Sr Material Planner

Newark, CA /
Retail – Service Programs /
Full-Time
Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
 
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
 
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

Lucid Motors is seeking a motivated and experience Material Planner for the Service organization.   This role will oversee the daily aspects of supply planning, forecasting and driving strategic projects for this new but critical role.  A successful Material Planner is highly analytical, detail-oriented and can build strong relationships to set the foundational processes to ensure the highest customer experience.

The Role

    • Oversee the planning and ordering of time-critical materials to support Lucid’s Service (After-Sales) organization
    • Efficiently utilize MRP and maintain data attributes to ensure accurate demand signals (i.e. lead times, MOQ’s, lot size, safety stock) while identifying and resolving system issues
    • Identify key forecasting dependencies and complex trends for the service environments when historical data metrics are limited
    • Coordinate with Suppliers and Warehouse team to resolve shipment discrepancies
    • Identify and lead process improvement projects related to execution and planned growth for our new product launches; including understanding BOM structures related to forecasting
    • Maintaining optimal inventory levels while minimizing freight cost
    • Work closely with the supplier base by resolving issues to ensure On-Time, In-Full (OTIF) performance is achieved with all the proper documentation
    • Using data to continuously improve efficiencies and to create clear communications for leadership
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including but not limited to Purchasing, Distribution/Logistics, Engineering, NPI, etc.
    • Work closely with the Procurement team to improve supplier performance and provide guidance into future purchasing strategies

Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • 5+ years of experience in Material Planning in an automotive or manufacturing environment
    • Strong knowledge of ERP operations with focus on MRP and EDI processes. SAP knowledge preferred.
    • Experience in New Product Introduction, Product Lifecycle Management and BOM and Supply Chain operations
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Passion to continuously develop, improve, and maintain processes
    • Exceptional ability to interface and collaborate effectively with individuals, groups, and suppliers
    • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, etc.
At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

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