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Director, Procurement

Lytx, Inc.
San Diego, CA 92121
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Lytx, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and maintains a drug-free workplace. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. EOE/M/F/Disabled/Vet.

Director, Procurement
Office - San Diego, CA

Full time

Innovation Lives Here

You go all in no matter what you do, and so do we. You want to use your powers for good, and that's exactly what we do at Lytx. Our team is made up of hungry, humble, and capable people who are making a difference every day with technology that helps save lives each year.

Director, Procurement

Why Lytx:

There's a certain kind of energy here. You can feel it. It's what happens when your job makes a tangible, positive impact for your clients, and our world. We save lives every day. It's what happens when you work with a team that's all in, all the time. It's what happens when you work at Lytx. We're looking for people who want to be part of building something special. People who want to play a part in shaping the future -who won't hold back if they think they've found a better way to help a client, support a colleague, advance our company, or save a life.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced people leader with exceptional analytical, problem solving, collaboration, and organizational skills to lead all U.S. and International procurement for Lytx. This strategic people leader will drive continuous improvement in: material sourcing, strategic commodity management, negotiations and pricing with contract manufactures and 3PLs, materials availability for manufacturing and strategic vendor management. The successful candidate will be joining a fast paced, high-growth company and must have a strong performance record of motivating a team to achieve breakthrough results, drive continuous improvement challenge and make a positive impact to profit and performance. This role reports to the Senior Director of Operations and Supply Chain.

You'll Get To:
  • Manage a team of experienced engineers who interact broadly across the organization, providing technical guidance, business direction, mentoring, and career development support.
  • Oversee global supplier sourcing, supplier and product quality, vendor contract negotiation, delivery schedules, and procurement processes.
  • Serve as a senior member of the supply chain team to set strategy, influence direction, and facilitate execution of goals and objectives.
  • Supervise lead supplier selection and qualification, maintain relationships, and monitor supplier performance including quality, pricing and capacity to reduce market risks.
  • Lead the development and management of Lytx' strategy for key suppliers and operational partners.
  • Hire and lead a team of experienced international procurement professionals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What You'll Need:
  • 12+ years' experience in operations, supply chain and/or manufacturing management roles including 5+ years' experience leading supply chain function for technology hardware.
  • Expert knowledge of electronic component markets and suppliers.
  • A successful track record of building and motivating high performing teams, recognizing and developing talent as a key element of executing operational business plans. Skilled in cross-functional group influence and collaborating across cross-functional teams
  • Experience managing a fully outsourced global supply chain using large contract manufacturers, developing diverse vendor relationships and managing global networks especially Asia Pacific technology vendors.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of sourcing/supply management including excellent negotiation skills and experience with strategic sourcing methodologies.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Mandarin language skills a strong plus.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Supply Chain or related field; or equivalent experience required. MBA and/or MS preferred.
  • Ability to travel frequently to domestic and international locations.

Posted: 2020-10-02 Expires: 2020-11-02

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