Company: Argo AI GmbH

Who we are:

Argo AI is in the business of building self-driving technology you can trust. With experienced leaders in the field and collaborative partnerships with some of the world’s largest automakers, we’re building self-driving technology that is engineered to scale globally and transform mobility for millions. 

Talented individuals join our team because they share our purpose to make it safe, easy, and enjoyable for everyone to get around cities. We aspire to impact key industries that move people and goods, from ride hailing to deliveries.

Meet the team:

The Global Supply Management team is responsible for managing suppliers and commercial issues for autonomous hardware development at Argo. Critical scope of GSM work is cost, schedule, risk mitigation and quality. GSMs key deliverables are commercial agreements, including ED&T negotiation, unit price, lead-time, licensing etc. Argo hires GSMs with strong commercial and technical skills so we can empower GSMs to influence major decisions for the company. GSMs work is very cross functional, involving communication at working level and management both internal to Argo and externally with suppliers.

What you’ll do: 

  • Develop and manage Argo AI’s growing global supply chain
  • Establish our supply chain strategy, identifying vendors that can best meet Argo AI’s requirements for technology, functionality, cost, and quality
  • Work with a wide variety of teams within Argo and a wide variety of outside partners during both prototype development and production manufacturing

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience of end-to-end supply chain management: from early engagement with engineering, supplier management, commercial contracts, RFPs/RFQs and product maturity
  • Strong experience reducing supplier cost and supplier risk while keeping part quality and timeliness standards high
  • Experience working with suppliers to identify and fix quality issues
  • Experience with electrical, mechanical, optical systems or components
  • Quantitative / analytical mindset to probe, test and decompose challenging system problems into root cause issues with strong, detail oriented skills to solve them
  • Ability to serve cross functional roles in a young company
  • A record of successful program management ownership and working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent teamwork, transparency and communication skills
  • Fluent both in English and German
  • Prefer candidates with experience influencing part design to use design for manufacturability best practices
  • Prefer candidates with experience in addressing supply chains for both prototype environments and large scale manufacturing
  • Prefer candidates with international experience, particularly Europe and Asia

Additional Requirements: Up to 20% travel to remote offices, engineering partners, and manufacturing partners.

What we offer you:

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • 30 vacation days
  • Subsidized daily lunches, beverages, and snacks
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Global Employee assistance program (Offerings include: work-life balance support, mindfulness programs, life coaching, new parent coaching, and more!)
  • Local and global discount programs
  • Company and team bonding outlets: employee resource groups, quarterly team activity stipend, and wellness initiatives.

Our Background:

Argo AI was founded in late 2016 by industry experts with extensive experience building robotic systems for commercial applications. Our once-small team has since grown into an over 1,000-person strong company with strategic partnerships with two of the world’s leading automakers: Ford and Volkswagen. Our self-driving system is the first with commercial deployment plans for Europe and the U.S., and thanks to an ability to tap into both automakers’ global reach, our technology platform has the largest geographic deployment potential of any self-driving technology to date. 

At Argo AI, we believe that embracing differences delivers superior results. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

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