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Supply Chain Manager

Brooklyn, NY • Remote Optional • EST US Time Zones • Manufacturing Team

We love Bikes!

We are a well-funded consumer-tech hardware startup based in Brooklyn, New York. Biking is our passion, and our mission is to make cycling easier by offering the public affordable and accessible e-bike technology. We are seeking talented and innovative thinkers to help us scale rapidly.

CLIP, our first product, is a portable propulsion device designed to enable e-bike functionality on regular bikes at a fraction of the cost and complexity of an e-bike or traditional conversion kit. CLIP was featured as a Top Innovation at SXSW 2021 recognized as a TIME Magazine 100 Best Inventions for 2020 and also won a Fast Company Innovation by Design Award last year. CLIP is the only product in the bike mobility upgrade category that is pure ‘plug & play’. And not to brag (well, maybe just a little)… CLIP is light, fits in your backpack & looks great charging on your desk.

At Clip, you will do the work you love, be yourself, and help make a positive impact on climate change and urban congestion, as well as enhance recreation and fitness by persuading people to bike further and more often. If this sounds compelling, a position at Clip may be the right fit for you!

What you will do:

As part of the Manufacturing  team your primary focus will be on creating and maintaining a healthy supply-chain pipeline. We’re looking for a highly detail oriented supply-chain specialist who is eager to build and manage a multi-stakeholder supply-chain consisting of multiple overseas component suppliers to CLIP’s overseas manufacturing operation and then ensuring inbound shipment to the US and finally to the end customer via a 3PL company based in the US.

You will be responsible for establishing relationships with vendors to secure the best value for goods purchased. You will develop and maintain a qualified supply base while understanding manufacturing trends and market influences. You will partner with Engineering, Manufacturing, R&D, and Quality to identify the best sources for parts and assemblies in order to deliver qualified products to the manufacturing line.

You will work directly with CLIP senior leadership and Sales team to maintain CLIP’s US inventory based on sales goals and roadmap.

Responsibilities:

  • Purchase materials, supplies, and services for multiple global manufacturing and distribution facilities
  • Work with Engineering, Manufacturing, Contract Manufacturers and Suppliers to develop cost models, target costs and low cost alternatives. Organize and conduct pricing benchmarks and competitive analysis
  • Drive programs to continuously improve the quality of goods from suppliers
  • Evaluate supplier quotations, and validate compliance to engineering specifications in order to select the solutions that bring the most commercial value
  • Help design and deploy an efficient and reactive ERP system 
  • Carefully control inventory of purchased OTS parts (motors, battery packs,…) and overall inventory of CLIP units
  • Coordinate with Suppliers, Manufacturing, freight planning and 3PL warehouse and ensure timely and accurate receiving in ERP system
  • Sync with the CEO and leadership team to report key metrics and red-flags
  • Reporting to CFO and working with Accounts Payables on invoice processing and accuracy
  • Identify issues, fixes and improvements and savings opportunities

You have:

  • Degree ideally in Supply Chain Management, Engineering or Business.
  • A 3-5 years experience in Overseas Supply Chain Management or Engineering project Management
  • Track record of delivering supply chain improvements and cost reduction
  • Proven control of ERP system design and implementation
  • Proven ability to organize complex projects, multitasking and focusing on details 
  • Excellent communication skills and the proven ability to effectively work with global suppliers
  • Experience working with Contract Manufacturers
  • You must always be striving to make complex processes more efficient and simpler
  • You should be agile, reactive and have the ability to handle rapid changes. You should  excel in managing relationships with multiple stakeholders on complex projects
  • Ability and willingness to travel is a must.

Nice to haves:

  • Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering or Business 
  • Experience with a wide range of technologies and projects
  • Experience spanning small companies and a large companies
  • An existing passion for biking
  • Experience in the mobility space a bonus
  • Located in NYC.

Benefits:

  • A competitive salary
  • Health Care
  • Access to the brilliant Newlab ecosystem of inspired entrepreneurs in Brooklyn
  • A position that improves community health and helps the planet

We encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and all decisions regarding hiring, promotion, discipline, and discharge are based on qualifications, merit, and the needs of the business. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Location: Can be Partially Remote but in location at Brooklyn, New York preferred. Employment Type: Full time Start Date: TBD

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