Sr. Director Of Operations
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Thousand is on the lookout for a true hands-on, experienced, and
driven Sr. Director of Operations to lead our supply planning,
safety compliance, warehouse, logistics, and manufacturing
relationships. This role is deeply cross-functional and serves as
the backbone for the entire company, with every department relying
on the team for consistent delivery and optimization.
The ideal candidate thrives in a startup environment, has
international and people management experience, and can roll up
their sleeves to get the job.This role will report directly to the
CEO, and will be a member of the leadership team.
What You'll Do
Build and manage current manufacturer relationships to ensure
Thousand is top of mind, stabilizing new manufacturing
relationships, and maintaining optimal lead time and quality
assurance on production runs
Build out raw material procurement network with key suppliers to
ensure supply chain consistency
Improve and maintain key systems and processes with supply chain
analyst to build out best-in-class supply planning & production
Oversee safety and product compliance testing by ensuring internal
batch testing and external testing complies with CPSC and CE
regulations, and, the necessary documentation are included with
every current and new product
Partner with our warehouse manager to ensure on time shipping,
order accuracy, and returns processing of our self managed
warehouse, and international 3PL.
Work alongside our warehouse manager to negotiate with logistics
carriers to optimize speed and/or cost.
Own operations departments KPIs and analyze data to assess
performance, margin, optimization, and implement improvements.
Drive cross-functional work to ensure seamless collaboration
between finance, operations, sales, and growth to support
Manage, develop and coach a team of 2 ops professionals (warehouse
manager, supply chain analyst) to develop their subject matter
expertise and leadership skills, continue to hire and recruit a
best in class team
Implementing systems and processes to improve internal and external
Who you are:
7+ years in a CPG company with a background in international supply
chain, logistics, or fulfillment role, or in a similar capacity at
a top-tier consulting firm.
Ideal candidate has experience working with overseas manufacturing
partnership, international supply chain experience, product
compliance, and strong leadership capabilities.
International inventory fulfillment experience is highly
Inventory forecasting and replenishment calculations a plus
Why work for Thousand?
Thousand is a hybrid work model. You can opt to work from home, or
book a conference room or hot desk to meet with your team and/or do
individual work (dogs welcomed)! To keep our team connected, we
host in person team gatherings, off-sites, and regular team bonding
activities. With this model, you get the community that comes from
working with a team and the flexibility that comes from working
We operate by the following values:
We're All In This Together
Collaboration, community and genuine connection are core to who we
are. We believe in supporting each other and leaning on others when
we need help. Together, we will go further.
There's Nothing More Valuable Than Our Differences
We believe diversity in backgrounds, identities, and opinions get
us better, more inclusive solutions - faster
Driven to Deliver Results
From developing products to supporting customers, our priority is
producing work that creates impact for our community.
Made with the Future in Mind
As a business, we are committed to sustainability. We are actively
and strategically building a business for the long term, with the
3Ps - people, planet and profit - as our core pillars.
Medical and Dental coverage, $155 per month stipend to pick your
Commuter benefits- If you commute once a month, Thousand will
401K program with $500 match
A $1,000 annual donation towards the values aligned non profit of
Regular team building activities and trips (e.g. DisneyLand!)
Free cycling gear (plus discounts for friends and family)
Flexibility with working from the office or working from home
Working alongside a small group of hardworking, fun-loving, and
Remote candidates are welcome, Southern Californian candidates
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