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Zipline

Drone delivery

Buyer
United States of America
Job Description / Skills Required

Support the organization in all aspects of supply chain including with an emphasis on buying and material planning.
Ability to understand and perform functions of demand, forecasting, planning for parts and production, MRP, requisitions, buying, negotiations and supplier management.
Identify, quantify and source: cost reduction, risk mitigation and capacity opportunities as related to all facets of the supply chain.
Tactically manage suppliers, with an emphasis on supplier quality and delivery performance.
Place and update POs / Blanket POs to support the build plan.
Learn and become proficient in the company’s ERP system to support all Supply Chain and related activities.
Highlight and help eliminate potential procurement hold-ups within the organization at an early stage.
Executes expediting strategies.
Help identify and establish needed Supply Chain best practices and procedures.
Help to identify, quantify and execute Supplier Development and strategic supplier management initiatives.
Purchasing Policy and Procedure contribution and adherence including process improvement.
Preferred Experience & Education
BA/BS in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business, Finance or related field of discipline or equivalent experience.
Experience with buying and planning within an ERP environment.
Ability to get people to do things for you at all levels, internally and externallyAbility to work independently with strong decision-making skills while under limited supervision.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Must be eligible to work in the US.
Ideal Experience
Automotive, Aerospace or similar technical industry
Experience with NetSuite ERP Supply Chain modules
ISM and APICS certification preferred, e.g., C.P.M., CPIM, CPSM, CSCP.
Experience in a lean manufacturing environment and knowledge of applicable tools and methodologies.
Other Traits
Must be able to bend, reach and lift moderate weight items
Must be well organized Convincing communicator
Assertive / Confident
Highly structured worker
High attention to detail
Self-starter / Results driven / Competitive
Team player / Collaborative / Problem solver
Action biased
Energetic / Passionate
Entrepreneurially minded