Group Manager, Electronic Components

at Lucid Motors
Location Newark, California
Date Posted August 4, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified

Description

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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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.
We are currently seeking a Supply Chain Group Manager with focus on Electronic Components. The Group Manager manages a team of Global Supply Chain Managers, and oversees all company business with a group of commodity suppliers. The role is a key internal interface with Engineering, Finance, Logistics, Quality and Manufacturing to deliver world class products on time and cost effectively. The Group Manager must identify, develop, and manage the global Supply Chain for their team and manage against the overall Supply Chain team and company priorities. 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.

  • You Will as a function of yourself or the team:

  • Manage and mentor a team of supply chain professionals
  • Present upward status of objectives, strategies, and remedies to issues
  • 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/Production 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 15-25% to visit suppliers to perform business and program reviews
  • You Bring:

  • Bachelor s degree in technical, supply chain or finance discipline, MBA a plus
  • Minimum 5 years of Purchasing, Supply Chain, or Engineering experience on focused commodities
  • Experience managing direct reports
  • Understanding in key manufacturing processes supporting the commodity
  • Product launch experience from design to production
  • 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, Power Point, Word, ERP systems (SAP or equivalent)
  • Ability to mitigate unforeseen problems creatively and effectively
  • Ownership and commitment to your role and supporting teams success

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