Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain Manager


What You'll Be Doing 

You’ll be responsible for finding and communicating with qualified suppliers from around the globe (NA, Asia, MX, EU), negotiating price and delivery, creating purchase orders, and managing the supply of components.  You will work closely with engineering to understand new and exciting designs and complex BOMs.  You’ll be responsible for assisting the project management team in product development and supply orders.

Main duties and responsibilities:
• Communicate designs with manufacturers and component suppliers and assure cost-effective products
• Competitively quote and purchase prototype and production parts
• Create and maintain a master purchasing schedule according to production demand
• Work effectively with manufacturers both foreign and domestic.
• Perform periodic cycle counts as required on a per-project basis
• Maintain and monitor cost trackers for each project to confirm profit
• Find alternative suppliers for materials not able to be delivered as planned
• Maintain proper inventory levels of materials used on a regular basis
• Attend Weekly Production Meetings
• Maintain Master BOM of projects in production and prototype stages
• Order according to Master BOM for all open sales orders
• Create client facing quotations
• Purchasing supplies for the office.

Who You Are 
• You are curious and enjoy new experiences
• You can multitask and have strong organization skills
• You take initiative and have a problem-solving mindset.
• You have clear communication skills and attention to detail

Preferred Experience (not required)
• Worked with suppliers in China
• BOM management
• Forecast MRP
• Worked in a manufacturing environment

Who We Are

Harbor Designs & Manufacturing helps both multinational brands and diverse startups and inventors bring new and often disruptive products to life! We have partnerships and collaborations with universities, hospital systems, and federal labs bringing new technologies to production. Every product and company is unique, and once we understand our client's unique product needs and goals we get to work, guiding them through the rough seas of product development, regulatory compliance, manufacturing, and supply chain strategy. We are their safe Harbor for design and manufacturing, working as part of their team so they can stay focused on what matters – running their business. When it’s a fit for the project we also offer in-house technical assembly, clean room assembly, warranty repair, and logistics support. We have designed and manufactured products in nearly every category and industry with a special emphasis on medical and biomedical devices but we also make products for the consumer market, rail and transportation markets, energy innovation, ag-tech/ aqua-tech, robotics, IOT devices, wearables, defense, and cyber security markets.


While Harbor Designs & Manufacturing opened its doors in 2008, we are very much in a high growth start up mode and are looking for key team members who can help refine systems, build and lead teams, or just be strong team members open to direction. Upward advancement, and lateral moves within the organization are always prioritized over new hires when an interest or proficiency is shared with management. Harbor offers unlimited PTO and supports continuing education for those interested in honing or expanding their skills. We pride ourselves on having a collaborative team environment where suggestions aren’t just heard but implemented. If you want to be a part of a dynamic growing team and work on cutting-edge technologies and innovations, apply today!

Why Join Us

  • Unlimited PTO
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Health, Dental, and Vision
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance 
  • 401K 

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