Technologies is driving innovation in silicon photonics, an emerging technology
poised to significantly increase performance and reduce costs of optical
systems. We are headquartered in New York City, with offices in San Jose,
California and Munich, Germany.
After pursuing a
path of intensely focused research and development for two years in
stealth-mode, Elenion recently unveiled itself to the world and has assembled a
world-class team of multi-disciplinary experts. Members of our leadership team
have built and sold several companies, published papers in the top scientific
journals in the world, raised hundreds of millions of dollars of venture
capital, and have built products and deployed them to the market. The technical team includes world leaders in
our space, and many members are PhD scientists and engineers from the top
schools in the world, such as MIT, Caltech, UChicago, and Columbia.
developing next-generation photonic integrated circuit technologies and
solutions for a broad range of datacom and telecom applications. It is almost
certain that, as you read this web page, the data traveling from the server to
your computer or phone went through hardware that someone on our team designed,
built, or deployed.
This team builds
the hardware at the heart of the internet. We think that’s cool. Hopefully, you
for a Purchasing Specialist to support the management and optimization of our
procurement function. As a key member of our San Jose operations team, the
Purchasing Specialist will research and evaluate vendors, analyze quotes,
negotiate prices, issue and track orders, and coordinate closely with internal
and external partners, all the while seeking opportunities to streamline
procurement processes and reduce costs.
As an ideal
candidate for this role, you’re a hyper-organized purchasing professional with
highly developed communication and coordination skills. You thrive in a
dynamic, fast-paced environment, and you’re driven to achieve savings through
the implementation of purchasing best practices.
Collate purchase orders and requisitions,
and track the status of orders.
Review inventories and order supplies
Engage in regular
communications with suppliers.
Review deliveries against orders
and address non-supplied orders, under-orders, over-orders and damaged goods.
Produce and maintain purchasing
and inventory reports.
Manage documentation and
processes associated with procurement activities such as RFPs.
Liaise with the Accounting, Manufacturing
and Stock departments, and other teams across the organization.
Identify potential savings
through analyses of budgets and costs.
Participate in the selection of
suppliers and maintain legal interactions with them.
Support the Shipping and
Receiving functions as required.
3-5 years of purchasing/customer
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
combination of education and experience.
Open-minded self-starter with
the ability to adapt, improvise and solve problems quickly and efficiently.
Strong MS Office skills.
Ability to work independently
on multiple tasks and projects, with various teams.
Solid skills and experience
negotiating with vendors.
Excellent interpersonal and communication
Organized and efficient, with strong
Compensation: Competitive salary and full
range of benefits
We are an Equal
Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant
for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion,
sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of
disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.