Why this job is exciting
You will lead and further build out the Supply Chain at 1X, where you'll be on the frontlines of the humanoid robotics industry.
You will tackle complex supply chain challenges head-on, ensuring on time, on cost and on quality delivery of various items to requests. Witness your contributions directly impacting 1X's success in revolutionizing robotics, fueling your personal and professional growth journey.
You will join a dynamic startup set for rapid expansion, and watch your career skyrocket as you play a pivotal role in scaling our operations.
You will collaborate with a brilliant, multidisciplinary team, gaining exposure to diverse skills and perspectives.
Within first month, you will...
Get familiar with our people, products and platforms to understand the various supply chain requirements across the different teams and how we operate
Establish connections with our existing suppliers and become familiar with the history of relationships
Gain a good understanding of our ERP system and roadmap
Within three months, you will…
Take over responsibility for all tasks related to current supply chain operations
Crafted a framework and processes for supplier quality assurance
Have developed a strategy to optimize supply chain
Within one year, you will…
Be the single point of contact for any part or equipment purchase request
Drive serial production supply planning for our bipedal NEO platform
Have implemented all developed measures to ensure quality production at supplier and on quality on incoming parts
- Identify and establish relationships with suppliers, negotiate contracts, and source parts and equipment needed for prototype build and production while ensuring cost-effectiveness and quality standards are met.
- Continuously evaluate supplier performance and manage supplier relationships to drive improvements in quality, delivery times, and cost-effectiveness.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Sales, Production Operations, and R&D, to forecast demand accurately and ensure the supply chain is aligned with production requirements.
- Develop and implement inventory strategies to optimize stock levels, minimize carrying costs, and maintain sufficient supply to support production schedules.
- Oversee the company's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, ensuring it is up-to-date and effectively utilized to manage procurement, inventory, and other supply chain processes.
- Build and lead a high-performing supply chain team, providing coaching, mentorship, and development opportunities to team members.
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Mechanical / Electrical / Mechatronics Engineering or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
Proven experience in supply chain management / procurement, with at least 3 years in a leadership role.
Strong understanding of procurement, inventory management, and logistics principles.
Proficiency in using ERP systems and work with supply chain software at suppliers.
Excellent negotiation and supplier management skills.
Proficiency in data analysis tools and techniques to extract insights from supply chain data, enabling better decision-making and predictive analysis.
- Experience in managing global supply chains, including knowledge of international regulations, customs procedures, and cultural considerations.
- Expertise in identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks within the supply chain, including contingency planning for unexpected disruptions.
- A strong understanding of sustainable supply chain practices and the ability to implement eco-friendly initiatives in procurement, logistics, and inventory management.
- Certification in Lean Six Sigma methodologies for process improvement, enhancing efficiency, and reducing waste in supply chain operations.
Interview process Introduction Stage - we have initial conversations to get to know you better
- [30m] Recruiter Screen with Win Yu
- [45m] Hiring Manager Screen with Csaba Hartmann
Team Interview Stage - we then dive into your experience in more depth and introduce you to members of the team. This is also when you will do a take-home challenge if applicable
- [60m] Deep-Dive conversation with Csaba Hartmann and other key stakeholders from 1X
Final Interview Stage - we move you to our final round
- [15m] Expectation management with Csaba Hartmann
- [30m] Conversation with CEO Bernt Øivind Børnich
You are welcome to request additional conversations with anyone you would like to meet, but didn’t get to meet during the interview process.
Not sure if this is you?
If you’re excited about this role, but you’re not sure if you qualify, apply anyway! You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
Our new headquarter in Moss, Norway, is a short train ride from Oslo. The facility is designed to be state-of-the-art, with a variety of 3D printers, an electronics lab, and controls test studio. 1XHQ offers food, showers, and outdoor activities. All employees are supported with a comprehensive relocation package to handle all logistics. Join us in Moss, where performance meets great company culture.
Joining our team means becoming a valued member of one of the biggest brands in humanoid robotics, where you'll play a part in shaping the future of Androids.
Working at 1X
The ideas that express our team’s culture and how we work.
Collaboration is our driving force. Our team creates an open, trusting environment where everyone can be their most creative.
A world-changing team needs the brightest minds in every discipline. This is where people come to work, learn, and grow to their full potential.
Everything we do gets us closer to one ambitious vision: general-purpose androids helping people around the globe. We believe what we build today will impact generations.
1X is an inclusive and equal-opportunity employer that values diversity. We consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected class. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don't hesitate to let us know during the interview process. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.
We're excited to have you on board!