At Path we work on state-of-the-art artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, and sensors to make industrial robots intelligent. Our transformative technology, like our robotic welding system, enables hardware to do more with less human input.

We are looking for a Supply Chain Sourcing Analyst to source and negotiate all materials and finished goods. You will collaborate with various business areas to identify sourcing needs and opportunities. The Supply Chain Sourcing Analyst will be responsible for negotiating with suppliers, managing contracts, tracking supplier performance (cost, quality, inventory and service). In addition, you will evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of current vendors performance and pricing and conclude how they impact our ability to deliver on time and at the lowest cost to our clients. You will report to the Director of Supply Chain Operations and will join a team of dedicated, supportive, and enthusiastic people to help create the future of manufacturing.

What You’ll Do

  • You will develop a strong supply chain via supplier qualification and quoting processes.
  • You will negotiate competitive pricing and provide cost analysis of multiple vendors.
  • You will strategically manage the flow of incoming products.
  • You will evaluate supplier performance and provide objective feedback.
  • You will conduct continuous improvement initiatives with top suppliers to reduce costs.
  • You will create custom reports to support supply chain operations.
  • You will improve performance via quality enhancement, alternative product analysis and supplier added value services.
  • You will work with on-site supplier representatives to ensure delivery of quality products that meet both internal and customer specifications.
  • You will develop and maintain a standardized pricing analysis process and determine the impact of supplier price changes.
  • You will maintain vendor information including; current vendor pricing, vendor lead times; alternated suppliers as directed.
  • You will review and resolve invoice pricing discrepancies while interacting with Accounts Payable personnel and/or suppliers to proactively take actions that will prevent recurrence.
  • You will develop a Supplier Relationship Management system to improve communications with suppliers; including analyzing and comparing vendors/supplier performance; recommend changes.
  • You will manage (or assist with) special projects, which may include compiling and analyzing targeted data, reviews and assessments of processes or operations or developing special reports.
  • You will create detailed reports on findings and recommendations.
  • You will assist with resolution of supply issues which may include tracking of orders and delivery dates as necessary.

Who You Are

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3+ years of experience within Supply Chain or related fields.
  • You have a positive approach and are a problem-solver, focused on finding solutions, and are comfortable recommending changes.
  • You have  analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • You are are excited by the opportunity to be a part of a venture-backed company early on, where your work will have an immediate and direct impact
  • You are passionate about what you do and enjoy working in a collaborative environment
  • You like the idea of working at a tech startup with all the perks that go with that- free lunch, unlimited time off, team events, and great benefits

At Path Robotics we love coming to work to solve interesting and tough challenges but also because our ideas are welcomed and valued. We encourage unique thinking and are dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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