Staff Global Supply Manager, Battery
Company: Lucid Motors
Posted on: August 1, 2022
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The Staff Global Supply Manager Battery 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. This person must identify, develop, and manage the
Global Supply Chain. They 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.
Staff Global Supply Manager keeps monitoring latest market
situation of Lithium-Ion secondary battery cells, raw materials of
battery cells, new chemistry and new technology of high performance
battery cells, supply/demand situation, latest governmental
regulation to assess fair market price of battery cells.
They will lead RFQ process of battery cell sourcing, by clearly
defining preliminary requirements of battery performance, volume,
target price, reviewing responses from cell suppliers, arranging
executive level conference calls with participating suppliers,
preparing supplier score cards with battery engineering for top
management to select the right partner. Once partner cell supplier
is selected, establish both commercial and engineering discussions
with selected supplier, to complete all of tasks, monitor progress
to achieve timely deployment of the cells to Lucid products.
The Staff Global Supply Manager work with Manufacturing Planner to
update long term battery cell demand forecast, and short to mid
term official battery cell release schedule to support Lucid s
product manufacturing plan.
- You Will:
- Collaborate with Engineering and Supplier Quality to identify
potential battery suppliers with the right qualifications to meet
Lucid s expectations and timeline.
- Create battery cell RFQs, review, analyze and clarify
quotations from suppliers and develop sound sourcing and business
recommendations balancing cost, quality, lead time and technical
- Thoroughly negotiate favorable contracts including parts
pricing, tooling costs and Engineering Services (NRE / EDT), raw
material adjustment, liability and warranty.
- Work with suppliers and Engineering to release parts into
production and issue POs for Prototype Parts and
- 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
- Assist manufacturing planner on finalizing monthly firm release
- Travel 5-15% to visit suppliers to perform business and program
- You Bring:
- Bachelor s degree (Engineering, Supply Chain, or Finance
preferred) with 8 years experience; or advanced degree or MBA with
6 years experience in Purchasing, Supply Chain, and/or
- Open-minded self starter with the ability to adapt, improvise
and problem solve, as well as work independently on multiple tasks
and projects. Team player with strong interpersonal skills.
- Minimum 3 years of either battery cell sourcing for XEVs or
ESS, or high energy battery cell sales, handled contract of minimum
500MWh or 1 million cells per year.
- Automotive, Electronics or high volume manufacturing background
- Strong negotiation, written and verbal skills as well as good
organizational and program management capabilities.
- Excellent analytical abilities, proficient Excel skills and
experience with SAP or other ERP or MRP systems is a plus.
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