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Buyer - Electronics & PCBs

Company: Xos Trucks
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Xos [ (NASDAQ: XOS) is an innovative electric vehicle company on a mission to decarbonize commercial transportation. Our zero-emission commercial vehicles and next-generation technologies empower fleets of Fortune 500 companies and positively impact our environment. At Xos, we design vehicles from scratch, invent efficient and durable battery systems, write software to control the vehicle and its interactions with the driver, and entice fleet owners into an electrified future with groundbreaking service. Xos is a people-focused company, and a great place to work! Perks include 100% covered employee health benefits, Betterment 401k, employee Tiki-Bar, ping-pong, and training and growth opportunities, to name a few. We are a team of passionate doers that have banded together to work on something we can be proud of, on a journey to a cleaner planet. Were go-getters, change-makers, and future-creators. Will you join us The Role Under the direction of the Director of Supply Chain, the Buyer-Electronics & PCBA is responsible for sourcing all types of electronic parts that include: PCBA, and all components included in the Bill of material of the PCBAs, as well as but not limited to, power supplies, cables and complex electro/mechanical assemblies ensuring solutions that are cost-effective, with high quality and in a timely manner. The Buyer will effectively communicate with XOS Engineering & Manufacturing teams and suppliers to ensure timely deliveries, excellent product quality, continuous improvement for cost reductions, and improved cycle times. Responsibilities * Manages all Strategic Sourcing related activities for Electronic parts, PCBA, and board components purchases * Critical understanding and tracking of market trends on his/her commodities. (lead-time changes, Obsolescence) * Exercises discretion and independent judgment when dealing with critical matters within the Corporate Sourcing Department * Analyze industry trends and evolving technology to proactively identify supply base issues to minimize risk, protect continuity of supply, and utilize emerging opportunities * Establishes and fosters relationships with suppliers to ensure attainment of organization objectives. * Work in partnership with various engineering teams to develop an approved and qualified supply base, develop strategic partnerships that address our needs, and on an ongoing basis, continuously improve supplier performance * Proactively explores new programs for continuous improvements in material and process changes to achieve the best quality, reliability, pricing and delivery from suppliers * Collects and formulates supply chain data, advising the Director of potential problem areas and making suggestions for corrective action * Monthly reporting activities to include, but not limited to, preparation of activity reports, analysis of monthly purchase price variances, cost improvement projects and accurate dollar spend activity * Review of KPIs with vendors on a quarterly basis Requirements * Bachelors degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain or equivalent relevant experience * Minimum 3 years experience in manufacturing or high-tech industry experience * Expertise with report writing and system configuration management * Knowledge of purchasing and principles of research, analysis and negotiation * Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) * Strong knowledge of ERP systems (NetSuite Preferred) Benefits * Xos, Inc. is committed to offering competitive wages * The Company offers medical coverage, paid 100% by the employer for employees with dependent coverage partially off-set by the employer * Dental, Vision, and Life plans are also offered through the Company's health package * Generous PTO, sick, vacation, and holiday pay Xos, Inc is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Xos Trucks, Los Angeles , Buyer - Electronics & PCBs, Other , Los Angeles, California

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