Director, Global Logistics & Warehousing at Lime | Powderkeg

Location: Remote

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Logistics

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 strategic, analytical, and transformational Head of Global Logistics & Warehousing for its supply chain team, reporting into the Sr Director, Global Supply Chain Planning & Logistics.. You will own all aspects of managing and structuring our global logistics and warehousing network.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in rapidly evolving, high growth, global environments, with a track record of driving global transformation, excellence and scalability. You are a collaborative business partner, with the ability to support, influence and drive strategic initiatives. You are data-driven, innovative, and resilient. You are a continuous learner, and thrive on your ability to solve complex problems that deliver meaningful and sustainable competitive advantage.

We are a remote first company and welcome applications from California, Texas, Oregon and Washington.

What You'll Do:

  • Quickly assess our global logistics and warehousing network to determine risks, opportunities and develop a plan to build a foundation for growth
  • Perform cost & risk analysis around owned vs 3PL operations
  • Facilitate global 3PL and LSP RFPs, suggesting and recommending vendor selections based on ROI, benefits and risks
  • Manage contractual terms, rates and SLA negotiations with global logistics and warehousing vendors
  • Establish and implement warehousing, logistics and order management / fulfillment best practices with our global logistics teams
  • Train and mentor global logistics leaders and teams
  • Review our global customs, regulatory, duty and tax compliance, making updates wherever necessary to maintain 100% compliance to global regulations
  • Establish partnerships with key LSPs to optimize our global logistics efficiencies, speed to market, on time shipping and spend management
  • Facilitate business processes and project manage ERP integration with all relevant platforms such as WMS, TMS and OM (internal and external)
  • Serve as escalation point for all global service providers
  • Manage relationships, set expectations, establish performance metrics and facilitate QBRs with global logistics and warehousing partners
  • Partner with inventory management, FP&A and compliance teams to ensure our inventory management principles and processes are being adhered to globally
  • Manage & support our logistics & warehousing budget, being accountable to variances and reporting on actuals vs plan
  • Continuously evaluate our DG and Hazmat related processes to ensure we’re always operating within the most current safety and regulatory requirements
  • Evaluate corporate strategies for growth and establish a plan to continue building a global network capable of sustaining the business, maintaining costs and driving efficiencies

About You:

  • 8-10+ years of experience managing a global warehousing and logistics function
  • Experience building and managing global teams across various logistics functions
  • Previous experience managing DG & Hazmat related packaging, handling, storing and transportation for Lithium Ion batteries
  • Prior direct experience developing and implementing a global logistics and warehousing strategy within tight timelines and constraints
  • Prior work with global service providers across all modes of transport and distribution functions
  • Critical and creative thinking, you can find solutions “outside the box” when needed to accomplish goals and execute on strategy
  • Deep working knowledge of warehousing and logistics within EU, NA and APAC
  • Experience with all modes of transport globally (ocean, air, LTL, FTL, small parcel)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Able to effectively educate & influence stakeholders lacking supply chain experience about global operations
  • You’re a tenacious problem solver and enjoy facing challenges with your team
  • Experience with NetSuite (or other ERP), WMS and TMS platforms
  • Bachelor's Degree

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 $65,000, plus equity and 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, Global Logistics & Warehousing
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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