Manager – Reliability Engineering
Posted on 2/23/2023
Rent the Runway

1,001-5,000 employees

Designer apparel and accessories rental
Company Overview
Rent the Runway's mission is to power women to feel their best every day.
Union City, NJ, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Customer Service
Customer Success & Support
  • 3-8 years of related experience working in manufacturing, warehouse or industrial environment including oversight of large scale warehouse systems and equipment
  • 2-5 years experience leading and developing people and teams and warehouse systems and equipment
  • Experience with Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques
  • Experience managing a budget
  • Experience with developing/documenting procedures/SOPs/maintenance routines
  • Capable of making decisions independently
  • Have a positive, “can-do” attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (eg. spreadsheet software, powerpoint/slides) as well as the ability to operate warehouse tools (eg. scanner, ladder, warehouse software)
  • Forward-thinkers with the ability to articulate point of view and improve processes
  • Must operate with a sense of urgency and have attention to detail
  • Align with the company's Core Values to ensure a world class customer experience
  • Ability to lift up to a maximum of 50 lbs based on needs of the role
  • Ability to work flex shifts, hours, nights and weekends as business dictates
  • Experience in one or more of the following trades: steamfitting, pipefitting, electrical, refrigeration, chillers and conveyance
  • Knowledge of installation and maintenance of hydraulic and pneumatic components of machines and equipment including dry cleaning, laundry, refrigeration, compressors, pumps, HVAC a plus
  • Black seal boiler license a plus
  • Responsible for managing and overseeing facilities and janitorial teams across two of four shifts in the operation, including monitoring performance, providing feedback, and developing talent. You'll be responsible for managing two shifts covering three buildings: 55 Metro, 100 Metro and 10J Headquarters. You will report directly to the Sr. Facilities Manager responsible for the three locations in NJ and NY
  • Shift schedule is 3:00PM-12:30AM M-F flex schedule to cover weekends alternating with Sr. Facilities Manager. Hours subject to change as needed to ensure supervision of the maintenance team
  • Actively lead with safety, production, cost and quality at the forefront of all decision making
  • Meet KPIs for machine operations and provide input for additional metrics that improve performance of the department
  • Identify root cause issues, create programs and plans to improve and drive long term, sustainable and repeatable solutions to improve all metrics in the department
  • Become an expert in all RTR automation equipment
  • Responsible for inventory management and storage of spare part equipment inventory and dry cleaning supplies, solvents, detergents and spotting chemicals
  • Partner with Procurement for ordering and maintaining necessary supply levels for: spare parts, cleaning supplies, and necessary equipment needed for repairs
  • Responsible for non-hazardous waste manifest and removal schedule
  • Develop and document preventative maintenance routines, schedules and SOPs
  • Ensure operations are up to industry safety and cleanliness standard
  • Drive performance and process changes based on lean initiatives to drive operational efficiency and quality customer service
  • Maintain strong working knowledge of all processes and policies
  • Ownership and accountability for team's daily decision making and execution
  • Communicate across all levels of the operation
  • Enforce safety guidelines, cleanliness and security standards