Senior Manager of Supply Planning

BRUNT Workwear

BRUNT Workwear

North Reading, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

We’re leading the way in redefining the workwear category. Our mission is to engineer better boots and apparel for our country’s tradesmen and women by working directly with real workers to learn what they actually need to execute their jobs.

The BRUNT team is not only devoted to improving on the old workwear standards, but we’re also creating a community that tradesmen and women can call their own. From our weekly hangouts at the BRUNT Garage, to hosting events across the country, we’re all about getting boots on the ground and building something real with the BRUNT crew.

What You’ll Do:

BRUNT is seeking a detail oriented, results-driven and highly collaborative individual to own our Supply Planning functions. This role reports directly to the Director of Operations and is pivotal in ensuring the efficient and timely flow of products from Purchase Order (PO) issuance to delivery.

This role will be responsible for overseeing critical aspects of our supply chain, including capacity planning, PO placement and tracking, and ensuring on-time delivery of products. Your execution and strategic insights will play a crucial role in making sure products are available to meet demand while maintaining efficient inventory levels.

How You’ll Do It:

Partnerships (Internal and External):

  • Develop and maintain relationships with BRUNT’s global suppliers to secure and optimize capacity for current and future supply needs, including driving adoption of strategic initiatives that increase efficiency and prevent production delay.
  • Collaborate cross functionally with planning, finance, product and marketing to understand business needs and ensure supply strategy aligns with company objectives.
  • Proactively and effectively communicate any potential supplier delays that will have an impact on the business to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the operations team, especially logistics, to build processes that optimize delivery schedules and minimize overall lead times.

Operations Management:

  • Work with suppliers to receive weekly WIP reports to track production progress and to ensure timelines are being met.
  • Own the execution of POs with suppliers by accurately utilizing BRUNT’s ERP system, Netsuite, to generate and manage the PO process.
  • Monitor supply partners performance and ensure timely confirmation and delivery of POs through the development of reports, SLAs, and scorecards.
  • Monitor and maintain inventory levels to optimize BRUNT’s in-stock rate while maintaining aggressive inventory turn metrics.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards in all supply chain activities.
  • Utilize data and forecasting models to improve inventory management and supply planning processes.

Business Strategy:

  • Partner with the Director of Operations to identify and execute opportunities for end-to-end process improvement that will impact KPIs and optimize BRUNT’s systems and supply planning function.
  • Develop strategies to mitigate supply chain risks, ensuring continuity and resilience in the supply of products.

What You Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of supply planning experience in a high growth company, 2+ years of management experience preferred.
  • Experience working in ERP systems, with proficiency in Netsuite strongly preferred
  • Advanced Excel Skills and Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Highly analytical thinker and proactive problem solver, excited to identify and execute opportunities for process improvement to optimize supply chain performance and impact KPIs.
  • Experience balancing inventory levels within a high growth company that maintains aggressive inventory turn metrics.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively build strong relationships with internal teams and external suppliers.
  • Enjoys tackling several projects simultaneously and working in a fast paced and high growth environment.
  • Able to commute to the office located in North Reading, Massachusetts 3x a week.


At BRUNT, people come first. That’s why we support the whole employee.

This is how we do it:

Financial Wellness

  • Competitive compensation
  • Equity
  • 401k and retirement plan assistance

Health & Wellbeing

  • Dental and Vision 100% covered by BRUNT
  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Paid parental leave

Professional Development

  • Clear and transparent performance management process
  • Understanding how you can level up at BRUNT

Culture and Community

  • All-Hands meetings twice a year for the entire team to connect
  • Flexible and collaborative work environment
  • Thursdays social events with co-workers and community members

No matter what experience you have within our industry we encourage you to apply. At BRUNT, we believe that a strong crew is assembled with people from different backgrounds.

We look for individuals who thrive on challenges, will be passionate about our brand, and believe that teamwork is necessary for success. Show us how your experiences have shaped you and how you can contribute to BRUNT. We can’t wait to hear from you!