2021-11-30 Waymo

Supply Chain Program Manager

Mountain View, California, United States
Remote, US

Waymo is an autonomous driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to get where they’re going. Since our start as the Google Self-Driving Car Project in 2009, Waymo has been focused on building the World’s Most Experienced Driver in hopes of improving the world's access to mobility while saving thousands of lives now lost to traffic crashes. Our Waymo Driver powers Waymo One, our fully autonomous ride-hailing service, as well as Waymo Via, our trucking and local delivery service. To date, Waymo has driven over 20 million miles autonomously on public roads across 25 U.S. cities and conducted over 20 billion miles of simulation testing.

Waymo's Supply Chain and Manufacturing teams are making the technology of the future a reality. We handle all production processes and supplier development strategies: from contracts and purchasing, to designs for improved manufacturing, through quality control and delivery. We collaborate actively with Waymo engineering teams as well as external suppliers and partners to make sure everything is built to spec and delivered on time to meet the rising demands of our business.

In this role you'll:

  • Actively collaborate with internal teams to identify and publish the demand in order to drive daily production activities
  • Ensure ongoing materials availability, timely production schedules, adequate output quantities, proper allocation and efficient shipments to meet business requirements
  • Drive the overall operations schedule, production planning and materials readiness to meet the vehicle integration schedule and fulfill vehicle services demand
  • Leading Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) operations team in planning and executing to the plan
  • Prepare and share components forecasts with suppliers
  • Mitigate components shortage, excess and obsolescence
  • Oversee the Supply Chain budget

At a minimum, we'd like you to have:

  • Experience in manufacturing, demand planning and supply planning
  • BA/BS degree 
  • Advanced experience in Excel/Google Sheets
  • Flexible mindset with the changing needs of the business
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to present to management
  • Prior OEM management experience
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time or more as needed for business demands

It's preferred if you have:

  • 5 years of experience managing OEMs
  • Masters or MBA 
  • Prior experience with MPS (Master Production Schedule) and Manufacturing Input/Output/Yield
  • Familiar with CTB (Clear-To-Build)
  • Ability to create and present solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to work independently to deep dive data and make informed decisions

US-Remote includes employees working from their primary residence in certain locations only, such as Arizona, California, DC, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Washington. This list may not be complete or accurate, and candidates should speak with their recruiter about their specific location for remote work.

Note: The following is only applicable for roles hired in the US. As we keep the safety of our employees and our communities top of mind, COVID-19 vaccinations continue to be a critical prevention measure to help end the pandemic.  Because of this, Waymo requires all US-based employees who perform work onsite for Waymo to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  If you are unable to be vaccinated due to a disability, medical condition or religious belief, Waymo will provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with federal, state, and local law.

We appreciate your interest in Waymo. Waymo is an equal employment opportunity employer. Waymo’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. Waymo also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. Waymo will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. Waymo also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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