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Logistics Operations Supervisor

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 18, 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.
We are currently seeking a Supervisor Logistics Operations for our Newark, CA facility. This position requires an experienced professional with the ability to manage the day-to-day chaos that comes from managing the logistical needs of a R&D facility with ad hoc logistics and inventory controls for prototype manufacturing. This position requires partnership with Supply Chain, QA/QC, Manufacturing, Packaging, Engineering, Finance, and Regulatory Affairs to implement new processes and manage changes. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.You Will:

  • Manage each of these activities within your area of responsibility (either directly or through a service provider):
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Inventory Accuracy
  • Multiple Kitting Operations
  • Shuttle Schedules
  • In-Plant Material Handling
  • Inbound Material Operations
  • Outbound Shipping Operations
  • Container and Returns Operations
  • Special Projects supporting Newark Operations
  • Safety
  • 6S Culture
  • Develop and lead a team of 20 - 30 associates.
  • Participate in the development of the Annual Business Plan for logistics functions.
  • Manage performance to the ABP under the direct responsibility of the Manager Logistic Operations.
  • Act as the primary information source for the team, maintaining compliance and consistency for daily business requirements
  • Develop, implement and execute standard operation procedures
  • Establish on-site inventory levels and reorder points.
  • Coordinate with 3PL warehouse on replenishment orders and inventory storage
  • Lead teams to meet and exceed metrics for efficiency and accuracy
  • Proactively identify root cause analysis and lead process improvement initiatives
  • Communicate in real-time to a diverse group of team members and stakeholders
  • Build and deliver productivity plans with the use of forecasts
  • Evaluate performance objectives and metrics to determine productivity requirements to achieve quality expectations
  • Partner with internal customers to drive overall efficiencies across the operation.
  • Solve problems and get to the root cause of any issue, no matter how complex, and design and quickly implement solutions that cut across multiple disciplines, far beyond what is in your job description
  • Provide out of the box ideas by applying new technologies and best-practice / processes in the industry
  • Provide leadership in the execution of all tasks; direct the team and communicate requirements to both internal and external organizations
  • Build strong relationships with senior leadership through effective communication and collaboration to support company goals
  • Develop presentations to demonstrate solution components and value proposition
  • Responsible to coordinate and oversee the installation of equipment at the facility
  • Manage and provide direction to auxiliary equipment suppliers, subcontractors, and our own personnel.
  • Ensure alignment is achieved and that the resources are available to effectively deliver on plans.
  • Drive internal projects important for the area by effectively communicating and working cross-functionally with resources in sales, marketing, service, R&D, Regulatory, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, etc.
  • Identify training opportunities within the team and ensure company trainings are completed, recorded, and up to date.
  • Maintain employee skills and versatility record to guide development and succession planning.
  • Demonstrates safety consciousness at all times and reports safety questions/concerns.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.
  • Make decisions by assessing the situation to determine the importance, urgency, and risks, and make clear decisions that are timely and in the best interests of the organization.You Bring:
    • 5+ years in Warehousing, Distribution, or Supply Chain Operations with thorough knowledge of Supply Chain systems and processes
    • 3+ years of experience in supervising any of the following areas: material flow, warehouse design, transportation management, dedicated fleet operations, distribution center management, materials handling, decision support systems, and technology
    • You possess the competencies needed for warehouse management - systems for inbound receipt, order fulfillment, returns processing, location management, inventory accuracy, cycle counting, and removal of obsolete inventory.
    • Fluency in warehouse safety programs and OHSA compliance to ensure a safe work environment for all associates and managers
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with success in working across organizations at all levels.
    • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others.
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, effective project planning in terms of resources, strategies, cost, and time with the ability to meet project timelines.
    • Experience in automation and warehouse/logistics optimization project management
    • Strong computer proficiency in MS Office applications
    • Experience with WMS and TMS software applications
      Education Requirements:
      • Bachelor's Degree preferred in Supply Chain, Logistics Engineering, or related field. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered
      • LEAN, GK, or Six Sigma Certifications a plusAt 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 , Logistics Operations Supervisor, Professions , Newark, California

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