Senior Manager, Global Supply Management

Berkeley, Ca, Pittsburgh...
3 days ago
Full time role


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Job Description

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.

Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow? 

Role Description

Form Energy is hiring two Senior Managers of Global Supply Management (GSM). One of these roles will focus on Direct Materials, leading our product-level procurement and sourcing activities. The other will focus on Indirect Materials, leading the sourcing strategy for capital equipment and projects related to our existing and upcoming production endeavors. Both roles report to our Senior Director of Global Supply Chain in our Operations organization. As a leader on our GSM team, you will develop, implement and execute our company’s procurement strategies and processes to achieve quality, cost, inventory, and performance requirements. You will work in collaboration/partnership with Engineering, Finance, Quality, Manufacturing, and Development teams. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and be part of the growth of a fast-moving company with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission!

What You'll Do:

  • Lead, mentor, and coordinate the activities of our Global Supply Management team engaged in purchasing for our Product components and raw materials.

  • Develop and execute sourcing strategies that utilize negotiation, market dynamics, and purchasing techniques to ensure the very best quality, cost, delivery, and service levels. 

  • Own key Supplier relationships and develop and foster partnerships across the value chain to ensure Form’s ability to scale. 

  • Interface with the Executive team and support organizational and management objectives by identifying and negotiating commercial cost reduction opportunities, including make vs. buy decisions.

  • Own responsibility for identifying, developing, negotiating, and managing relationships with vendors to supply critical materials for Form’s energy storage products. The scope will include mechanical, electrical, chemical components and raw materials,  as well as contract manufacture and assembly of certain components.

What You'll Bring:

  • 7-10 years of experience in Purchasing, Supply Chain, and/or Contract Management, with at least 3 years in a management role

  • Prior leadership and management experience is required, demonstrating a clear record of success in building industry-leading teams that can execute in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • Understanding of contract fundamentals; demonstrated skills in supplier operational and relationship management.

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally approx. 30% of the time.

  • Bachelor or Masters in Engineering, Supply Chain, Finance, Industrial Engineering or a similar discipline. 

  • Experience with direct material sourcing in a manufacturing environment and ability to generate bottom-up should costs based on the understanding of the manufacturing process. 

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills


Besides joining a community of people working to make the world better, Form Energy commits to you equitable compensation, stock options, and offers a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need to thrive.

We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page

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.

We are developing a new class of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage systems that will enable a reliable and fully-renewable electric ...

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