Supply Chain Program Manager
Houston, TX, USA
Supply Chain and Logistics – Supply Chain /
About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
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We are looking for a Supply Chain Program Manager to join Fluence’s Global Supply Chain organization. The Supply Chain Program Manager will be responsible for driving the implementation of system level initiatives, including the coordination and management of diverse virtual teams, as well as supporting the Supply Chain functions for our new production introductions. This high visibility role will drive activities that are aligned to and contribute directly to our corporate goals. A high level of cross functional engagement will be required to support accelerated timelines delivering new products to market. The Supply Chain Program Manager will also be responsible for fostering a Lean environment and process improvement vision across the organization by eliminating waste and identifying inefficiencies. The ideal candidate will have a wide range of experience leading diverse teams to deliver projects on time and on budget. This role will report to the Vice President, Supply Chain Operations, Supplier Quality, and Delivery Center of Excellence..
•Partner with our Product Organization (2 in a box) to ensure rapid deployment of new product introductions.
•Lead Global Supply Chain activities to deliver programs on budget and on time.
•Assist in the development of assessment and opportunity identification, solution recommendations, and refinement of the implementation plans with the primary goal of driving standardization and performance.
•Assist in the coordination of Supply Chain efforts to design solutions to drive integration, performance improvement, savings initiatives, and opportunities.
•Analyze business processes and conduct gap analysis to determine root causes of issues.
•Develop value stream maps for the organization and eliminate process waste through the implementation of Lean/Six Sigma techniques.
•Develop KPI’s (where applicable) to establish measurable standards of progress to check if changes yield desirable results.
•Coach, train, and mentor teams on the fundamentals and principles of Lean/Six Sigma.
What will our ideal candidate bring to Fluence?
•Bachelor's Degree required.
•Experience in procurement, manufacturing, planning, inventory management, and/or operations management preferred.
•Lean experience or certification strongly recommended.
•7+ years of experience in project management with experience coordinating cross-functional business units and/or multidisciplinary project teams.
•Must have demonstrated skills of project management, tools, concepts, and methodologies.
•Strong leadership skills and effective interpersonal skills to influence and guide solutions.
•Ability to lead without authority.
•Strong communication skills and ability to communicate with all levels of management.
What will our ideal candidate bring to Fluence?
- Bachelor's Degree required.
- Experience in procurement, manufacturing, planning, inventory management, and/or operations management preferred.
- Lean experience or certification strongly recommended.
- 7+ years of experience in project management with experience coordinating cross-functional business units and/or multidisciplinary project teams.
- Must have demonstrated skills of project management, tools, concepts, and methodologies.
- Strong leadership skills and effective interpersonal skills to influence and guide solutions.
- Ability to lead without authority.
- Strong communication skills and ability to communicate with all levels of management.
At Fluence we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace; if you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply!
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Pet Insurance
Generous 401K Match
Annual Bonus Incentive
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