Full-Time

Global Supply Chain Manager

Mechanical

Updated on 6/12/2024

Ample

Ample

51-200 employees

Provides swappable battery system for EVs

Data & Analytics
Robotics & Automation
Energy

Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Data Analysis
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business, Finance, or related field of discipline or equivalent experience.
  • 4 + years’ experience in direct material sourcing, purchasing, inventory management or material planning in a manufacturing and/or Engineering/R&D and/or New Product Introduction (NPI) environment.
  • Demonstrated skills in supplier operational and relationship management.
  • Proficiency in MRP/ERP systems and MS Excel
Responsibilities
  • Focus on sourcing mechanical components, systems, and hardware
  • Manage quick turn R&D builds by sourcing key components and coordinating on time delivery to meet timelines
  • Execute purchase requisitions to place Purchase Orders as needed and manage purchase orders through invoicing and delivery
  • Maintain accurate open Purchase Order lines with inbound quantities and due dates from vendors
  • Apply analytics and supply chain expertise to manage vendors and delivery schedules
  • Build and maintain operational partnerships with assigned suppliers
  • Act as the primary interface with suppliers on delivery status, issues, and resolution
  • Escalate to commercial or technical partners when required
  • Manage project BOMs and engineering changes to minimize obsolete inventory and ensure continuous supply
  • Work with suppliers in procurement of off the shelf parts and manufactured parts ensuring proper authorization of the spend
  • Support onboarding and training of new suppliers to ensure operational excellence and compliance with processes & policies
  • Navigate a dynamic environment of rolling/changing build plans
  • Track costing across major systems and subsystems to identify cost opportunities

Ample provides a forward-thinking solution in electric vehicle energy with its modular, swappable battery architecture that uses autonomous robotics and smart-battery technology for rapid, cost-effective energy delivery. The company sets itself apart in sustainable transport innovation, offering electric car drivers a quick and economical charging alternative. This commitment to sustainable practices and efficient technology development makes it an engaging work environment for those passionate about environmental solutions and robotics.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$276.1M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2014

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

14%

2 year growth

85%