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The Helmsman Group is a food and beverage advisory firm that helps brands bring their organic and specialty packaged goods ideas to market. Our sectors of expertise include growth strategy, margin enhancements, operations management, manufacturing, ingredient sourcing, product development and investor relations.

Supply Chain Advisor

With both domestic and international accounts and new growth, we have an incredible employment opportunity for Supply Chain Advisor.

The Supply Chain Advisor at the Helmsman Group will work with client organizations to improve their supply chain and cost structure through strategic sourcing or re-sourcing of product inputs, manufacturing and logistical optimization, and management of both inventories and cash flow.

This position will be based at our Emeryville Main office.


The Supply Chain Advisor will work with the managing team on a wide range of projects, including but not limited to:

  • Contract manufacturing sourcing

  • Ingredient and packaging sourcing

  • Logistics network design

  • Facility (plant or warehouse) rationalization

  • Plant and warehouse design

  • Operational assessment

  • Technology/software selection and solution implementation


Typical project tasks will include routine transactions on behalf of client, data gathering, defining requirements, current situation or baseline establishment, and alternative scenario creation and analysis.

  • Have two to five (2-5) years of experience in branded food CPG, preferably with natural or organic brands.

  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Attention to detail is a must.

  • Flexibility and the ability to remain organized, establish a plan and execute on company priorities is essential.

  • Be able to work independently, set priorities to meet deadlines, handle multiple tasks, and make decisions under pressure.

  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products. QuickBooks experience a plus.

  • Associate's Degree preferred.

If interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@helmsmangroup.com.