Logistics Global Supply Manager
Company: Lucid Motors
Location: San Jose
Posted on: July 22, 2021
Leading the future of luxury
Lucid’s mission is to inspire
the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating
luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience.
Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the
future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime
opportunity to transform the automotive industry.
The Supply Chain group is looking for a logistics global
supply manager to drive impact and deliver results that enable our
Logistics Supply Chain to achieve delivery, financial, and other
performance goals. Logistics sourcing is responsible for all
direct and indirect material, parts and prototypes, equipment and
supply chain services. We develop partnerships with our
internal Supply Chain teams and third party external suppliers to
deliver high quality services that provide a luxury customer
This position will focus on logistics purchasing and be in a
team of sourcing professionals, owning supplier and partner
relationships, defining the category and supply base strategy,
management and negotiation of Logistics Statement of Works, carrier
contracts, Master Service Agreements and related contractual
execution activities. An ideal candidate will have
ambition to grow within Lucid. You must be a high energy and impact
individual with a demonstrated ability to succeed in a demanding
and stressful environment of a startup. Demonstrated ability to
navigate through ambiguities, undefined processes, evaluation of
alternatives, growth mindset, and superior communications to lead
cross-functional organizations through sourcing activities will be
- Lead and manage the Logistics Sourcing category and own the
engagements at all levels with carriers, suppliers and partners.
This includes ownership of all partnerships and a sourcing
portfolio that enables the transportation and distribution of Lucid
$50M transportation, customs and warehousing spend.
- Use functional expertise in logistics, transportation and
warehouse management while leveraging partner insights and
requirements to establish and execute market leading sourcing
category and supply base strategies via market knowledge, carrier
contacts, supplier rationalization, predictable and industry
leading pricing plan, and total cost of ownership (TCO) cost
modeling through transparent supplier relationship management.
- Identify cost optimization opportunities by facilitating
internal and partner team collaboration to achieve year-over-year
- Partner with the Logistics Supply Chain team to deliver the
most aggressive and closest-to-the-pin costing and budget (capex)
projections, with the ability to standup under scrutiny while
balancing both cost and performance.
- Host QBR and carrier scorecard reviews and work with carriers
on a range of topics including operations, invoicing, performance
concerns, purchase orders, cost savings, etc.
- Achieve established commitments on total cost results, supply,
quality, claims and compliance adherence, and on-time
- Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations,
Engineering or Business is required.
- Minimum 7+ years of experience in Logistics Purchasing
preferably with an automotive OEM managing multiple global customer
segments such as Tier 1 suppliers, Retail, Service Parts,
prototypes, capital equipment, etc.
- 5+ years of direct automotive experience sourcing
transportation logistics, warehouse services and customs and an
expert in air, LTL, ocean, parcel, truckload and warehousing.
- 3+ years of operational experience within logistics and
- Extensive knowledge of carriers and freight forwarders.
- Fluent verbal and written communication in English and
- Demonstrated Experience:
- In program management including critical thinking, strong
written and verbal communications, and ability to lead within a
- Using market intelligence and trends to drive robust
benchmarking and cost validation processes.
- Ability to draft a statement of work, master services
agreement, RFQ package and negotiate contract terms and contract
Be part of something
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.
At Lucid, we don’t just welcome
diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal
opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.
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
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