Lucid Motors

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 2022-08-21

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

Purchasing Associate

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 a Purchase Associate. The Purchasing Associate manages global sourcing for all assigned commodities and work from the Global Supply Managers supporting various vehicle systems, maintain the component timelines, and assist with purchasing throughout the company.

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 protocols  
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details.
 
Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and 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. 

Responsibility

  • Analyze purchasing plans and needs to identify the best approach to go to supply market
  • Conduct market review to identify market dynamics, available supply base and engage with potential suppliers
  • Understand supplier capabilities and segments to match with business needs
  • Work with internal Lucid stakeholders to confirm business needs, specifications and SoW, prepare selection approach of best value quotations or proposals
  • Create RFXs (RFI, RFQ or RFP), review, analyze and clarify responses including quotations or proposals from suppliers
  • Negotiate best value outcomes for Lucid including prices, terms and conditions
  • Prepare award justifications and secure internal approvals
  • Finalize Purchase Orders and/or contracts
  • Integrate awarded suppliers to start delivery and conduct performance checks
  • Manage and archive all procurement related documents such as bids, NDAs, POs, Contracts…etc.
  • Produce and manage procurement reports.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, technical, supply chain or finance discipline preferred
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in a supply chain related role
  • Open-minded self-starter with the ability to adapt, improvise and problem solve, as well as work independently on multiple tasks or projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a high degree of resilience to deal with urgent requests, and minimal information.  Works well with various teams
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, and problem solving skills. Passion for results, strategy, and hands on execution. Creative, calculated risk taker with the ability to manage difficult suppliers and resolve disputes while preserving relationships with suppliers and internal staff
  • Strong written and verbal skills as well as organizational and program management capabilities
  •   Proficient in Excel, Project, Power Point, Word, ERP systems (SAP or equivalent)
  • Ability to mitigate unforeseen problems creatively and effectively