Director – Supply Chain
Posted on 1/13/2023
Relativity Space
Aviation & aerospace component manufacturer
Long Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Operations & Logistics
  • Bachelor of Science degree in manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering & operations, supply chain & infrastructure, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in an operations-focused role within a high-mix, development environment
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience leading or managing a team
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in one of the following: procurement, supply management, planning, manufacturing, logistics, production planning & control
  • Experience defining requirements for and implementing enterprise applications systems
  • Extensive experience interfacing with design engineering, manufacturing, and production personnel
  • Lead the company's Planning, Supply Management, Logistics, Inventory, and Production Planning & Control functions. Lay the foundation of how hardware enters the factory and processed throughout the facility. Key process ownership includes:
  • Item Master, BOM Creation, and Data Maintenance
  • Production Planning & Control
  • Procurement
  • Vendor Management & Quality
  • Shipping & Receiving
  • Inventory Management
  • Logistics
  • Architect the supply chain network, define business processes, and map the framework to Relativity's digital infrastructure
  • Drive the initial procurement campaigns through planning, BOM development, sourcing, supplier evaluations & risk assessments, and vendor management
  • Define the material management, flow, and production control strategy for Relativity
  • Develop strong working relationships with Engineering, Manufacturing, Integration, Production, Additive, and Finance & Strategy teams to ensure all company objectives can be met
  • Accountable for both the strategic and tactical vision for Supply Chain. Architect Relativity's Supply Chain roadmap and execute on defined deliverables
Desired Qualifications
  • New product introduction of an aerospace hardware into a manufacturing, test, and production system with proven success
  • Well-versed in process development and first-time manufacturing and production efforts
  • Highly organized and able to provide structure and direction in areas without definition
  • Self-starter that has demonstrated the ability to define and own a process from scratch and roll out to cross-functional organizations
  • A strong sense of self-awareness and able to influence others outside of your organization
  • Working knowledge of typical PLM, ERP, MES, and QMS systems