Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-06-17

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Supplier Relationship Program Manager

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 Supplier Relationship Program Manager.  The purpose of this role is to develop, implement and manage Lucid’s Supplier Relationship Management Program.

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:

  • Develop a multi-pillared approach for Supplier Relationship management across performance, compliance, risk, ESG and business value 
  • Work with senior level stakeholders within Supply Chain and the broader enterprise to define effective and appropriate measures of Lucid’s Supplier Relationship program
  • Facilitate executive ( "top to top ") sessions and quarterly business reviews (QBR) with suppliers
  • Collaborate with existing Supply base to evaluate new business opportunities
  • Develop data driven and objective metrics that satisfy the business requirements
  • Create reports, dashboards, presentations that clearly articulate state of relationship
  • Develop Lucid feedback program to measure Lucid standing with our supply base
  • Develop a playbook to be adopted by the Supply Chain organization to address performance improvement requirements
  • Co-ordinate and program manage the actions defined to improve supplier performance
  • Effectively communicate Supplier Relationship metrics with the Purchasing team to feed into the development of future supplier selection strategies
  • Set the foundation for and develop a future Supplier Recognition Awards program
  • Coach, develop and mentor Supply Chain Analyst/s in their team to optimize the effectiveness of Supply Chain improvement projects
  • You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical or supply chain - MBA preferred
  • 5 years post education work experience in a preferably automotive supply chain role significantly involved with program management
  • 2+ years of Supplier/Business development 
  • Excellent analytical, and problem-solving skills. Passion for results, strategy, and sense of ownership that leads to effective hand-on execution.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a team-first mindset that creates a vibrant, cohesive environment to help identify opportunities, resolve problems, develop best practices and deliver optimal results
  • 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), Tableau, Smartsheets