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Supply Chain Lead

Updated on 6/24/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Develops autonomous systems for defense missions

Data & Analytics
Robotics & Automation
AI & Machine Learning


Raleigh, NC, USA

Procurement & Sourcing
Supply Chain Management
Operations & Logistics
Required Skills
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business administration, engineering, or a related field.
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a U.S. TS clearance
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in procurement or supply chain management, with at least 5 years in a leadership role managing direct materials procurement in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proven track record of developing and executing successful procurement strategies and delivering cost savings.
  • Strong negotiation and contract management skills with experience in complex deal structuring.
  • Excellent leadership and team management abilities, with a commitment to developing team members.
  • Deep understanding of supply chain dynamics, including supplier evaluation, quality assurance, and risk management.
  • Proficiency in procurement software, ERP systems, and data analysis tools.
  • Experience working under a AS9100 based Quality Management System.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive direct materials management strategy that aligns with the company's business objectives and operational requirements.
  • Lead, manage, and develop the team to ensure professional growth and operational excellence.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers, managing negotiations, contracts, and long-term agreements to secure favorable terms and ensure a reliable supply of materials.
  • Drive cost reduction initiatives and implement best practices in procurement to achieve financial targets and improve efficiency.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, engineering, quality, and finance, to understand material requirements and ensure alignment with production schedules and quality standards.
  • Conduct market analysis to stay informed about industry trends, supply market conditions, and emerging risks that may impact material availability and costs.
  • Implement robust supplier performance evaluation and risk management processes to ensure high service levels and mitigate supply chain disruptions.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and corporate policies related to procurement and materials management.
  • Problem solve and remove obstacles for your team and internal and external partners.
  • Communicate effectively to keep internal and external teams informed at all times. Use the necessary channels (Slack, email, meetings) to ensure stakeholders understand what needs to be accomplished and when.
  • Be a team player where no task is too small. Be willing to roll up your sleeves and get the job done. Embrace the startup life.

Anduril Industries specializes in the development of autonomous systems for defense, incorporating advanced AI via their Lattice OS. This robust platform facilitates sophisticated command and control abilities and integrates modular hardware components for scalable solutions. This focus on high-level autonomy in critical missions positions them as a leader in defense technology, offering employees a dynamic environment where cutting-edge technology meets significant, real-world applications. Working at Anduril Industries provides a unique opportunity to contribute to innovative and impactful defense solutions.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding



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Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Full Family Health Coverage

16 Weeks Paid Leave for All Caregivers

Family Planning & Support

Incentivized Time Off

Mental Health Resources

Financial Planning

Unlimited Provisions

Professional Development