Team Lead, Operations

| Greater NYC Area

About Rent the Runway:

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.

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.

Position Overview

The Team Lead is responsible for a specific department within a fulfillment and distribution environment. They lead a team of associates around safety, production, cost and quality all while driving a positive employee experience. A Team Lead is a servant leader; dive in, roll up your sleeves to help in any situation, make tools available, remove obstacles for associates to excel in their roles, have empathy and compassion for associates, and the passion and leadership to stand up for them when the time arises.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain strong working knowledge of all processes and policies
  • Actively lead with safety, production, cost and quality at the forefront of all decision making
  • Be patient, have strong communication skills and the capability to give and receive effective feedback (eg. timely daily feedback)
  • Communicate cross-departmentally
  • Implement and monitor continuous improvement processes for the team
  • Manage, coordinate and track daily attendance and break periods
  • Implement overall productivity of department and workflow
  • Be the primary point of contact for associates
  • Continue the onboarding process and ramp-up period post training
  • Be comfortable speaking in front of groups of all sizes
  • Support teams through change and embrace continuous improvement
  • Partner with trainers and leadership to maintain and apply learning tools
  • Communicate feedback to better the operation and the employee experience
  • Communicate and cooperate with team members and leadership
  • Enforce safety guidelines, cleanliness and security standards
  • Take on additional duties as assigned by leadership
  • Proficient in warehouse management software

Qualifications

  • 1 to 3 years of experience leading warehouse operations
  • Have a positive, ‘can-do” attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work flex shifts, hours, nights and weekends as the business dictates
  • Strong written and verbal communication; bilingual in Spanish is a plus
  • Intermediate computer skills (eg. Excel) as well as the ability to operate warehouse tools (eg. scanner, ladder, warehouse software)
  • Forward thinkers with the ability to articulate point of view and improve processes
  • Skilled at multitasking and managing priorities
  • Ability to quickly recognize, diagnose and solve for challenges and workflow for associates in partnership with leadership
  • Must operate with a sense of urgency and have attention to detail
  • Align with the company's core values to ensure a world class customer experience
  • Ability to lift a maximum of 50 lbs based on needs of the role
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Technology we use

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Location

345 Hudson Street , New York , NY 10014

What are Rent the Runway Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Promote from within
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