Operations Supervisor
Portland
Posted on 1/31/2024
INACTIVE
Ridwell

51-200 employees

Doorstep pickup service for uncollected recyclables
Company Overview
Ridwell offers a unique and practical solution to waste management, focusing on the collection and sustainable use of items not typically accepted by city recycling programs. The company's culture is rooted in community and environmental responsibility, with a service model that prioritizes convenience for its customers and partnerships with local organizations for sustainable disposal. As a leader in its industry, Ridwell demonstrates a commitment to reducing landfill waste and promoting a cleaner, more sustainable future.
Social Impact

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$27.1M

Founded

2019

Headquarters

Seattle, Washington

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

20%

2 year growth

34%
Locations
Portland, OR, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Operations & Logistics
Requirements
  • 3+ years of operations supervision, startup growth, or similar experience
  • Scrappy, proactive, comfortable with ambiguity, takes initiative, and adapts easily in a fast-growing environment
  • Experience hiring and training teams. Warehouse experience is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; experience may be substituted instead of education
Responsibilities
  • Mentor, train and develop employees
  • Plan routes and ensure proper staffing
  • Coordinate fleet maintenance and repairs
  • Ensure the building and vehicles are properly equipped
  • Create, iterate, and improve standard operating procedures
  • Handle inventory counts of bins, bags, and supplies as needed
  • Partner with other stakeholders to ensure proper material management and delivery
  • Oversee productivity and KPIs for the fleet and warehouse teams
  • Be a trainer and backup driver as needed to support the operations
  • Work with the Regional Director to optimize and report on the economic performance of the fleet and warehouse operations
  • Work with the Regional Director to ensure proper staffing to meet the changing needs of the business
Desired Qualifications
  • Growth mindset that sees every activity as an opportunity to learn