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Global Supply Chain Manager-Chemicals

Company: Carbon, Inc.
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: January 14, 2023

Job Description:

Carbon is looking for a Global Supply Chain Manager to join our talented team that develops and executes sourcing strategies in support of Carbon's growth. Working closely with other sourcing managers and our manufacturing partners to identify and implement cost reduction strategies beyond the Tier I level in order to drive profitable volume growth. This position can be performed remotely but will need to be based in the United States.Key Responsibilities:--- Lead the day-to-day process of ensuring successful partnerships (milestone adherence, change order management, quality assurance, cost control, etc.) and build supplier performance assessments to support future sourcing decisions.--- Negotiate various agreements as needed with suppliers to establish best-in-class pricing, flexibility, quality, delivery, payment, warranty, and service terms.--- Formulate contingency plans to de-risk technical challenges, long lead time, single source, and any supply issues.--- Manage and own relationships with raw material suppliers of our proprietary materials.--- Create and maintain supplier information, including product name, lead time, cost, etc.--- Lead execution of contracts/supply agreements in collaboration with the legal team for select raw materials.--- Lead early-stage NPI project deliverables from a materials sourcing perspective.--- Challenge suppliers and the internal development team to identify and implement innovative new materials and value-add specification changes.--- Drive process improvement and efficiency across operations, including scenario planning for product and inventory strategies.--- Proactively engage with engineering and finance stakeholders to refine and execute Carbon's business and technology roadmap.Requirements:--- A Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in sourcing specialty polymer products from the chemical industry--- At least 3-5 years experience in working with legal and suppliers in creating and implementing contracts--- At least 3-5 years of experience with specialty chemical sourcing/sales--- An ownership mentality and ability to collaborate with other functions and suppliers--- At least 3-5 years of experience collaborating with internal technical teams and leading engagements with external companies--- Technical expertise and MBA is preferred--- Ability to demonstrate Carbon values--- Ability to travel to Redwood City on a regular basis and/or when neededNice to Have Skills:--- Technical/business background--- Existing relationships in the chemical industryBy clicking the "APPLY FOR THIS JOB" button and submitting your job application, you agree you have reviewed the complete , which explains the categories of personal information we collect about you, the purposes for which the categories of personal information shall be used and your rights with respect to our use of such personal Information.

Keywords: Carbon, Inc., Redwood City , Global Supply Chain Manager-Chemicals, Executive , Redwood City, California

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