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Global Supply Manager (All commodities)

Location
Newark, California
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
30 Jul 2022
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We are currently seeking a Global Supply Manager.  The Global Supply Manager manages all company business with a group of suppliers and is the key internal interface with Engineering, Finance, Logistics, Quality and Manufacturing to deliver world class products on time and cost effectively.  They must identify, develop, and manage the global Supply Chain. They will help establish our global supply chain strategy, support cross-functional teams during the development and industrialization phases and drive sound business decisions throughout the product life cycle. 

This role is located in Newark, California.

  • You Will:

  • Collaborate with Engineering and Supplier Quality to identify potential suppliers with the right qualifications to meet Lucid's expectations and timeline 
  • Manage a key set of suppliers within a commodity group, such as but not limited to: Interiors, Exteriors, Electronics, Battery, Powertrain, Body in white, Infotainment etc.  
  • Create RFQs, review, analyze and clarify quotations from suppliers and develop sound sourcing and business recommendations balancing cost, quality, lead-time and technical considerations 
  • Thoroughly negotiate favorable contracts including parts pricing, tooling costs and Engineering Services (NRE / EDT) 
  • Work with suppliers and Engineering to release parts into production and issue POs for Prototype Parts and Prototype/Production Tooling 
  • Manage supplier development and tooling timelines, part availability for prototype builds/start of production and develop solutions to delays or problems that arise 
  • Maintain overall supplier relationships and act as point of contact for all commercial issues, including internal report-outs summarizing sourcing status, parts availability and cost status 
  • Travel 15-25% to visit suppliers to perform business and program reviews. 
  • You Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in technical, supply chain or finance discipline with minimum 2 years of Purchasing, Supply Chain or Engineering experience preferable in automotive industry; Masters or MBA preferred. 
  • Enthusiasm and curiosity for understanding the in-scope manufacturing processes on assigned commodities.
  • Product launch experience preferred with a high emphasis on knowledge of quality principles, product development processes, and data analysis.   
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a team-first mindset that creates a vibrant, cohesive environment to help resolve problems, cascade best practices and deliver optimal results 
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, and problem-solving skills. Passion for results, strategy, and sense of ownership that leads to effective hand-on execution.  
  • Creative, calculated risk taker with the ability to manage difficult suppliers, mitigate unforeseen problems and resolve disputes while preserving relationships with suppliers and internal staff 
  • Strong written and verbal skills as well as organizational and program management capabilities 
  • Ability to mitigate unforeseen problems creatively and effectively 
  • Proficient in Excel, Project, Power Point, Word, ERP systems (SAP or equivalent) 
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Details

  • Job Reference: 671810048-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Lucid Motors
  • Location: Newark, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent