Supply Chain Operations Specialist

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 9 days ago

Supply Chain Operations Specialist 


At YETI, we believe that time spent outdoors matters more than ever and our gear can make that time extraordinary. When you work here, you’ll have the opportunity to create exceptional, meaningful work and problem solve with innovative team members by your side. Together, you’ll help our customers get the high-quality gear they need to make the most of their adventures. We are BUILT FOR THE WILD™.

The Supply Chain Operations Specialist will be responsible for driving operational excellence in the factories of YETI’s strategic suppliers in the Philippines.   This includes both the identification and implementation of improvement initiatives at existing factories as well as efforts to optimize capacity expansions and new factory start-ups.  Success as a Supply Chain Operations Specialist will require cross-functional collaboration with many functions including Procurement, New Product Introduction, Product Innovation, Quality, Planning, etc.  The role will be based in Clark, Philippines and he/she will spend 50% of work days, on average, on-site at supplier factories located throughout the Philippines and Southeast Asia.  This is a crucial role for YETI because the Supply Chain Operations Specialist will often be the most consistent YETI presence at supplier facilities.  This role will have an unmatched opportunity to establish YETI influence with suppliers and will also be responsible for enforcing YETI anonymity and confidentiality where appropriate.



Drive continuous process improvement at supplier factories

Lead initiatives to improve pass-through rates

Optimize factory start-up and capacity expansions

For new products, develop a supplier launch plan and project schedule that aligns with the category speed to market objectives

Communicate technical requirements to suppliers

Implement, monitor, and report on supplier quality and productivity improvement initiatives

Prepare and present supplier performance results to management

Enforce confidentiality and anonymity for YETI intellectual property, product design process, etc.

Support and increase the speed of product development iteration on-site

Assist with supplier relationship ongoing management



Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, supply chain, or related field

Up to 2 years of relevant experience in operations, manufacturing procurement, supply chain or related field

Team player with demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at various organizational levels internally and externally

Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal formats

Ability to work within a highly dynamic organization

Ability to influence without authority


YETI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.