Engineering Director, Supply Engineering



United States
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024
Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We’re on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Our electric bikes and scooters have powered 400+ million rides in 250+ cities on 5 continents, replacing an estimated 100+ million car trips. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company and Fast Company Brand That Matters, we achieved a fully profitable year in 2022, becoming the first in our industry to reach this milestone.
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Engineering Director to lead our Supply Engineering organization. This role oversees all the technologies developed for Lime’s world-class supply operations, including mobile applications, out-of-warehouse and in-warehouse task systems, asset management, and critical internal operational tools.
As the Engineering Director, you will be responsible for setting the technical direction and strategy for the area, and for ensuring the team delivers high-quality products on-time with limited resources. You will also be responsible for fostering a collaborative and innovative team culture, and for developing and mentoring team members to support their growth and development.
The ideal candidate will have a track record of success leading and managing multiple managers and teams of engineers, and will be comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. They are eager to dig in and identify critical opportunities and solve overlooked or taken-for-granted problems. They are skilled in making critical decisions under constraints. They will also have strong cross-functional collaboration skills with product managers, data scientists, designers and operation teams to deliver high-quality products that exceed customer expectations.

What you'll do:

  • Define the long-term technical roadmap and strategic vision, alongside key stakeholders such as product, design, data science and operation teams.
  • Lead and manage multiple teams of talented engineers to deliver on key business objectives.
  • Develop and implement engineering best practices and processes to drive quality, scalability, and innovation.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to team members to support their growth and development.
  • Continuously evaluate and recommend new technologies and tools to improve product development and delivery.
  • Oversee the design, development, testing, and deployment of high-quality customer-facing products.

About you:

  • 4+ years of experience as an individual contributor; 4+ years leading teams as an engineering manager, and at least 2+ years as a manager of managers.
  • Relevant technical experience in at least one of the following areas: consumer-facing mobile application, product backend business logic, machine learning systems.
  • Owner’s mindset with strong execution. Have the passion and drive to apply engineering principles to solve complex, vague and sometimes urgent business problems
  • Experienced in working within high performing teams that consistently deliver business value and operationally excellent systems
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and deliver high-quality results under tight deadlines Excellent communication and effective prioritization skills in working with competing priorities.
The anticipated salary range for this position is $220,000 - $300,000. Equity and benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, depending on the position offered. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate's skills, experience and other qualifications as well as the candidate's location of residence. In addition to base salary, some roles may be eligible for a variable bonus based on a combination of company performance, employee performance, and management discretion.
The max of the band is San Francisco and New York City residence.
Why Lime?
When you join Lime, you join a global community of smart, caring, talented individuals working together to deliver world-changing results; striving to create an experience that enables Limers to do their best work. Here are some ways we support and invest in our team:
Competitive salaries, performance-based annual bonus and pre-IPO equity
Health and wellness offerings for all team members starting day one including access to top-tier fitness and mindfulness apps
Flexible vacation policies with ample paid holidays tailored to country of residence
Fully-paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child and financial, medical and educational support for Limers pursuing parenthood
Support for retirement and financial goals with unlimited access to financial advisors
Unlimited, complimentary use of our vehicles in hundreds of cities around the world
Professional growth opportunities through quarterly learning days and top-tier tools
Opportunities to connect across teams and locations to network, socialize and volunteer
Culture of belonging with Employee Resource Groups that engage and promote cultural awareness and DEI training across all functions
Consistent recognition of great work through meaningful rewards and career advancements
Benefits and perks vary depending on the nature of your employment and country of residence. Terms and conditions may apply.
If you want to make an impact, Lime is the place for you. Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? If this role excites you we encourage you to apply. Explore all opportunities on our career page.
Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s just the start. We believe different perspectives help us grow and achieve more. That’s why we’re dedicated to hiring and developing the most talented and globally diverse team – which includes individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities and experiences.