Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, grow healthy food for all, and conserve resources for future generations. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, rice, corn, and soybeans. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with commercial and customer service based in Memphis, TN. www.indigoag.com

The Control Tower Operations Manager is responsible for optimizing all transportation procedures, managing budget controls of transport costs to maximize delivery productivity and developing a Control Tower team. This team will review and analyze the operations data and recommend improvements to the Head of Supply Chain. They will monitor targets and KPIs such as on-time delivery rate, delivery volume and service quality.

Outcomes:

1. Assist in planning and building control tower team to scale within 30 days
2. Become liaison for all product and data requirements within 30 days
3. Within first 45 days, become efficient in using the tools and capabilities already established within the supply chain function
4. Observe the effectiveness of data visualization in day-to-day usage and make recommendations for continuous improvement
5. Understands and embodies our mission & core values

  • Excited by Indigo’s mission; believes that Indigo can fundamentally change the agriculture industry; can clearly articulate passion for our mission and values
  • Optimistic and innovative; solution-oriented; shows no signs of cynicism
  • Will be widely viewed as someone who personifies our core values, is committed to them, and leans on them when making decisions. Specifically:
    • Demonstrates a track record of high integrity - doing the right thing, owning mistakes, conducting oneself honestly
    • Values, communicates and interacts with others with high levels of transparency and respect
    • Collaborates well across functions; creates an inspiring and collegial work environment

Competencies:

  • Ability to collect requirements and set expectations from many teams
  • Needs to understand and be able to manipulate data for useful visualizations
  • Ability to tell story and provide actionable insights with data and visualizations
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Works well on short deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Works well cross functionally
  • Capable of working within toolsets effectively and efficiently
  • Demonstrated analytical mindset
  • Demonstrated ability of utilizing technology within supply chain
  • Passion for driving towards excellence
  • Able to prioritize conflicting demands and say no when necessary
  • Able to translate complex logistic processes into well-scoped requirements
  • Able to work independently and drive to solutions with minimal direction
  • Comfortable with transformation and high growth environments
  • Creative and able to make aesthetically appealing visuals that tell a story
  • Strong people skills; able to collaborate well cross functionally in a professional and effective manner
  • Demonstrated experience in data cleansing

Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of supply chain experience
  • Bachelor Degree required; Master degree preferred
  • Experience in visualization frameworks (e.g. Spotfire, Tableau, Google Studio)
  • Experience working with software and product teams
  • 3+ years of working with technology (Big Data/IOT/Supply Chain)
  • Evident of working through scalability (systems and human adoption) of new technology
  • Memphis based, preferred

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