Supply Chain Program Manager (US)

| United States | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 76,000-122,000 Annually
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Who we are:

Motive empowers the people who run physical operations with tools to make their work safer, more productive, and more profitable. For the first time ever, safety, operations and finance teams can manage their drivers, vehicles, equipment, and fleet related spend in a single system. Combined with industry leading AI, the Motive platform gives you complete visibility and control, and significantly reduces manual workloads by automating and simplifying tasks.

Motive serves more than 120,000 customers – from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses – across a wide range of industries, including transportation and logistics, construction, energy, field service, manufacturing, agriculture, food and beverage, retail, and the public sector.

Visit gomotive.com to learn more.

About the Role:

We are seeking a driven Supply Chain Program Manager with a specialized emphasis on Demand Planning and Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning (SIOP) to join our team. This role is pivotal in spearheading the design and implementation of sophisticated supply chain systems to optimize demand forecasting, inventory management, and operational planning processes.

What You'll Do:

  • Drive execution of production requirements, and plans for both New Project Introduction (NPI) and Sustaining Product material pipeline.
  • Ensure risk mitigation actions are identified and in place to ensure successful deliveries and attainment to cost targets.
  • Develop and maintain supplier performance measures; collect and communicate key metrics to the broader organization and host regular business reviews with partners.
  • Develop a robust process to track progress of cost optimization and negotiate cost BOM and MVA during NPI phase gates and after MP on a regular cadence.
  • Lead NPI materials process improvement and be the liaison of NPI and S&OP processes of assigned projects.
  • Responsible for supply planning with good understanding of demand signals and collaborating with a cross-functional team to assure adequate inventory coverage for business growth.
  • Lead the strategic design, development, and implementation of demand planning and SIOP systems to optimize inventory levels, minimize stockouts, and enhance operational efficiency.

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including Sales, Finance, and Operations, to gather demand forecasts, assess market trends, and align production plans with business objectives.

  • Utilize advanced statistical modeling techniques and demand sensing algorithms to improve forecast accuracy and responsiveness to changing market dynamics.

  • Drive the SIOP process, facilitating regular meetings to review demand forecasts, assess supply chain performance, and make informed decisions to balance supply and demand.

  • Develop and maintain key performance indicators (KPIs) and dashboards to monitor supply chain performance metrics and track progress against targets.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to ensure effective execution of demand planning and SIOP strategies, fostering a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement.

  • Stay abreast of industry best practices and emerging technologies in demand planning and SIOP to drive innovation and enhance competitive advantage.

What We're Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field; advanced degree preferred.

  • 5+ years of experience in supply chain planning and program management, with a proven track record of success in demand planning and SIOP.

  • 5+ years in the Hardware space, or a mix of Hardware + Software space strongly preferred. Automotive, Electronics, or Telematics industries a plus.
  • Demonstrated expertise in supply chain management, for both NPI and mass produced products
  • Experience managing JDM/ODM/EMS suppliers, as well as negotiating pricing and supply agreements
  • Strong navigation of ERP system and tools
  • Highly analytical, sensitive to numbers / data, strong critical thinking, high sense of ownership
  • Ability to program manage tasks, open items, and attain to due dates
  • Supply chain planning experience on the commercial side, high volume in similar industry as Motive preferred (but open to other industries such as medical devices, physical/video security solution tools, routers/switches etc.) 
  • Expertise in demand forecasting methodologies, statistical modeling techniques, and inventory optimization strategies. Modeling abilities. 

  • Proficent in Excel (VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, Macros and VBA, Data Validation) 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex data sets and derive actionable insights to drive decision-making.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

  • Proven leadership experience, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve strategic objectives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

  • Must reside in USA (ideally Western part of USA) 



Pay Transparency
Your compensation may be based on several factors, including education, work experience, and certifications. For certain roles, total compensation may include restricted stock units. Motive offers benefits including health, pharmacy, optical and dental care benefits, paid time off, sick time off, short term and long term disability coverage, life insurance as well as 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Learn more about our benefits by visiting
Motive Perks & Benefits

The base compensation range for this role is:

$76,000$122,000 USD

Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is one of Motive's core values. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. 

Please review our Candidate Privacy Notice here.

The applicant must be authorized to receive and access those commodities and technologies controlled under U.S. Export Administration Regulations. It is Motive's policy to require that employees be authorized to receive access to Motive products and technology. 

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Location

Our headquarters are located in the heart of the city’s bustling South of Market (SOMA) neighborhood, a short walk from major public transit lines.

What are Motive Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Remote work program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
We sponsor Women@Motive, Melanin@Motive, AAPI@Motive, Motive Proud, Allies@Motive, and regularly host Intersectionality Roundtables to discuss identity in the workplace.
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Motive employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
We offer comprehensive mental health benefits through Lyra Health.
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Motive has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all of the on-tap beer and kombucha you can handle.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Happy hours are hosted once per month. See our instagram @LifeAtMotive for details!
Recreational clubs
Motive has office sports leagues year-round. We currently hold the title for back-to-back Basketball Champs in the San Francisco Equinox League!
Relocation assistance
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Motive offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Motive hosts lunch and learn meetings for our interns bi-weekly and all are invited to attend!
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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