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Project Manager, Supplier Quality

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobilityAt 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.
Due to significant growth, we are currently seeking a Project Manager for the Supplier Quality Team. 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.
Our Supplier Quality team enables the industrialization of innovative products in an extremely aggressive timeline. In this highly visible role, the Project Manager (SQ) works together with Program Management, Purchasing, Engineering, Manufacturing and our suppliers to develop ways to deliver challenging designs while at the same time not sacrificing manufacturing requirements for quality.
You must be able to lead supplier quality projects by creating effective project management strategies to achieve ambitious objectives while demonstrating superior relationship, communication skills and a positive attitude.
You Will:

  • Lead and execute diverse projects for supplier quality (SQ) team to create a unique product, service or result or a combination of such to drive positive change & business value creation
  • Ensure visibility of SQ organization by effectively representing SQ teams in the internal and external program meetings and build events, gather high-level information and elaborate into detailed plan for SQ teams
  • Chair disciplined SQ program meetings to communicate detailed SQ plans, follow-up on assigned tasks and monitor progress on SQ projects objectives
  • Develop & implement effective processes and discipline to proactively assess SQ project situation, associated potential risks and maintain communication with stakeholders to ensure delivery of a successful project
  • Create project plans (A3 or similar), clearly define objectives, obtain stakeholders approvals, monitor progress and ensure effective communication throughout the organization
  • Work cross functional with your assigned SQ commodity teams to coordinate and assist SQEs on all supplier industrialization activities between the DRE and GSM
  • Be responsible for driving and tracking all program and product change management activities for the assigned SQ commodities
  • Provide hands on training and coaching on supplier program management processes and systems to ensure effective implementation at the grass root level
  • Perform daily compliance audits to ensure adherence to the supplier quality processes and systems
  • Work in close association with SQEs to perform supplier audits and site inspections; develop process improvement plans and drive implementation; monitor and maintain performance metrics
  • Work in close association with SQEs to support system assembly build, define incoming parts inspections procedure as needed, track build issues and drive suppliers for containment actions and long-term actions
  • Have ability to travel 25-75% on average on a short term or long term basis to Lucid Motors and supplier sites globally on a short noticeYou Bring:
    • Bachelor's degree in technical - Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering, or Business Management.
    • Technical Master's degree or MBA preferred.
    • 3-5 years of program management experience in technical program management.
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation preferred.
    • Automotive Tier1/OEM or parallel industry experience preferred.
    • Advanced knowledge of the automotive APQP/PPAP and product lifecycle management (PLM).
    • ASQ or ISO or IATF Certified Lead Auditor preferred.
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of Smartsheet, JMP, Minitab, JIRA and Tableau is a plus.
    • Experience in execution or implementation of Document Control, PLM and ERP system (Infor LN, SAP, Oracle, Plex, etc.) is a plus.
    • Positive attitude, willingness to learn and ability to show teamwork to be part of the solution.
    • Exceptional technical writing, timely communication and interpersonal skills.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.
      Notice regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirement as a condition of gainful employment within the United StatesAt Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States, must provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses) based on the manufacturer's guidelines on their first day of employment.Individuals seeking a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Lucid Motors, Newark , Project Manager, Supplier Quality, Executive , Newark, California

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