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Senior Global Supply Manager - Final Assembly and Cost Management



Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2023
About us:
Aeva’s mission is to bring the next wave of perception to a broad range of applications from automated driving to industrial robotics, consumer electronics, consumer health, security, and beyond. Aeva is transforming autonomy with its groundbreaking sensing and perception technology that integrates all key LiDAR components onto a silicon photonics chip in a compact module. Aeva 4D LiDAR sensors uniquely detect instant velocity in addition to 3D position, allowing autonomous devices like vehicles and robots to make more intelligent and safe decisions.
Role Overview:
As Sr. Global Supply Manager, you will be responsible for developing Contract Manufacturing engagement strategies and providing commercial support to develop / coordinate with CMs during the development through to production, as well as overall cost management including Capex.

What you'll do:

  • Develop engagement strategies to ensure Contract Manufacturers are capable of meeting Aeva's current and future technical and business requirements for Aeva’s products, system manufacturing processes and Final Assembly, Test and Pack (FATP)
  • Manage overall system costs structures and FATP Capex requirements
  • Manage commercial discussions and strategic deal terms including IP rights

What you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering related field or equivalent experience
  • deep technical understanding of CM management for major production equipment/fixtures including demonstrated experience working cross-functionally to influence decisions and get alignment on technical documents such as RFIs, ERS’ and SOWs
  • Demonstrated expertise in cost structures and should-cost analysis, as well as FATP Capex management
  • Established executive network with contract manufacturers and FATP equipment suppliers
  • Extensive experience negotiating complex IP and supply agreements with global CM’s and equipment suppliers
  • 5 years of global CM management experience

Nice to have:

  • Thirst for knowledge and the ability to learn quickly with a strong interest in technology and/or operations
  • Postgraduate degree in a Business or Engineering related field
  • Willingness to travel internationally up to 20% based on business needs

What's in it for you:

  • Be part of a fast-paced and dynamic team
  • Very competitive compensation and meaningful stock grants
  • Exceptional benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and more
  • Unlimited PTO: We care about results, not punching time cards