Operations Area Manager

Gardena, CA /
Operations /
/ On-site
The Black Tux is reinventing formal wear so people can show up at their best on the days that matter most. We design and manufacture modern rental suits and tuxedos that actually fit—made of 100% wool, ordered online, and delivered for free.

An Area Manager will be a self-starter that is able to work in an autonomous environment. An analytical thinker, willing to use data and root cause analysis to drive his/her decisions. They will be responsible for the performance, safety, and quality of multiple departments. This position reports directly to the Senior Ops Manager and will ensure all budgeted costs and SLA’s are met.

What You'll Do

    • Determine short term and long term shift plans for department labor needs and modify when needed to reflect accurate production goals
    • Lead upper management through weekly and monthly labor forecast to ensure proper staffing for all departments
    • Provide end of day reports documenting operation performance, production review, labor approvals, employee issues, and the next days plan for success 
    • Proactively partner with warehouse Leads and Ambassadors to achieve department goals and overcome potential roadblocks
    • Instill consistency across the warehouse by documenting and coaching team members through our standard operating procedures 
    • Advocate for quality using performance management to prevent losses by holding teams accountable for accurate reporting
    • Monitor associates attendance, behavior, production, and safety providing on the spot coaching according to the company’s policies and procedures when needed
    • Engage associates in team bonding initiatives and in team meetings to create a fun, collaborative, and solutions oriented environment
    • Mentor, develop, and motivate a team of Leads, Ambassadors, and Associates to ensure the highest level of production
    • Uphold and support all OSHA regulations and safety programs to ensure a safe work environment for all associates
    • Partner cross-functionally with Data, IT, Engineering, and People Operation teams to seek operational improvements
    • Design and implement new warehouse management tools and processes to improve productivity, accuracy, quality, and safety
    • Take on additional duties and ad-hoc projects as needed

Who You Are

    • 3+ years experience as a Warehouse Lead of Supervisor leading a team of 15+ Associates 
    • Uses Excel or Google sheets to manipulate data from separate sources, V-Lookup and Pivot Tables are a must 
    • Available to work overtime during peak seasons and other times during the year as needed
    • Passionate about maintaining quality in distribution 
    • Curious and excited to bring forward new ideas
    • A self-starter able to work independently and collaboratively 
    • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Strong analytical and project management skills, proven ability to design clear processes, and a very detail-oriented yet flexible approach to problem solving
    • Worked with Warehouse Management Systems such as HighJump, Lean, and 5S is a plus

Benefits and Perks of Working at The Black Tux

    • We pay people equally and based on market compensation data
    • We provide a 401(k) plan through Betterment 
    • Our full-time employees receive stock options and have a stake in the company 
    • Our Health, dental and vision plans are competitive, and we cover 100% of employee coverage and 50% of dependents 
    • Open vacation time 
    • Monthly cell phone reimbursement
    • TBT Women’s Group 
    • TBT Diversity and Inclusion Group
    • Paid maternity and paternity leave
    • Apple equipment or whatever you need to be productive
    • Monthly employee events and trainings Free suit rentals
The Operations Area Manager role is on-site.

The base salary for this position will be $68,000 - $73,000, but the actual compensation may vary based on the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and location. The Black Tux defines compensation plans using market data aligned with comparable companies at a similar stage and size as ours.

This position also qualifies incentive based compensation which may include a performance based bonus and/or incentive stock options. The Black Tux also offers unlimited PTO on top of generous company holidays, including a winter break at the end of each year. 

Our people are the most important asset to us. Our benefits, perks, pay and culture reflect this in every decision we make. If you want to learn more about us, check out our Culture Book.

We're an equal opportunity employer to all. We interview and hire applicants of all backgrounds, orientations, expressions, and identities.

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