Skydio is the leading US drone company and the world leader in autonomous
flight, the key technology for the future of drones and aerial transportation.
The Skydio team combines deep expertise in artificial intelligence, best-in-
class hardware and software product development, and operational excellence to
empower a broader, more diverse audience of drone users - from action sports
enthusiasts to first responders to insurance claims adjusters.
About the role:
We are seeking a motivated, experienced, and knowledgeable Material Program
Manager to support the planning, analysis, reporting and management of
material availability and cost throughout the lifecycle of product programs.
How you'll make an impact:
Be the primary supply chain conduit between Engineering, Operations and
Global Supply Chain partners to assure material deliveries in the right
quantity are on time to support internal and external schedules.
Perform regular supply vs. demand analyses for critical materials to
identify potential supply risks and inventory exposures by aligning supply
chain processes with product development milestones and mass production
Own the costed Bill of Materials (cBOM) within a given program.
Thoroughly pursue cost optimization activities throughout the product
Provide frequent written and verbal executive status updates on material,
cost, and readiness status.
Work fluidly in a cross-functional team environment involving
Manufacturing and Product.
Work with external suppliers to establish the appropriate delivery
schedules for individual components, specifying quantity and frequency
targeting on-time delivery; coordinate with Supply Chain and Logistic
teams as needed.
Ensure BOM accuracy by working with engineering, project management and
document control teams.
Maintain accurate MRP data to reflect confirmed delivery quantities and
due dates from suppliers. Validate, troubleshoot and resolve
Provide ongoing transparency of inventory levels and ensure continuous
inventory accuracy. Understand and work to reduce excess and obsolete
Identify opportunities for process improvement and drive improvement
projects to completion.
Generate and publish performance metrics for assigned programs.
What makes you a good fit:
Significant hands-on experience in materials management, production
planning, and/or material scheduling in a manufacturing environment.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks
based on demand.
Ability to present material status effectively in weekly program/executive
Open-minded, collaborative and team-oriented attitude.
Self-motivation and resourcefulness.
Ability to solve problems in a fast-paced work environment with minimal
Strong work ethic.
Strong analytical capabilities, including ability to optimize delivery
costs and inventory levels.
Knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software and ERP
The annual base salary range for this position (spanning multiple
experience levels) is $93,500.00 - $126,500.00 . Compensation will vary
based on factors, including skill level, proficiencies, transferable
knowledge, and experience. In addition to base salary, Skydio full-time
employees are eligible to enroll in our benefit plans and take advantage
of a variety of incentives and stipends.
For some positions the pay may be dependent upon the individual's regional
At Skydio we believe that diversity drives innovation. We have created a
multidisciplinary environment that embraces the power of diverse perspectives
to create elegant solutions for complex problems. We are committed to growing
our network of people, programs, and resources to nurture an inclusive
As such, we do not make hiring or other employment-related decisions on the
basis of an applicant or employee's race, color, ethnicity, national origin,
citizenship, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and
related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, age, religion,
disability status, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition,
genetic information or characteristics, veteran, military or family status, or
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