We identify the most important, critical
need for Emma at the moment, we take it up
as a project, and we build up a plan around it:
how do we want to optimize it and improve
it for the future to make it much more
scalable and stable?

Ready to lead, disrupt and reinvent the sleep industry?
We are Emma – The Sleep Company. One of Europe's fastest-growing startups, we are now the world's leading D2C sleep brand. In 2020 our revenue grew from €150 to €405 million.  We're pushing the boundaries of technology to transform the world of sleep. And we want your help to pull it off.
But Emma isn't for everyone. We're a highly ambitious, hard-working team that pushes you to produce your best work yet. We don't want average, we want high-performers who chase growth and set ambitious goals. Want your ideas to have impact and your career to grow? Then Emma is the right place for you.

Emma is a fast-growing business where our business model is evolving with technology and industry trends. We need nimble leaders who move fast, are capable of breaking down and solving complex problems, and have a strong will to get things done in an environment that resembles a start-up. Emma is seeking to hire and develop leaders that have the capability to grow into general managers that can independently run large business segments spanning multiple functional areas. Incoming hires are given ownership of large, important areas of opportunity; the autonomy to make decisions; and the ability to drive significant impact to the customer experience.
You have experience in building strong supplier relationships, driving negotiations, and managing multiple responsibilities within a fast-paced environment. You will work with strategic suppliers on a global level and must have the leadership presence and communication skills to represent Emma at all levels of the organization. You are very analytical and comfortable drawing metrics-based conclusions by leveraging and interpreting data while working with cross-functional teams across markets, Product Development, and Global Operations. The right candidate executes at both, a strategic and tactical level to drive our supply chain with the most optimal COGS, while ensuring a best-in-class customer experience.

What you'll do

  • You will have more responsibility, manage more suppliers and products, and have more freedom than you are used to.
  • You will optimize existing processes and do your utmost to improve the buying experience of our customers through better service, wider product variety, more favorable prices, and higher availability.
  • The performance of your material groups determines your success.
  • Driving innovation, developing new lucrative sources of supply, building strong supplier relationships – that’s what you are passionate about.
  • You are a strong negotiator, as well as analytical, and a strong project manager. Overall, you have a strong business sense.
  • You are responsible for the creation of global material-group- and sourcing-strategies.
  • You analyze and develop new procurement markets and identify new strategic supplier sets.
  • You create KPI reports for controlling and management.
  • You identify system and process weaknesses and develop suggestions for optimization.

Who we're looking for

  • You have studied business administration, business informatics or a related subject area and bring practical experience in the field of supply chain management or procurement (ideally 5+ years)
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset and are willing to “roll up your sleeves”
  • You have a quick grasp to new tasks and problems, and you are curious about new projects and challenges
  • You are both analytically and conceptually strong and have a strong organizational talent
  • You love negotiating and have an intrinsic motivation to strive for the best price
  • You have an independent, reliable and structured way of working and you think in a process-oriented way
  • As an excellent communicator, you easily manage a wide range of stakeholders
  • You are a team player and have excellent English skills (further foreign language skills are an advantage)
  • MS Office, especially Excel you master in your sleep

What we offer

  • A combination of personal and company growth to accelerate your career and help you reach your goals.
  • The chance to work on exciting and challenging projects either independently or as part of a dedicated, international team.
  • Responsibility and decision-making authority from day one—you'll create an impact with new, innovative ideas and help shape our company DNA.
  • To work and learn from experts in diverse fields and get to know your team members at exciting company events.

Become an Emmie
At Emma, you'll be joining a highly ambitious company on a global mission to lead, disrupt and reinvent the sleep industry. Ready to work hard and help us get there? Directly apply through our application portal and become part of our exceptional team.
Emma proudly celebrates diversity. We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to promoting inclusion in our workplace. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, ethnic origin, religion or belief, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

Information regarding COVID-19: Your application will continue to be processed as usual by our recruiting team. All interviews take place via video call or phone.

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