1+ months

Global Supply Manager, Printed Circuit Boards (PCB)

SpaceX
Hawthorne, CA 90250

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

GLOBAL SUPPLY MANAGER, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS (PCB)

The SpaceX Supply Chain Department is a critical player in our operations. To capitalize on our technical and market success, our team will execute large-scale projects that will define the bottom-line for the company. The functions within the department include procurement, planning and fulfillment, supplier development and quality, logistics and inventory. As SpaceX becomes the overall market leader, they will position us to maximize valuation, fuel growth and ensure achievement.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute PCB sourcing strategies in both fabrication and raw material supply chain
  • Analyze supplier spend, capacity and facilitate and support overall supplier negotiation and engagement strategies
  • Participate, support and execute long term agreements with strategic suppliers
  • Lead supplier quality, development, and performance teams to execute the strategic procurement vision
  • Be the "go to€ resource for engineering, supply chain, manufacturing, and new product introduction teams when determining best value suppliers, NPI sourcing plans, make vs. buy, should cost, buy complete strategies, and lead times, etc.
  • Build cross functional teams and champion continuous improvement initiatives for cost, quality, and delivery
  • Drive design for manufacturability reviews with support from supplier quality and engineering
  • Champion value add and value engineering projects to improve part quality and reduce cost
  • Lead quarterly business reviews with PCB fabrication houses and key raw material suppliers
  • Mitigate sole/single source risk and ensure continuity of supply
  • Proactively update SpaceX management and engineering teams on all critical supply issues
  • Develop and maintain strong supplier relationships
  • Visit supplier's facilities and accurately assess technical capability, equipment, and capacity
  • Execute MRP planning messages for production parts.
  • Resolve purchase order discrepancies and invoice issues
  • Analyze procurement data and report metrics
  • Interpret the conditions and terms of contracts including fiscal and legal implications and advises management on all significant procedures and regulations affecting the contract
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures and government regulations
  • Act as liaison with external and internal customers on all matters affecting contractual agreements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor€™s degree and 6+ years of experience working in a supply chain, production or engineering function; or advanced degree and 4+ years of experience working in a supply chain, production or engineering function; or 10+ years of experience working in a supply chain, production or engineering function

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Technical procurement, manufacturing, or electronic component and board level commodity experience
  • Proven track record of leadership and team building skills
  • Experience in production purchasing preferred
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Knowledge and skills in current technologies and applications, e.g. MS Office Suite, SQL, Access, etc.
  • Effective written, verbal and presentation communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and prioritize appropriately to meet customer and company needs
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and prioritize appropriately to meet customer and company needs
  • Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated and able to respond quickly to a fast-moving and ever-changing environment
  • Conducts all activities with the highest of integrity
  • Previous work experience reading datasheets, drawings and blueprints

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • May need work irregular hours with global suppliers in different time-zones.
  • Able to travel for short and extended trips as needed

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.  

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX€™s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

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Posted: 2021-07-20 Expires: 2021-10-25

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