Supply Chain Manager at Epirus

| Greater LA Area
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Our team combines seasoned aerospace engineering talent and Special Operations combat veterans to address 21st century threats. We embrace the best practices from Silicon Valley innovation, such as agile development. We also deliver breakthroughs in high-power microwave technology for offensive and defensive EMP, and artificial intelligence for enhanced targeting capabilities. 
Job objective: The ideal candidate for this position is someone who has experience planning, organizing, and executing a comprehensive supply chain strategy. They have a proven ability to manage and lead change within an organization. In this exciting and layered role, the ideal candidate will actively seek to improve all aspects of the supply chain process by streamlining steps and locating the best prices for inventory.

Duties

  • Lead for the the development in all aspects of Epirus supply chain in a new product development environment 
  • Evaluate and enhance supply chain business processes
  • Initiate, evaluate and migrate company onto an effective MRP solution that aligns well with Agile Product development and Lean Manufacturing
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies to maximize customer satisfaction at the lowest possible cost
  • Coordinate supplier statements of work and strategic source and logistics agreements 
  • Ensure a professional relationship is maintained with vendors while promoting cost, schedule and quality excellence
  • Partner with engineering and manufacturing teams to create effective databases to organize, plan procurements and manage inventory
  • Manage material cost budgets on various customer programs and internal research projects
  • Properly manage company procured capital assets, property and rental equipment

Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years of supply chain or operations management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field
  • Innovative and creative problem solving methodologies
  • Strong knowledge and proven success in Integrated material planning, procurement, supplier management & logistics
  • Expertise in leading improvements in supply chain business processes and data analytics
  • Hands on experience in MRP migration/onboarding new solution
  • Experience in of new product development (specifically using Agile), RF, electronics and metal fabrication a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to develop material cost models and execute cost reduction initiatives
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles
  • Experience in Aerospace and Defense
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense security clearance

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to self manage and complete detailed tasks in a time constrained environment
  • Strong knowledge of the industry and market conditions
  • Additional supply chain certification desired
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Collaborative; capable of leading small teams and communicating across different levels and departments in the company
  • Organized; comfortable working in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment

Epirus was the magical bow with infinite arrows wielded by the Greek hero Theseus. Like our namesake, we strive to be fast, efficient, and limitless in our approach. This agility, combined with a culture of innovation in systems development, allows us to move quickly without losing the decades of lessons learned. We have developed technologies that leverage new breakthroughs in sensors and high-power microwaves, combined with computer vision and advanced software control. Our first broad-market application is a comprehensive defense system to defeat offensive drones at scale.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SolidWorksDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Our company is located near Hawthorne Airport and we're neighbors with LA Ale Works & Common Space Brewery!

An Insider's view of Epirus

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“It’s casual but also really exciting! We have an open office layout, so you can definitely feel that everyone is super passionate and excited. Being in such a collaborative environment makes it a ton of fun to solve the challenges we face.”

Albert

Principal Mechanical Engineer

What are Epirus Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Monday through Friday.
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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