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Form Energy

Form Energy

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Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.

Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow?

Role Description

Form Energy is hiring a Senior Manager of Global Supply Management (GSM), Indirect, to lead our Form Factory capital procurement and sourcing activities, including manufacturing and facilities mechanical and electrical equipment and other related facilities and operations services. This role reports to our Senior Director of Global Supply Chain in our Operations organization. As the leader of our Indirect GSM team, you will develop, implement, and execute industry-leading procurement strategies and processes to achieve quality, cost, schedule, and performance requirements. You will collaborate closely with our Factory and Manufacturing Engineering teams to accelerate the delivery and scaling of our manufacturing operations in partnership with our Advanced Manufacturing, Finance, and Legal teams.

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and be part of the success of a fast-moving company with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission!

What You'll Do:

  • Lead, mentor, and coordinate the activities of our Global Supply Management team engaged in purchasing the equipment and services for our Form Factories and other facilities, including Capital Equipment, engineering, construction, and operations services and materials.

  • Develop and execute sourcing strategies that utilize negotiation, market dynamics, and purchasing techniques to ensure the very best quality, cost, delivery, and service levels.

  • Own key Vendor relationships and develop and foster partnerships across the value chain to ensure Form’s ability to scale.

  • Interface with the Executive team and support organizational and management objectives by identifying and negotiating commercial cost reduction opportunities, including make vs. buy decisions.

  • Own responsibility for identifying, developing, negotiating, and managing relationships with vendors critical to supporting Form’s manufacturing activities.

What You'll Bring:

  • 10+ years of experience in Purchasing, Supply Chain, and/or Contract Management, with at least 3 years in a management role.

  • Prior leadership and management experience is required, demonstrating a clear record of success in building industry-leading teams that can execute in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • Understanding of contract fundamentals; demonstrated skills in supplier operational and relationship management.

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally approx. 30% of the time.

  • Bachelor or Masters in Engineering, Supply Chain, Finance, Industrial Engineering or a similar discipline.

  • Experience with capital project execution and/or capital equipment sourcing; understanding of manufacturing processes.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills



The Pittsburgh salary range for this role is $164,490-$202,910. The range listed is what we reasonably expect to pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and may be modified in the future. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor.

Humanity is a cornerstone of Form Energy’s culture, and we make sure our compensation and benefits reflect that. Form Energy offers competitive salaries, stock options, and a holistic benefits package to ensure all employees have what they need to thrive while working here.

When it comes to you and your family’s health, we cover 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees - and 80% of healthcare premiums for dependents. This starts from day one. We also offer at least 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents (up to 20 weeks for birthing parents), and generous vacation policies to give employees time to recharge when needed.

To build a clean and equitable energy future, we need everyone at the table. We strive to form a team as diverse as the communities we will serve with our technology, and are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our open jobs.

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