Supply Chain Manager - San Jose , California, United States, 95101

A rapidly growing up and comer in capital equipment manufacturing needs a Supply Chain Manager. This is an individual contributor role responsible for procurement, supplier management, inventory control, material resource planning, assisting with ERP deployment, and creating a long-term strategy for the supply chain which facilitates big growth ambitions. It is the perfect opportunity for a hands-on manager who wants to be actively involved in developing the supply chain and growing an organization.

Education/Learning Experience:
Bachelor's Degree preferred or relevant work experience
CPM/CSCP and /or CPIM a plus

Required Work Experience:
3-5 years of supply chain management experience
Experience in manufacturing; capital equipment industry experience preferred
ERP deployment experience with supply chain management functions
Proficiency in supplier management process formulation and process improvement
At least 5 years procurement experience from RFQ's to suppliers to PO generation and approval to delivery management
Experience negotiating pricing for critical components and services
At least 5 years' experience managing optimal inventory control
Experience developing inventory management system
At least 5 years of planning and scheduling experience
Work with engineering to identify needs for alternative suppliers of key materials and assemblies and assist in the identification and evaluation alternatives.
Be able to transition contract manufacturing builds from domestic to international suppliers

Candidate Skills:
A strong leader who in the face of pressure, remains calm and respectful.
Always looking to make processes more efficient and use the latest technologies.
Ability to meet key metrics.
Strong leader with strong people skills.
Ability to hold others accountable and make performance improvements.
Self-motivated with a propensity for action.