The Manager of Continuous Improvement is responsible forworking across all levels of operations to drive customer focused innovation and improvement with safety, production, cost and quality at the forefront of all decision making.
Develop and deploy Continuous Improvement program into the supply chain operations: Inbound, Outbound, Inventory, Transportation, and Reverse Logistics
Lead deployment of sustainable programs for standard work, metrics, audits, and technology across areas of operations
Lead workshops and training to optimize operational departments to meet and exceed KPI, financial and customer satisfaction targets
Prepare recommendations, including presentations, data analysis, process maps, supporting metrics, business requirements and related impact analyses
Support cross functional teams (finance, HR, analytics, IT, facilities, etc.) in the areas of process, quality, and operations
Partner with product and engineering teams to develop and deploy new product and services offerings
Establish strong working relationships to influence and facilitate collaboration across departmental boundaries
Provide sense of urgency for results through project reviews and metrics
Remove barriers for improvement projects and activities to accelerate results
Communicate across all levels of the operation
Develop, lead and direct change
B.A. or B.S. in an applicable discipline (Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Management Science, Supply Chain, Logistics, Business Administration etc.); Master’s degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering, Operations Management, Supply Chain, Business Administration or related field is a plus.
1-3 years of related experience in a continuous improvement for technology, ecommerce, supply chain operations or similar role
Experience with Data Analysis along with Knowledge of Analytical Problem-solving methods and tools including Statistical Hypothesis testing, Optimization heuristics, DMAIC, Six Sigma, Lean, Simulation, Queueing Analysis, etc.; Six Sigma Black Belt certification is a plus
Recently named #9 on CNBC’s Disruptor 50 list for 2018, Rent the Runway is transforming the $2.4 trillion global fashion industry by introducing clothing rental as a utility for women. We have pioneered the closet in the cloud and believe that every person globally will soon have a subscription to fashion. Since our launch in late 2009, the company has raised more than $210 million from top-tier investors and built one of the most beloved brands on earth. We are proud to be both a profitable and high-growth business, with a loyal 9 million members who believe that rental is the future.
Our 1200+ employees have a revolutionary spirit that permeates our culture. We’ve built proprietary technology, a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation, stores of the future, a viral brand, relationships with hundreds of fashion brands - and we are obsessed with continuing to game change our customer experience. RTR supports Veterans by creating growth opportunities and great team environments, as demonstrated through some of our leaders.
We are also trying to revolutionize entrepreneurship itself - proving that diverse teams produce outsized impact. The Rent the Runway Foundation, which our two co-founders launched together in 2015, helps thousands of female entrepreneurs build and scale their own businesses with the mission of increasing the number of high growth women-led companies.