Lead Global Supply Manager
Capex Construction Services
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, or Supply Chain
  • Experience working with complex electromechanical assembly lines
  • 3+ years of experience in a Sourcing role, preferably for Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) equipment category
  • Experience negotiating contract and purchasing terms and conditions
  • Experience developing “should-cost” estimates and analyzing supplier quotes
  • Effective negotiation experience specific to Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) equipment
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • High level of integrity
  • Analytical skills to ensure both internal and external requests are fulfilled
  • Attention to detail to ensure specifications being requested are received
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with automotive assembly lines
  • Travel will be required on an as-needed basis
  • Lead RFI/ RFQ/ RFP and strategic sourcing process
  • Develop sourcing strategies by analyzing the supply base, market conditions, and technology roadmaps
  • Lead contractual negotiations with suppliers on NDA's, General Terms & Conditions and Production Supply Agreements
  • Ensure group spend is aligned with company objectives and contracts are in place and compliant for all suppliers
  • Identify potential suppliers, analyze capabilities and develop a sourcing strategy and roadmap for Rivian stakeholders
  • Responsible for development, oversight and presentation of all sourcing selections to internal stakeholders
  • Perform detailed analysis of quote submissions based on cost breakdown form data
  • Manage supplier relationships and performance through key performance metrics
  • Review Engineering, Design & Development (ED&D) costs with Engineering leads to ensure best-in-class cost is attained
  • Manage budget in collaboration with Rivian Finance team
  • Work closely alongside Manufacturing engineering and Program Management to support engineering requirements, execute against build milestones and track sourcing progress
  • Partner with the construction and engineering team to forecast demand, understand the application, review proposals, and select vendors
  • Support Supplier Quality plant audits and technical reviews

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Company Overview
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. The company believes there is a more responsible way to explore the world and is determined to make the transition to sustainable transportation an exciting one. Rivian designed their emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles to challenge what's possible.
  • Ownership for All: We offer every employee the opportunity to own Rivian stock through equity programs, supporting their financial wellness.
  • Mental and Emotional Wellness: We provide employees and their families access to mental wellness platforms and our Employees Assistance Program
  • Fertility and Family Planning: We support diverse family-building journeys, providing employees with benefits such as paid parental leave and financial support for adoption, fertility treatments or surrogacy.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages driven by mutual investment in our long-term growth and success.
  • Career Development: We enable all employees to own their development. Continuous learning opportunities and tuition reimbursement help drive performance, boost engagement and develop future leaders.
  • Transgender Benefits: In alignment with WPATH guidelines, our 2022 plans provide coverage toward medical, pharmacy and cosmetic needs.
Company Core Values
  • A diverse workforce
  • Embracing active allyship
  • Purpose-driven partnerships
  • Supporting our team