Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) is seeking an experienced Supply Chain Manager to support and lead the Supply Chain team to achieve operational success. This manager will determine supply chain needs and communicate forecasts, supply schedules, and priorities with suppliers. The ideal candidate will have prior experience managing suppliers to include qualification, selection, accountability, continuous improvement, and on-site audits.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as focal point between suppliers and internal functions while clearly communicating requirements and own supplier accountability
  • Analyze risk management by assessing supplier risks and identify secondary and tertiary suppliers
  • Determine supply chain needs and communicate forecasts, supply schedules, and priorities with suppliers
  • Partner with suppliers to improve lead times and product quality
  • Track and communicate supplier on-time delivery and quality metrics to suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Lead company efforts in supply chain diversification, risk mitigation, and relationship management
  • Collaborate with engineering, quality, and other functions to resolve supplier issues
  • Support and lead the Supply Chain team to achieve operational success

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline, supply chain management, or another related field
  • Minimum of three (3+) years of experience in supply chain management
  • Ability to work onsite from our facility in Verona, WI
  • Ability to travel as needed

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum of five (5+) years of experience in supply chain management
  • Well-versed in partnering with suppliers to drive continuous improvement efforts
  • Experience working with electronics to include printed circuit boards and embedded systems
  • Demonstrated experience managing supplier relations
  • Proven experience in bidding, negotiating, and controlling supply chain costs
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks and projects, with various teams including engineers and supply chain personnel
  • Experience developing supply chain metrics and KPIs
  • Prior experience working in ISO 9001 environment is preferred

Compensation and Benefits

Extreme Engineering Solutions offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits, including:

  • No-deductible, low-copay group health and dental insurance (90% employer paid)
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance (100% employer paid)
  • Paid time off, plus eight paid holidays a year
  • Safe Harbor 401(k) contribution
  • Participation in the employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)

X-ES also takes a casual, small-business approach to company culture. At our state-of-the-art office and manufacturing facility located in Madison’s growing tech corridor, there’s no formal dress code, flexible scheduling, and dedicated personal workspaces. Our employees kick back at regular company events and enjoy lunches from local pizza places and food carts. At X-ES, we strive to offer a comfortable, relaxed environment for our employees to do their best work.

About X-ES

When “rugged enough” isn’t rugged enough for embedded computing systems, industry leaders in the military, aerospace, industrial, and commercial sectors turn to Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES). Because we strive to be the premier provider of mission-critical embedded products while delivering exceptional levels of customer and employee satisfaction, we hire strong contributors and give them space to thrive. As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees both drive and directly benefit from our success. Together, we meticulously design and build products that stand up to some of the most extreme conditions on the planet.

Extreme Engineering Solutions is located in the Madison, WI area. The company designs and manufactures rugged embedded computing solutions for a variety of applications. For more information, visit www.xes-inc.com.

Extreme Engineering Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by law.

All X-ES job postings and application procedures are posted in compliance with Section 39.08 of the Madison General Ordinances.

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