Global Supply Manager

San Carlos, California, United States
8 months ago
Full time role


Founded by experienced renewable energy technologists and backed by committed mission-driven investors, Electric Hydrogen is building solutions to help cost-effectively ...

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Job Description

Electric Hydrogen’s mission is to create an abundant and decarbonized material future. Our outstanding people are our most important asset and will allow us to deliver hydrogen from renewable electrolysis for heavy industry, at prices below fossil fuels. 

We are currently seeking a GSM supporting Power Electronics spend. The Global Supply Manager manages all company business with a group of suppliers and is the key internal interface with Engineering, Finance & Accounting, Logistics, Quality, and Manufacturing Operations teams. The GSM develops a deep understanding of their components and develops supplier alternatives who are able to supply those components most efficiently while considering landed costs.

You will be based at our office in San Carlos, CA, and report to our Director, Global Supply Chain.


  • Work to identify supplier alternatives with the right capabilities and qualifications to meet our expectations and growing capacity needs
  • Collect the necessary data internally to effectively communicate externally via RFQs, then review and analyze to document potential supplier's offerings and capabilities. Additionally, gather other commercial information that is material to sourcing decisions
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Program Management on engineering development builds to ensure raw material and component supply
  • Work with suppliers to ensure transparent cost breakdowns that are informed by their value-add processes
  • Support supplier industrialization and supplier quality engineers when needed during development and industrialization phases to validate production capacity
  • Lead contractual negotiations with suppliers on General Terms & Conditions and Production Supply Agreements
  • Travel, as needed, to visit suppliers to perform business and program reviews (10-15%)


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or other related field
  • 3+ years in purchasing, buying, or procurement in a technical environment
  • Demonstrated experience making data-driven decisions with incomplete information
  • Understanding of and experience with some of the following components and systems: IGBTs, PCBAs, and high power electric components
  • Strong written and verbal skills as well as organizational and program management capabilities
  • Proficient in Excel, Google Sheets, Airtable, Smartsheet, or similar analytical tools


  • Master's degree in Engineering or Business Administration
  • 5+ years of electronics supply chain experience
  • Product launch experience
  • Previous work in a start-up environment

Compensation & Benefits

Global Supply Manager (P4): $137,000 - $182,000 per year

Actual base salary offered to the hired applicant will be determined based on their work location, level, qualifications, job-related skills, as well as relevant education or training and experience.​

Base salary is just one part of Electric Hydrogen’s total rewards package. We feel strongly that our team should not have to worry about having quality healthcare. In addition to the base salary offered, the hired applicant may receive:​

  • an equity grant​
  • time off programs​
  • a $75/month cell phone allowance​
  • a 4% employer 401(k) match​
  • 100% fully paid premiums for employees and their families: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term & long-term disability coverage​
  • a discretionary bonus​

Electric Hydrogen’s benefits programs are subject to eligibility requirements.

COVID-19 vaccination required for all employees and contingent workers, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of vaccination to attend an onsite interview or at their first day of employment.

About Electric Hydrogen

Electric Hydrogen is a team of the world's experts in scaling technologies for the post-carbon world, with a proven record in transforming the grid and transportation sectors. Backed by some of the world's top venture capital firms, we design and manufacture electrolytic hydrogen systems matched to renewable power sources to create green hydrogen by splitting water. We are building a cost-effective and transformative path between renewable energy and multiple large industrial sectors. Abundant and low-cost renewable energy sources will power the world, and Electric Hydrogen technology will use this energy to decarbonize industry through sustainable materials. We were founded in 2020 and are based in California and Massachusetts.

Electric Hydrogen is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for all to belong. We are aware that people from historically underrepresented groups are less likely to apply if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We are actively working on efforts to change this social norm. If you are excited about this role, we encourage you to apply

Founded by experienced renewable energy technologists and backed by committed mission-driven investors, Electric Hydrogen is building solutions to help cost-effectively ...

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