Supply Chain Program Manager



Foster City, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 8, 2023
The Supply Chain, Quality & Reliability (SCQR) team is seeking an experienced Program Manager to support our supply chain management-related activities across the organization. In this role, you will own the Supplier Health & Readiness initiative at Zoox, functioning as the overall program manager as well as key liaison between strategic sourcing, supplier quality and industrialization, vehicle and advanced hardware engineering, manufacturing and logistics. You will collaborate closely with all of these key internal stakeholders and drive overall readiness reporting to executive management.
You will also work closely with the core Program Management Organization and Vehicle Program Management teams to ensure wide visibility and communication for overall Supplier Health & Readiness, applying project management skills to assure the timely and efficient execution of our business objectives.

In this role, you will:

  • Drive overall Supplier Health & Readiness initiative at Zoox
  • Deliver regular status and issue updates on overall supply chain readiness to executive management, including highlighting potential risks and outlining proposed solutions and mitigating steps
  • Define, implement, and drive execution of overall Supplier Health & Readiness requirements, workflows, and plans to key program timelines
  • Develop and maintain tools and dashboards to track and depict key elements of status and to communicate key project metrics to the broader organization including Engineering, Manufacturing, Logistics, Quality, Strategic Sourcing, and Finance
  • Track, identify, and highlight potential program risks generating from overall Supplier Health & Readiness activities in a timely manner
  • Analyze the complete supply chain for the project by defining and measuring performance criteria (milestone adherence, sourcing progress, cost savings opportunities, operational efficiency, etc.) to support strategic decision-making


  • 10+ years of project management experience in a fast-paced, highly fluid environment or other evidence of exceptional ability (experience working in a hardware supply chain and/or manufacturing environment is preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence cross functional stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience with and comfort in presenting in front cross-functional teams and executive management
  • Demonstrated, applied experience delivering complex programs and projects
  • Excellent analytical skills including advanced Excel (e.g. macros, VBA) (knowledge of SQL (mySQL, Postgres, etc.) is preferred)
  • Open-minded self-starter with the ability to adapt, improvise and problem-solve.
There are three major components to compensation for this position: salary, Amazon Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), and Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights. The salary range for this position is $151,000 to $249,000. A sign-on bonus may be offered as part of the compensation package. Compensation will vary based on geographic location and level. Leveling, as well as positioning within a level, is determined by a range of factors, including, but not limited to, a candidate's relevant years of experience, domain knowledge, and interview performance. The salary range listed in this posting is representative of the range of levels Zoox is considering for this position.
Zoox also offers a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (e.g. sick leave, vacation, bereavement), unpaid time off, Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights, Amazon RSUs, health insurance, long-term care insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, and life insurance.
About Zoox
Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application or interview process please reach out to accommodations@zoox.com or your assigned recruiter.
A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.