Senior Director – Global Supply Chain Operations

Senior Director – Global Supply Chain Operations

Senior Director – Global Supply Chain Operations

Remote job

Full time

Bachelor degree

General overview

About us

Where Light Meets Digital – EFFECT Photonics is a highly vertically integrated, independent photonic semiconductor company addressing the need for high-performance, affordable optic solutions driven by the ever-increasing demand for bandwidth and faster data transfer capabilities. Our teams are made up of professional, highly skilled, energized, and enthusiastic people who share a passion for developing and creating high-volume, world-class solutions. We operate globally, and our teams work collaboratively to make EFFECT Photonics a very dynamic and rewarding place to work.

About the position

EFFECT Photonics is looking for an experienced – Senior Director – Global Supply Chain Operations 

(Location Flexible)

Lead the Global Supply Chain Operations function in the development of a world class fabless and outsourced manufacturing model for EFFECT Photonics. Candidate will be a highly motivated, high energy, and a proven operations leader with a track record of successful product delivery. This position will develop and run the required end-to-end product supply chain operations capabilities in alignment with cost, customer quality/reliability and other key company deliverables. The candidate will work closely with the management team and targeted supply chain partners to grow an optimized fabless and outsourced manufacturing model, including effective supply chain liability control mechanisms, as the company successfully progresses to volume production.

Role responsibilities:

  • Overall accountability for the production supply chain for the company
  • Translates business strategies into operational tactics and concrete actions taking into account business priorities.
  • Implements and maintains planning process for the Supply Chain in coordination with sales, PLM and Finance.
  • Responsible for building strategic supplier relationships, planning, logistics. procurement and product cost
  • Responsible for Production Ramp and RMA management
  • Design, develop and lead the Supply Chain Team to develop plans, policies, and programs to support company required results
  • Executing a continuous improvement program for all supply chain functions
  • Proactively develops, monitors, and controls key initiatives, appropriate budgets, forecasts, measures of success, etc., to achieve required goals.

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About you

We want you to bring your expertise, experience, and passion for global supply chain operations to the forefront of our organisation, thus helping us to create a world class company with a world class reputation.

Required / Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Minimum 15 years of progressive supply chain management experience with 7 - 10 years successfully leading supply chain teams in the semiconductor industry.
  • Candidates must have substantial experience utilizing a worldwide fabless and outsourced manufacturing model, clearly demonstrated leadership, a track record of successful delivery, strong teamwork orientation, and excellent communication skills.
  • Photonics and semiconductor experience including mass production experience, preferably with Tier 1 manufacturers
  • Success in recruiting, hiring, managing, and retaining high-performing supply chain operations team
  • Start-up to scale-up experience in a founding or senior leadership role, preferred
  • International travel as needed

We are a collaborative Global Technology Company, and we’re building a truly dynamic and rewarding place to work.

Reward and Benefits

Benefits are a critical component to consider when taking on a new challenge, but because we are a global company, benefits may vary by location.

Here is what you can expect from us regardless:

  • A fast-paced working culture where everyone’s point of view has real value
  • Genuine opportunities for self-development and career growth
  • An environment that embraces collaboration
  • A competitive salary that reflects our ambition
  • A flexible benefits scheme with health and pension plan (401 K for US based roles)
  • Paid time off (vacation days) plus statutory annual holidays
  • Flexible working hours
  • Stock Appreciation Rights (SAR – stock program)

We look forward to receiving your application, if you have any questions, please contact our recruitment team.

Email: - No agencies please!

Effect Photonics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Effect Photonics complies with all applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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