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Supply Chain Manager

Prodigy is growing rapidly and we are looking for someone who is excited to take over our growing toy and merchandising projects! Working at a fast-paced edtech startup, supply chain manager will work alongside the lead hardware developer to ensure that the toy development, manufacturing and distribution chain are all outputting optimally.


You will:

  • Take ownership of our existing and new toy production lines from sourcing factories to manufacturing to making sure the toys get into the customer’s hands
  • Lead interactions and negotiations with our production partners in China and with our distribution partners
  • Problem solve and remove roadblocks in the manufacturing and distribution process
  • Use business intelligence to explore, quantify, and implement opportunities to decrease supply chain cost/production timing and increase revenue
  • Conduct in-house testing to ensure adherence to quality standards
  • Report and document key activities (product specifications, sales agreements, test reports, etc.)

What you’ll need:

  • Experience in building out and/or managing all components of a supply chain (plan, source, make, and deliver)
  • Strong problem solving, analytical skills, project management, and demand planning skills
  • Experience managing relationships, negotiations, and all other aspects of a product’s supply chain
  • Strong leadership, organizational, verbal/written communication, interpersonal skills
  • Bachelors in engineering, business, or equivalent practical experience
  • Proficiency with Google Suite, Microsoft Office products and CAD software
  • To confirm you pay close attention to detail please respond with a cover letter indicating why you are interested in pursuing a project management role and open your reply with the phrase “Purple Monkey”.

What will give you an edge:

  • Experience with e-commerce and supply chains that fulfill direct to customers
  • Experience in the toy industry
  • Fluent in Mandarin

About Prodigy:

In the last 4 years, Prodigy has gone from 3,000 to over 16,000,000 students across North America (including 80% of all Ontario students), and is currently the fastest growing educational startup in North America. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to help an entire generation of students to LOVE learning math while working alongside some of the brightest and most passionate people in education and gaming.

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