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Head of Global Supply Chain

Updated on 6/18/2024

Lexington Medical

Lexington Medical

51-200 employees

Develops specialized surgical stapling devices



Bedford, MA, USA

Procurement & Sourcing
Quality Control & Compliance
Supply Chain Management
Operations & Logistics
Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations or a related field.
  • MBA or advanced degree is a plus
  • 10+ years of supply chain experience, including several years in a leadership role
  • Proven expertise in implementing world-class sourcing strategies, material planning, and supply chain continuous improvement programs
  • Experience in NPI for hardware products, starting up and scaling volume production, and production transfers
  • Solid knowledge in ERP/MRP systems. Familiarity with Odoo is a plus
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to make difficult decisions
  • Direct people management experience. Exceptional leadership capabilities, with demonstrated ability to motivate and develop high-performing teams within a cross-functional environment
  • Experience in complex, physical product industries such as medical device, semiconductor, or automotive preferred
  • Experience with a start-up organization and/or environment where agility and adaptability has been demonstrated
  • Exceptional negotiation and organizational skills
  • Define, iterate, and execute supply chain processes and strategy as the business scales and shifts
  • Develop and own the global supply base including contract manufacturers
  • Establish goals and objectives and drive performance across the organization
  • Define and execute sourcing strategies in support of organizational goals
  • Lead and grow the supply chain team while enabling the next generation of leaders
  • Oversee the RFQ process and supplier negotiations for new products and sustaining programs
  • Manage supplier performance to drive continuous improvement in quality, delivery time, and cost
  • Develop and lead the SOIP (Sales Operations Inventory Planning) process
  • Drive the development of a highly efficient and scalable materials management function, including warehousing, logistics, and fulfillment
  • Act as a strategic business partner and point of contact to the executive leadership team and board of directors
  • Participate in the design, implementation, and optimization of our ERP system
  • Collaborate with Engineering to influence technical design decisions and NPI strategies
  • Own the P&L for supply chain operations

Lexington Medical, a developer of the AEON Endostapler, offers a compelling work environment due to its strong focus on advanced engineering and smart manufacturing practices. These elements enhance its position in the surgical tools market, specifically in surgical stapling, making it a leader in its field. Working here means contributing to products that are designed to improve surgical outcomes, ensuring a sense of purpose and innovation in daily tasks.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Bedford, Massachusetts



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