Sr. Manager of Logistics and Distributed Manufacturing

Job Locations US-CA-Bakersfield
Job ID 2017-1037



We're Califia Farms (Califia, pronounced like California), the plant-powered food and beverage company of the future. Our mission is to innovate delicious plant-powered foods for mindful nourishment. We're led by beverage visionary Greg Steltenpohl, crafting, concocting and cold-brewing beautifully bottled goodness from the San Joaquin Valley. Our name comes from the Spanish legend of warrior Queen Califia, the goddess of bounty and abundance who ruled over the mythical island of California. We make our daily decisions using these five core values: Do, Learn Improve; Act Like an Owner; Challenge the Status Quo; The Bottle is Half Full; and Using our Sixth Sense (being conscious of our impact on others and the planet).

In a snapshot:

  • Founded in 2010
  • 200+ full time staff and contracted employee
  • Headquarters in Downtown L.A. Arts District and Manufacturing in Bakersfield, CA
  • We believe in Shared Leadership where team members are heard and leadership is broadly distributed
  • We are committed to our people and to our communities' sustainability


We are looking for a Sr. Manager of Logistics and Distributed Manufacturing to be responsible for the overall supply chain management. The successful candidate will coordinate all aspects of our Distributed Manufacturing, Warehousing and Distribution of Finished Product.

The successful candidate will work in the Supply Chain organization reporting to the Director of Supply Chain, coordinating with the Sales Forecasting, Demand Planning, Manufacturing, and Quality and Procurement functions. The position will manage the entire order cycle supporting our business development and customer service goals.


  • Strategically plan and manage Distributed Manufacturing, Warehousing and Outbound Logistics
  • Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle of our products at Distributed Manufacturing sites
  • Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, service providers and manufacturers
  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency
  • Manage stock levels, warehousing, plan routes and process shipments
  • Resolve any arising problems or complaints
  • Supervise, coach and train supply chain workforce
  • Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
  • Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements
  • Comply with laws, regulations, as well as the requirements of BRC (British Retail Consortium) our quality system standard


  • Proven working experience as a logistics manager
  • Record of successful distribution and logistics management
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff
  • Proficient in standard logistics software
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
  • BS in Business Administration or equivalent experience in Logistics or Supply Chain


The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed