Aavia Supply Chain & Operations Manager

📍Preferred Location
New York City (remote until Sep 2022) or Remote within US, China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan

Full-time or Part-time


🏁Start date
Post-April 2022

As the Supply Chain & Operation manager, you’ll own and scale the production of hardware at Aavia. 

This is an opportunity to lead operation efforts with a fast growing startup in a thriving industry.

Aavia is building an exciting, first-of-its-kind experience that requires you to utilize prior experience to ensure we’re guiding people on a health journey better than their mothers’. If this is the perfect challenge for you, read on and apply!

You will be perfect for this role if:

  • You have experience managing manufacturers and supply chain, especially in China
  • You are able to work under pressure and to wear multiple hats
  • You can understand and speak English and Chinese (Mandarin and/or Cantonese) so it is easier to communicate with overseas suppliers and manufacturers
  • You have experience bringing a hardware product from conception to full scale production


  • Degree in one of industrial, mechanical or electrical engineering
  • Experience working in a startup
  • Willing to transition into full-time if mutual fit, with path to Head of Hardware Operations

As the Supply Chain & Operations Manager, you will be someone who we can count on to:

own :

  • Maintenance and scaling of smart pill case production and production for future hardware, including packaging
  • Sourcing and vetting of suppliers, which requires articulating requirements, ensuring suppliers have manufacturing capabilities, and confirming capacity
  • Negotiation of pricing for samples, small batch and scaled volumes, helping Aavia control cost on the BOM
  • Process around final assembly (including packaging)
  • Work with sales team to understand demand and work with suppliers on inventory management
  • End to end logistics, including relationships with 3PL, intermediary warehouses, and international shipping
  • Research on certification processes such as FCC, battery certifications, CE, RoHS, and possibly FDA, and completion of necessary certifications
  • Logistics for international expansion

teach :

  • The marketing team to manage sales and purchase projections
  • How to translate supplier feedback into design recommendations and updates for the CTO and engineering team

learn :

  • The member persona and their pain points, needs, and user journey in collaboration with the Head of Experience

improve :

  • Production costs, shipping costs, and BOM

You'll be working across departments:

Who will you be working with?
Product Team
Customer Experience

Who will you report to?
Cofounder & CTO (Alexis Wong)


You'll also get major benefits:

Click here for the list of benefits for full-time employees!

Apply below!👇


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