Physical Supply Chain Manager

The Company

Partisan Records, an independent music company from Brooklyn, NY with offices in London, LA, and Berlin seeks an experienced Physical Supply Chain Manager to join its US team based in New York. Founded by Tim Putnam and Ian Wheeler, Partisan has become known for achieving commercial success with alternative music of all genres, without compromising the artist’s vision.    Partisan is a record company on the rise, having earned a growing number of accolades since 2019, including Grammy nominations for ‘Deran’ by Bombino, ‘A Hero’s Death’ by Fontaines D.C. and ‘Song For Our Daughter’ by Laura Marling. In 2020 they also achieved a #1 UK album for ‘Ultra Mono’ by IDLES.

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The Opportunity

The Physical Supply Chain Manager leads the global logistics and inventory management of physical product for Partisan, working closely with the Production Manager. Ideal candidates will be extremely organized, have the demonstrate ability to work with production, marketing, sales and finance colleagues internally, as well as distributors, warehousing and shipping partners externally.

Location and Reporting

This is a full-time role based in Brooklyn, New York and will report to the Global Operations Manager.


  • Manage shipping and logistics of physical product including stock movement to/from manufacturers, distribution and D2C warehouses, artists on tour and other drop shipments.
  • Inventory management and stock control across worldwide distribution and D2C.
  • Manage in-office promo and merchandise stock.
  • Prepare quarterly inventory valuation reports.
  • Reconcile monthly stock movements and closing stock to distributor sales reports.
  • Product set ups at distribution and D2C.
  • Monitor stock levels, scrap and reorder processing.
  • Process direct sales orders.
  • Manage and direct merch/soft goods production.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in marketing and product management.
  • Negotiate competitive, fair and sustainable rates and terms with external partners.
  • Find opportunities to make green choices at all points in the supply chain.
  • Meet and communicate delivery deadlines and budgets related to shipping and logistics.
  • Collaborate across the organization.


  • 3+ years of experience in supply chain and logistics of a physical product. 
  • A passion for music and an interest in the ever-evolving music and music merch landscape.
  • Extremely organized with attention to detail and ability to maintain quality control across all elements of physical production and supply chain.
  • Proactive business friendly style in written and verbal communication with a keen sense of urgency to complete tasks.
  • Strong commercial sensibilities.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Team player.


A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered, commensurate with the role and the relevant experience of the final hire.

Equal Opportunity and DEI

Partisan Records is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law. Further, the company strives to create a diverse, welcoming, equitable and inclusive environment for all applicants, employees and partners.


To express interest in the role or recommend a qualified candidate, please email resumes to and include “Partisan Physical Supply Chain Manager” in the subject line.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : ""

Experience Level : Manager

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