Stitch Fix Industrial Engineering Manager in San Francisco, California
Industrial Engineering Managerat Stitch Fix(View all jobs)
San Francisco, CA
ABOUT THE ROLE:
The Industrial Engineering Manager is an integral member of our Operations Process Improvement (OPI) team at Stitch Fix. The OPI team acts as a critical owner of Stitch Fix’s operational development and continued growth. This individual is the key driver at Stitch Fix in how we continuously evolve and improve the physical environment within our network of warehouses (ensuring we have optimal layouts, processes, and automation to run our daily operations) spanning across the United States and UK. They will maintain close relationships with our Warehouse Operations, Algorithms, Systems Engineering, and Finance teams and will lead up to six project engineers located at each of our warehouses across the network.
YOU’RE EXCITED ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY BECAUSE:
You will lead the Industrial Engineering pillar of the Operations Process Improvement team
You have the opportunity to directly lead and inspire a team of remote project engineers (industrial, civil, mechanical engineering) across our network of 6 warehouses in the United States and the UK
You’ll guide your team in vetting new and cutting edge operational equipment to drive efficiency and productivity
You will be a steward of our Associate first culture through enabling our associates to maximize their performance with new and exciting operational enhancements such as collaborative automation and robotics
You’ll be a key strategic liaison between the warehouse operations and our HQ business partners
You’ll develop, own, and communicate the IE project roadmap at Stitch Fix - including chances to communicate the plan and outcomes to our senior leadership team
Your team will own the facility design and layouts for all of our warehouses
Your team will help develop and own the SOPs (standard operating procedures) for the processes within the functional warehouse areas
You’ll be responsible for improving key operational metrics such as cost per fix, units per hour, items per square foot.
Champion and embody the Stitch Fix culture, mission and values.
WE’RE EXCITED ABOUT YOU BECAUSE:
You have 5+ years of project management experience
You have 5+ years of operations experience (warehouse operations experience is a plus!)
You have 3+ years of leadership experience
You have a 4-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (industrial, civil or mechanical engineering is a plus!)
You will travel close to 30% for this role.
You enjoy working independently as well as part of a team
You have superior Excel skills, including basic financial modeling
You can also put together a killer PowerPoint deck
You have keen problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify, research, and analyze problems, determine alternative solutions, and create action steps
You have strong interpersonal and communication skills
You have the ability to research and analyze large amounts of data, with great attention to detail
You work well in a demanding, fast-paced environment and can manage competing priorities
You are organized and service-oriented towards our internal and external clients
You’re excellent at written and verbal communication and can clearly and concisely present information
You are open to continuously providing and receiving both affirming and constructive, developmental feedback
Above all else, you are bright, kind and motivated-by-challenge.
YOU'LL LOVE WORKING AT STITCH FIX BECAUSE:
We are a group of people who are bright, kind and motivated by challenge. You can be your authentic self here, and are empowered to encourage others to do the same!
We are a successful, fast-growing company at the forefront of tech and fashion, redefining retail for the next generation
We are a technologically and data-driven business
We are committed to our clients and connected through our vision of “Transforming the way people find what they love”
We love solving problems, thinking creatively and trying new things
We believe in autonomy & taking initiative
We are challenged, developed and have meaningful impact
We take what we do seriously. We don’t take ourselves seriously
We have a smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right & is open to new ideas
We offer competitive compensation packages and comprehensive health benefits
You will be proud to say that you work for Stitch Fix and will know that the work you do brings joy to our clients every day
ABOUT STITCH FIX
At Stitch Fix, we’re about personal styling for everybody and we believe in both a service and a workplace where you can be your best, most authentic self. We’re the first fashion retailer to combine technology and data science with the human instinct of a Stylist to deliver a deeply personalized shopping experience. This novel juxtaposition attracts a highly diverse group of talented people who are both thinkers and doers. All of this results in a simple, powerful offering to our customers and a successful, growing business serving millions of men, women, and kids. We believe we are only scratching the surface on our opportunity, and we’re looking for incredible people like you to help us carry on that trend.