The Company

JUUL's mission is to improve the lives of the world’s one billion adult smokers by driving innovation to eliminate cigarettes. JUUL is the number one US-based vapor product. Headquartered in San Francisco and backed by leading technology investors including Tiger Global, Fidelity Investments and Tao Invest LLC, JUUL Labs is disrupting one of the world’s largest and oldest industries.

We’re an exceptional team with backgrounds in technology, healthcare, CPG and biotech, and we’re growing rapidly to deliver on our mission. We’re actively looking to hire the world’s best scientists, engineers, designers, product managers, supply chain experts, customer service and business professionals.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience in manufacturing, engineering or working knowledge of finance
  • Impeccable communication, multi-tasking, and management skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally up to 35~40%
  • At least 5+ years of experience in Procurement including significant time managing mechanical component sourcing and/or procurement.
  • Effective management of mechanical within a hardware/consumer electronics environment; RFP/RFQ, supplier selection, project execution, cost and timing management and project close activities.
  • Strong understanding of the financial aspects of capital expenditures, ROI, NPV, cash flow, total and total cost of ownership.
  • Excellent project management and cross-functional team leadership skills.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at any level.
  • Strong analytical, research, and negotiation skills.

 Role And Responsibilities

  • The Global Supply Manager is responsible for supporting the teams dedicated to coordinating mechanical components requirements between JUUL Engineering Team and Suppliers
  • Work with new product teams to support product launch and sustaining activities.
  • Understand the impact of cycle time changes and be responsible for adjusting forecasts accordingly.
  • Verify demands and lead the business team to ensure equipment is tracked to delivery.
  • Build overall project budget, compile budget requests, and generate capitalization plan based on project schedules.
  • Respond quickly to changes to the overall goals, schedule, and/or architecture.
  • Acting as a program manager by working with multi-functional teams to identify risks, explore solutions, reach consensus and execute mitigations quickly. This requires an in-depth understanding of development and manufacturing process.
  • Develop and lead the sourcing and supplier selection process for assigned mechanical components category to support manufacturing and operations goals and objectives.
  • Review and negotiate the cost with mechanical suppliers to ensure reasonable quotes from suppliers.
  • Design and implement a corporate-wide Mechanical Components Review Process.
  • Develop and lead functional teams to improve Reliability of Mechanical Components.
  • Assess market conditions, identify industry best practices and emerging trends to identify
  • new cost reduction and value creation opportunities.
  • Lead and participate in cross-functional teams to find, assess, and select suppliers that will improve value to the organization and help attain targeted business results.
  • Negotiate and implement appropriate contracts with suppliers.
  • Establish and implement procurement policies with suppliers to ensure quality, delivery, and cost improvements including KPI’s and scorecards.

 Key Attributes Necessary For Success

  • Ability to develop and implement a well-thought-out sourcing strategy.
  • Ability to drive aggressive implementation plans and schedules.
  • Advanced knowledge of procurement and business operations, systems, organizational structure, performance metrics (KPI) and supply base.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. (Mandarin language skills are a plus).
  • Finance/business acumen (understand cost drivers and ability to derive costs associated with managing quality).
  • Reliability methods and quality sampling methodologies Third party production quality & process management experience working with customers.
  • Project management experience.
  • Drive multi-functional teams towards consensus of requirements
  • Calculate value of change in process/equipment requested by OEM or internal teams
  • Provide monthly/quarterly budget updates and capitalization plan
  • Succinctly communicate overall equipment status to the management team
  • Travel to support early project planning
  • Drive multi-functional teams towards consensus of requirements
  • Calculate value of change in process/equipment requested by OEM or internal teams
  • Provide monthly/quarterly budget updates and capitalization plan
  • Succinctly communicate overall equipment status to the management team
  • Travel to support early project planning

 

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