Global Supply Planner - Batteries & Charging Infrastructure at Lime | Powderkeg

Location: Remote

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Logistics

Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We are on a mission to build a future of transportation that is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company in 2021, Lime has powered more than 250 million electric bike and scooter rides in more than 200 cities across five continents, saving an estimated 60+ million car trips. Learn more at!

Lime is looking for a strategic, analytical, and transformational supply planner, batteries & charging infrastructure for our global planning and logistics team, reporting into the Sr Director, Global Supply Chain Planning & Logistics. You will own all aspects of building and executing our global battery and charging infrastructure supply planning function.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in rapidly evolving, high growth, global environments, with a track record of driving supply planning transformation, excellence and scalability. You are a collaborative business partner, with the ability to influence and drive strategic initiatives across functions. You are data-driven, innovative, and resilient. You are a continuous learner, and thrive on your ability to solve complex problems that deliver meaningful and sustainable competitive advantage.

We are a remote first company and welcome applications from California, Texas, Oregon and Washington.

What You'll Do:

  • Demonstrate a significant background in planning, manufacturing and / or materials management
  • Analyze the inventory pipeline, anticipating risks in demand / supply, and facilitate purchase plans to ensure continuity of inventory availability for all global operations
  • Take lead with developing a process for executing and managing supply planning, including use of Excel and other BI tools
  • Help launch a Supply & Operations Process with key cross functional stakeholders
  • Manage SKU level supply plans using multiple sources of qualitative and quantitative data including demand forecasts, orders, historical activity and future growth plans
  • Balance production to maintain appropriate inventory stocking levels, promoting healthy turns and eliminating stagnate stock or shortages
  • Build and maintain a rolling 12-18 month supply forecast that incorporates multiple sources of information such as varying forecast horizons, regional growth insights and transitional plans around NPI, EOL and GTMs
  • Anticipate inventory demands based on current and future growth and operational trends, suggesting procurement plans that augment our strategies
  • Work with Global Sourcing team to understand any long lead component requirements and issue procurement plans in support of maintaining production plans
  • Work with Product & SCOP teams to understand product lifecycle management and generate supply plans in support of EOL and NPI
  • Reduce and mitigate inventory out of stock issues through meticulous and collaborative planning processes
  • Facilitate on time production and delivery of key materials & vehicles to optimize operational proforma plans and realize goals
  • Drive improvements in planning metrics such as forecast accuracy, fill rates, inventory turns and EBITDA
  • Develop and manage supply plan reporting and dashboards
  • Take lead on special projects and business opportunities on behalf of the planning team

About You:

  • 8-10+ years of supply planning experience with a consistent track record of expanded responsibilities and planning within a global organization
  • An analytical mind, enjoy solving complex planning puzzles
  • A tenacious problem solver with exceptional statistical and analytical skills
  • Prior experience developing a planning process and implementing an S&OP function within an organization
  • Experience building global planning processes using Excel and other manual processes (familiarity with Google Sheets)
  • Prior experience with NetSuite
  • Able to effectively extract key data from enterprise software environments and other business systems
  • Able to present complex planning models in a clear, concise and actionable manner to non-supply chain and non-planning audiences
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail, without losing sight of the big picture
  • Ability to influence and inspire action in others
  • Bachelor's Degree

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity to revolutionize transportation in cities around the world with the leader in urban micro-mobility solutions
  • Scale with a rapidly growing organization, with significant opportunity for growth
  • Play a role in the transformation of urban mobility and sustainability
  • Work with a team of successful, fun and motivated people
  • Competitive salary and benefits

In accordance with Colorado State Law, if the candidate selected for this job resides in Colorado, the anticipated minimum salary will be $65,000, plus equity and benefits. Exact salary will ultimately depend on the candidate’s qualifications. In addition to base salary, this role will be eligible for a variable bonus based on a combination of management discretion and employee performance.

Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s only the start. We strive to build a workforce composed of individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities, and mindsets—not just to do great work, but to become a better company and grow as individuals.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Global Supply Planner - Batteries & Charging Infrastructure
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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