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Form Energy Published: August 6, 2019 (6 months ago)
Somerville, Massachusetts
Job Type
Energy Storage
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Per Year
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Role Description We are looking for a Supply Chain Lead to manage the near-term procurement efforts and lead the longer-term supply chain strategy at Form Energy. The Supply Chain lead will be the key decision maker among supply chain efforts and serve as a liaison between technical teams, suppliers, leadership, and consultants. The ideal candidate will help identify and partner with long-term suppliers with whom we drive competitive pricing as Form scales, while managing short-term material needs for our development stage. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute meaningfully to the competitive procurement advantage that Form Energy will build at a fast-moving technology start-up with a breakthrough technology and an incredible mission. What You’ll Do
  • Lead general procurement, including vendor negotiation, approval, and selection; along with implementing standardized planning and review processes to ensure that Form’s commodity pricing is best in class relative to others with similar scale and requirements
  • Manage logistics, including transportation, incoming quality control, warehousing, asset management/tracking
  • Own vendor management responsibilities, including with consultants and outsourcing strategic partnerships with 3rd parties
  • Build out the supply chain function and operating model, ensuring effectively-functioning and standardized processes, and protection of Form’s intellectual property
  • Ensure compliance with all pertinent local, state, and federal regulations, in particular those regarding health and safety regulations and trade and import law
What We’re Looking For
  • BS in a technical field (masters degree preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a technical supply chain role for commodity and/or electrochemical materials, including procurement, logistics, and vendor/3rd party management
  • Experience implementing and working within best-in-class standardized supply chain processes
  • Enjoy the fast-paced, results-driven, and often ambiguous environment of a startup
  • Data-driven decision maker with high attention to detail
  • Drive projects to completion with a scrappy, get-it-done approach
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and presentation skills a must!
  • Flexible working style: Can wear many hats and jump quickly between projects
  • Able to work well in cross-disciplinary project teams and deliver results
At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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