Supply Chain Manager – EnginZyme

EnginZyme is a startup company that is building a groundbreaking, sustainable platform for producing the millions of tonnes of chemical building blocks that our world depends on, and transforming a $5 trillion industry in the process. We accomplish this through replacing traditional synthetic and fossil-fuel-based processes with enzymes – nature’s most efficient catalysts. Founded in Sweden in 2014, we are funded by well-known investors and have been recognised as a Technology Pioneer company by the World Economic Forum. We have just raised €22M in Series B funding, and are now commercialising our first product, which we expect to be manufacturing shortly on a multi-ton scale. This is where you come in.

You will be responsible for catalyst supply chain strategy and execution in support of our global catalyst sales business. This business critical role requires the creation and coordination of a reliable supply chain to ensure the delivery of our products on time to our customers. The role will require engagement with Business Development and R&D to enable short/medium/long term customer delivery projections. You will be required to develop a reliable and trackable process that will involve procurement of key raw materials, and coordination with toll manufacturing sites to facilitate catalyst production and delivery to customer sites on schedule. You will also be expected to develop and maintain strategic relationships within the supply chain and to seek alternate suppliers and toll manufacturers to ensure sanctity of supply to our customers. The role includes accountability for supply chain costs and product performance.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Set and execute a supply chain to deliver against short/medium/long term goals to support the company’s financial plan
  • Manage raw material suppliers and toll manufacturing partners for commercial catalyst production
  • Implement logistics flow from suppliers to final customers
  • Establish supply chain with vetted suppliers and prepare for alternative options
  • Negotiate long-term contracts with critical suppliers
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, toll manufacturers and customers
  • Develop quality control procedures and ensure implementation in-house and at critical suppliers
  • Lead the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process: forecasts, production, inventory, customer lead time, financial plan
  • Implement customer support tools to manage processes, including orders, deliveries, logistics, and customer relations
  • Lead efforts to secure regulatory approvals to support future sales
  • Select and integrate supply chain management tools in line with the company’s business strategy and growth projections


EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in logistics/business/economics area
  • Candidates with Bachelor’s or Master degree in a related technical area such as chemical engineering will also be considered
  • Minimum 10 years of global supply chain management experience


ADDITIONAL SKILLS, CAPABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Strong customer focus to ensure customer needs and expectations are met
  • Experience deploying state-of-the-art supply chain management tools
  • Ability to participate in a cross-functional, team-oriented environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with multiple levels of leadership internally and externally
  • Ability to present ideas and information in a clear, concise, and organized manner
  • Listens to others to respond effectively to ideas and questions
  • Experienced leader of projects and teams
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