Stem Millbrae , CA 94030
This is an opportunity to be part of a world-class team at the nexus of two of the most exciting developments in energy today big, real-time data and energy storage.
Stem creates innovative technology services that transform the way energy is distributed and consumed. Stem's mission is to build and operate the largest digitally-connected energy storage network for our customers. Our world-class analytics will optimize the value of customer's energy assets and facilitate their participation in energy markets, yielding economic and societal benefits while decarbonizing the grid. We create automated, price-responsive systems that enable C&I customers to predict and control electricity costs and capture savings in a rapidly-evolving utility landscape. The Stem system combines predictive analytics and advanced energy storage with a high-fidelity software user interface. By buffering spikes in energy usage, Stem also reduces the impact of the C&I customer on the utility grid and enables better grid citizenship. Through innovation in technology and financing, our goal is to optimize the relationships between energy providers and consumers.
The Director, Supply Chain will report to the COO and is responsible for all aspects of the supply chain, including supply chain strategy, forecasting, sourcing, contracting, vendor management, outsourced manufacturing, and logistics (delivery and returns). Examine existing procedures and opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs. Will coordinate with finance/accounting on matters involving inventory carrying costs. Reviews and plans requirements for acceptable WIP and inventory.
The roles will have a real and lasting impact by improving productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations.
Developing procurement and cost containment strategy leveraging multi-year volumes while avoiding overhang commitments
Conduct periodic review meetings with Sales, Marketing and Demand Planners to review inventory supply plan and stocking levels
Negotiating multi-year procurement commitments with periodic POs
Develop local spares and support strategy to ensure repair SLAs
Develop and execute supplier quality assurance processes
Develop logistics strategy and processes to direct ship to regional markets/installers
Expedite and monitor production and shipments as needed to maintain appropriate inventory in support of demand
Direct all movement, storage, and processing of product and materials
Develop strategies for duties and tariff optimization with global suppliers
Lead supply chain activities related to process engineering and ERP implementation
Manage RMA processing, vendor warranties along with recycling and disposal
Work with Product team to ensure roadmap and strategic sourcing alignment
Ability to think critically, analyze information, and make actionable recommendations
Self-starter, able to succeed in a fluid and fast-paced work environment
High degree of organizational capability with strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines
Strategic thinker while hands on in all activities
Strong problem solving skills
Business process oriented with ability to communicate process flows and requirements
Fact Based and Data Driven with a high attention to detail
Technical competency including advanced Microsoft Excel skills
Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field (or a combination of equivalent education and experience)
5+ years of experience Supply Chain, Procurement, Materials Management / Planning
New product introduction experience
Supply chain experience with complex, high-value assets and global suppliers
Hands on experience with ERP systems
Lifecycle approach to supplier management and relationship owner