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Global Supply Manager, Battery

Supply Chain

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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The Global Supply Manager, Battery 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.  The Purchasing Specialist must identify, develop, and manage the global Supply Chain. He or she 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.

The Role:

  • Collaborate with Engineering and Supplier Quality to identify potential battery suppliers with the right qualifications to meet Lucid’s expectations and timeline.
  • 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), raw material adjustment.
  • 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 5-15% to visit suppliers to perform business and program reviews.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Engineering, Supply Chain, or Finance preferred). MBA a plus.
  • Open-minded self starter with the ability to adapt, improvise and problem solve, as well as work independently on multiple tasks and projects. Team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Automotive, Electronics, Chemical or high volume manufacturing background preferred. 
  • Strong negotiation, written and verbal skills as well as good organizational and program management capabilities.
  • Excellent analytical abilities, proficient Excel skills. 
  • Experience with SAP or other ERP or MRP systems is a plus.
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