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(Remote) VP of Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations

Company: Silicon Beach Talent
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

VP of Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations for Eight Sleep

Eight Sleep is the first sleep fitness company. At Eight Sleep we design products at the forefront of sleep innovation. Our mission is to make people's sleep count for more, using innovative technology, detailed design, and proven science and data to personalize and improve each night for everybody-changing the way people sleep forever and for better. Backed by leading Silicon Valley investors including Khosla Ventures and Y Combinator, it was named by Fast Company in 2018 as one of the Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics.

We've just launched our temperature-regulated smart bed, the Pod. It's an absolute game changer, improving people's health and happiness by changing the way they sleep. Early feedback is great, but we still have a long way to go toward achieving our mission.

That's why Eight Sleep is looking for a talented VP of Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations to set a high bar with the manufacturing, logistics and development teams working on our next generation of sleep enhancing products.

How you'll contribute :
- Build and lead the teams that manufacture and ship a diverse suite of HW Product Experiences at Eight (everything from complex electro-mechanical systems, to sensor solutions to high touch soft goods).
- Define manufacturing requirements, timelines, activities with team leads and stakeholders.
- Prioritize customer experience, quality and time to market in plans and execution from Concept
to Mass Production to Fulfillment.
- Foster a team culture of customer driven innovation that achieves a high level of quality.
- Guide teams to work with engineering, suppliers, finance, operations and logistics partners to
transition products into production for successful launches.

What you need to succeed:
- Extensive knowledge of manufacturing principles and procedures of high-volume products.
- Is passionate about improving processes and growing capabilities of teams and suppliers.
- Results oriented and attention to detail, highly energetic, proactive, hands on and organized.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a data driven approach to decision making.
- Strong communications skills, commands good executive presence.
- Strong leadership skills, ability to hire and retain talent.
- Ability to unblock difficult issues and drive global cross functional teams to successful
- Experience working on-site and remotely with vendors in Asia.
- BSME, BSEE or equivalent. MS preferred.

Why you'll love Eight Sleep:
--- We're a tight-knit, passionate team that's working to impact people's lives by improving the way they sleep
--- Leadership is committed to employees' wellness and career development
--- You'll get a better night sleep every night; all full-time employees receive the Pod --- Unlimited PTO
--- 100% employer contribution for medical/dental/vision insurance
--- Role ownership, and uncapped growth opportunities

At Eight Sleep we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our values by ensuring everyone feels they can flourish and grow. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Keywords: Silicon Beach Talent, Portland , (Remote) VP of Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations, Executive , Portland, Maine

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