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Materials Program Manager

Global Supply Chain & Business Operations, Advanced Technologies Group in Pittsburgh, PA

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.


We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

About the Role


We are looking for a proactive Supply Demand Operations Program Manager who will take on self-directed tasks such as demand analysis, supply plan development, allocation planning, and material program management. This person will have the opportunity to collaborate across the organization to ensure business objectives are met and lead product supply demand updates to the leadership team.


  • Responsibilities include but not limited to master production scheduling, materials planning (Clear to build), inventory control, E & O analysis, material readiness, logistics readiness from suppliers to CM and to our customers.
  • Develop the strategic direction, goals, objectives and key performance indicator to ensure the business goals are met.


What You’ll Do

  • Analyze and develop system level and component level demand. Create master production schedules that meet Uber business needs
  • Own & drive the tactical plan for in stock management metrics
  • Improve visibility of material supply status by designing appropriate report, tools, and systems
  • Lead cross functional team including business development and city operations team to build efficient and scalable process
  • Manage the Clear to Build (CTB) process to ensure short term and long term component supply visibility. Escalate to the management team in a timely manner on risks and actions
  • Work with CMs (Contract Manufacturers) and GSMs (Global Supply Managers) on all material related issues until get closed/resolved
  • Work with procurement and logistics team to ensure smooth inventory flow to meet production schedules
  • Identify Excess & Obsolete inventory. Highlight parts with liability and propose solutions to management
  • When ECN or EOL happens, track & audit CM E&O claims. Work with cross functional team to ensure timely resolution
  • Ability to write processes and procedures to improve operational efficiency


What You’ll Need:

  • BS/BA, 8+ years materials experience with Production / Planning /MRP
  • Open-minded self-starter with the ability to adapt, improvise, and problem solve under pressure with poise
  • Eagerness to learn and demonstrate value in a dynamic environment
  • Comfortable with making quick, informed decisions with 80% information
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills
  • Effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to present to management a must
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks and projects, with various teams including engineering and supply chain
  • Open to travel
  • Must be analytical and detail oriented


Bonus points if:

  • Technical expertise and prior OEM management experience a plus
  • MBA a plus


About the Team

At the Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), we are building technologies that will transform the way the world moves. Our teams in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Toronto are dedicated to mapping, software and hardware development, vehicle safety, and operations for self-driving technology. Our teams are passionate about developing a self-driving system that will one day move people and things around more safely, efficiently, and cost effectively.


At Uber, we believe technology has the power to make transportation more efficient, accessible, and safer than ever before. Self-driving technology has the potential to make these benefits an everyday reality for our customers, but it’s not going to happen overnight.  Building best-in-class self-driving technology will take time, and safety is our priority every step of the way. Operating inclusively and transparently, while displaying responsible behavior in a structured development are critical to safety. We at ATG seek candidates who will role model these values.


The Global Supply Chain and Business Operations team scales best in class technology and processes to deliver safe, reliable, and accessible transportation for the Uber platform.

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