Justin Wolfe

  • Operations/Project Management
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Apr 08, 2020
Full time Logistics and Warehouse Operations / Accounting / Legal

Personal Summary

Accomplished, enthusiastic, and analytical operations professional with analysis, process & project management skills. Sharp verbal and written communicator with a strong management skill set, critical thinking, problem solving, and vendor relations experience with over 6+ years supply chain, logistics, and operations exposure.

Work Experience

Operations Manager
Sep 2016 - Mar 2018 KOPARI BEAUTY
  • Developed and analyzed annual demand planning documents for multi-million- dollar retailers based on sell- through, product mix, and marketing promotions

  • Managed high-level partnerships with key vendors in multiple areas of the business including fulfillment, manufacturing, and product development

  • Identified cost-heavy areas of the business and sought out new vendors to both decrease those costs and create better lasting partnerships as we scale our business

  • Consistently showed an overall understanding of the business and how critical decisions can have lasting effects on margin, revenue, and product line growth

Financial Analyst
Dec 2014 - Sep 2016 GOVX., INC
  • Managed in-house inventory in all areas: product purchasing, sell-through, and forecasting

  • Lead pricing of new vendor catalogs including margin analysis and shipping best practices

  • Ad-Hoc report and dashboard creation to support both internal processes and relationships with our vendors (300+)

  • Sales forecasting for high-volume vendors: through comparison of like products, market trends, and ratio analysis

  • Initiated better inventory practices to reduce inventory write- offs, stock balancing, and deficient inventory levels

Operations Manager
Mar 2018 - Feb 2019 Ora Organic
  • Supervised all packaging, collateral, and marketing material- based manufacturers from idea creation to execution of finished product

  • Main point of contact for wholesale, eCommerce, marketing, and technology departments for project and timeline management

  • Introduction of new eCommerce systems that create higher customer retention and allow internal teams to make better selling, marketing, and operational decisions

Director of Finance and Operations
Nov 2018 - Feb 2020 Playa Beauty
  • Managed all wholesale sales operations (domestic and international) including purchase order processing, invoicing, vendor relations, up-selling, new product launch strategy, AR management, logistics and customer service

  • Oversaw all manufacturing processes: supply chain flow, component and formula manufacturing timelines, etc.

  • Covered all packaging and procedural processes with 3rd-party vendors and warehouse to ensure optimal direct-to- consumer and retail partner experience

  • Liaison between company and warehouse: maintained inventory projections, scheduled logistics, and negotiated better rates

  • EOM reporting on sales, POs, inventory, projections, and costs to expectations

Education

B.S. - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Jan 2010 - Jun 2013 UNIVERSITY OF OREGON