Job Description :
Supply Chain Consultant
Location : Fremont, CA
Duration : 9+ Months Contract

A Supply Chain Consultant is skilled at getting the best out of the people and projects that they oversee.
The Supply Chain Business Systems Analyst will implement and improve supply chain processes of applications to provide with comprehensive business and industry solutions.
We’re hiring a self-motivated Supply Chain Consultant with experience working on Supply Chain processes and automation in an Agile environment. Driven, problem solving, creative individuals who will fit with our diverse and collaborative culture are encouraged to apply.

Job function:
Act as the application and process SME for the supply chain planning and automation functions.
Analyze business and other data processing problems to implement and improve supply chain processes of applications to provide with comprehensive business and industry solutions.
Specifically, analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate and improve cross-functional systems and process projects related to operations, particularly in the areas of Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Inventory Optimization, and Supply Planning.
Analyze system/process changes and enhancement requests, and work with supply chain to prioritize requests.
Work with cross-functional teams to ensure successful planning and execution of business process and systems projects.

Evaluate existing processes as they relate to the sourcing and supply chain discipline with a mindset of coordination and inclusion of all design, development and operations disciplines.
Evaluate existing processes with respect to pricing decisions, sourcing and operational profitability and incorporate best practices to streamline operations and prepare for automation
Present known or discovered pain points and bottlenecks to the appropriate stakeholders and build consensus toward a solution.
Strategize and document modified or new processes to achieve efficiency, follow best practices and automation of Supply Chain Management
Establish goals and metrics to track success of implemented process solutions and continually evaluate and adjust as necessary.
Analyze and present key procurement data and metrics to the COO and business leadership, identifying area of opportunity or requiring improvement and attention.
Communicate regularly with the COO to provide progress updates and coordinate initiatives.
Collaborate closely with the Supply Chain Group team members focused on People and Product.
Collaborate closely with different department (e.g. Planning, Procurement, Sourcing, Logistics, Project Services, Finance, Product Management and Engineering, etc and their respective teams.
Report to the COO.

Required Qualifications:
10 years of relevant work experience preferred.
4 year degree or equivalent preferred.
Must have worked in a company with over $200m in revenue and over 200 customers.
Preferred that he/she has been part of a system implementation and supply chain automation project, worked in a start-up environment and scaled all aspects of Supply Chain
Knowledge on Supply Chain Management Applications
Strong working knowledge of system development life cycle methodologies
Ability to successfully establish and maintain relationships with internal customers, and dedication to meeting customer expectations and requirements.
Experience leading globally dispersed teams and developing global and regional sourcing strategies across a broad range of products and services.
Ability to prioritize tasks and work on both short term and long term solutions simultaneously.
Must be very organized and exhibit excellent time management skills.
Clear communicator and excellent presenter with oral, written, and graphic presentation skills.
Ambitious outside-of-the-box thinker willing to reach beyond their comfort zone
Reliable, focused, and detail oriented.
Excellent decision-making skills and a highly resourceful problem solver.

Desired Qualification:
3 years experience in Solar Industry specifically as a Supply Chain Consultant.
Knowledge on Arena, NetSuite, Salesforce or other PLM, ERP & CRM Applications