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Proterra, Inc.
Greenville, SC 29601
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Position Overview

This position will provide comprehensive expediting support to Proterras Greenville Materials Director and other site leadership team members. You will be responsible and accountable for coordinating the material requirements planning in support of production schedules for existing and new product, and design changes. This position will minimize raw material inventories while reducing purchasing costs, maximizing customer service and collaborating heavily with internal and external customer community, including vendors, manufacturing, engineering, service, quality control and quality assurance.

About the Role You will:

  • Analyze forecast, actual demand, schedules and inventory and exercise judgement to influence manufacturing and buying decisions.

  • Determine material requirements from the manufacturing production schedules, engineering, validation and process development studies. Manage inventory by determining and maintaining optimum quantity and cost levels.

  • Review and analyze weekly raw material, components and finished goods requirements to meet specific schedules.

  • Review, prioritize, schedule and expedite the delivery of material components to meet target dates and prevent stock shortages. Raise order fulfillment issues to management and key customers to propose mitigation strategies on a routine (daily/weekly) basis.

  • Review and modify purchase orders as needed for procurement through approved/qualified suppliers for raw materials and components.

  • Provide management control information by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data and trends. Produce material planning inventory reports and presentations as required.

  • Resolve unclear packing slips, invoices and memorandums to insure prompt availability of material and timely payments to vendors.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

About Our Group:

  • As strategic partners, the Supply Chain team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us do great things for our company.

  • We strive to provide the highest level service and support to our clients each and every day.

  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.

  • We treat each other with respectand always try to have a little fun every day!

  • This position will be part of the Greenville based Supply Chain team that supports Proterras Manufacturing and Engineering operations in Greenville, SC.

  • You will report to the Site Materials Director and collaborate with other Supply Chain team members located at our headquarters in Burlingame, CA and other manufacturing facility in Los Angeles, CA.

About You:

  • Self-starter with the proactive ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization as well as external service providers and vendors.

  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.

  • Detail-oriented, resourceful, diligent and works with little supervision.

  • Strong time management, organizational skills and manages multiple priorities, tasks, objectives, plans, and complex work assignments.

  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

Your Experience Includes:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business or Engineering or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 1-3 years experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications

  • Strong knowledge of ERP systems (Oracle is a plus)

  • Ability to apply knowledge of purchasing principles including but not limited to the following: research, analyze, negotiate and close various types of purchase efforts within the guidelines of good business and ethical practices.

  • Report writing and system configuration management expertise.

You might also have:

  • MBA or advanced degree

  • Experience within a manufacturing environment

Travel:0 - 10%


Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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