Tesla

Senior Global Supply Manager (m/w/d) – Tesla Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg

Tesla

July 20, 2021

Tesla is accelerating the world's transition to sustainable energy. Revolutionary strategies and products were developed within a few years and successfully launched on a large scale. This is only possible through extraordinary speed, innovation and efficiency. Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg forms the perfect basis for rolling out Tesla's incredible success story in Europe. The most important pillar for this are our employees. Their passion, motivation and engagement ensure that we achieve our goals. We are looking for you to continue and expand this success story together.
The Role:
The Tesla Construction Procurement team is looking to hire skilled Senior Global Supply Manager to execute the infrastructure development sourcing strategy for the Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg project.
This person should have in-depth knowledge of construction suppliers and trade contractors and have experience negotiating different construction contracts. A successful candidate will enjoy working in a super-fast paced, dynamic work environment.
Responsibilities:
  • Execute the Infrastructure Development sourcing strategy for construction scopes.
  • Develop strong stakeholder support and cooperation on commodities ranging from facilities and construction services to material buyouts.
  • Pre-qualify and synthesize supplier, industry and market research for construction commodities to develop sourcing strategy.
  • Process of data collection and analyzes of spend data for construction commodities.
  • Ensuring commodity spend is managed efficiently and effectively and within contract compliance.
  • Supporting commodity business planning and savings.
  • Establish measurement metrics and tools to monitor progress, such as tracking labor productivity burn rates
  • Implementing Worldwide/Regional/Country agreements, as necessary, to consolidate suppliers/spend.
  • Provide analysis of existing requirements and pricing to ensure the most cost-effective options.
  • Analyze historical spend as well as forecast spend and savings by commodity/business.
  • Develop solid understanding of cost drivers and contracts by commodity
  • Maintain day-to-day supplier relationships; act as the lead point of contact for all commercial issues.
  • Identify and negotiate commercial cost reduction opportunities
  • Support Engineering to identify suppliers available for sourcing.
  • Issue RFx (RFQ, RFB, and RFP) for sourcing construction commodities.
  • Review, analyze and clarify quote packages from suppliers and service providers. Make and present recommendations to award.
  • Support/Lead a strategic sourcing approval process.
  • Work on “Lean” initiatives and identify other sourcing efficiencies via benchmarking, VA/VE, competitive quotes and resourcing.
  • Negotiate, evaluate and issue PO’s for construction commodities.
  • Review change order proposals and make approval or rejection recommendations.
  • Support the purchase order closeout process including reconciliation of material receipts, billings, changes, and payments.

Qualifications:
  • several years’ of experience in construction procurement, preferably in the Infrastructure, Construction or Facilities space.
  • Additional experience in project controls or construction management preferred.
  • Excellent analytical and judgment skills. Advanced excel skills a must have.
  • Strategic Sourcing, Opportunity Analyses, and Contract Negotiations.
  • Experience in executing Change Management processes and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify business process issues and drive process improvement.
  • Open-minded self-starter with the ability to adapt, improvise and problem solve.
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks and projects with various stakeholders
What we offer:
Full time position in Grünheide. You will be working in our state-of-the-art Gigafactory where you’ll solve the world's most interesting problems with the best and brightest people who share a passion to change the world. Tesla’s compensation package includes competitive salary and Tesla shares or bonusses. Typical benefits that are offered are a pension program, 30 vacation days, employee insurances, relocation and commuting support.