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Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018 2:05 PM

Director, Inventory Operationsat Rent the Runway(View all jobs)
Secaucus, NJ
Director, Inventory Operations
About Rent the Runway:
Rent the Runway is disrupting the $1.7 trillion global fashion industry by introducing clothing rental as a utility in women s everyday lives and empowering women to feel like their best selves everyday. 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, we have raised $190M 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 6MM-strong customer base who share the experience of renting as being empowering and smart.
Our 1000+ 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. 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 tens of thousands of female entrepreneurs build and scale their own businesses with the mission of founders more clearly representing the demographics of this country.
Position Overview:
Rent The Runway is seeking a results-driven Director with prime responsibilities in overall accuracy and integrity of our Inventory and has an extensive background in strategic/ tactical logistics including inventory management, process innovation, benchmarking and KPIs, lead-time and cost reduction strategies. The candidate should champion continuous improvement efforts that meet the Company s short and long-term growth efforts as it acquires more consumers.
Responsibilities:
+ A focus on an operational orientation and with ability to set dynamic, compelling goals and aggressive schedules for improvement.
+ Decisive in actions and able to develop a culture of operational excellence.
+ Quality execution skills, the antennae to identify problems early, and the ability to innovate within a traditional industry will be critical to success.
+ Monitors inventory management and financial best practices to ensure success across a complex distribution network and/or site including the impact of technological advancements, especially in regards to WMS (warehouse management systems) Third party software or automation equipment.
+ Sets and utilized operational and financial KPI s.
+ Prepares, communicates and educates team on changes in policies and practices within the organization.
+ Plans and manages business and department processes and practices to ensure that programs are aligned with company business goals and objectives.
+ Pro-actively identifies and plans mid and long term distribution needs; recommending optimum infrastructure/strategies; identifying appropriate in sourcing/outsourcing options.
+ Upgrading distribution (on individual or multiple sites) supply chain processes.
+ Supports the implementation of company programs to ensure the success of the Company.
+ Demonstrate capacity to implement process re-engineering with very hands on approach
+ Challenges and inspires team members to achieve business results
+ Provides coaching, direction and leadership support to team members in order to achieve partners, business and customer results
+ Identifies top talents, develops and organizes world-class distribution expertise
+ Builds/maintains effective relationships with cross-functional operations and corporate departments
+ Acts as RTRs ambassador to internal and external business partners
Requirements:
+ Bachelor's degree in business administration, manufacturing, supply chain; MBA preferred.
+ 8-10 years of related experience working in a distribution/logistic, or quality assurance capacity in fast moving consumer goods, retail and/or start-up company
+ Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques
+ Experience with developing/documenting procedures
+ Knowledge of Inventory management tools, techniques, analysis and approaches
Skills/Qualifications:
+ Must also be able to adapt quickly and make changes in a short-period of time at a fast paced and growing start-up environment
+ Problem Solving & Decision Quality: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions.
+ Planning & Priority Setting: Demonstrate an ability to set objectives and goals and organize work appropriately to meet and exceed goals.
+ Process and Change Management: Can identify and articulate the processes necessary to get things down efficiently and effectively.
+ Organizational Savvy: Able to build constructive and effective relationships and use them to maneuver through complex situations.
+ Financial and Business Acumen: Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results
+ Influencing & Negotiation: Can present ideas and directions that lead others to action.
+ Able to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners.
+ Possess strong organizational and time management skills.
+ Demonstrates strong listening, written and oral communication skills.
+ Demonstrated leadership, analytical and strategic planning skills
+ Intermediate to advanced computer skills (MS Office Suite Excel and PowerPoint)
Associated topics: 3pl, distribution, material, meat, procure, procurement, provider, raw material, turnaround, warehouse

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