Zymergen is hiring a

Sr. Supply Chain Planning Manager

Emeryville, United States

Sr./Supply Chain Planning Manager

The Supply Chain Planning Manager will play a pivotal role in building out the company's raw material planning, inventory management, product lifecycle management and other processes. They will lead and grow a team of planners and develop scalable processes to support our growing portfolio of products. 


  • Develop and implement Planning processes for consistency across the department
  • Take a lead role in building out the MRP/Demand Planning system functionality
  • Work closely with Sourcing, Inventory Management, and Logistics to make sure demand and customer expectations are being met. 
  • 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
  • For all products, help oversee transition from R&D to Operations and ensure a successful product launch. 
  • Hire and develop team to support organizational growth. 


  • 5+ years’ experience leading supply chain planning, production planning, supply operations or related functions, preferably for out-sourced/CMO manufacturing
  • Implementing MRP systems or executing significant expansions to existing systems, Netsuite preferred. 
  • Demonstrated ability to build, lead, and inspire a team.
  • Must have experience working with outsourced manufacturing/CMOs
  • APICS Certifications a plus
  • High proficiency in G-suite and MS Excel 
  • Ability to thrive in a start-up environment. Problem-solving, collaborative attitude. 

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.

This position may be remote.  


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.