THE JOB AND ITS REQUIREMENTS
Lead the Nikola supply chain and purchasing team in navigating our off-road vehicle and semi-truck shared commodities in sourcing, costing, negotiating, commodity management and strategic planning functions. In this role, you will work closely within cross-functional teams to drive early supplier engagement throughout the development phases and product qualifications. You will build strong strategic relationships with supply partners to ensure project timing and cost targets are met. You will determine the total cost of ownership for your commodities by understanding the underlying cost drivers supporting new business awards. We are seeking a strong technical/engineering skill set with a demonstrated background of commodity strategy development and cost reduction execution. 5+ years in supply chain and purchasing leadership is required (preferably in automotive or an electric vehicle start-up environment). A degree in Supply Chain, Business, or Engineering is required (a master’s degree is preferred).
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