VP of Warehouse Operations

Brisbane, California, United States Full-time

About Yerdle Recommerce

Yerdle partners with the world's leading brands to make it easy for brands to buy back and resell their items. We provide brands with the technology and logistics to develop end to end white-label experiences that take advantage of their secondary market. Resale is a revenue and customer engagement opportunity growing at 5 times the rate of e-commerce and 25 times the rate of traditional retail.  We’ve recently launched resale marketplaces with Patagonia, REI, and  Eileen Fisher.

About the VP of Warehouse Operations

No one has ever done what we are doing, and we need you to push us to remain better than everyone else who will inevitably chase us. You are an exeprienced leader who will ensure Yerdle's warehouse operations organization is a source of massive innovation for the company. Yerdle will need a to be incredibly effective and differentiated in the way we operate and scale our warehouse operations to succeed in the long term. You can lead us there.

You will report to the CEO, be a member of our senior leadership team, and be based in San Francisco and Brisbane.  

Responsibilities

  • Lead Warehouse Operations with end-to-end ownership of warehouse team, strategy and execution
  • Build out our Warehouse team, and lead and coach the team you build
  • Be a player/coach until the team has been built out sufficiently
  • Define and develop the right WMS products that drive operational excellence
  • Operate centers of excellence in one of kind item trade in, receiving, photography, warehousing and fulfillment
  • Establish weekly, monthly and quarterly processes that work for partners and Yerdle to plan, set clear expectations and follow through
  • Develop and optimize warehouse performance metrics and measurement
  • Drive company efforts to strategically & aggressively expand and deepen our existing brand partner relationships and associated revenue via warehouse operations
  • Execution of a client centric approach with the main objectives of keeping brand partners delighted with Yerdle warehouse operations
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism, empathy, and business acumen across multiple partners including representing Yerdle with executive level supply chain and operational executives
  • Plan and expand Yerdle’s warehouse facilities and operations across the US, Europe and additional markets inline with company growth
  • As a Yerdle Executive Team member participate in setting and leading company culture, strategy and business planning

Must Have Qualifications

  • Experience leading sophisticated warehouse operations & facilities, building out multiple locations and rapidly scaling team and culture
  • Early stage startup experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and are comfortable communicating to senior management and business leaders in a clear and effective manner
  • Can drive cross-functional initiatives involving partners from across the business
  • Detail-oriented and able to think strategically and proactively, and have strong problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills and the ability to isolate and focus on the most relevant assumptions
  • Self-starter with well-developed interpersonal and influencing skills, and have the ability to maintain strong relationships across all levels in the business
  • Leadership skills to inspire and be a force multiplier for the operations and company as a whole

Nice to Have Qualifications

  • Brand/retailer experience with Fortune 500 companies
  • Experience with two sided marketplaces
  • Experience with resale of returned or pre-owned items

Yerdle is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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