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Supply Chain Specialist

San Francisco, CA, US

Joyent is the high-performance cloud infrastructure company built to power real-time web and mobile applications. Recently we were acquired by a major mobile device manufacturer and are now in the process of building out large scale cloud platforms to support their millions of phone users.

Due to this rapid growth, we are seeking someone to assist with supply chain activities, encompassing purchasing and procurement. The ideal location for this position is San Francisco, California.


  • Confers with vendors to obtain product and/or service pricing, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Compares prices, terms, and availability of bids received from vendors.
  • Reviews/creates purchase order requests for products and services to be purchased.
  • Manages and tracks the status of vendor contracts.
  • Prepares and manages RF(x).
  • Tracks the receipt of goods and coordinates delivery to “ship to” location
  • Manages spare stocking of critical items in each datacenter.
  • Manages overall tracking, vendor dashboards, and scorecards, including on-time delivery measurements, RMA, invoice accuracy and others to be determined.
  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, and inventories.
  • Works with finance department and all organizations who request purchase of goods or services.
  • Others tasks and responsibilities as determined by management.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in procurement, purchasing, and/or supply chain required.
  • International experience a plus.
  • Cloud experience a plus.
  • Korean speaking a plus.

Skills/Attributes Desired

  • Analytical
  • Able to multitask in high growth and fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to read and evaluate complex proposals, service orders, contracts, service level agreements, etc..
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Able to solve problems and handle situations in a professional manner.
  • Detail oriented and organized.
  • Able to work with limited supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Willingness to travel 10%-20% as required.

About Joyent

Joyent, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung, is the open cloud company. With its Triton Kubernetes services and support, Joyent helps its customers build and operate modern cloud native applications across multiple clouds. Joyent’s Triton Private Regions provide low cost, dedicated cloud infrastructure that gives its customers the ability to own their data and control their cloud costs.

To apply, please submit a brief introduction, a copy of your resume, and a link to your Github or LinkedIn profile to with Supply Chain Specialist in the subject. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance.

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