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Global Supply Manager

Lightship

Lightship

Broomfield, CO, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
About the Role
The Global Supply Manager role is responsible for supporting both development and manufacturing of the Lightship RV L1 in Broomfield, Colorado. In this role, you will provide input to development and sourcing of critical subsystems while also developing a local supply base for the company in Colorado. As a Global Supply Lead, you will be responsible for activities critical to the successful delivery of our vehicles.

Responsibilities

  • Supplier Management: Foster and maintain robust relationships with global suppliers, ensuring consistent quality and timely deliveries.
  • Product Development Support: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide supply chain insights, ensuring cost-effective, quick, and efficient product development.
  • Supply Chain Optimization: Continuously assess and enhance supply chain efficiency, focusing on cost reduction and lead time minimization.
  • Local Supply Base Development: Establish and manage a local supply base in Colorado to meet production and development needs
  • Cost Management: Monitor and control supply chain costs, identifying opportunities for cost savings and negotiating favorable terms with suppliers.
  • Risk Management: Identify and mitigate potential supply chain risks to ensure uninterrupted business operations.
  • Data Analysis: Utilize data-driven insights for informed decision-making and support of strategic initiatives.

Prior Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, business, engineering, or related field
  • 5+ years supply chain experience with strong supplier relationship experience and sourcing knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to manage supplier relationships effectively
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to operate in new tools and systems
  • Working knowledge of Jira is a plus but not required
  • Experience in developing local supply bases is advantageous
  • Experience in sourcing metal fabs, castings and vehicle components
  • Familiarity with local Colorado suppliers for metals is a plus
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills