Supply Chain Manager (Remote)

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At Wisk, we're transforming the future of urban mobility through safe, all-electric, autonomous flight. We are a passionate team working together toward a sustainable future, solving high-impact problems that have never been solved before. By delivering everyday flight for everyone, we're making it possible to spend less time getting there and more time being there. If you want to be part of shaping the future of mobility, then read on!

At Wisk, we're transforming the future of urban mobility through safe, all-electric, autonomous flight. We are a passionate team working together toward a sustainable future, solving high-impact problems that have never been solved before. By delivering everyday flight for everyone, we're making it possible to spend less time getting there and more time being there. If you want to be part of shaping the future of mobility, then read on! 
 
We are looking for an experienced, hands-on Supply Chain Manager, ideally from aerospace, to join our team developing electric-powered aircraft. This position will be a primary point of contact for suppliers, managing every aspect of supplier development and performance throughout all contract phases.

Why we need you

  • With that vision in mind, we are looking for a Supply Chain Manager to join our Supply Chain team. The goal of the Supply Chain Manager at Wisk is to develop an efficient Supply Chain strategy to meet the needs for our next generation aircraft in order to build the first fully autonomous all-electric aircraft that performs and operates safely in an urban air-mobility environment. In support of this goal, you will be part of the Supply Chain team that develops supplier strategy, assesses risk, and manages suppliers and contracts. Your goal is to lead strategies to optimize the supply chain and related total costs, and support our lean production system on tactical and daily problem solving.
  • The successful candidate is respected in the aerospace community as a highly knowledgeable and experienced supply chain leader who has direct hands-on experience supporting aircraft development, with a wide breadth of supply chain knowledge, from supplier sourcing, through negotiation, contracting and execution. In this role, the candidate must be efficient in analytics, all phases of sourcing, contract management and supplier strategy and a strong relationship builder.

What you will do:

  • As part of the Supply Chain organization, you will act as a Supply Chain Manager for a novel type of aircraft development targeting the autonomous UAM market.
  • You will be a primary point of contact for suppliers, advising on production forecast, quality issues, and design changes. 
  • You will support multiple internal stakeholders including engineering, manufacturing, quality, facilities, finance, program management, and flight test teams to ensure successful integration and support of proposal efforts, contract execution and supplier management initiatives.
  • You will lead supplier assessments and the development of corrective and preventative actions.
  • You will monitor supplier technical, quality, delivery and financial performance.
  • You will take part in identifying cost saving opportunities and work with suppliers to reduce material costs.
  • You will resolve component shortages that arise quickly, preventing impact to the line.

What you have done:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree or the equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability
  • At least five (5) years working experience in supply chain strategy development and architecture
  • Excellent analytical and judgment skills. Strategic Sourcing, opportunity analysis, and strong negotiation with highly effective communication skills is a must
  • Ability to effectively communicate both written and verbal at all level of the organization, between engineering, production, and suppliers
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, prioritize appropriately and handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously with various cross functional teams

Desired:

  • Familiarity with a wide variety of technologies: PCB assembly, wire harness manufacturer, carbon fiber rework, bonding, avionics assembly, and COT’s vendors servicing the aviation industry.

Who you are:

  • You are a highly motivated, self starting individual with a broad set of skills and never afraid of facing complex technical challenges
  • You are a solution oriented individual with a strong analytical mindset
  • You have strong communication skills and can easily tailor your communications to suit the audience
  • You can adapt quickly or propose changes needed to achieve early results in a timely fashion
  • You embrace challenges and take commitments and deliver results within reasonable expectations
  • You are a positive team player

We are located in Mountain View just a couple of hundred feet from Shoreline Lake and its surrounding walking/jogging trails. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance (company pays 100% of employee premium), alternative work schedule (9/80), flexible time off, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as flight lessons, wellness subsidies, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, IP bonus program, happy hours and many more. 

Wisk Aero provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wisk Aero abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

Wisk Aero is an E-Verify employer.

More Information on Wisk
Wisk operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Mountain View, CA and Atlanta, GA. Wisk was founded in 2019. It has 265 total employees. To see all 113 open jobs at Wisk, click here.
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