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Supply Chain Director

NeuSpera Medical

NeuSpera Medical

United States
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

JOB DESCRIPTION: Supply Chain Director

Location: Neuspera Medical, Inc. headquarters in San Jose, CA (LOCAL candidates only)

Reporting To: VP Operations


Base Pay: Negotiable

Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Type: Individual Contributor, Project Leader

Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required

Experience: 5+ years

Manages Others: Not Initially

Industry: Medical Devices

Required Travel: < 10%


Neuspera Medical, Inc. is an exciting early-stage medical device company with a uniquely positioned neuromodulation technology platform, headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Neuspera is committed to developing implantable medical device technology that will improve the lives of patients battling chronic illness. With the first intended indication for use as Urinary Urgency Incontinence (UUI), the platform technology is ultimately designed to deliver targeted bioelectronic medicine for a variety of conditions. Neuspera’s minimally invasive implants with external wearable transmitters offer the possibility for therapies to reach deeper, harder to access anatomical locations in the body.


Take the next step in your career and join Neuspera today to change lives through the products we help create. Here, you will contribute your talents to meaningful projects that impact the lives of patients around the world and develop as an individual by working directly with a team of seasoned experts and rising stars. Our values of accountability, respect, tenacity, results, and integrity are embedded in everything we do. No matter what your role may be, Neuspera strives to ensure all our employees are empowered and given the necessary tools to lead us in our relentless pursuit of success.


  • Lead the entire supply chain management process
  • Support overall supply chain planning
  • Management of suppliers/contract manufacturers
  • Material requirements planning
  • Purchasing
  • Receiving
  • Inventory control
  • Production planning
  • Finished goods management and tracking
  • Customer shipments, domestic and international
  • Material control systems development
  • Analyzing and executing changes to the product configuration (change order effectivity)


  • Manage the overall demand plan and coordinate purchasing required to achieve
  • Expedite deliveries and incoming inspection in order to prevent shortages or delays in production
  • Maintain overall manufacturing schedule and attainment records
  • Ensure product structures are complete and accurate
  • Ensure inventory is accurate, secure, and properly stored, ensuring material traceability
  • Continuous Improvement: Continuously improve processes with an eye toward adding value and improving efficiency
  • Maintain a goal oriented, collaborative & productive work environment
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


  • Strong ERP/MRP/PLM experience with an emphasis on configuration management and traceability
  • A background in Urology/Uro-Gynecology or neuromodulation/active implantable devices preferred
  • The interest and ability to translate strategic planning to tactical execution
  • Collaborate cross functionally to gain alignment and drive timely decision making
  • Possess a positive, people-centric leadership style and have a track record of enhancing a culture where people love to work, grow their capabilities, and do their best work in pursuit of a vision
  • Proven leader with a strong results orientation, positive “hands on” attitude, and sense of urgency


  • B.A./ B.S. in a related field or equivalent
  • 5+ years of operations experience, preferably in manufacturing or materials roles at early-stage companies
  • Likely with a background operations consulting
  • Results driven, collaborative team player capable of working well with others, as well as autonomously with little direction
  • Ability to adapt to dynamic situations and adjust as we grow
  • Must have effective presentation skills and ability to use PowerPoint, MS Word and Excel
  • Excels at seeking influence and facilitating team-based problem solving
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated financial and strategic capabilities
  • Ambitious and driven with a flexible mindset to handle changes in dynamic environment that often has ambiguity
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Foster work culture of:
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Accountability and teamwork
  • Proactive communication focused on results that is based on facts and is respectful


  • Office
  • Some travel necessary


Based on market data and other factors, the salary range for this position is $180,000 - $205,000. However, a salary higher or lower than this range may be appropriate for a candidate whose qualifications differ meaningfully from those listed in the job description.