Manager, Supply Chain

South San Francisco, South CA, South United States
Nov 04, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Mammoth Biosciences is harnessing the diversity of nature to power the next-generation of CRISPR products. Through the discovery and development of novel CRISPR systems, the company is enabling the full potential of its platform to read and write the code of life. By leveraging its internal research and development and exclusive licensing to patents related to Cas12, Cas13, Cas14 and CasPhi, Mammoth Biosciences can provide enhanced diagnostics and genome editing for life science research, healthcare, agriculture, biodefense and more. Mammoth is democratizing disease detection with easy and affordable point-of-care tests that allow real-time and simultaneous detection of multiple conditions, along with high-throughput tests that allow for unprecedented testing volume. Further, the company is transforming disease treatment with its proprietary micro-sized CRISPR proteins that enable new editing and delivery options. Based in San Francisco, Mammoth Biosciences is co-founded by CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna and principal founders Trevor Martin, Janice Chen, and Lucas Harrington. The firm is backed by top institutional investors including Decheng, Mayfield, NFX, and 8VC, and leading individual investors including Brook Byers, Tim Cook, Bob Nelsen, and Jeff Huber.


This role will be responsible for building and leading the biology and materials supply chain effort at Mammoth Biosciences. The candidate will be responsible for scaling current purchasing and planning processes for the lab and engineering functions. This role will be responsible for negotiating and managing supply contracts with external vendors and partners.

    • Direct activities of all functions involved in purchasing, planning, warehousing, and inventory
    • Implement a fully functional supply chain management infrastructure in order to effectively manage logistics and resources
    • Source, develop and maintain vendor relationships in collaboration with the technical teams
    • Work with the internal team to generate forecasting models for laboratory and engineering inventories
    • Maintain accountability, establishing processes and controls for accurate inventory counts at all times
    • With increasing scale, evaluate the suitability of the current purchasing system (Quartzy), and recommend and implement an appropriate system
    • Maintain relationships with key vendors and negotiate supply agreements

    • 10+ years' experience in Supply Chain or planning management in life sciences or biotechnology companies
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or related field
    • Experience with purchasing systems appropriate for small-to-medium businesses
    • Experience in working in a startup environment with the ability to liaise/communicate effectively

    • Understanding of end-to-end supply chain business processes (Demand and Supply Planning, Inventory Management, Lifecycle Management)
    • Ability to develop innovative and creative output based on interpretation and analysis
    • Knowledge of purchasing under-regulated environments.
    • Knowledge of quality systems and how supply chain management interacts with them

    • Competitive salary with equity
    • Company-paid health/vision/dental benefits
    • Unlimited vacation and generous sick time
    • Free breakfast/lunch/dinner/barista
    • Free gym
    • Public transportation commuter subsidy
    • 401(k) matching