Director of Procurement and Supply Chain

Job Description

This role requires a broad range of experience and the selected candidate will work to develop the department's strategic vision for supply chain and distribution services, establish partnerships internally and externally to meet and/or exceed production and revenue goals, drive actions and projects that will reduce project COGS, coordination of working capital for purchasing, implement a new MRP system in coordination with the IT department and other stakeholders. A rapidly evolving business environment and business model demand this candidate be adaptable and have a strong interest in learning and creating new business processes. The Director of Procurement and Supply Chain will oversee a growing team and report directly to our VP and Sr. Director of Operations. Swell is open to discussing flexible remote arrangements for promising candidates.

Responsibilities

• Establish and maintain OEM and 3PL logistics procurement management related relationships

• Assist in the development and enhancement of existing procurement processes and procedures to ensure the organization has the proper controls and visibility into business processes and expenditures

• Develop and communicate a supply chain vision, strategic direction, and resource requirements sufficient to deliver required and/or forecast installations

• Create reporting and dashboards that can be utilized by operational teams when making purchasing and planning decisions

• Work closely with the FP&A and Accounting department to ensure proper forecasting and cash flow requirements to meet installation goals

• Ensure high-quality order fulfillment and accountability from original suppliers and logistics partners

• Handle/remedy situations in which suppliers are not meeting expectations

• Help drive down direct and installer purchased equipment costs through ongoing analysis and alternative supply/supplier relationships

• Lead continuous improvement culture throughout the department

• Monitor current category market conditions and identify supply/demand challenges and opportunities

• Supervise a team of supply chain employees, including hiring, delegation, training, performance evaluation, disciplinary actions, and termination.

Requirements

• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

• Exceptional problem-solving skills.

• Experience setting up and managing MRP and WMS systems.

• Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

• Strong interpersonal skills to influence participants and decision makers.

• Process improvement skills.

• Excellent analytical and negotiating skills.

• Must be a strategic thinker with confidence and speed in execution.

• Ability to work tactically and strategically to implement long term plans and complete short-term goals.

• Must be a motivated and passionate professional that is comfortable in a hands on impactful and highly visible role.

Interested? Send your resume to careers@swellenergy.com