Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-09-07

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Sr. Purchasing Specialist, PT Advanced Manufacturing

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.

The Powertrain Operations Team is responsible for supporting advanced engineering development activities throughout the Powertrain organization, including prototype build and test of hardware for Lucid Motors’ next generation HV Battery, Drive Unit and Power Electronics programs at our headquarters in Newark, CA.

We are currently seeking a Purchasing Specialist to own the purchase requisition process and all procurement related activities for the Powertrain organization internal teams.

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. 

The Role:

  • Process incoming purchase requisitions submitted by members of the Powertrain internal teams
  • Drive RFQ activities and establish supplier relationships, as necessary
  • Review and clarify quotations with suppliers and internal requestors
  • Generate internal purchase requests using internal systems (Jira, SAP)
  • Make necessary logistics arrangements for ongoing orders, as required
  • Follow-up and order status tracking with internal teams/vendors after purchase order release
  • Secure deliveries in line with requisition requirements and proactively address and communicate any delivery timing deviations
  • Coordinate any required order adjustments, in collaboration with requestors and other internal teams
  • Manage tracking, receipt and distribution of all incoming deliveries for your outstanding orders
  • Track and communicate cross-functionally status and progress for your open requisitions
  • Manage and update internal tracking sheets and generate activity reports, as necessary
  • Collaborate with the Accounts Payable teams to ensure timely and accurate invoice payment processing or to clarify invoice inconsistencies for your completed requisitions
  • Coordinate new vendor creation requests in collaboration with requestors and other internal teams
  • Communicate efficiently and effectively across all levels within Lucid to provide administrative support, as needed
  • Analyze and review internal processes and propose process improvements, as necessary, to eliminate redundancies, optimize process flow and increase efficiency

  • Qualifications:

  • A desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment
  • Strong problem solving, quantitative and analytical abilities
  • Ability to manage, plan and develop multiple processes simultaneously
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally to achieve the objective
  • A systematic, detail-oriented mindset
  • A proactive, self-starter mindset with a high ability to adapt
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools / Smartsheet / Jira
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to learn

  • Preferred:

  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in data analysis
  • Associate’s / Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college – supply chain, business, technical or finance discipline preferred