Director of Manufacturing/Integrated Supply Chain

Agility Robotics

Albany, OR, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Manufacturing
  • Post Date: 05/27/2021
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  • Company Address: 421 Water Ave NE Suite 1100, Albany, OR, 97321

About Agility Robotics

Agility Robotic's legged locomotion expertise is built on a history of academic research, including the bipedal walking and running robot ATRIAS. Agility Robotics is leveraging this work to create products that address the real world needs of rugged, efficient, and highly capable mobility platforms.

Job Description

At Agility Robotics, we are building the world’s first-to-market bipedal humanoid robot designed to operate in human spaces, with humans, for humans, and around humans. This new robot, Digit, is a platform for physical work in human spaces, turning basic labor into a software application. We focus on creating robots that are useful in the real world with features such as long battery life, mobility over all human-accessible terrain, great force-sensitive physical interaction capabilities, excellent human interaction, and a clear path to affordable hardware and large deployments in the real world.

If you’re excited about the opportunity to scale the deployment of the world’s first commercially-available humanoid robot, you should apply.



  • Agility’s Director of Manufacturing/Integrated Supply Chain will have experience transitioning a start-up assembly operation into a lean manufacturer of sophisticated electro-mechanical systems.
  • He or she will inspire our talented production group to tackle new production, quality, and cost control goals and equip them with the training, tools, processes, and best practices to succeed in a high-growth, dynamic environment.
  • The Director of Manufacturing/Integrated Supply Chain will possess the strategic vision to plan and equip new production facilities, forge new domestic and international supplier relationships, and build a high-performance product delivery organization.



The successful candidate should be an excellent coach, mentor, communicator, and leader and have: 

  • Greater than 10 years of progressive leadership experience in all aspects of electromechanical assembly and procurement, with preference given to candidates with specific experience in the manufacturing of robotic hardware.
  • Demonstrated record of recruiting, hiring, and inspiring strong performers to create or bolster supply chain, robot assembly and testing, quality, and manufacturing engineering functions. 
  • A proven track record of improving quality, reducing costs, and improving product margin as experience and volumes increase.
  • Successfully sourced, implemented, and operated manufacturing information systems such as ERP, shop floor control, process measurement, and control, production reporting, and supplier management. 
  • Sourced world-class suppliers and hold them accountable for schedule, cost, and quality.
  • Demonstrated the ability to build strong, collaborative relationships with design engineers and management and help source and implement a Product Life Cycle Management system.
  • The experience to successfully manage rapid production year over year growth through effective strategic planning, organizational and new facility development, and crafting creative partnerships with suppliers and contract manufacturers.
  • An engineering degree or ten years of engineering-related experience.



  • Competitive compensation package
  • Equity for all employees
  • Employer-matched 401K retirement plan
  • High-quality health, dental and vision insurance
  • Five weeks of vacation
  • Unlimited sick days
  • Strong work-life balance emphasis 
  • Relocation assistance provided

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