Global Supply Manager, Retail Development

  • Lucid Motors
  • Newark, CA
  • Jan 11, 2021

Job Description

Leading the future of luxury mobility
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.
We are currently seeking a Global Supply Manager supporting Retail Development. The Global Supply Manager manages company business with a group of suppliers and is a key internal interface with Retail Development: real estate, design and construction to develop showrooms and service centers globally. The Global Supply Manager must identify, develop, and manage the global supply chain, work with contractors and vendors, materials, services, and equipment providers required for our showrooms and service centers’ construction and operation. He or she will help establish our global supply chain strategy, manage end to end contracting, supplier management, and support cross function teams in execution.

You Will:

  • Collaborate with project team and operations team to identify potential suppliers with the right qualifications to meet Lucid’s expectations and timeline.
  • Work with vendors and contractors to source for Owner Furnished Items (OFI); review bid packages, scope documentation, and change management for graphics, AV, FF&E, lighting, etc.
  • Create RFQs, review, analyze and clarify quotations from vendors and develop sound sourcing and business recommendations balancing cost, quality, lead-time, and technical considerations.
  • Negotiate pricing, contract terms, and manage cost changes throughout the lifecycle of the product. Maintain overall contractor relationships and act as single point of contact for all commercial issues.
  • Work with contractors and project team to manage design changes and impacts.
  • Work with Vendors and Retail design to qualify future products and materials.
  • Manage company budgets to ensure project deliver on- time and on-budget.
  • Review project construction drawings to order Owner Furnished Items (OFI) to meet schedule for delivery and storage and/or delivery and installation.
  • Manage contractor development and project timelines, develop solutions to delays or problems that arise.
  • Work with internal business partners; Finance, Legal, Accounts Payables, Warehouse managers and other cross functional teams on projects.
  • Own key supplier relationships and performance, both strategic and tactical, through the entire life cycle of company projects. Travel 15-25% to visit suppliers to perform business and program reviews

You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical or supply chain discipline plus minimum of 4 years in Retail Procurement
  • Commodity management experience
  • Product launch experience, beyond sourcing behind a desk
  • You have innovative ideas you will bring to the table to help optimize cost and schedule
  • Excellent analytical, negotiations and problem-solving skills. Passionate for results, strategy, and hands on execution. Creative, calculated risk taker with the ability to manage supply issues and resolve supplier disputes while preserving relationships with suppliers and internal partners.
  • Strong written and verbal skills as well as organizational and program management capabilitiesProficient in Excel, Project, Power Point, Word, ERP systems (SAP)
  • Ability to mitigate unforeseen problem creatively and effectively.
  • The candidate for this position is required to work in the office; Corporate office in Newark CA.  (under normal conditions)
Be part of something amazing
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 regulations.
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. 

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