Supply Manager at QuantumScape | Powderkeg

Location: HQ- San Jose, CA

Employment Type: Full-Time

Team: Planning & Supply Chain

Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.

Do you want to help support world-class R&D and manufacturing capabilities in the energy industry? We need a Supply Manager to join our team and ensure the company can rapidly scale its operations to commercialize its technology and change the world!

In this role, you will:

Build and own supplier relationships crucial to our operation: Communicate forecasts, lead regular cross-functional discussions, coordinate material orders, and troubleshoot quality issues

Act as the internal supply specialist in the material category that you lead: Become the “go-to-person” for internal customers, able to provide insights into the market and key players

Manage critical material inventory across multiple storage locations and generate data to inform inventory policy

Collaborate with industry-leading scientists and engineers to source new material to support exciting, constantly evolving development work

Ensure our supply chain resilience through identifying and qualifying new suppliers that can support us through our rapid growth

Minimum requirements:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a technical field, with exposure to manufacturing environments

You have a solid track record for balancing multiple priorities and working across cross-functional teams.

You are organized and pay attention to the details

You are both an outstanding communicator and listener, with a focus on the customer

You have experience reading technical part drawings

You have excellent Excel skills

Additional Skills:

Experience working with battery materials and knowledge of battery suppliers and market is a plus

Experience in business, operations, or supply chain management is a plus

Experience acting as the interface between technical internal customers and external suppliers is a bonus

Mandarin or Japanese language skills are a plus

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Supply Manager
  • Company
  • Location
    San Jose, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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