Supply Chain Manager
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

51-200 employees

"Autonomous electric aviation for efficient, eco-friendly agriculture."
Company Overview
Pyka believes that electrification and automation will make aviation safer, more affordable, and more accessible than has ever been possible in human history.
Food & Agriculture

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding





Oakland, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Oakland, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Operations & Logistics
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, supply chain, or a similar discipline (comparable experience)
  • 4+ years of work experience in procurement, manufacturing, or related supply chain disciplines
  • Incredibly detail-oriented - the type of person who loves high-volume logistics and is hyper-organized
  • Ability to effectively communicate with engineering teams
  • Experience experience with BOMs, ECOs, document management and workflow
  • Experience with hardware manufacturing
  • Experience with enterprise resource planning and inventory / asset management systems
  • Ability to read technical drawings and data sheets
  • We do not work with external recruiters; if you are an external recruiter, please do not reach out
  • Lead and develop Pyka's efforts in all aspects of supply chain change management, including tracking engineering design changes, manufacturing schedule, production planning, procurement, and inventory
  • Lead and develop Pyka's efforts in all aspects of equipment and parts outbound and inbound movements, both domestically and internationally
  • Negotiate contracts and agreements with suppliers to ensure favorable terms and conditions for the company
  • Responsible for sourcing to help Pyka meet its plans for scaling and cost
  • Monitor current category market conditions, technology roadmaps and identify supply/demand challenges & opportunities
  • Utilizing a clear methodology, review the impact of change requests across supply chain and production schedules. This includes understanding how the change affects production as well as fleet upgrades
  • Develop sourcing and negotiation strategies that deliver against business objectives and achieve sustainable relationships with suppliers
  • Conduct regular supplier risk assessments and implement mitigation strategies as needed
Desired Qualifications
  • BS in engineering
  • 5-10 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability rapidly concept, design, build, implement, and iterate production-capable processes
  • Demonstrated ability to implement lean and continuous improvement processes
  • Knowledge of quality tools (e.g. FMEA, DOE, 8D, and other methodologies)
  • Familiar with integrating equipment and processes into a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) to create a cohesive manufacturing system
  • Experience introducing new equipment and new processes into a manufacturing environment
  • Well organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Comfortable with frequent changes of direction, dynamic work environment, and a track record of performing under pressure
  • Exceptional project management and leadership skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills