Senior Supply Chain Manager
Phoenix USA, Scottsdale

Senior Supply Chain Manager

Phoenix USA · Full-time · Management

About The Position

Airobotics is seeking a Senior Supply Chain Manager to join us. The key responsibilities of this position include: managing all aspects of strategic, short-term & long-term planning decision making, working across across departments such as the global sales, business development, finance and supply chain teams. The ideal candidate will lead the end-to-end S&OP process, with all management reviews, prepare all data & metrics, identify gaps/potential issues, conduct deep dive analysis, evaluate & assess scenarios guide to assist with final decision making, suggesting escalations for executive reviews where appropriate for driving revenue and understanding net working capital needs & headcount impacts.

Airobotics has developed a pilotless automated UAV solution, the first of its kind in the global market. We provide an end-to-end, fully automatic UAV solution for collecting aerial data and gaining insights. Our industrial grade platform enables industries such as mining and oil & gas to access aerial data in a faster, safer, more efficient manner. Role will be at Airobotics USA is located in Scottsdale, Arizona.


· Education Bachelor’s degree or professional supply chain certification preferred

· 6-8 years of S&OP, Supply Chain management, demand/ inventory experience

· Experienced in leading S&OP functional area in fast pace innovation industry, within the aerospace industry - a plus

· Experienced working with global organization and regional cultures

· Ability to plan and prioritize work to meet commitments aligned with organization goals

· Strong background and understanding of supply chain management principles such as Production Planning, Purchasing, Forecasting and Logistics

· Strong analytical, organization, decision making and presentation skills to working level and executive levels

· Strong interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with internal and external business partners

· Solid experience and knowledge for Sales & Operation Planning (S&OP) Process Management

· Advance skills working with software packages, MRP/ERP systems, high competency in Microsoft Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Project Management

· Experience in working with matrix, face-paced, and product with highly regulated environment

· Lead and influence cross functional teams to make timely and business-critical decisions

· Excellent communication with written, verbal and presentation skills to all levels of audiences

· Strong data analytics and report preparation skills

· Resourceful in resolutions, initiating continuous improvements and drive operation excellence and best practices

· Experience with Oracle, Salesforce, Jira Systems - advantage

· Work experience in startup environments - advantage


· Lead the establishment and execution S&OP processes through collaboration with Sales, Product Management, Finance, and Operations in alignment to business strategies and objectives

· Run weekly S&OP cross functional reviews that lead to monthly executive S&OP summaries to provide planning and recommendations for the executive leadership, including mitigation actions

· Responsible for client sales lead to contract milestones tracking and follow up to ensure that performance and planning goals are met through the S&OP process

· Responsible for managing of the S&OP key performance indicators

· Own and manage S&OP calendar of events, meeting recaps and action plan, issue resolution, and tracking demand/supply mitigating actions

· Develop and implement new and/or improved tools to ensure timely measurement, reports and visibility to Product Supply Status to drive improvements with key stakeholders

· Evaluate supplier delivery performance and capability, build into the S&OP process risk mitigating approaches to manage suppler performance and supply chain risk assessments

· Support inventory strategies toward inventory optimization through effective S&OP execution in alignment with demand and supply planning execution

· Assist to quantify and define scope for capacity, resource, logistics, and supply chain planning

· Design an efficient supply chain for the entire system and after market requirements

· Select suppliers for all components used in the system

· Negotiate pricing for off shel components and custom made parts on a quarterly basis

· Identify and select ODM and EMS partners for design and manufaxcturing. Establish the contract (MSA), the SOW and negotiate the pricing for assembly and testing

· Transfer products from current manufacturing companies to US/Mexico supply base

· Project manager the entire transfer of products to outsourced partners

· Execute the NPI process to bring new design and products from R&D into manufacturing

· Manage the entire Bill of Materials (BOM) for all Airobotics products

· Execute the ECO’s into the supply chain and negotiate potential excess/obsolete material and price impact

· Create a production and delivery plan for all internal and external suppliers (supply planning)

· Manger the raw material Warehouse and prepare kits for internal and outsourced manufacturing partners

· Negotiate pricing for shipment of products and parts as well as packaging of systems

· Execute all shipping for raw material, sustems and spare parts world wide

· Establish a supply chain team in the US, hire and trian the required resources

· Develop reporting including BOM pricing, material inventory and cost down potentials

· Lead and manage the Supply chain team to achieve quarterly and yearly goals

· Issue PO’s for all material and services and approve spednign based on Budget and forecast

· Manage and negotiate claims with partners and suppliers

· Create process and manufacturing docuemtation in order to assembly and test the product

· Design and develop manufacturing fixtures and soruce or assembly to provide to partners

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