Zymergen is hiring a

Sr. Supply Chain Planner

Emeryville, United States

Sr/ Supply Chain Planner 

The Supply Chain Planner is responsible for the material planning and project management around demand and supply for one or more of our upcoming products. This person will collaborate with Production, Sourcing, Procurement, and Logistics Teams to make sure we are meeting customer demand while optimizing for cost and risk. 


  • Evaluate demand to create forecasts for raw materials, WIP, and finished goods across multiple regions and supply chains.
  • Partner with Production and Sourcing to account and adjust for CMO and raw material capacity constraints and demand changes. 
  • Create rolling short- and long-range material forecasts for Sourcing and Procurement teams to plan and order against. 
  • For assigned products, serve as project manager to oversee transition from R&D to Operations and ensure a successful product launch.
  • Lead internal team when changes are needed to production, material ordering, inventory levels, etc. 
  • Set target safety stock levels and work with Production and Inventory Management to achieve and maintain. 
  • Partner closely with Products, acting as the supply chain operations representative for S&OP, to balance short-term and long-term demand and supply, while achieving financial and operational targets
  • Manage and update MRP data for accuracy


  • 3+ years’ experience in supply chain planning, production planning, or scheduling, preferably for out-sourced/CMO manufacturing 
  • BA/BS in Business, Engineering, or other related field
  • Strong familiarity with MRP/ERP systems, Netsuite preferred
  • High proficiency in G-suite and MS Excel 
  • APICS Certifications a plus
  • Ability to thrive in a start-up environment. Problem-solving, collaborative attitude. 

Additional Details:  This position can be remote.  

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We are not able to sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.


Founded in 2013 and headquartered in the SF Bay Area, Zymergen is a science and material innovation company rethinking biology and reimagining the world. A World Economic Forum Tech Pioneer, Zymergen partners with nature to create never-before imagined materials and products across industries – from agriculture to consumer electronics, personal care to pharmaceuticals, and more. The company’s materials are in use today, creating value for Fortune 1000 companies and major corporations across the globe. Our clients have sold over $1 billion worth of products using Zymergen microbial strains. For more information visit: www.zymergen.com.