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Sr. Director Of Operations

Company: Thousand
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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 process
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 demand
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 systems

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 preferred.
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 remotely.

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 own coverage
Commuter benefits- If you commute once a month, Thousand will contribute $25/month2
Vision Coverage
401K program with $500 match
A $1,000 annual donation towards the values aligned non profit of your choice
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 supportive team

Remote candidates are welcome, Southern Californian candidates highly preferred.

Keywords: Thousand, Los Angeles , Sr. Director Of Operations, Executive , Los Angeles, California

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