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 Senior Supplier Quality Manager to lead our Sustaining Supplier Quality Team in Arizona, USA. 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.
Our Supplier Quality team enables the industrialization of innovative products in an extremely aggressive timeline. In this highly visible role, the Senior Supplier Quality Manager (AZ – Sustaining Operations) recruits, develops, mentors, and leads a team of Supplier Quality Engineers and Leaders who are responsible for assuring the highest quality standards for our products. He or she is the key internal interface with Production, Manufacturing, Logistics, Material Planning and Supply Chain, and our suppliers to develop ways to industrialize challenging designs while at the same time not sacrificing requirements for quality.
You must be able to guide up front design development as well as roll up your sleeves with suppliers to create new manufacturing methods and control strategies when necessary to achieve ambitious specifications and ensure a flawless execution during launch.
Candidates must have strong experience managing global suppliers, be able to direct supplier activities at the management level and have the capacity to contribute consistently and positively in a high-paced, fast-changing, and sometimes unpredictable environment.
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You Will:Have total ownership of Sustaining supplier quality activities at Lucid Motors Manufacturing Plants located in Arizona, USA.Recruit, develop, mentor, and lead a team of Supplier Quality Engineers and Leaders that will protect Lucid Motors Manufacturing Plants for any supplier quality related issues on a 24/7 basis.Establish and manage priorities and project assignments for all team members including their 1:1 and 365 performance management and annual reviews .Cultivate strong partnerships with local suppliers, ensuring their understanding of and commitment to meeting our rigorous quality expectations.Collaborate with cross-functional teams of Production, Plant Manufacturing, Plant Quality, Logistics, Supply Chain, Warehouse and Materials Planning to resolve supplier-related quality issues, conducting comprehensive root cause analysis and implementing corrective and preventive actions. Create and implement Sustaining supplier quality departmental processes that is aligned with corporate supplier quality processes to build a world class Supply Chain organization.Perform supplier audits and on-site inspections. Develop process improvement plans and drive implementation. Develop and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure supplier performance for both Advance and Sustaining activities.Lead daily, weekly leadership and departmental meetings to track progress, monitor KPIs-OKRs and drive actions for compliance and ongoing improvements.Generate regular reports for senior management, highlighting supplier quality performance, KPIs-OKRs, risks, and strategies for improvement.Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory changes that may impact supplier quality.Have ability to travel 25-75% on average on a short term or long-term basis to Lucid Motors and supplier sites globally on a short notice.
You Bring:15+ years of experience in an Automotive, Electronics or high-volume manufacturing business and at least 6 years of experience as a team leader.Team development and demonstrated leadership in quality or manufacturing organizations.Strong written and verbal skills as well as organizational and program management capabilities.Hands-on supplier industrialization, supplier quality toolbox (ISO, IATF, DFM, GD&T) and automotive core pillars (APQP, PPAP, MSA, SPC, FMEA) experience.Ability to read and interpret schematics and drawings and in-depth knowledge of quality standards and specifications in the area of placementCertification preferred – Project Management, Lead Auditor, American Society for Quality, Six Sigma Black Belt, etc.Team player with strong interpersonal skills, hands-on and data-driven, creative mindset in problem-solvingPositive attitude, willingness to learn, be part of the solution and be able to adapt to the dynamic working environment.Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of Smartsheet, JMP, Minitab, JIRA and Tableau is a plus.Bachelor's degree in Engineering required.Postgraduate in Business Management a plus.