Full-Time

Sr. Staff Commodity Business Manager

Posted on 5/17/2024

Twist Bioscience

Twist Bioscience

1,001-5,000 employees

Synthetic DNA production and sequencing services

Biotechnology

Senior

Portland, OR, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
Requirements
  • B.A. in Business, Industrial Engineering, Life Science or related field or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ Years’ experience as a Global Sourcing leader or in a similar position
  • Deep know-how in commodity strategies development
  • Experience with RFQ implementation and execution
  • Superb communication skills
  • Advanced ability to collaborate and negotiate
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Exceptional analytical and strategic thinking abilities
  • Willingness to travel to develop, promote, and maintain strategic sourcing relationships
  • Able to analyze, prepare, and deliver presentations to management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Responsibilities
  • Developing and implementing key commodities roadmaps (Life Science preferred)
  • Negotiating contracts with key suppliers, including costs and terms of supply, service, and quality
  • Drive Market analysis, supplier selection per category as reagents, distribution channels, plastics, packaging, and capital equipment
  • Prepare and execute RFI/RFPs and lead bid analysis and evaluation
  • Estimating risks and applying risk-minimizing techniques focusing on business continuity as well as reducing Sole and Single sources
  • Maintaining strategic sourcing relationships and developing strong partnerships
  • Uphold internal and external policies, regulations, and laws
  • Follow regulatory and ISO 13485

Twist Bioscience specializes in synthetic DNA production, offering genes, libraries, NGS target enrichment, oligo pools, and antibody services, powered by a proprietary silicon-based manufacturing process. Their technology enables cost-effective, rapid, precise, high-throughput DNA synthesis and sequencing, catering to diverse fields such as medicine, agriculture, industrial chemicals, and data storage.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$585.6M

Headquarters

South San Francisco, California

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

-3%

2 year growth

22%