Strategic Sourcing Specialist
Vms/Mms
Updated on 4/12/2024
Supernal

501-1,000 employees

Develops eVTOL vehicles for advanced air mobility
Company Overview
Supernal stands out as a forward-thinking mobility service provider, leveraging its affiliation with Hyundai Motor Group to pioneer the development of an Advanced Air Mobility eVTOL vehicle. The company's commitment to integrating this technology into existing transit systems demonstrates a strategic approach to sustainable and accessible transportation. With a team that values diversity and mirrors the communities it aims to serve, Supernal fosters a culture of inclusivity and empowerment.
Hardware

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2020

Headquarters

Washington, District of Columbia

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

17%

1 year growth

108%

2 year growth

247%
Locations
Irvine, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Management
SAP Products
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Strategy Development
Business Development
People & HR
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain, or similar field required
  • Master’s degree preferred (MBA/MS) preferred
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in supply chain and/or procurement
  • Preferred minimum of one (1) year of experience sourcing VMS
  • Experience with ERP systems (e.g., SAP) preferred
  • Experience in advanced technology, aviation, automotive, or the mobility space with UAS or UAM preferred
  • Certification in Purchasing, Supply Chain, and/or Program Management a plus
Responsibilities
  • Sourcing Vehicle Management Systems
  • Coordinate internal partners and suppliers to achieve required performance and quality for each system
  • Negotiate prices that are appropriate for areas of sourcing and development, by referring to the development schedule and production volume
  • Contract with right terms to ensure meeting development and delivery schedule. Proactively sense delays and lead contract terms to hedge risks from a start-up perspective
  • Optimize procurement processes and systems for products and services required by Engineering and other departments (indirect procurement)
  • Design and implement RFI and RFP processes, select strategic suppliers, critically evaluate responses, and ensure seamless execution
  • Leverage advanced analytics to evaluate bids and supplier performance, driving data-driven decision making
  • Assist with the development and implementation of sourcing and category strategies for different engineering verticals, ensuring alignment with overall business objectives
  • Integrate program, product and in-service strategies into comprehensive source selection, negotiation and contracting strategies
  • Negotiate and finalize contractual documents and binding agreements, including pricing and contract terms and conditions, to secure the best value for the company
  • Build and lead strategic relationships with key suppliers to cultivate collaboration and continuous improvement
  • Ensure a high level of customer satisfaction that meets or exceeds company standards through proactive engagement and effective problem resolution
  • Demonstrate responsiveness and support to the needs of internal partners, acting as a trusted advisor on procurement matters
  • Efficiently manage all assignments and administrative tasks, demonstrating strong project management skills
  • Maintain and update status tools as required, providing transparency and real-time updates on procurement activities
  • Conduct and utilize SWOT analysis to inform procurement strategies and decisions
  • Oversee supply and demand, schedules, supplier quality, delivery and financial performance, taking corrective action as needed
  • Initiate and implement supplier improvement activities and integrate results into contracting strategies, driving continuous improvement in supplier performance
  • May require up to 10% of domestic and international travel
  • Other duties as assigned