Join a team that is changing millions of lives.
Transforming smiles. Transforming lives. Transforming an
At Align Technology, maker of Invisalign, we believe a great
smile can transform a person's life, so we create technology that
gives people the confidence to take on whatever's next. We
revolutionized the orthodontic industry with the introduction of
the Invisalign system, and we have never lost sight of that spirit
of innovation. Our teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of
We are a global medical device company engaged in the design,
manufacture and marketing of the Invisalign system (the most
advanced clear aligner system in the world), iTero intraoral
scanners and services for orthodontic and restorative dentistry.
The company is a component of the S&P 500 and has enjoyed 30%
growth Year Over Year.
Because of our growth in mature markets and international
expansion, the Global Supply Chain team is growing and investing in
its Sourcing capabilities. This is an exciting time to join the
Sourcing team as it builds its capabilities from the ground up and
continues to grow.
Ready to join us?
About this opportunity
In this role, you will be responsible for collaborating with our
Global Logistics department to lead sourcing activities on their
behalf. You would be joining a dynamic category, which has
significantly increased in, spend over the past two years and will
continue to do so over the next few years. You would develop
category strategies and lead RFPs on ocean, air, FTL/LTL freight,
small parcel, 3PL and any other Logistics needs. As the company
grows and expands internationally, a strong component will become
to mentor resources in international locations.
You will be joining a global team based out of Tempe, AZ with
peers in San Jose - CA, Wroclaw - PL, Juarez - MX, and Ziyang - CN.
Internal business partners are geographically distributed to
location beyond the above.
In this role, you will
- Develop category strategies in alignment with the business
partner priorities/requirements and company growth/geographic
- Understand how market trends and supplier capabilities support
your sourcing roadmap and project pipeline for each mode
- Take a proactive position to identify and mitigate risks within
the category supported
- Achieve stakeholders' business requirements while effectively
capturing value (e.g cost improvements, risk mitigation, cost
avoidance, process improvements, supplier consolidation)
- Negotiate and manage carrier agreements and relationships
- Lead regular business reviews with suppliers and Align
In this role, you'll need
- 6 years of relevant sourcing experience with at least 2 years
of experience managing a broad logistics category including small
parcel carriers, TL/LTL/ocean transportation services, 3PLs,
- Strong understanding of supply chain networks and
- Self-starter, demonstrated ability to develop a new sourcing
category from the ground up
- Excellent business partner engagement skills, influencing will
be a key component of this role
- Ability to navigate through a matrixed organization &
collaborate in a cross regional/functional team
Sound like a good fit?
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Invisalign clear aligners, iTero Intraoral scanners, and
OrthoCAD digital services that help dental professionals achieve
the clinical results they expect and deliver effective,
cutting-edge dental options to their patients.
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Global Diversity Statement:
At Align, we believe in the power of a smile, and we know that
every smile is as unique as our employees. As we grow, we will
continue building a workforce of diverse cultural backgrounds and
life experiences and fostering a culture of open-mindedness and
compassion for all our employees. We live our company values by
promoting healthy people and healthy communities. All with the
intent of changing millions of lives, one unique smile at a
US EEO Statement:
Align Technology is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit,
employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, color,
religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran or disability