Staff Global Supply Manager, Indirect Procurement

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Are you ready to build America’s clean energy future with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is an American energy technology and manufacturing company. We are pioneering a new class of iron-air batteries to enable our electric grid to run on renewable, reliable, and affordable energy, every day of the year.

Form Energy has been recognized by TIME as “One of the Best Inventions of 2023” for its battery technology and by MIT Technology Review as a “Top Climate Tech Company to Watch”. We are making rapid progress on our mission of delivering energy storage for a better world, and are growing just as rapidly to meet demand. Our team has more than doubled in size in the past year, and continues to expand every day. We have signed contracts with leading electric utilities across the United States. Pilot production of our iron-air batteries has already begun, and later this year, production will take off to high volumes at our new factory in West Virginia.

Working for Form Energy is more than just a job, it’s a chance to be part of something extraordinary. And right now might be the most exciting moment in the company’s history to join. We are assembling a team of some of the most talented and motivated individuals across the country. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, our team is determined to deliver on our mission and transform the energy landscape for the better.

Feeling energized to make a meaningful impact on the world? Then keep reading - you’ve come to the right place.


Role Description

Form Energy is hiring a Staff Global Supply Manager to lead procurement of indirect goods and services used across all Form factories and facilities. This role requires a strategic thinker with strong analytical skills to manage supplier relationships, negotiate contracts, and ensure the highest quality and cost efficiency.

As part of our Supply Chain Management team, you will support factory ramp through developing and executing global sourcing strategies for categories such as MRO, professional services, IT, facilities and travel. You will communicate procurement plans and performance to the executive team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth of a fast-moving company with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission.

This opportunity is based out of Form Energy's Weirton, WV or Berkeley, CA facility. Relocation assistance is available.

What you'll do:

  • Develop clear strategies and roadmaps for supply and scale up of indirect materials and services for Form Energy’s locations

  • Develop relationships with robust supplier pools and selected preferred vendors that are capable of delivering to Form’s needs, with focus on diverse and local supply sources

  • Deliver favorable terms that optimize total cost of ownership, lead time, and risk to Form, by managing the end-to-end process from supplier identification through RFQ’s, qualification, and pricing and contract negotiation.

  • Develop should-cost targets and benchmarks for all Indirect spend categories

  • Build and maintain technical knowledge of Form’s manufacturing processes, facilities maintenance and safety requirements, and supply base for relevant service and material suppliers

What you'll bring:

  • 5-10 years of experience in strategic consulting

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering and/or equivalent experience

  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate proposals & develop recommendations

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated experience in sourcing and negotiations

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work in an extremely fast-paced environment

  • Ability to make quick decisions with 80% information

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Humanity is a cornerstone of Form Energy’s culture, and we make sure our compensation and benefits reflect that. Form Energy offers competitive salaries, stock options, and a holistic benefits package to ensure all employees have what they need to thrive while working here.

When it comes to you and your family’s health, we cover 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees - and 80% of healthcare premiums for dependents. This starts from day one. We also offer at least 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents (up to 20 weeks for birthing parents), and generous vacation policies to give employees time to recharge when needed.

To build a clean and equitable energy future, we need everyone at the table. We strive to form a team as diverse as the communities we will serve with our technology, and are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our open jobs.

Compensation Range: $143K - $183.6K