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Director of Operations

$100k – $150k • No equity
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Reporting directly to the COO, you will be involved in all operational aspects of our business and will help manage the company’s operations from supply chain strategy to fulfillment at the end customer. You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to develop and execute plans that help the company achieve its strategic objectives and ensure operational excellence.

* Manage Vention Operations team, from a hiring, and coaching’s perspective

* Help develop and improve Vention’s operation strategy covering supply chain, warehousing, and quality

* Ensure that Vention operational performance reach and surpass target across a set of key metrics

* Help improv Vention’s Operating System, including warehouse operating procedures

* Develop and maintain Vention’s capacity plan, including warehousing capacity and key suppliers’ capacity

* Drive strategic supplier development in categories such as logistic, extrusions, machined parts, and electronic assemblies

* Take-over the production of MachineMotion from a schedule planning, staffing level, and quality perspective

* Champion a portfolio of continuous improvement initiatives to improve Vention’s operation efficiency and quality

* Support development of VOps (Vention’s MRP), helping with feature scoping, roadmap prioritization, feature validation, etc.

* Diffuse a “Quality Culture” throughout Vention’s operations

* Establish and maintain compliance with Vention’s operations budget, including opex and capex

Requirements

* At least 7 years of relevant experience (Operations/ fulfillment /supply chain management for e-commerce, logistics, and retailing companies

* Relevant undergraduate diploma (Engineering, Operations, Logistics and supply chain management), Graduate diploma is a plus

* Experience in improving and deploying and WMS/PMS is a plus

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French and English: the majority of documents produced are in English

* Strong organizational skills, reliable, autonomous and able to handle multiple requests in order of priority

Benefits

* Competitive salary and growth opportunities in a rapidly growing startup
* A team of passionate colleagues in an inclusive environment
* A collaborative team dynamic that welcomes different opinions
* Employer-sponsored health and dental plan
* Flexible work hours
* Convenient location in Montreal's Saint-Henri neighborhood, with free parking available and fantastic restaurants
* Frequent company-sponsored social events with a close-knit team
* A well-stocked kitchen with snacks and drinks

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