Full-Time

Vice President of Supply Chain-Strategic Sourcing

CAPEX-Equipment, Engineering & Construction services, And Indirect sourcing

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Plenty®

Plenty®

201-500 employees

Indoor vertical farms reducing water, land usage

Food & Agriculture

Senior, Expert

Richmond, VA, USA

Required Skills
Management
Business Strategy
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, logistics, business administration, or a related field.
  • Minimum 10 years experience managing procurement for engineering and construction services, and OEM partnerships, preferably in the agriculture, food production, technology, or oil/gas industry.
  • Strong knowledge of supply chain principles, strategic partnerships, economies of scale, and multi-supplier strategies.
  • Experience in developing and implementing supply chain strategies to improve operational efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven track record of building and managing high-performing teams.
  • Strong negotiation and contract management skills.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and quality control standards in the agriculture industry.
  • Passion for sustainable agriculture and commitment to driving positive environmental impact.
Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive supply chain strategy to support the business strategy.
  • Build and execute financial metrics to support techno-economic performance of Plenty Farms.
  • Develop strategic partnerships with suppliers critical to farm economics.
  • Engage with R&D teams to ensure quality and delivery milestones are met.
  • Manage reporting on financial metrics and compliance with supply chain policies.
  • Oversight of vendor selection process, contract negotiation, and establishing partnerships.
  • Monitor market prices of construction materials and minimize costs.
  • Monitor and analyze supply chain performance, implement process enhancements.
  • Implement quality control measures and lead risk management efforts.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and regulatory changes in supply chain management.
  • Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing supply chain team.
  • Travel up to 15% of the time.

Plenty revolutionizes agriculture with indoor vertical farms that grow fresh, flavorful, pesticide-free greens using automation, robotics, and plant science to ensure year-round, locally grown produce while reducing water and land usage compared to conventional farms.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$961M

Headquarters

South San Francisco, California

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-12%

1 year growth

-11%

2 year growth

-1%