Cana is a consumer electronics company based in the SF Bay Area. We are a team of scientists, engineers, product managers and designers building products that redefine the future of food and beverage. Our first product will greatly reduce the environmental impact of beverages by changing how the world’s most popular drinks are created, distributed and consumed. We are not building an incremental improvement over existing products, but rather completely reimagining how food is made to bring forward a better and more sustainable future.
If you are excited by the idea of working with a passionate team solving big challenges by bringing together the best of hardware, software and chemistry innovation, we want to hear from you!
Cana is committed to creating a workplace where you feel valued and can do your best work. We welcome candidates with backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in tech and hope you apply, even if the role below does not exactly describe you.
About the Role:
Challenge: Launch a first of its kind consumables product lineup
Scope: Oversee all operations departments at Cana: Supply Chain, Fulfillment, Customer Service, factory manufacturing, facilities operations, and legal.
Supply Chain and manufacturing:
Partner selection, contracts, and negotiations in partnership with Engineering
Manufacturing setup, quality, and management(including employees)
Shipping and logistics management across internal and external partners
Oversee inventory management
Oversee purchasing activities to ensure accurate forecasting of needs including reliable re-order points, optimal turnover, strong vendor relationships, optimal pricing and on time delivery
QA of Beverage, equipment, and components:
All aspects for QA of device equipment and components.
All aspects for QA of food and beverage materials
Lead all partnership negotiations, manufacturing contract negotiations, and IP.
Support all regulatory guidelines
Manage successful operations of facilities
7+ years operations and manufacturing experience shipping consumer electronics
Exceptional manufacturing experience across NPI and steady state, with multiple SKUs
Experience negotiating contracts with Tier I and II contract manufacturers
Have built out manufacturing operations for primary and partner logistics