VP – Manufacturing Technology
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Whoop

501-1,000 employees

Wearable performance & optimization technology
Company Overview
Whoop’s mission is to unlock human performance though tapping into every individual owner's potential which can be enhanced through continuous monitoring. The company has built a system across hardware, software, and analytics designed to collect and analyze the most important data on the human data.
Consumer Goods
Hardware

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$406.1M

Founded

2012

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

14%

1 year growth

31%

2 year growth

9%
Locations
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
R
CategoriesNew
Data & Analytics
Requirements
  • BS degree in Engineering (electronics, mechatronics, mechanical or related field)
  • MS in Advanced Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering or related field
  • 12+ years of experience in manufacturing technology management in a CM/JDM/ODM environment
  • Knowledge in fitness wearables and associated manufacturing processes desired
  • Demonstrable experience leading teams developing automated testing solutions including wireless protocols (bluetooth, NFC, wifi)
  • Strong understanding and extensive experience working with Asia suppliers
  • Bilingual English+Mandarin or English+Spanish language skills a strong plus
Responsibilities
  • Control the technical interaction with contract manufacturers, from concept through execution stages for all of their testing, assembly and tooling deliverables
  • Lead, manage and scale the Manufacturing Technology team
  • Develop test and assembly cost and process performance, and related capacity prediction models reflecting each phase of a product life cycle
  • Manage periodic reviews with strategic suppliers to discuss capacity plans, and key performance indicators related to manufacturing technology
  • Constantly monitor deployed solutions performance to mitigate any potential supply or quality risks
  • Publish KPIs for weekly, monthly, quarterly performance
  • Monitor, audit and approve Contract Manufacturer quoting and billing regarding equipment and tooling spend
  • Evaluate new trends in assembly and test automation to optimize process repeatability, quality and cost
  • Partner with hardware engineering team to develop optimal manufacturing technology for new products
  • Own GR&R gage repeatability and reproducibility for critical assembly or test processes within final assembly factories as well as critical to quality component sub-suppliers
  • Collaborate with supply chain planning teams in maintaining assembly and test performance assumptions, incorporating them into the manufacturing plan of record
  • Work collaboratively in a startup environment with a high performance supply chain and hardware engineering team
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge in fitness wearables and associated manufacturing processes
  • Bilingual English+Mandarin or English+Spanish language skills