Global Supply Manager

Newark, CA
Supply Chain – Purchasing
Full-Time
Leading the future of luxury mobility

Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive industry.

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.  The Global Supply Manager 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 lifecycle.

The Role:

    • Collaborate with Engineering and Supplier Quality 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
    • 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 the point of contact for all commercial issues, including internal report-outs summarizing sourcing status, parts availability and cost status
    • Travel 10% to visit suppliers to perform business and program reviews

Qualifications:

    • 2 years minimum Purchasing, Supply Chain, or Engineering experience or 1 year of relevant experience with an MBA
    • Understanding in manufacturing processes (ex. Castings, extrusions, rubber molding, forging, injection molding, stamping, machining)
    • Product launch experience preferred
    • Understanding of quality principles, product development processes, and data analysis. Able to show teamwork to resolve problems and a thought process to drive successful solutions
    • 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, PowerPoint, Word, ERP systems (SAP or equivalent)
    • Ability to mitigate unforeseen problems creatively and effectively
    • Bachelor’s degree in technical, supply chain or finance discipline
    • MBA a plus
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