Supplier Industrialization Manager



Gdańsk, Poland
Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024

Job Description

We are looking for a passionate purchasing talent to join us as Supplier Industrialization Manager in our mission to contribute to a greener future. You will be part of our passionate and excellent Systems Supply Chain team working in office placed in Gdańsk. By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

Job scope

The Supplier Industrialization role is a key function to launch new products and work externally towards the supplier, leading all internal activities from signed contract to start of production to ensure a successful launch of a product in high volume production or of high complexity.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership for New Product Introduction (NPI) at Suppliers
  • Lead supplier improvements in scalability, optimization and cost
  • Facilitate communication and clarification of technical requirements between Suppliers, Purchasing, Quality, and Design teams
  • Collaborate with Design, Quality, Category and Manufacturing to determine the ideal performance specifications and supplier metrics
  • Accountable for leading, tracking and improving supplier manufacturing process development and launch readiness for new products and design changes
  • Validate supplier corrective actions involving design and/or process changes to ensure they are robust, sustainable, and implemented for similar potential
  • concerns across manufacturing lines and/or supplier
  • Provide input on new or alternative materials for improved design, manufacturability, or cost reduction