Nextracker is the number-one global market-share solar tracker company by revenue, delivering more than 50 GW of smart solar trackers for projects on five continents, including some of the largest solar farms in the world. Nextracker technology and service are both unique and transformative in the fast-evolving solar industry. Self-powered, decentralized architecture allows each solar row to be commissioned in advance of site power and simplifies operational maintenance. Advanced monitoring, control and commissioning software increases energy yield, durability, and uptime. The company delivers cradle-to-grave services, from engineering and construction work to ongoing asset management, that drive overall project performance. Nextracker partners with developers, owners, EPCs, and operators to deliver cutting-edge solar tracker technology for installation projects globally. Each project brings unique challenges with supply chain materials sourcing and remote site conditions.
The Senior Director will take responsibility for all logistics spend, including sourcing, procurement, and vendor management, and operational delivery of Nextracker equipment all over the world. Primary responsibilities will be around carrier relationship management and driving on-time delivery performance to installation projects across multiple geographies and remote locations. To support the overall company growth plans, the new Sr. Director will balance savings execution initiatives with operational imperatives, such as on time delivery and network visibility.
The position will set the overall direction for the logistics function; lead category strategic sourcing efforts; manage carrier management programs and contracting; and ensure operations are both compliant and efficient. Success will be measured on operational performance, cost containment and the ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders. The position reports to the VP of Supply Chain, leads a team of 30 logistics specialists and coordinators, and is located at company headquarters in Fremont, CA.