Operational Excellence Project Manager

Weee!

Weee!

Operations
Fremont, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

About Weee!

Weee! is the largest and fastest-growing ethnic e-grocer in the United States, operating in one of the largest underserved categories in retail with affordable access to exciting ethnic food. By partnering with local suppliers, redesigning the value chain and leveraging social buying, Weee! is reshaping the grocery business entirely. You can read more about us on Business Insider, Reuters and TechCrunch.

Weee! is headquartered in Fremont, CA, and is currently available coast to coast with exceptional growth (5x YoY) across geographies, categories and ethnicities. We have raised $800M+ in funding to date from leading investors including Softbank Vision Funds, DST, Blackstone, Tiger Global, Lightspeed Ventures, Goodwater Capital, XVC and iFly. The opportunity now is to join a rocketship as we prepare for the next stage of growth, and an eventual public listing.

About the Role

Weee is seeking a talented and highly motivated individual to lead enterprise projects and execute the business process deployment plan, supporting our Operational transformation. This role aims to ensure optimal customer satisfaction, program efficiency, and financial effectiveness.

Responsibilities

  • Identify opportunities for operational scaling, improvements, and streamlining processes across departments to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and maintain high-quality standards.
  • Generate and implement strategies to ensure optimal flow of product & service to enable all activities across the value chain to consistently deliver to customer and business expectations
  • Apply intensive and diversified knowledge of Operational Excellence principles and practices to lead a variety of projects aimed at driving operational transformation and improvement across multiple functions.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong cross-functional relationships while influencing teams across the corporation to adopt a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Drive high-quality work within expected timeframes and on budget. Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.
  • Coach and lead teams to understand Lean and Design principles, map processes and identify wastes, as well as gaining a deep insight into customer needs and using these to inform design decisions and trade-off.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of professional experience in consulting, process improvement, or business operations
  • Advanced systems knowledge of retail multi-channel merchandise financial planning, demand planning, assortment planning, replenishment, and allocation systems.
  • Certification of operational improvement methodologies or experience applying operational improvement methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma)
  • Experience in fast phase environment
  • Data-driven approach; building tools, collecting and analyzing data
  • Demonstrated enterprise mindset, big-picture thinking, and value creation
  • Requires working effectively and building influence and trust across many organizations. Strong communication and teamwork skills are critical.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities capable of inspiring teams to operational excellence

Benefits

  • Comprehensive health insurance package, including medical, dental, and vision. PPO/HMO packages
  • 401k, 4% company match
  • Equity and Bonus
  • Vacation and holiday time off
  • Monthly mobile stipend
  • Monthly Weee! Points credits

Compensation Range

  • The US base salary range for this full-time position is $95,000 - $120,000
  • This role may be eligible to discretionary bonus, incentives and benefits
  • Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location

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For more jobs and to find out more about Weee!, visit our career page: https://about.sayweee.com/careers