Senior Commodity Manager - 22010142 (Temp to Perm)

  Location: United States

Job Title:                 Senior Commodity Manager      

Department:            Manufacturing

Region:                     Sunnyvale, CA                                                   


Quanergy’s (NYSE:  QNGY and QNGY.WS) mission is to create powerful, affordable smart LiDAR solutions for automotive and IoT applications to enhance people’s experiences and safety. Quanergy has developed the only true 100% solid-state CMOS LiDAR sensor built on optical phased array (OPA) technology to enable the mass production of low-cost, highly reliable 3D LiDAR solutions. Through Quanergy’s smart LiDAR solutions, businesses can now leverage real-time, advanced 3D insights to transform their operations in a variety of industries including industrial automation, physical security, smart cities, smart spaces and much more. Quanergy solutions are deployed by nearly 400 customers across the globe. 


This position, reporting to the Head of Supply Chain, supports product development, component sourcing and CM support in escalation situations. The Sr. Commodity Manager is responsible for managing the Supply Chain activities for assigned projects, ensuring uninterrupted supply of components for support of production of Quanergy products. This role represents Supply Chain Management in the project team and leads cross-functional sub teams to develop components strategies, planning and buying strategies.

Uses input from the company annual operating plan and monthly S&OP meeting to develop short- and long-term material sourcing strategies, actions and purchasing requirements.


  • Understands and provide input/ validation on MRP input/output.
  • Ensures uninterrupted supply of materials for assigned projects as well as materials meet required quality and cost parameters.
  • Assesses impact on components due to changes in the market or production plans and provides alternative components scenarios to accommodate these changes.
  • Negotiates cost reductions on a regular basis with thorough understanding of market and supply chain dynamics.
  • Develops supply chain concepts to support strategic sourcing and strategic partnering with suppliers.
  • Responsible for coordinating supply chain management activities, developing risk assessment and mitigation plans for components.
  • Reports to management and the project team significant material and/or supplier issues that may impact the Supply Chain in a timely manner.
  • Works with cross-functional teams to develop components planning strategies and processes.
  • Responsible for the planning of QBR/SBR meetings with supply partners to assess key metrics.
  • Manages change processes related to supplier change notifications or regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains strong supplier relations, records, and tracking requirements pertinent to procurement and sourcing for responsible commodities.
  • Requests quotes from suppliers as needed to support production purchases.
  • Communicate with suppliers to verify supplier acknowledgments meet PO requirements and work with suppliers to resolve delivery or cost issues.
  • Maintains computerized purchasing records using ERP systems and network purchase order folders.
  • Coordinate shipments of components and components from suppliers to support Contract Manufacturers as required in escalation situations.
  • In escalation situations help purchasing obtain RMA’s (Return Material Authorizations) from suppliers
  • Work with Quality organization to ensure supply chain and associated partners adherence to Quality policies and procedures.
  • Prepare routine reports.
  • Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and quality control standards.
  • Defines safety stock strategies for material categories.


  • 10 years’ experience serving in a Commodity management / Sr level Procurement role.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems. • Knowledge and experience of electronic components and component specifications.
  • Experienced with distribution and open market procurement and sourcing.
  • Strong organizational and office skills including Windows, Outlook and MS Office.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to interact and communicate with suppliers via phone and email.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with all functional areas.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently.
  • Ability to detect problems, problem solve and report information to appropriate personnel.


  • BS degree preferred.


  • Dental insurance • Health insurance • Life insurance • Paid time off • Vision insurance
  • Ability to commute/relocate: 433 Lakeside Drive, Sunnyvale, CA


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