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Senior Supply Chain Manager



El Segundo, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Radiant Industries is an El Segundo, CA-based startup developing Kaleidos, a portable, containerized nuclear microreactor. Portable nuclear power with rapid deploy capability can replace diesel generators used today to provide critical asset support for hospitals, datacenters, and military bases or to power microgrids at remote sites. Radiant’s unique, practical approach to nuclear development utilizes modern software engineering to rapidly achieve safe, factory-constructable microreactors leveraging existing, well-qualified materials. Radiant is on a fast track to demonstrate the first fueled operation of a new commercial nuclear reactor design, just two years from now.

Senior Supply Chain Manager

The Supply Chain Manager will support our engineering teams by ensuring the selection of suppliers that can meet our timelines and material quality standards to support the active development of our microreactor prototype. They will also create the supplier strategy and sourcing standards that will serve as the foundation for our operations later this decade when we start to mass produce commercial microreactor units. The ideal candidate is process-oriented and able to consistently deliver on priority work to support our business goals and increase the maturity of our supply chain organization.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Developing and executing sourcing strategies to ensure a reliable, cost-effective supply of products and services.
  • Collaborating with engineering to aid prototype builds, production milestones, design changes, and sourcing initiatives.
  • Identifying, evaluating, and managing suppliers, including performance assessments, issue resolution, and cost control.
  • Leading supplier contract negotiations.
  • Mitigating supply chain risks, reporting critical concerns to management, and proactively navigating policy, economic, and environmental risk factors.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 5+ years in global supply chain management, procurement, or sourcing.
  • Strong understanding of supply chain principles, best practices, and industry trends.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and relationship-building skills.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Analytical mindset with the ability to leverage data for informed decision-making.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Expert in managing contracts from conception through implementation.
  • Superb negotiation and presentation abilities for highly technical subject matter.

Employee Benefits for Eligible Employees:

  • Stock: Substantial incentive stock plan for all full time, salaried employees.
  • Medical: 100% up to base silver level plan for employee + 50% dependents, offers up to Platinum plans.
  • One Medical: Sponsored memberships for employees and their dependents.
  • Vision: 100% top tier plan coverage + 50% for dependents.
  • Dental: 100% top tier plan coverage, orthodontia extra, 50% for dependents.
  • Voluntary Life, Accident, Hospital, Critical Illness, Commuter and FSA are offered as employee contributed benefits.
  • Free snacks and drinks onsite.
  • Flexible PTO policy.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time. This position involves access to technology that is subject to U.S. export controls. Any job offer made will be contingent upon the applicant’s capacity to serve in compliance with U.S. export controls.