Basic Information

Job Category: Strategy/Planning

Location: Hawthorne, New York, United States

Date published: 09-May-2022

Job type: Full Time

Description and Requirements

About the role

Director of Supply Chain Management
We are currently seeking a Director of Supply Chain Management to join our team in our Hawthorne, NY 10532 location. 
Who We Are: 
Founded in 2014, Clarapath’s mission is to transform the laboratory space and advance how hospitals provide laboratory care. Our company is strategically backed by one of the largest hospitals in the country, as well as visionary pharmaceutical and academic leaders. In collaboration with our partners, we aim to improve patient care, through our automated processing, analysis, and diagnostics technology.  
From our fully automated, precision sectioning technology to world-class imaging and analysis expertise, our team is building a robotic system that will impact the future of digital pathology. We offer challenging opportunities to join a uniquely innovative company that straddles the worlds of medical devices, robotics, industrial automation, and technology.
To learn more about us, please visit us at 

About the Role: 
Clarapath is looking to hire a highly motivated Director of Supply Chain Management who will play a critical role in strategic decision making and operations as the company undergoes rapid growth. The successful candidate will have a successful track record in setting priorities, as well as excellent analytic, organization and communication skills.  
We are a rapidly growing business with the opportunity for the right candidate to continue advancing their role and responsibilities as the company grows. 
What you’ll do: 
Core duties and responsibilities include the following:
  • Oversee and manage overall supply chain and logistics operations to maximize efficiency, reduce risk, and minimize cost of organization’s supply chain
  • Setup new suppliers and negotiate contracts, including pricing, technical requirements, scope, lead time and other terms
  • Monitor, mitigate and report on supplier quality issues and track compliance to terms
  • Procure and track inventory to meet production schedule
  • Manage Purchase Order lifecycle, tracking open orders and following up as necessary
  • Maintain a record of inventories, purchasing, and pricing records 
  • Employ strategies and risk mitigation plan in order to ensure continuity of supply
  • Manage relationships with external manufacturers and strategic partners as needed
  • Work collaboratively with internal teams on sourcing strategy, market analysis, trade-off analysis, and supplier roadmaps to support cost, quality, and delivery targets
  • Monitor and manage costs to ensure adherence to budgets and forecasts
Our Perfect Candidate 
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business, engineering, supply chain / logistics or equivalent 
  • 7+ years of experience in production, scheduling, or inventory management, including data management experience
  • Strong working knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques, as well as an aptitude for current market conditions and future risks
  • Background in complex supply chain management of an integrated electromechanical system
Technical Skills: 
  • Experience with PLM software, such as Arena
  • Experience with NetSuite or other ERP software and related technology
  • Experience developing and/or utilizing logistics-related modeling tools
Required Abilities: 
  • Data-driven, detail-oriented approach to analysis and problem solving
  • Solid business judgment and ability to communicate effectively across levels of the company
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strategic mindset and the ability to see and act within the bigger picture
  • Excellent time management skills and organizational ability
  • A strong desire to work in a small, nimble, fast-growing startup environment, where leadership and working autonomously are critical
  • Drive, determination, and ability to hit aggressive milestones/deadlines
Company Offers: 
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and education
  • Comprehensive benefits package available: (healthcare, vision, dental and life insurances; 401k; PTO and holidays)
  • A collaborative and diverse work environment where our teams thrive on solving complex challenges
  • A mission driven organization where every team member is responsible for changing the standards of delivering healthcare
Clarapath is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce. Clarapath only accepts resumes from approved agencies that have a valid executed Non-Exclusive Master Staffing Agency Agreement with our company. Clarapath is not responsible for any fees or claims related to receipt of unsolicited resumes.