Supply Chain Coordinator

Chicago, IL
Manufacturing
Full Time
About Fast Radius:
Fast Radius is the leading provider of additive manufacturing solutions, including application discovery, product design and testing, and production-grade manufacturing. From entirely new products uniquely enabled by additive manufacturing to global supply chain solutions leveraging a virtual warehouse, Fast Radius brings the future of manufacturing and the supply chain to its clients. Last year, Fast Radius was recognized as one of the 9 companies best “implementing technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution” by the World Economic Forum (WEF)—the only company honored that is based in North America. Fast Radius is headquartered in Chicago, with offices in Atlanta, Ga and Singapore, as well as a production hub on-site at the UPS Worldport facility in Louisville, Ky. Visit www.fastradius.com for additional information.

What we’re looking for:
We are seeking a Supply Chain Coordinator to join the Fast Radius team. This person will be responsible for day-to-day execution within our sourcing department.  He or she will submit and monitor projects from initial order entry through final customer delivery. As we are a fast-growth startup, you will assist in multiple supply chain functions such as buyer/procurement, supplier performance, project management and freight/parcel logistics. Reporting into the head of supply chain, this role will be the conduit between our sales team and our supplier network by helping monitor all external manufacturing orders.

The likely candidate will have technical knowledge in manufacturing processes (injection molding and CNC). To be successful in this role, you need to be process-minded, able to juggle many projects simultaneously, time-efficient, and a great communicator with both our sales team and suppliers. A hard-working, roll-up your sleeves attitude is must.

Responsibilities:

    • Manage the quoting / RFQ process for all transactional orders
    • Receive, interpret, and input sales orders into our ERP system
    • Ensure orders are accurately submitted to our suppliers with all necessary job requirements
    • Support the sales team to ensure timely RFQ responses and resolve supplier questions
    • Monitor and maintain project timelines to assure on-time delivery of orders from suppliers
    • Convey necessary order updates to the sales team and help resolve supplier and delivery issues
    • Coordinate and oversee freight and parcel shipments from overseas vendors
    • Assist in material purchasing for direct materials used for in-house production projects
    • Collaborate with team members for best procedures to ensure timely delivery of parts with the highest quality possible

Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline or equivalent experience
    • Minimum 4 years of demonstrated success in a similar position
    • Working understanding of different manufacturing processes (injection molding, CNC)
    • Prior experience in managing and optimizing RFQ and order entry workflows
    • Understanding of MRP fundamentals is preferred
    • Strong analytical skills and the ability to solve problems under pressure
    • Highly effective computer skills, with demonstrated knowledge of ERP systems
    • Proficient in common software tools and data collection
    • Attention to detail and ability to communicate and collaborate with internal teams and customers is a must
    • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and communicating with overseas suppliers
    • Candidate must be authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship from Fast Radius
    • Currently living in Chicago or have the desire to move to Chicago (no relocation assistance) 

What Fast Radius Will Provide:

    • Competitive compensation + bonus structure
    • Comprehensive medical benefits, generous vacation policy and office holidays
    • A fun environment to collaborate with like-minded professionals
    • Company culture that supports work-life balance