Published: August 30, 2017
Menlo Park, CA


Why Join?
Did you know educational training is one of the top 5 industries virtual reality (VR) is expected to change? STRIVR did. Since 2015 this venture-backed startup has been using VR to create immersive training solutions for professional athletes and Fortune 500 companies nationwide. Born out of Stanford University and the world-renowned Virtual Human Interaction Lab, the STRIVR team includes industry leaders that have been studying and building VR for 20+ years. With STRIVR spearheading the future of human performance and training, it’s an exciting time to make an impact.

STRIVR is looking for an Operations Manager to oversee the successful deployment of its virtual reality training product to customers. The ideal candidate has extensive experience with large scale deployment of complex devices, optimizing inventory management, and sourcing equipment that meet the needs of STRIVR’s business. The Operations Manager will play a vital role in the success of a fast-growing company and must be willing and able to adapt to STRIVR’s daily challenges.

Your Mission:

  • Own the successful deployment of STRIVR’s product to customers
  • Oversee custom builds that meet customer needs
  • Implement and oversee inventory management processes
  • Perform quality controls and monitor production KPIs
  • Partner with sales, engineering, product, and finance to influence specs for builds
  • Evaluate and source hardware and software needs
  • Build efficient workflows and approval processes
  • Evaluate and onboard a 3PL
  • Manage workload of operations team; communicate expectations; provide feedback and guidance

Is This You?

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, MBA preferred
  • 5+ years experience
    • with mass deployment of complex custom devices
    • supervising and mentoring an operations team
    • sourcing, qualifying, and managing vendors
  • Proven ability to successfully meet stretch targets
  • Supply chain management is in your wheelhouse
  • Expertise with inventory management software
  • Advanced understanding of sourcing equipment, lead times, and delivery operations
  • SaaS industry experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Virtual Reality hardware preferred
  • A strong sense of personal integrity, contributing to a culture that values diversity in the workplace
  • Familiar with project management, file sharing, and communication tools
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills in fast-paced environment
  • Creative mind with ability to suggest improvements
  • Shares and exhibits STRIVR’s core values
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