Head of Operations & Logistics

Portland, OR

In short

As the Head of Operations for the Latin America and Caribbean Region, you will be responsible for overseeing and driving the operational excellence across the end-to-end supply chain of the business. You will ensure on time ship and delivery for Brazil directly and for our Distributors across the rest of the market in both Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) and Business-to-Business (B2B). This role will partner with the Americas’ customer service, sales operations and logistics teams to drive strategic global initiatives for the Latin America and Caribbean Region.


Your Mission

  • Lead and develop high-performing teams to ensure the achievement of expansion in the LATAM & CAC market, fostering a culture of accountability, collaboration, and continuous improvement
  • Develop and execute operational and continuous improvement strategies aimed at enhancing operational efficiency and effectiveness, aligned with the company's goals and objectives for the LATAM & CAC region, ensuring alignment with Global counterparts for our LRP
  • Lead in the coordination of suppliers, distributors, and third-party logistics providers to optimize supply chain efficiency and implement inventory management strategies to minimize stockouts/excess inventory and ensure timely/cost-effective delivery of products and services
  • Lead and optimize customer service operations to deliver exceptional experiences; establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure customer satisfaction and service quality; and optimize existing processes and systems to effectively address customer inquiries, complaints, and feedback
  • Partner with IT teams to identify technology solutions that enhance operational efficiency and scalability, including planning, implementation, and execution of technology projects to support business operations and growth objectives, while ensuring seamless integration of technology systems to streamline processes and improve overall performance
  • Lead sales operations activities, including order pick-up forecasting, planning, and analysis; optimize system processes and workflows to drive revenue growth and maximize sales effectiveness


Your story

  • 8+ years of experience in operations or supply chain management, within a multinational organization preferably within the consumer goods, retail, or e-commerce industries
  • 3+ years of experience building and leading high-performing teams with the ability to motivate and inspire teams to achieve goals
  • Strong understanding of DTC and B2B customer service principles and best practices in the Latin America and Caribbean region
  • Deep knowledge of end-to-end supply chain processes, including demand planning, procurement, logistics, and distribution. Experience working with a distributor network is required and 3PL/4PL partners is a plus!
  • You have proven experience shaping high-level strategies and working through many cross-functional teams across time zones to meet objectives, but love to also get your hands dirty and do some heavy lifting yourself
  • Fluent in English and Spanish (Portuguese and other additional languages are a plus)
  • Able to travel internationally up to 25% of the time, as business requires


About the Team

At On LATAM & CAC, we are passionate about movement, the planet, and our community, growing our team, and bringing the fastest-growing sportswear brand globally, to new customers.


We are a collaborative and diverse operations team that partners with all departments at On to deliver WOW to our customers through on-time delivery of products with the highest quality possible.


We take pride in exceeding expectations and driving operational excellence by establishing and improving processes, and challenging the status quo.


What we offer

On is a place that is centered around growth and progress. We offer an environment designed to give people the tools to develop holistically – to stay active, to learn, explore and innovate. Our distinctive approach combines a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere, with access to personal self-care for both physical and mental well-being, so each person is led by purpose.


On is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination.


We are requesting that you provide sensitive demographic information such as gender identity and race/ethnicity to help us ensure that we are creating equitable and fair experiences for all potential future team members.


You are not required to provide this demographic information and this information will in no way impact your eligibility for hire.


What to expect

We want to set everyone up for success, so here’s the lowdown on how we hire. Our process is a two-way street – bringing you into our culture, while helping us learn how you think.


Our full process can last about eight weeks from application to offer, because we care about getting it right. These steps explain how we usually do things.


Before you get started, feel free to consider if you want to work with us. Strange question? Well, we give people a lot of space to navigate their day-to-day and that style isn't for everyone.


We want you to be passionate about what you do and be sure this is the right fit. Because when skills and passion combine – it creates that 'Wow' moment.

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