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Director of Supply Chain and Manufacturing
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Company: Ionetix

Position: Director of Supply Chain and Manufacturing

Location: Lansing, MI

Ionetix is a growing company, with revolutionary cyclotron technology. We enable healthcare providers to provide highly accurate cardiac PET imaging, offering the highest quality of diagnostic capability of nuclear imaging services to implement and improve cardiac PET programs.

Ionetix is seeking a Director of Supply Chain and Manufacturing to work in Lansing, MI.  This position will oversee manufacturing, supply chain and purchasing for the cyclotron operations, including parts and product flow between suppliers and site locations, ensuring cost-effectiveness.

The Director of Supply Chain and Manufacturing has responsibility for but not limited to:

  1. Develop department objectives and key performance indicators for all areas of responsibility.
  2. Forge collaborative relationships to lead change that drives continuous improvement.
  3. Reduce costs and improve efficiencies.
  4. Determine the most cost-effective and efficient means of transporting products and supplies.
  5. Build and develop relationships, negotiate contracts, and formulate policies with suppliers.
  6. Responsible for purchasing and material planning within the organization including procurement and inventory control.
  7. Use best practices to ensure inventory and materials demand is met.
  8. Identify, qualify, and monitor suppliers to ensure quality and delivery requirements are met.
  9. Optimize purchase planning in conjunction with developing cost reduction strategies.
  10. Utilize purchasing system and other software to create efficiencies and extract data to monitor measurables.
  11. Maintain and improve utilization and reporting of the purchasing and inventory systems.
  12. Work with engineering and mitigation activities in conjunction with engineering and manufacturing.
  13. Design and implement supply chain optimization projects.

Ideal Candidates will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, manufacturing, purchasing or related field
  • 8 or more years of manufacturing, supply chain, and purchasing experience
  • 5 or more years of experience in a progressive procurement/sourcing environment or related experience
  • Experience in a lead manufacturing role within an organization with history of success
  • Ability to take initiative and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Prior experience reducing cost and improving efficiency
  • Knowledge of inbound inspection, packing, and quality systems for supply chain
  • International shipping and logistics experience with import/export, preferred
  • Knowledge of ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulation) and EAR (Export Administration Regulation) is helpful
  • Knowledge of ERP systems
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills with a proven ability to create and maintain positive working relationships with vendors, suppliers, shippers, and customers.
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Internet, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


This position receives a competitive wage, commensurate with experience, and an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and match, and generous paid time off.

Ionetix is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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