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Supply Chain Manager

Irvine, CA 92614

Posted: 10/10/2022 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Management Job Number: 83888

Job Description

Purpose and Scope:
The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for owning the end-to-end supply chain in support of the Watt.IO next generation Energy Storage System, Solar PV and EV charging components. 

Your core responsibility is to develop an efficient supply chain strategy to meet the needs of our Microgrid projects. In addition, you will lead efforts to optimize the supply chain and related tasks such as ocean transport, duties, customs and local freight and warehousing. You bring a solid understanding of shipping/logistics from China, The Director, Service & Field Ops directs the service personnel resources within the organization  to achieve corporate service quota levels and profit goals. This position will develop, implement and realize the service and/or business plan and develop, structure and manage the assigned area/unit within the overall business strategy, in order to realize commercial and business objectives. .

Job Requirements

Daily Responsibilities and Duties: 
  • Work closely with suppliers as well as internal stakeholders to understand project demands, long-term strategy, commercial opportunities, and the end-to-end supply chain. 
  • Develop, own, and execute a road map of projects aimed at optimizing the cost and the supply flexibility of our product purchases. 
  • Become an expert on the design, function, and operation of Watt.IO; represent needs to new suppliers and partners. 
  • Track and continuously drive improvement on KPIs such as cost reduction and time to value. 
  • Develop relationships with Motive's existing supply base as well as own and drive the qualification of new suppliers. 
  • Fully execute on long term supplier partnerships that are aligned with Motive's strategic direction. 

  • BS in Supply Chain Management or Engineering (Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical). 
  • 4+ years of practical supply chain management and strategic sourcing experience. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbal, between Engineering, Projects, and Suppliers. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, documentation, and standard operating procedures 
  • Has a do-whatever-it-takes attitude, thrives in a fast-paced startup environment, and can deliver project deliverables on time 

Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race (including traits historically or culturally associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious dress and religious grooming), color, age (40 and over), genetic information, disability (mental and physical), medical condition (as defined under state law), national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver's license issued under section 12801.9 of the California Vehicle Code), ancestry, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression), sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, parental status, domestic partner status, citizenship status, pregnancy (including perceived pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or pregnancy-related conditions), military caregiver status, military status, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Advanced Charging Technologies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Our company expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected categories.
The duties and responsibilities described above are not a comprehensive list and that additional tasks may be assigned. The scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands.

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