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Director of Operations

Role: Director of Operations
Brand: Stance
Location: San Clemente, CA
Summary: Manage the Stance development, sourcing, and production functions from China, innovate on existing product creation processes, and provide impeccable product creation services to other brands as Future Stitch expands its business globally.  This position will initially report to the Chief Product Officer at Stance, and then to the CEO at Future Stitch.


Below are key outcomes and main objectives for the Stance Director of Operations:

  • Q3 2019 – Join the Stance Product team and work alongside the VP of Operations to become intimately familiar with the GTM process, current planning and inventory management processes, and logistics.  Work with the Chief Product Officer, the Director of Product Development, and the Director of Sourcing and Production.
  • Q1 2020 – Move to Haining China to run Development and Production for Stance
  • Q1 2021 – Run Sourcing, Development, and Production for Stance and Brand 2
  • Q3 2021 – Run Sourcing, Development, and Production for Stance, Brand 2, and Brand 3

Development Outcomes:

  • Train all Future Stitch sock developers to tech pack styles in one hour or less by Q2 2020
  • Operationalize Cut & Sew development capabilities at Future Stitch by Q3 2020

Production Outcomes:

  • Create a production process for customizable product by Q3 2020
  • Create a process to produce a profitable production lot size of 1 by Q4 2020
  • Reduce time and cost associated with our SMS process from 10 weeks down to 5 weeks by the Fall 2021 GTM Season (Q3 2020)
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