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Supply Chain Manager

Athens, OH | Reports to CEO

Job Description

Date: September 3, 2014

Position: Supply Chain Manager

Location: Athens, Ohio

Company Profile: Ecolibrium Solar is an innovative fast growing company based in Athens, OH with a Research and Development office in Boulder, CO. The company is a leading supplier of simple, fast, and cost effective mounting systems for PV modules. Our solution saves installers countless hours from planning and installing more complicated systems. Our research and development team prides itself on designing smart solutions, at an industry leading cost. The company wants talented individuals to help fuel growth and be part of an experienced team determined to make Ecolibrium Solar an elite organization.


Job Description: Supply Chain Manager

Develop and scale a supply chain for a rapidly growing solar racking company. This person will work closely with Product General Managers, the development team and the management team to optimize COGS. In addition to this, they will lead and motivate their team to improve processes and prepare for scale up. We contract manufacture our products so successfully managing the supply chain is a critical role in our company.


Responsibilities include:

Sourcing/Inventory Management - Select suppliers and negotiate terms. Develop a supply base that will support growth. Develop internal processes to improve purchasing.

Order Management & Customer Service - estimate customer demand, manage suppliers, monitor inventory, track deliveries, and manage logistics.

Technical Support - Develop supplier quality standards. Work with R&D to determine manufacturability of products. Provide leadership to drafting department.



7-10 years of experience in supply chain with progressive advancement (must have several years experience as a supply chain manager with substantial spend and direct negotiating responsibility). All applicants not meeting this requirement will immediately be declined.

Experience in strategic supply chain management in a manufacturing setting

Proven track record in price/term negotiations

Team Player, sense of humor a must

Experience implementing and using an ERP

Must be a go-getter, who thrives in a fast paced work environment, and enjoys challenges. 



Experience in international sourcing preferred

MBA or advanced degree

Solar experience



Expected to be at office in Athens during core hours of 9 to 4, some flexibility.

PLEASE NOTE: We are in rapid growth mode and are looking for an experienced Supply Chain Managers who is able to jump in an be a team player while driving growth. In order to go beyond the resume, we are working with Plum to assess candidate's skill sets (beyond experience). To be considered for this position, you must also complete the assessment online here: http://bit.ly/WdufW7

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