Company Description:

Mented Cosmetics is a venture-backed, premium beauty brand transforming the industry with products and marketing that celebrate the beauty of diversity. Mented was started in a 1-bedroom Harlem apartment; we’ve got humble beginnings and a global vision, and we need teammates with the humility and big dreams to match. At Mented we bring our whole selves to work, because changing the landscape of beauty - and the world along with it - requires more than intelligence; it takes passion, grit, and character. We’re building a diverse team that loves helping our community feel beautiful - if that sounds like it’s up your alley, read below to learn more about this opportunity. 


Position Description:

We are looking for an experienced, data-driven Planning and Operations Manager who is inspired by a fast-paced environment and the opportunity to occupy a manager-level role for our Operations team. The Operations team consists of demand planning, supply chain management, warehouse management, retail operations, and customer experience. The Planning and Operations Manager will manage demand planning, supply chain, and warehouse activities. The Manager is responsible for ensuring all of our finished and non-finished goods get to where they need to be, on time; managing supplier and warehouse relationships; managing inventory and keeping in-stock and within budget; analyzing, identifying and communicating sales and inventory opportunities and providing risk-mitigation recommendations. You’ll be joining a lean and growing startup, so you should thrive in a fast-paced environment, be organized and detail oriented, and maintain a can-do attitude with a willingness to pitch in where needed.


  • Day-to-day inventory management including e-commerce and retail channels
  • Manage sales and inventory forecasts ensuring there are no stock-outs in order to achieve aggressive growth plans
  • Manage reporting cadence and structure to ensure that key stakeholders have transparency into planning
  • Develop reports and tools to improve our ability to monitor and control inventory flows in a scalable way
  • Optimize inventory turn and inventory health
  • Provide detailed and accurate inbound and outbound forecasts of product and packaging to distribution centers in order to manage receiving and optimize order fulfillment as we grow
  • Manage PO approval routing process, order status and inbound tracking
  • Manage warehouse and vendor relationships throughout the supply chain



  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • 3+ years retail planning, financial planning, strategy or business analytics
  • Advanced competency in Microsoft Excel and the ability to quickly master new applications and systems
  • Strong analytical, financial modeling and problem solving skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize workload
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent project management and analytical skills
  • Results ­oriented with an ability to multi­task effectively
  • Team player capable of working cross ­functionally
  • Willingness to extend yourself and assist other team members  

Some benefits and perks of working at Mented:

  • Opportunity to join a small, agile company chasing a large, underserved market
  • Great health and dental plans for individuals and dependents, commuter plans, competitive equity packages, flexible vacation and personal days as needed
  • Fun working environment
  • Generous holiday calendar and work-from-home flexibility
  • Stock options for positions starting at Manager and above

Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Mented Cosmetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You can view brand website at

To Apply:

Email with the job title in the subject line and please include your resume.