Site Design Lead

Waltham, Massachusetts, United States


About us

If you ever wanted to be on the ground floor of a well-funded, rapidly growing startup where you had the chance to transform a $5B market — now’s the time! Come join our team at Takeoff Technologies. Our automated grocery fulfillment system, coupled with our end-to-end technology solution, is helping grocers thrive in an online grocery marketplace

About the role

Takeoff Technologies is looking for a Site Design Lead who can lead and develop the Site Design Team. The role of a Site Design is to act as a strategic consultant for our clients in the areas of operations, data analysis, and supply-chain design. The ideal candidate will provide internal & external recommendations and insight for how each site will be designed in order to maximize efficiency, throughput, and savings for our customers. By creating a roadmap for both individual sites and the network as a whole, the Site Design team is central to both customer acquisition, retention and growth.

This role will gain a strong, deep understanding of the company’s tools & technology, and lead the improvement of existing as well as develop requirements for new data science tools. Successful Program Managers in this role are able to understand unique business requirements, apply and manage those requirements across multiple data analytics tools, and present recommendations to multiple organizational levels both internally and externally.

This is exciting because you will:

● Manage multiple client projects involving multiple iterations of analysis coordinating with cross-functional teams both internally and at the client’s organization

● Use data, both quantitative and qualitative, to drive site design recommendations for new and existing clients

● Own the entire lifecycle of site design, from requirements gathering to data analysis to implementation

● Identify opportunities for improvement in site design, equipment layout, inventory management, transportation, and routing

● Creating and responding to business development opportunities

Work within a team of professionals to develop recommendations for warehouse design and specifications

● Attend meetings with clients and stakeholders to understand their needs, providing feedback where necessary

● Managing multiple projects concurrently and delivering consistent positive results

● Identify any gaps in analytics and reporting proactively

What you bring to the table:

● 5+ years of experience in consulting, data science or industrial engineering preferred; and/or 5+ years in a customer facing role with strong aptitude and understanding of data and process analysis

● Excellent leadership qualities that inspire and motivate staff and peers

Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills to present multi-layered findings and recommendations to all levels of the organization

Strong analytical skills with experience using Excel, SQL, MS Access, and/or simulation software

● Ability to work in a fast-paced, startup environment

● Experience with supply-chain, material handling equipment and/or transportation network design preferred

● Having experience in a B2B2C environment is a plus

● Willingness to travel to visit clients (20-50%)

● Lean/Six Sigma, PMI and/or APICS certification a plus

Why you’ll love working at Takeoff

We're a successful, rapidly-growing startup with an entrepreneurial vibe

We’re disrupting the eGrocery industry with our innovative business model

We're passionate about what we do

We get to be creative on a daily basis

You’ll work with a smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right, and is open to new ideas

We believe in autonomy, and reward those who take initiative

We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits

We have fun!

What we offer

Here at Takeoff, we offer a competitive salary, health, dental and vision plans, flexible paid time off, and a fun and supportive company culture! Some of our other benefits include:

Fully stocked kitchen and daily catered lunches

Gym membership

Free Parking

Beautiful, well-lit, open office space

Plenty of exciting travel opportunities

“Everyone here really believes in what they do. We work hard, but we also know how to have fun!”

Our culture revolves around our core values of respect, initiative, collaboration, adaptability, and diversity. As people, we value hard work, but we balance it with socializing as a team, respecting our time outside of work, and appreciating our coworkers’ unique walks of life.

Takeoff is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Learn more at what they do. We work hard, but we also know how to have fun!”

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