates with admin, update of production schedule forecast.
  • Excel data formatting/training—sales data tracking, production data tracking, commission reporting with admin department
  • R&D—new product development, product testing.
  • Working with all departments to oversee overall workflow: admin, production, warehouse, and sales.
What we offer
  • Salary plus employee profit sharing
  • Paid holidays!
  • Health, Dental, and Vision benefits available
To apply, please email a resume including summary of education, job experience and qualifications
About us

Buddha Teas believes that a proper cup of tea provides a nourishing experience that satisfies the soul while pleasing the senses. We strive to deliver a delightful and vast array of additive-free options, which includes herbal, green, white, and black teas, as well as uniquely crafted blends. Our mission is to supply our tea drinkers with the highest quality teas available, while maintaining an affordable price point. In this way, we can offer everyone who seeks a truly excellent cup of tea the experience they desire.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $100,000/yr+
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Last Resume Date: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 4:45am
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