About Canoo

Canoo has developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with bold innovations in design, pioneering technologies, and a unique business model that defies traditional ownership to put customers first. Distinguished by its experienced team – totaling over 500 employees from leading technology and automotive companies – Canoo has designed a modular electric platform purpose-built to deliver maximum vehicle interior space and adaptable to support a wide range of vehicle applications for consumers and businesses. With offices around the country, the company is scaling quickly and seeking candidates who love to challenge themselves, are motivated by autonomy and purpose, and get things done.

Job Purpose

As the Parts Supply Chain Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the optimal supply and timely delivery of service parts from our suppliers to our repair facilities. Working with third-party partners and internal stakeholders, you will have demonstrated success in automotive supply chain management or logistics. Reporting to the Director of Parts Operations, this role requires high levels of initiative, independent decision making, and cross-functional collaboration in an ambiguous, go-to-market environment.

Responsibilities

  • Forecast customer demand, optimize service and safety stock, and develop an allocation strategy that collectively delivers best-in-class service parts availability
  • Work with Purchasing to select supply chain partners and for parts business operations
  • Control the Bill of Distribution (BOD) for service parts, including master data and PFEP
  • Define and implement a spare parts packaging and containerization plan
  • Develop KPI’s to measure supply chain performance and steer the business
  • Drive operational excellence and innovation throughout the supply chain, continuously improving efficiency while reducing costs
  • Monitor all nodes in the supply chain and take necessary action to avoid or minimize disruptions and maintain agreed service levels
  • Support new vehicle launches, service campaigns, and recalls, expediting procurement and delivery of critical parts as needed
  • Manage the publication and distribution of service parts bulletins
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing Logistics, Materials, Transportation, Purchasing, Service, and other key stakeholders throughout the organization
  • Evaluate and recommend systems and processes to move the business forward

      Required Experience

      • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain management, engineering, or related field
      • Minimum of 5 years’ automotive experience with an OEM or automotive supplier
      • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within fast-paced warehousing, manufacturing, or service parts operations
      • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics best practices
      • Exceptional analytical and data analysis skills
      • Ability to switch back and forth between strategic and tactical
      • Experience working in agile teams
      • Proficient working with and analyzing large data sets
      • Superior organizational and communications skills
      • Self-directed, detailed-oriented, with an entrepreneurial mindset
      • Passionate about the customer and sustainable mobility

          Preferred Experience

          • MBA or advanced degree
          • Experience with Oracle Supply Chain Systems
          • APICS, Lean Six Sigma certifications a plus

              What's Cool About Working Here...

              • Four months paid primary care giver leave
              • Flexible PTO
              • Participation in the Employee Equity Compensation Plan
              • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
              • Work in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility

              Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

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