Archer is an aerospace company based in Palo Alto, California building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft with a mission to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. We are designing, manufacturing, and operating an all-electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 60 miles at speeds of up to 150 mph while producing minimal noise.
Our sights are set high and our problems are hard, and we believe that diversity in the workplace is what makes us smarter, drives better insights, and will ultimately lift us all to success. We are dedicated to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment that embraces our differences, and supports and celebrates all of our team members.
What You’ll Do
Develop and grow the Purchasing team
Oversee the Purchasing activities, including creation and management of all flows to and from Archer Supply base (Purchase Orders, Transfer Orders, Return), on time, on quality and in alignment with Archer sourcing strategy
Responsible for the management and accuracy of the overall Open Purchase Order book, and the proactive identification and mitigation of risks of delays
Establish, communicate, and implement short, medium term goals for the Purchasing team, in order to promote effectiveness, efficiency and data accuracy
Work closely with the respective departments to continuously improve the department policies and procedures, in order to enhance organizational value and efficiency
Participate actively to the development and implementation of Archer ERP system. Act as the key Supply Chain representative for the development of the Procure to Pay process
Develop and manage the Purchasing performance metrics, including but not limited to On Time PO placement, On Time PO Delivery, and Material availability
What You Need
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, or Operations
5 to 10 years of related experience, managing Supply Chain activities in an ERP environment
5 years of supervisory experience
Experience in Aerospace and/or Automotive industry a plus
Ability to work in a fast paced and highly regulated environment
Results oriented and metrics driven leader, with experience in Purchasing or Supply Chain Operations
Solid analytical and computer skills
Strong team player
Excellent team building and leadership skills
Archer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.