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Director, Supply Chain Systems & Optimization

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Anduril Industries is a defense technology company with a mission to transform U.S. and allied military capabilities with advanced technology. By bringing the expertise, technology, and business model of the 21st century’s most innovative companies to the defense industry, Anduril is changing how military systems are designed, built and sold. Anduril’s family of systems is powered by Lattice OS, an AI-powered operating system that turns thousands of data streams into a realtime, 3D command and control center. As the world enters an era of strategic competition, Anduril is committed to bringing cutting-edge autonomy, AI, computer vision, sensor fusion, and networking technology to the military in months, not years.

The Director, Supply Chain Systems & Optimization will act as the core business lead for Supply Chain Systems, processes and data. They will collaborate with IT team (leadership, technical, business ops...) to define, scope and execute the supply chain systems landscape. Additionally, this role will own E2E Supply Chain process definition, execution, and optimization to enable scale and efficient growth commensurate with the growth of Anduril's businesses. The role will align to optimize Supply Chain processes across various business verticals and supply partners.


  • Define, plan and execute an E2E digital ecosystem and process map for Supply Chain
  • Align internal Supply Chain with other related verticals (i.e., Finance, Accounting, Engineering, Manufactuing...etc.) on company goals, forecasted scale, requirements, constraints, prioritization and corresponding timelines
  • Collaborate with IT teams to execute vision and roadmap to deliver critical business value, from scope definition, to project palnning and requirement setting and resource planning, through implementation and sprint planning, to training and business rollout
  • Act as main SME/PoC for System, Process and Data roadmap for Supply Chain Operations (i.e., Sourcing, Purchasing, Supplier Quality, Material Planning, Supplier Execution, Inventory/WHSE...etc.)
  • Define and rollout a Supply Chain Reporting/BI ecosystem, including both supply partner facing (i.e., Supplier Portal) and internal KPI dashboards to inform leaders of the health, scale, risks, and opportunities for Supply Chain
  • Work with IT teams in defining requirements for home-grown applications and platforms. Lead the business end of development-to deployment. Ensure design with focus on critical business capabilities with and a high degree of usability, efficiency, automation and integration into the larger system and process landscape
  • Work with Supply Chain leaders to create and optimize business processes to ensure efficiencies across the organization and support rapid scale/growth. Develop internal ad-hoc tools as needed to plug process gaps ahead of larger system fixes
  • Work with leaders outside of Supply Chain (Eng, Quality, Finance,...etc.) to ensure all cross-functional processes and data flows are optimized, efficient for the end user, and generate scalable and reliable reporting and insight


  • B.S. in Engineering, Supply Chain or equivalent
  • Experience working within a HW development company in an early-stage company environment
  • Previous experience developing, documenting and executing supply chain focused digital ecosystems
  • Strong understanding of developing and defining dashboards and KPI's for supply chain operations
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills (throughout all levels of the organization and across multiple business/functional verticals)
  • Experience with SC IT systems and data analytics
  • 8+ years professional experience, 5+ years experience building and leading strong teams
US Salary Range
$160,000$240,000 USD

The salary range for this role is an estimate based on a wide range of compensation factors, inclusive of base salary only. Actual salary offer may vary based on (but not limited to) work experience, education and/or training, critical skills, and/or business considerations. Highly competitive equity grants are included in the majority of full time offers; and are considered part of Anduril's total compensation package. Additionally, Anduril offers top-tier benefits for full-time employees, including:

  • Platinum Healthcare Benefits: For U.S. roles, we offer top tier platinum coverage (medical, dental, vision) that are 100% covered by Anduril for you and 90% covered for your dependents.
    • For UK roles, Private Medical Insurance (PMI): Anduril will cover the full cost of the insurance premium for an employee and dependents.
    • For AUS roles, Private health plan through Bupa: Coverage is fully subsidized by Anduril.
  • Basic Life/AD&D and long-term disability insurance 100% covered by Anduril, plus the option to purchase additional life insurance for you and your dependents.
  • Extremely generous company holiday calendar including a holiday hiatus in December, and highly competitive PTO plans.
  • 16 weeks of paid Caregiver & Wellness Leave to care for a family member, bond with your baby, or tend to your own medical condition.
  • Family Planning & Parenting Support: Fertility (eg, IVF, preservation), adoption, and gestational carrier coverage with additional benefits and resources to provide support from planning to parenting.
  • Mental Health Resources: We provide free mental health resources 24/7 including therapy, life coaching, and more. Additional work-life services, such as free legal and financial support, available to you as well.
  • A professional development stipend is available to all Andurilians.
  • Daily Meals and Provisions: For many of our offices this means breakfast, lunch and fully stocked micro-kitchens.
  • Company-funded commuter benefits available based on your region.
  • Relocation assistance (depending on role eligibility).
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan - both a traditional and Roth 401(k). (US roles only)

The recruiter assigned to this role can share more information about the specific compensation and benefit details associated with this role during the hiring process.

Anduril is an equal-opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. The Anduril team is made up of incredibly talented and unique individuals, who together are disrupting industry norms by creating new paths towards the future of defense technology. All qualified applicants will be treated with respect and receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, uniform service, Veteran status, age, or any other protected characteristic per federal, state, or local law, including those with a criminal history, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the CA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We actively encourage members of recognized minorities, women, Veterans, and those with disabilities to apply, and we work to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all applicants throughout the interview process. If you are someone passionate about working on problems that have a real-world impact, we'd love to hear from you!

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