Motrex LLC Lithium Category Manager in Alpharetta, Georgia
This role will be responsible for strategic sourcing and purchasing of lithium battery energy storage systems and components for use across different Stryten Energy products. This role will report to the Sr. Director of Procurement.
Lead RFI/ RFQ/ RFP and strategic sourcing process
Develop sourcing strategies by analyzing the supply base, market conditions, and technology roadmaps
Lead contractual negotiations with suppliers on NDA’s, General Terms & Conditions and Production Supply Agreements
Identify potential suppliers, analyze capabilities and develop a sourcing strategy and roadmap for Stryten Energy stakeholders
Perform detailed analysis of quote submissions based on cost breakdown form data
Drive and implement cost reductions on prototype and production lithium batteries
Manage supplier relationships and performance through key performance metrics
Work closely alongside cell and manufacturing engineering to understand and support their requirements. Review Engineering, Design & Development costs with Engineering leads to ensure best-in-class cost is attained
Support Supplier Quality plant audits and technical reviews
Develop should-cost models for various battery cells and materials
B.S. in Business, Supply Chain, or Engineering preferred
3+ years of supply chain procurement experience in lithium-ion battery cells or raw materials
Ability to understand Engineering and Design direction and provide focused supply-chain solutions accordingly
High level of integrity
Desire to own one’s own role and contributions to the cross-functional team
Ability to multitask while maintaining attention to details and deadlines
Ability to work well with others in a team environment
Proficient in G-Suite
Action-oriented and solution-driven and able to work in a fast pace environment
Excellent communication skills
Analytical skills to ensure both internal and external requests are fulfilled
Understanding of lithium market trends in technology, capital and operating costs, major suppliers, and market applications.
Understanding of manufacturing processes and experience sourcing battery pack parts such as, rechargeable Lithium-ion cells, metal fabricated parts, plastic injection molded parts, battery management system and other high voltage electrical and electronic parts.
Experience working in Automotive, Commercial Vehicle, or an Electric Vehicle Start-up is a plus
Ability for Global Travel as needed
Motrex is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Motrex (motrexllc.com) provides services to industrial manufacturing and recycling businesses. We specialize in Finance and Accounting, Purchasing, EHS Compliance, Quality and Human Resource Management, as well as Information Technology. Our multi-functional approach enables us to exploit synergy potential and thus improve the competitiveness of our clients’ businesses.
Job Locations GA-Alpharetta
Requisition ID 2021-3118
Category Supply Chain/Logistics
Position Type Regular Fulltime
Location : Address 3700 Mansell Road
Location : Postal Code 30022