Mighty Buildings

3D printing beautiful, high-quality, and sustainable homes.

Global Supply Manager

Oakland, CA
Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

Mighty Buildings is looking for an experienced Global Supply Manager (GSM) to build a world-class supply chain network for our exciting 3D printing construction business. You will work closely with teams from Architect, Design, Product, Engineering, Program Management, and Manufacturing to optimize the user experience, quality, cost, and timely delivery of our exciting products. You will lead the development of sourcing strategies and establish a solid partnership with our strategic suppliers, a critical piece to enable Mighty Buildings’ vision for more sustainable and affordable construction. Bottom line, you will be responsible for ensuring our supply chain partners meet demand, delivery schedule, specifications, and quality standards at the lowest possible cost to Mighty Buildings.

Position Responsibilities:

Develop category sourcing strategy ensuring suppliers are capable of meeting Mighty Buildings’ current and future technical and business requirements. Benchmark the industry to monitor technology trends and ensure best practices are incorporated to enable Mighty Buildings’ business and mitigate risks. Establish supplier selection criteria, evaluate alternative suppliers, manage Request-For-Information (RFI), Request-For-Quote process (RFQ), and drive final supplier selection in partnership with Cross-Functional Teams at Mighty Buildings. Proactively provide manufacturing and cost input to inform and enable product design, architecture, and feature set decisions. Coordinate and lead Bottoms-Up-Costing exercises at component, module, and system levels to enable product design, architecture, and feature set decisions. Negotiate key agreements with suppliers to establish best-in-class pricing, flexibility, quality, delivery, payment, warranty, and service terms. Lead Total Cost Reduction program to ensure the lowest possible total cost, including part, capacity, inventory, transportation, and yield costs. Develop contingency plans to de-risk technical challenges, long lead time, single source, and any other potential supply chain risks. Execute programs to optimize schedule flexibility while minimizing excess & obsolete inventory exposure. Collaborate with cross-functional partners and external partners to meet the overall program schedule, sustainability goals, certifications, and performance requirements.
Travel in the Contiguous US and global as needed to support product launches.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with established industry experience.
Proven project management, communication, and cross-functional teamwork skills. Robust quantitative and analytical skills including command of Microsoft Excel Experience, Google Docs, Numbers, etc. Ability to work on high-pressure project schedules. Ability to work with ambiguity, adapt to changes and bring clarity to the team. Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance to execute on agreed-upon project deliverables. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

MBA or Master of Engineering 7 or more years of total professional work experience including 5 or more years of supply chain management experience, preferably in Construction, Consumer Electronics, or similar industries. Other commodity sourcing experience is a plus, such as construction materials, chemicals, photovoltaic, battery backup systems, home appliances, etc.

Why you should join Mighty Buildings

Mighty Buildings is a construction technology company that is dedicated to reimagining the building industry, from the factory to the foundation. By applying state-of-the-art automation and innovative new technologies, Mighty Buildings can 3D print structures twice as fast with 95% less labor hours and ten times less waste than conventional construction. Mighty Buildings works with compliance and regulatory agencies to develop future-forward materials that are tested to the most rigorous standards with nearly zero-waste production methods. Mighty Buildings projects range from pre-designed ADUs for homeowners to single family residential developments utilizing their unique panelized Mighty Kit System. Mighty Buildings is committed to making beautiful, sustainable, and high-quality homes a reality for more people.

Mighty Buildings
Team Size:160
Location:Oakland, CA
Slava Solonitsyn
Slava Solonitsyn
Dmitry Starodubtsev
Dmitry Starodubtsev