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Head of Procurement and Supply Chain
Updated on 3/15/2023
Atlanta, GA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of professional experience working in purchasing and supply chain roles with increasing responsibility
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally
  • Masters degree in Supply Chain Management or similar
  • Experience building procurement and supply chain tools and processes in a startup environment
  • Experience building a team or helping to build a team in a startup environment
  • Experience working on a flight development programs
  • Experience procuring difficult to acquire aerospace materials and subsystems
  • Experience working in or handling classified mission systems
  • Familiarity with procurement of classified subsystems or components
  • Work with company leaders to establish, manage and mature Hermeus' supply chain management strategy as Hermeus grows and evolves
  • Establish key supplier qualifications and metrics
  • Develop logistics strategy to ensure cost and schedule efficient delivery of goods and services
  • Work with ERP & IT team to establish supplier database/network strategy
  • Work with ERP team to mature purchasing workflow
  • Work with Hermeus legal team to mature terms and conditions with an eye on fast execution
  • Establish lean and obstruction-free purchasing process for quick issuing of PO's
  • Mature/Integrate existing suppliers into Hermeus supplier network
  • Work with finance, engineering and manufacturing teams to ensure alignment of supply-chain strategy
  • Work with engineering and manufacturing teams to understand program timing and priorities to ensure alignment with development priorities and schedules
  • Negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers and vendors
  • Track supplier and vendor performance

51-200 employees

Hypersonic aircraft travel
Company Overview
Hermeus is a startup developing hypersonic aircraft on a mission to radically accelerate air travel. On the path to hypersonic passenger aircraft, Hermeus is partnering with government agencies including the US Air Force and NASA to develop a series of autonomous aircraft that derisk the technology and solve urgent national security challenges.
  • Paid family leave
  • Employer-paid health care
  • Stock options
  • Competitive salary
  • PTO
  • Team bonding
Company Core Values
  • Wagyu bliss
  • Team Hollywood
  • Minutes to midnight
  • P-80