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Senior Global Supply Manager - Mechanical / Modules

Company: Aurora Innovation
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Who We AreAurora (Nasdaq: AUR) is delivering the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. Founded in 2017 by experts in the self-driving industry, Aurora is revolutionizing transportation - making it safer, increasingly accessible, and more reliable and efficient than ever before. Its flagship product, the Aurora Driver, is a platform that brings together software, hardware, and data services, to autonomously operate passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, and heavy-duty trucks. Aurora is partnered with industry leaders across the transportation ecosystem including Toyota, Volvo, PACCAR, Uber, Uber Freight, FedEx, and U.S. Xpress. Aurora tests its vehicles in the Bay Area, Pittsburgh, and Texas and has offices in those areas as well as in Bozeman, MT; Seattle, WA; Louisville, CO; and Detroit, MI. To learn more, visit .Aurora hires talented people with diverse backgrounds who are ready to help build a transportation ecosystem that will make our roads safer, get crucial goods where they need to go, and make mobility more efficient and accessible for all. We're searching for a Global Supply Manager (GSM) to manage our Mechanical sourcing and purchasing strategy which includes custom fabricated parts, enclosures, molding/casting, die-cut parts and adhesives. The GSM would have strong commercial and technical skills so as to understand our Engineering technology requirements and transform them into favorable sourcing decisions and terms & conditions for the company. A successful GSM would be skillful in engaging cross-functionally, from internal stakeholders such as Engineering and Program Management to external partnerships with key suppliers.In this role, you willWork cross-functionally to understand technology requirements and business objectives such as BOM cost target and program schedule. Develop sourcing and negotiation strategies that meet those goals.Develop and manage sustainable and positive supplier relationships while achieving our objectives.Accurately capture NRE, tooling, capital equipment and material costs, and identify opportunities for cost reduction or cost avoidance.Negotiate terms & conditions and prices with suppliers to secure pricing and supply commitment.Partner closely with our Legal Team to review/draft and finalize legal agreements such as Purchase/Supply Agreements, SOWs, etc.Monitor industry and global market conditions, track technology roadmaps, identify supply and demand challenges and opportunities.Required QualificationsAt least 3 years of experience in Supply Chain (Procurement or Sourcing), or Engineering backgroundExperience in leading vendor negotiationsStrong analytical and cost modeling skills, ability to transform data into insightIntellectual curiosity to understand technical reasoning behind sourced partsAbility to influence and convince internal and external stakeholdersAbility to collaborate well with cross-functional teams such as Engineering, Legal, Program Management and FinanceTenacity in solving problems and has a "can do" attitudeThrive in a dynamic, fast-changing environmentExcellent communication and people skillsDesirable Qualifications 3 years of experience managing Custom Mechanical parts Knowledge of how to interpret mechanical drawings, GD&T requirements and custom finishesAbility to conduct cost analysis and comparison to influence manufacturing process decisionsProject experience with Injection Molding, Die-Casting, Die-Cutting and value-add assembly processes#LI-NF1 #Mid-Senior Working at AuroraAt Aurora, we bring together people with extraordinary talent and experience united by the strength of our values. We operate with integrity, set outrageous goals, and continue to build a culture where we win together-all without any jerks.We have offices in 8+ locations across the United States. We offer a competitive benefits package to qualifying employees. Our Career Page includes everything you need to know about working at Aurora.At the core of everything we do is our commitment to safety. Building best-in-class self-driving technology will take time, and we believe that each employee at Aurora has a role in contributing to safety, every step of the way. Aurora expects commitment to our safety policies from every employee, and seeks candidates who take an active responsibility, can contribute to building an atmosphere of trust, and invest in the organization's long-term success by prioritizing working safely, no matter what.We believe that self-driving technology has broad benefits - including an increase in safety and access to transportation - and to achieve those benefits, we want and need a workforce with diverse experiences, insights, and perspectives; said another way, a workforce that reflects the communities and people our technology will benefit. You can find all the latest news on our BlogIndividuals seeking employment at Aurora are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy status, parent or caregiver status, ancestry, political affiliation, veteran and/or military status, physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal or state law.

Keywords: Aurora Innovation, Mountain View , Senior Global Supply Manager - Mechanical / Modules, Executive , Mountain View, California

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