Central Operations Manager - Delivery/Marketplace

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Chowbus is a fast growing, well-funded food startup headquartered in Chicago and is on a mission to help diners to discover new and exquisite dishes, and to give traditional mom and pop restaurants a fighting chance to succeed without compromising who they truly are. By building a superb app and world-class operations, our goal is to be the one stop shop for everything related to food.

At Chowbus, the Central Operations team is focused on building best-in-class processes and systems in order to run our business more efficiently at scale. Our team works with all functions across the business in order to problem solve and help enable our restaurant partners and delivery partners to succeed with Chowbus.

The Delivery and Marketplace Operations Manager is responsible for improving the efficiency of Chowbus’ delivery. The Delivery and Marketplace Operations Manager is a true owner and operator of their area. This role involves analyzing data to effectively manage the delivery costs of our business: setting and pricing routes, setting parameters/guidelines that will enable our dispatch algorithm to continuously improve and working with teams to rollout testing and eventual best practices across all markets that we operate in. A successful candidate for this role excels in a cross functional environment, is analytical, is comfortable making strategic decisions in a rapidly-changing environment, and has a bias toward action.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Identify opportunities for improvement through data analysis and implement suggestions
  • Incubate, optimize, scale and manage all operations related to marketplace and delivery activities
  • Collaborate cross functionally with various teams to test and implement marketplace processes and guidelines with the overall goal of improving driver efficiency across the platform
  • Discover new problems and opportunities, prioritize and dive head first into solving them
  • Work with senior management and product teams to implement software and algorithmic updates that improve the efficiency of Chowbus’ marketplace

We are excited if you... 

  • Have at least 4+ years of experience managing operations and/or project teams focused on operational initiatives.
  • Have a 4 year degree; an MBA or Master’s degree in business related fields would be a plus.
  • Have a track record of operational success and advancing to roles with increased responsibility and impact.
  • Are proficient in extracting insights from operational metrics and making data-driven decisions. SQL proficiency is a plus.
  • Have a partner-first mindset and prioritize their experience in making business decisions.
  • Can influence peers and senior management through clear thinking and communication.
  • Learn by quickly testing out new hypotheses. 
  • Have experience in achieving consistent results in an environment with team members in distributed locations. 

Chowbus is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Location

55 E Jackson Blvd. Suite 450, Chicago, IL 60605

An Insider's view of Chowbus

What's something quirky about your company?

Everything here truly revolves around authentic food. For lunch, employees make subsidized orders through our own platform that are delivered directly to the office. Coworkers might bring in interesting snacks they've found, or samples of new items from our grocery service or desserts for birthdays! There is no shortage of ways to try new cuisines!

Thomas

Sr. Software Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

No day is the same at Chowbus! My days are typically spent working with teams to analyze and diagnose different areas of the business and implementing solutions to improve it. I typically start my days around 8:30am and finish my work when I feel good about the progress I have made.

Matt Jones

Head of Central Operations

How does the company support your career growth?

There are many opportunities to advance and make change within the company. Leadership does a great job of developing employees' skills and providing feedback towards our goals, setting people up for growth and future success. You truly can play a large role in helping to shape the future of this company, while growing yourself.

Michael Gross

Operations Analyst

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

We don’t say no to any idea, we truly evaluate any employee’s idea. Our strategy is not from the top down, it's from the bottom up, the teams that work with our customers everyday have the most knowledge of what our customers want and that is where the innovation and best ideas come from. We love jamming and creating new ideas with each other!

Linxin Wen

CEO

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Chowbus has been growing super fast, I joined the company when it was a “small” start-up, now we’ve expanded to more than 20+ cities, it’s inspiring while challenging. For our team, we are trying our best to make sure marketing gives adequate supports to each region, and make efforts to make more people aware of this amazing delivery app.

Cindy Yang

Marketing Manager

What are Chowbus Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Acme's health insurance policy covers up to 70% of out of pocket expenses.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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