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Global Supply Manager, Indirect Services

Supply Chain

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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We are currently seeking a Global Supply Manager for indirect material and services. The Global Supply Manager manages all company business with a group of suppliers and is the key internal interface with Engineering, Facilities, Finance, Logistics and Manufacturing to deliver world class products on time and cost effectively. The Global Supply Manager must identify, develop, and manage the global supply chain, manage OPEX spend across corporate services, engineering, and manufacturing.  He or she will help establish our global supply chain strategy, manage end to end contracting, supplier management, and support cross-functional teams in execution.

The Role:

  • Analyze current spend and identify cost saving opportunities
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Manufacturing project team to identify potential 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
  • Negotiate pricing, contract terms, and manage cost changes throughout the lifecycle of the project
  • Manage supplier development and project timelines, develop solutions to delays or problems that arise
  • Work with finance, legal, and other cross functional teams
  • Maintain overall supplier relationships and act as point of contact for all commercial issues, including internal report-outs summarizing sourcing status, availability and cost status
  • Ownership of key supplier relationships and performance, both strategic and tactical, through the entire life cycle of company projects. Travel 15-25% to visit suppliers to perform business and program reviews

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical or supply chain discipline plus 4 years minimum Purchasing, Engineering, or Manufacturing
  • Product launch experience required. Time spent working with engineering, manufacturing, and quality to develop proposals. 
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, and problem solving skills. Passion for results, strategy, and hands on execution. Creative, calculated risk taker with the ability to manage difficult suppliers and resolve disputes while preserving relationships with suppliers and internal staff
  • Strong written and verbal skills as well as organizational and program management capabilities
  • Proficient in Excel, Project, Power Point, Word, ERP systems (SAP or equivalent)
  • Ability to mitigate unforeseen problems creatively and effectively
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