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Senior Director
Logistics Operations
Posted on 7/26/2022
Dallas, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Business Strategy
  • 15+ years experience leading and motivating a team through significant change and high customer expectations, within the Logistics industry
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and empathize with a disparate population of employees, bringing order to chaos and excitement to overcome challenges
  • Strong ability to communicate (verbal and written) succinctly and effectively to various global audiences, from engineers to partners to C-level executives
  • Master collaborator -- unflappable with impeccable attention to detail and organization, ability to influence, motivate, and generate goodwill with teammates while juggling multiple projects at once and never letting the ball drop
  • Strong ownership and bias for action. Able to work independently to drive progress
  • Experience in supply/demand planning, budget management, partner engagement, and business strategy
  • Be responsible for the execution of Aurora's commercial logistics operations, to deliver a world-class service to our customers
  • Implement efficient maintenance & service operations
  • Build a roadside assistance and incident management operation flexible and adaptable to business need
  • Build and manage robust, safe, and efficient terminal operations
  • Build and implement programs with ecosystem partners to accelerate Aurora's ability to deliver a safe, efficient, and reliable service
  • Develop, track, and improve metrics for fleet uptime, asset utilization, operational efficiency, and customer success
  • Manage a growing team of Operations professionals in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Lead by example, handle emergency situations with composure and make frequent pragmatic, safety-based judgment calls
  • Establish and implement a strategy to support the evolution of the development of our autonomous technology and the commercial delivery of a logistics service to customers - guiding your team to solve for the present with an eye to the future
  • Partner closely with cross-functional colleagues across product, engineering, safety, government relations, facilities, and real estate to build and refine our product and the operational apparatus to deliver our service
  • Effectively translate company priorities to discrete, relatable, and actionable goals for the team and drive their implementation through motivation and leadership
  • Engage with customers and partners as a senior leader and representative of Aurora
Aurora Innovation

1,001-5,000 employees

Leading company in self-driving vehicles
Company Overview
Aurora is on a mission to build self-driving technology that will revolutionize the future of transportation. Its flagship product, the Aurora Driver, is a platform that brings together software, hardware, and data services, to autonomously operate passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, and heavy-duty trucks
  • Medical, Vision, Life Insurance
  • Paid leave
  • Vacation, Holidays & Sick Time
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Aurora Academy
  • 401(k)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Onsite Food
  • PerkSpot
  • Working from Home Support
  • Emotional & Physical Wellness
  • Employee Assistance Program
Company Values
  • Operate with integrity - We do the right thing, even if it delays our work or makes less money
  • Focus - We’re solving one of the most challenging problems of our generation, and we’ll get there by fostering a culture of depth, focus, and rigorous engineering
  • No jerks - We solve hard technical problems through discussion and collaboration. We don’t waste time battling over personalities and egos
  • Be reasonable - We expect each other to use good judgment and always have the best interest of the company and our partners in mind
  • Set outrageous goals - We set ambitious goals that demand commitment and push us to do our best work
  • Win together - We are building a technology and a company that will serve people and communities around the world. Our team’s diverse perspective and experience make us stronger and better reflect the world we live in