Supply Chain Manager


About MyLand

MyLand is a soil health company. By focusing on soil health, we help tackle two of the world’s biggest challenges: food security and climate disruption. Our innovative service allows farmers to easily and rapidly implement regenerative agriculture practices and improve their soil health by harnessing the land’s own natural ecosystem. We partner with farmers to infuse life into their soil, helping to return farms to their most fertile state, achieving greater productivity and enhanced profitability.

We are looking to hire a passionate individual to oversee broad supply chain and purchasing responsibilities in a fast-growing and culturally diverse business. This role will ensure excellence in service by coordinating between manufacturing, inventory, and accounting with the goal of timely production and placement of MyLand Systems. Additional activities include material purchasing for manufacturing and system operation departments, as well as strategic demand planning and tracking, negotiating supply chain agreements, and creating supply chain visibility for all involved teams. As this role impacts multiple facets of our organization, this position will have the unique opportunity for cross-training, diversified professional development, and career growth within MyLand.

The candidate reports directly to Sascha Welz, Chief Operating Officer.

This position is based in our Phoenix office with the option for flex/remote days.

Responsibilities

  • Purchases and maintains required quantity of supplies and materials to ensure timely production and adequate field system operations.
  • Collaborates with departments and stakeholders to identify and maintain resources needed to establish an effective supply chain and to manage/reduce material lead times.
  • Establishes performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of factors affecting the supply chain.
  • Coordinates inventory and maintains detailed inventories of materials and supplies located at headquarters and regional sites.
  • Implements tools, policies, and improvements to increase efficiency throughout the supply chain and profitability for the company.
  • Development of strategies for optimal materials shipment and transportation routes with attention to consolidation of warehousing and distribution.
  • Negotiates prices for materials, pre-assembly of parts and delivery with suppliers and vendors, as well as shipping companies.
  • Participates as an advisory member of the engineering and product development team, providing information and guidance on availability as well as cost of supplies and materials.
  • Supports efforts to expand manufacturing capacities, product line extension, or new product launches to ensure timely and orderly material and production flow transitions.
  • Monitors the performance of suppliers, assessing their ability to meet quality and delivery requirements; identifies and qualifies new/secondary suppliers in collaboration with other departments.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field.
  • Experience in similar relevant position with the ability to self-start the supply chain department and provide immediate impact on all responsibilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills with a proven ability to create and maintain positive working relationships with vendors, suppliers, shippers, and customers.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills needed to actively support the growth of the company.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong desire to thoroughly understand the company products and logistics.
  • Experience with supply chain and inventory tools, ability to adopt and customize such, along with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and related software.

Learn More

To learn more about how MyLand is transforming soil health globally, visit myland.ag.

MyLand is a workplace where everyone belongs. It is imperative to our culture that all employees celebrate their background and experiences. We believe being true to who you are allows us all to be happier, more confident, and excited to do great things together. We are committed to building a company and community where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best. Because, without your unique perspective, we can't have ours.

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