Director of Supply Chain

  • Location: Bay Area, California
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43734

We’ve been retained by an extremely high growth Med Tech client to identify a Director of Supply Chain that will focus on building out this function, hiring a team of individual contributors to support the day to day tactical efforts, revamp SIOP processes and forecasting systems and ensure a smooth implementation of the new ERP system.

This business has more than tripled sales volume and doubled headcount in the past 18 months – no signs of slowing down! Ideal candidate will have spent some time in a smaller shop to know the rigor of wearing many hats in a fast moving environment.

Summary

  • Responsible for developing SIOP processes
  • Develop strong long-term forecasting and planning processes
  • Direct all aspects of the organization’s supply chain management and operations, including procurement, vendor relations, and supplier quality, and new product development procurement.
  • Responsible for overall continuity of supply and active risk mitigation. Work with suppliers to resolve, quality, delivery, capacity and other issues as required.
  • Report on supplier and commodity market analysis by monitoring trends.
  • Define and regularly communicate the supply chain strategy.
  • Evaluate current and new suppliers to develop and improve service levels in search of continuous improvements regarding total cost and efficiency.
  • Ensure alignment of category strategies to business requirements and objectives.
  • Conduct supplier contract negotiation, supplier selection and contract lifecycle management.
  • Champion supplier development and regular business reviews

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, operations, or related required
  • 10+ years of supply chain experience
  • Demonstrated success implementing new systems and procedures
  • Data/Analytics mindset
  • APICS certifications a plus

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