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Director of Supply Chain Operations (R2676)

Shield AI

Shield AI

Dallas County, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Introduction to Shield AI
Founded in 2015, Shield AI is a venture-backed defense technology company whose mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. In pursuit of this mission, Shield AI is building the world’s best AI pilot. Its AI pilot, Hivemind, has flown a fighter jet (F-16), a vertical takeoff and landing drone (V-BAT), and a quadcopter (Nova). The company has offices in San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC and abroad. Shield AI’s products and people are currently in the field actively supporting operations with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. allies.
Job Description
Do you love the idea of building out complex, efficient supply chains for cutting edge products? Are you interested in a position where you will have the opportunity to stand up tools from scratch? As a Director of Supply Chain Operations, you will set the Supply Chain strategy for the enterprise. You will be responsible for building the team, processes and systems to ensure we can meet all Supply Chain objectives. You will work with a wide range of suppliers, build tools for the supply chain team members, and work across the organization to maintain healthy inventories while reducing waste, all while staying responsive to rapidly developing products.

What You'll Do:

  • Lead and build the supply chain team
  • Stand up, maintain, and improve processes and logistics for the supply chain teams
  • Stand up tools to track status of inventory, parts on order, WIP, and more
  • Forecast needs, place orders to minimize disruption to production while minimizing required on hand inventory.
  • Stand up tools to guide procurement specialist actions: what to order, when and how much.
  • Lead supply chain strategy

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in supply chain purchasing
  • Experience building tools for supply chain teams
  • Experience negotiating the costs of goods and services
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Experience with government contract procurement and compliance requirements
  • You have a demonstrated record of working hard, being a trustworthy teammate, holding yourself and others to high standards, and being kind to others

Referred Qualifications:

  • BS in supply chain management, business management, operations engineering, or something related
  • Aerospace experience
  • Experience at a startup
  • Experience building your own tools from scratch
Total package details:
Regular employee positions: Salary within range listed above + Bonus + Benefits + Equity
Temporary employee positions: Hourly within range listed above + temporary benefits package (applicable after 60 days of employment)
*Interns/Military Fellows/Part-time not eligible for bonus, benefits or equity
Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. All offers are contingent on a cleared background and possible reference check.
If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.