Global Supply Chain Manager, Custom Silicon



Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Tenstorrent is leading the industry on cutting-edge AI technology, revolutionizing performance expectations, ease of use, and cost efficiency. With AI redefining the computing paradigm, solutions must evolve to unify innovations in software models, compilers, platforms, networking, and semiconductors. Our diverse team of technologists have developed a high performance RISC-V CPU from scratch, and share a passion for AI and a deep desire to build the best AI platform possible. We value collaboration, curiosity, and a commitment to solving hard problems. We are growing our team and looking for contributors of all seniorities.

Tenstorrent is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Global Supply Chain Manager with expertise in custom silicon to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of managing complex supply chains in the semiconductor industry, specifically focusing on datacenter and PCIE cards.

This role is hybrid, based out of Austin, TX, Santa Clara, CA, or Toronto, CA.


  • Develop and implement global supply chain strategies to ensure timely delivery of custom silicon products to meet business objectives.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including engineering, manufacturing, procurement, and logistics to optimize supply chain processes.
  • Manage relationships with key suppliers and contract manufacturers to ensure quality, cost-effectiveness, and reliability of the supply chain.
  • Conduct risk assessments and develop mitigation plans to address supply chain disruptions.
  • Monitor market trends, industry developments, and regulatory changes to anticipate potential impacts on the supply chain.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency, agility, and sustainability of the supply chain operations.
  • Lead negotiations with suppliers to secure favorable terms and pricing agreements.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business administration, engineering, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in supply chain management, with a focus on custom silicon products in the semiconductor industry.
  • Proven experience in managing global supply chains, preferably in high-tech or semiconductor companies.
  • Strong understanding of semiconductor manufacturing processes, including wafer fabrication, packaging, and testing.
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, and communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and effectively manage competing priorities.
  • Proficiency in supply chain management software and tools.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally as needed.

Compensation for all engineers at Tenstorrent ranges from $100k - $500k including base and variable compensation targets. Experience, skills, education, background and location all impact the actual offer made.

Tenstorrent offers a highly competitive compensation package and benefits, and we are an equal opportunity employer.

Due to U.S. Export Control laws and regulations, Tenstorrent is required to ensure compliance with licensing regulations when transferring technology to nationals of certain countries that have been licensing conditions set by the U.S. government.

Our engineering positions and certain engineering support positions require access to information, systems, or technologies that are subject to U.S. Export Control laws and regulations, please note that citizenship/permanent residency, asylee and refugee information and/or documentation will be required and considered as Tenstorrent moves through the employment process.

If a U.S. export license is required, employment will not begin until a license with acceptable conditions is granted by the U.S. government. If a U.S. export license with acceptable conditions is not granted by the U.S. government, then the offer of employment will be rescinded.