Global Supply Manager, Glass/Trim

March 27, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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What to Expect

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated Global Supply Manager to support our development teams and manufacturing partners in the sourcing of vehicle glass and coating materials for New Programs. These could also include specific parts related to one of our four automobiles (Model S, Model X Model 3¸ and/or Model Y) and to the successful running of the organization. This role will report to our Supply Chain Senior Manager and in parallel be an active sourcing resource supporting our various Engineering groups within Tesla.

What You'll Do

  • Owner of New Program RFQ's - ensuring all commercial terms are agreed and documented. Ensures Non-Disclosure Agreements, General Terms & Conditions, Piece Price Agreements, and other related contracts are negotiated and appropriately completed before business is initiated
  • Drive piece price and tooling negotiation process to ensure that Tesla's commodity pricing meet Best-In-Class expectations, while meeting Supplier Industrialization standards of Best-In-Class quality, in addition to driving continual cost reduction and avoidance initiatives through ad-hoc price negotiations
  • Address all areas of category management including category business plans, market conditions, technology roadmaps, cost modeling, and sourcing strategies
  • Monitor global industry trends, track technology roadmaps, and actively partner with the Design teams to identify/mitigate supply and demand challenges
  • Participate in design reviews, change control meetings, and other technical discussions with Engineering partners
  • Participate in Design for Manufacturability reviews with Engineering partners and prospective suppliers, and drive decisions from a cost perspective
  • Ability to understand technical drawings and specifications as well as basic knowledge of manufacturing process controls and quality assurance for their commodity space
  • Comfortable communicating with technical stakeholders and executive leadership both internally and externally
  • Lead cross-functional teams to manage project timelines including developing and maintaining action trackers, Gantt charts, and other program management tools related to on-time delivery of supplier parts against Program timing
  • Communicate key supply, cost, and/or quality issues with management teams. Develop corrective action plans to mitigate identified risks
  • What You'll Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Operations Management, Engineering and/or equivalent experience or evidence of exceptional ability. Master's degree in related areas strongly preferred.
  • 5-10 years of experience in strategic procurement, supply chain management, or commodity management associated to automotive core commodities, autonomous driving capabilities, or other highly technical materials
  • Experience with mechanical, electrical and/or chemical engineering concepts related to the commodity and ability to generate bottom-up should costs based on the understanding of manufacturing and assembly processes
  • Proficient knowledge of technical requirements & design of the product and be able to influence cross functional partners with detailed analysis that supports optimized pricing and product sourcing decisions
  • Excellent negotiation and dispute resolution capabilities, as well as effective communication skills applicable for presentations to executive leadership during sourcing process
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time, both domestic and internationally
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