Director of Manufacturing


Boston, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Manufacturing
  • Post Date: 02/08/2021
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  • Company Address: 1325 Boylston Street, Suite 401, Boston, MA, 02215


Whoop is an online health and fitness analytics tool that empowers athletes through continuous monitoring of physiological performance data.

Job Description

At WHOOP, we're on a mission to unlock human performance. WHOOP empowers users to perform at a higher level through a deeper understanding of their bodies and daily lives. 
As Director of Manufacturing at WHOOP you’ll work closely internally with the Hardware Engineering, Supply Chain, Finance and Marketing teams, and externally with our contract manufacturing and component suppliers in achieving best in class cost, quality, inventory, reliability and customer experience targets during new product development as well as mass production phases.


    • Control the operational interaction with contract manufacturers, from planning through execution stages considering all of their resources (material, labor, equipment, process)
    • Manage weekly, monthly, quarterly reviews with contract manufacturers to discuss capacity plans, clear-to-build readiness evaluation, and key performance indicators
    • Review and monitor material component “Clear to Build Process” performed by contract manufacturers to mitigate any potential supply risks 
    • Drive transformation cost reductions through improvements in manufacturing cycle times, process quality
    • Partner with the Manufacturing Technology team to implement and improve standard operating procedures during mass production phase 


    • BS degree in supply chain management, logistics, or industrial engineering
    • Work collaboratively in a startup environment with a high performance supply chain and hardware engineering team
    • 10+ years of experience in similar role in a CM/JDM/ODM environment where all finished goods production is outsourced overseas
    • Experience in consumer electronics electro-mechanical assembly process
    • Extensive experience working with Mexico and China operations
    • Bilingual English+Mandarin or English+Spanish language skills a strong plus
    • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification required
WHOOP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-verify to determine employment eligibility.

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