Lucid Motors

Casa Grande, AZ, United States

Posted on: 2022-06-23

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Logistics Operations Manager, Powertrain

About the company:

Lucid is the new generation of EV. Our relentless focus on innovation, luxury, and sustainability drives us into a reality where you no longer have to choose between doing great things, doing the right thing, and doing everything with the highest regard for efficiency and design. There were luxury cars, then EVs, now there’s Lucid.  

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 Logistics Operations Manager in Arizona. This position requires an experienced professional with the ability to manage multiple warehouses, cross docks, local shuttles, and partner with 3PL providers. The successful candidate will have spent considerable time launching new plants and/or new products in an automotive manufacturing environment.  This position requires partnership with Supply Chain, QA/QC, Manufacturing, Packaging, Engineering, Finance, and Trade Compliance to implement new processes and manage changes. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly, and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

Notice regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirement as a condition of gainful employment within the United States
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States, must provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses) based on the manufacturer's guidelines on their first day of employment.
Individuals seeking a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

You Will:

  • Manage Inbound Material Logistics for Arizona Operations
  • Oversee all load tracking and inventory related to inbound logistics cross dock operations
  • Define the 3PL storage and shuttling strategy to scale operations while optimizing cost
  • Oversee the relationships with 3PL storage and carriers
  • Develop and implement system-wide part level visibility of in-transit shipments
  • Drive a corporate cross-functional consensus behind a shared vision of inbound material logistics and distribution
  • Drive planning for adequate carrier capacity and storage space to keep pace with volume growth
  • Direct the teams responsible for in transit load visibility, local transportation, and cross dock operations
  • Anticipate challenges and disruptions to transportation flow and design mitigation strategies
  • Drive company compliance with logistics processes and global trade regulations
  • Define scope and priorities of analytics team to measure all relevant aspects of inbound logistics
  • Manage logistics projects as directed.  (Cross Dock Optimization, new 3PL launches, warehouse space)
  • Drive site-specific requirements at cross docks, warehouses, and ports to support the most efficient logistics operations possible
  • Define and develop inbound material logistics solutions that optimize speed, cost, and quality
  • Define and drive development and implementation of needed processes and systems
  • Identify ongoing operational processes and staffing needs to support logistics operations.
  • Hire and develop a world-class team of logistics professionals to lead operations
  • Work with Internal Customers to optimize and meet requirements (Manufacturing, Planning, Global Sourcing, Engineering)
  • Participate in carrier management processes, such as selection, qualification, and performance evaluation
  • Implement specific customer requirements, such as internal reporting or customized transportation metrics
  • Design models for use in evaluating logistics programs or services
  • Collaborate with other departments to integrate logistics with business systems or processes
  • Analyze the financial impact of proposed logistics changes, such as routing, shipping modes, product volumes or mixes, or carriers
  • You Bring:

  • 7+ years relevant experience with automotive logistics, transportation, and global trade process and procedures, preferably in a high-volume environment
  • 2+ years of related automotive industry experience and LEAN manufacturing
  • 2+ years direct leadership experience
  • Strong knowledge of multi-modal logistics pricing models (air, rail, truck, ocean, customs brokerage)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with success in working across organizations at all levels
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, effective project planning in terms of resources, strategies, cost, and time with the ability to meet project timelines
  • Strong computer proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Experience with TMS software applications, specifically JDA TM
  • Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Supply Chain, Logistics Engineering, or related field.  An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered
  • LEAN, GK, or Six Sigma Certifications a plus