Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-05-13

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Manager, Demand and Material Planning (Service)

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.

Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive industry

We are seeking a Manager to lead the Demand and Material Planning operations for the Lucid Service’s Global Supply Chain team.  The position requires an experienced professional with a strong automotive background to understand the challenges within the industry’s complex Service supply strategy. This Manager will grow and lead a team of Demand Planning Analysts and Planning professionals, including Material Planners, Channel Planners and Expeditors.  Engagement with Procurement and Manufacturing operation teams are needed to execute Service deliverables that will ultimately ensure the highest customer experience.

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. 

The Role

  • Create a strong, efficient, and reliable supply strategy for Service’s direct materials
  • Lead the Material Planning functions by driving solutions to prevent gaps in our supply schedule
  • Build a team of Demand Analysts to evaluate statistical data, recommend, and influence supply strategies
  • Own and drive operational excellence through measurable tools as MRP, forecast models, etc.
  • Collaborate with Lucid’s Procurement teams for an end-to-end strategy; including sourcing, contract negotiations, material supply and lifecycle management to ensure downstream operational excellence in Service
  • Partner with suppliers and internal Lucid stakeholders to establish continuous supply and strengthen our position through strong planning strategies while mitigating risk
  • Partner closely with the Service NPI team to coordinate material and vehicle changes; including full lifecycle management of supply and compatibility configurations
  • Collaborate with Distribution and Inventory teams to optimize channel planning and reduce inventory holding cost while building healthy field inventory
  • Qualifications

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, or equivalent combination of education and experience; MBA is preferred
  • 8+ years in the Automotive industry related to Supply Chain with experience managing a team of direct reports
  • Service/Spares supply chain knowledge is desired
  • Strong knowledge of MRP and ERP functions
  • Product launch, NPI or Start-Up experience is preferred 
  • Ability to organize and drive continuous improvement
  • Exceptional ability to interface and collaborate with individuals, groups, and vendors
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Passion to continuously develop, improve, and maintain processes