Global Supply Manager – Retail Operations, Europe

Lucid

  • Full Time

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
 
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
 
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.

We are currently seeking a Global Supply Manager, supporting the Corporate Retail Operations  Group for our European Headquarters in Amsterdam. You will manage company business with a group of suppliers and is a key internal interface with Retail Operations Europe; operations, facilities, and projects to operate and maintain showrooms and service centers globally.
 
The Global Supply Manager must identify, develop, and manage the indirect procurement global supply chain, work with contractors and vendors, materials, services, and equipment providers required for our showrooms and service centers’ operations. This role will help establish our global indirect procurement supply chain strategy, manage end to end contracting, supplier management, and support cross function teams in execution.

 

The Role

 

  • Work with vendors and contractors to source replacements and/or repairs of Owner Furnished Items (OFI); such as Furniture, Graphics, Lighting, Fixtures, Equipment, Flooring, etc.
  • Review bid packages from General Contractors for repairs and/or remodels
  • Review proposals from Vendors for Facilities, Merchandising, logistics and utilities for Contract and Purchase Order processing. 
  • Collaborate with project team and operations team to identify potential suppliers for the management of day to day operations with the right qualifications to meet Lucid’s expectations and timeline
  • 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.
  • Manage contractor development and project timelines, develop solutions to delays or problems that arise.
  • Work with contractors and project team to manage design changes and impacts.
  • Manage company budgets to ensure project deliver on- time and on-budget.
  • 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
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    Requirements

     

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical or supply chain discipline plus minimum of 6 years indirect procurement experience in a retail environment
  • 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 capabilities
  • Proficient in Excel, Project, Power Point, Word, ERP systems (SAP)
  • Ability to mitigate unforeseen problems creatively and effectively.
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