Director of Global Warehouse Operations at Lime | Powderkeg

Location: Remote

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Global Operations

Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We are on a mission to build a future of transportation that is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company in 2021, Lime has powered more than 250 million electric bike and scooter rides in more than 200 cities across five continents, saving an estimated 60+ million car trips. Learn more at!

Lime is looking for a seasoned operational leader to be our Director of Warehouse Operations. We operate a fleet of more than a quarter million vehicles across 33 countries and 300 cities. In all of those places, Lime uses warehouse to store, repair, and charge our fleet. Your job is to partner with our local operators to make those warehouses safe, effective, and efficient.

Given the breadth of Lime’s operational footprint, the Director of Warehouse Operations does not own every warehouse. Instead they run a continuous improvement team that supports local markets in developing and scaling best practices across the globe.

In addition to directly managing a team of skilled analysts, operators, and project managers, you will partner closely with Lime’s product, real estate, environmental health & safety, hardware, and local ops teams. A great leader for this role will be skilled at building cross-functional consensus and will see themselves as a teacher and a leader.

This role reports to the VP of Global Operations and can sit anywhere Lime operates.

What You'll Do

  • Develop a vision for global warehouse operations in partnership with local GMs, product, supply chain, and others
  • Lead and scale a team of 10+ analysts, program managers, and operators
  • Own the global performance of Lime’s warehouses including mechanic productivity, quality of repairs, inventory management, safety standards, and real estate footprint
  • Make strategic decisions about where to invest, how to scale, and how to be more efficient
  • Define the metrics that measure warehouse performance and hold local and cross-functional teams accountable to them
  • Design and lead innovative pilots that keep our warehouse operations on the cutting edge
  • Partner with product to define the tech roadmap for warehouse ops
  • Travel to local markets 20-30% of the time to understand their needs, check-in on pilots, and build relationships

About You

  • Passionate about IRL ops. Well-versed in continuous improvement and lean
  • Thinks like a GM - experience managing P&Ls, budgets, financial decisions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Track record of building high performing, strategic teams
  • Experience in helping companies identify strategic improvements in their core business, and in implementing those improvements
  • Naturally analytical. Familiarity with SQL a plus
  • Effective at influencing others without direct authority
  • Great attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a technical field. Masters or above a plus.
  • 8+ years ops, product, or consulting experience

What We Offer

  • Opportunity to revolutionize transportation in cities around the world with the leader in urban micro-mobility solutions
  • Scale with a rapidly growing organization, with significant opportunity for growth
  • Play a role in the transformation of urban mobility and sustainability
  • Work with a team of successful, fun and motivated people
  • Competitive salary and benefits

In accordance with Colorado State Law, if the candidate selected for this job resides in Colorado, the anticipated minimum salary will be $149,000.00, plus bonus and equity (when eligible) as well as benefits. Exact salary will ultimately depend on the candidate’s qualifications. In addition to base salary, this role will be eligible for a variable bonus based on a combination of management discretion and employee performance.


Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s only the start. We strive to build a workforce composed of individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities, and mindsets—not just to do great work, but to become a better company and grow as individuals.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Director of Global Warehouse Operations
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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