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Purchasing Director

Company: Wallbox Chargers
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:


Wallbox is a global company, dedicated to changing the way the world uses energy. We do this by creating smart charging systems that combine innovative technology with outstanding design and manage the communication between vehicle, grid, building, and charger.

Founded in 2015, with headquarters in Barcelona and selling already in over 80+ countries, our mission is to facilitate the adoption of electric vehicles today to make more sustainable use of energy tomorrow. Our talent has no borders - we welcome over 700 Wallboxers from over 45 nationalities in Europe, Asia, and the Americas!

We're now the first Spanish unicorn listed on the NYSE ($WBX) and have been recently named amongst LinkedIn's top 3 Spanish startups.

In day-to-day life, you will see our core values shining through our Wallboxers. The passion and dedication towards our mission will hit you the moment you walk through our doors - and there's no feeling like it.

Our journey is not plain sailing - it requires proactive, flexible and top performing individuals who are committed to the world of sustainable mobility. But one thing is for sure - it's going to be a fun ride!

The question is: are you ready to change the world with us?

The role

As the Purchasing Director for Wallbox's new factory in Texas, you will be responsible for directing overall purchasing operations, including purchasing and inventory of raw materials, selection of vendors, and distribution of finished products.

If you are experienced in purchases, are proactive and dynamic, and value problem solving, communication, and teamwork - we'd love to hear from you!

You will
Define the purchasing strategy within the company with the different departments.
It will manage the purchases of non-productive materials to supply the company with materials and supplies.
Select and evaluate suppliers in accordance with the requirements of the company and its supplier selection policy. Negotiate costs and cost analysis, as well as delivery times with suppliers.
Request and evaluation of quotes.
Carrying out supplier audits and monitoring of action plans
Permanent evaluation and improvements in purchasing conditions.
Management and control of service contracts
Provider development.
Market research.
Homologation of new products with clients
Annual cost reduction

Bachelor's degree or higher in Supply Chain, Purchasing, Engineering, Electronics, or similar field OR equivalent professional experience
Minimum 3-5 years experience managing a supply chain system in a similar position
Demonstrated success working in an industrial environment
High level of knowledge regarding lay-outs design, stock management, WMS and planning techniques
Information analysis capacity
Proven ability to work under pressure and adhere to defined deadlines
Strong leadership, decision-making, negotiation, and people management skills
Support the build-out of the team, including recruiting, onboarding, managing, and developing employees
Knowledge of the IATF16949 and ISO 9001 Quality standards
Eligible to work in the United States
Fluency in the Spanish language is a plus

Comprehensive compensation and benefits package
401k plan with company contribution
Flexible work schedule and PTO policy
Be part of a young, international, and talented team working in a fast-paced and vibrant environment (we are over 500 employees worldwide)
Be a pioneer and build our company's presence in a new market
Opportunity to visit our global headquarters in Spain and collaborate with your colleagues

Keywords: Wallbox Chargers, Arlington , Purchasing Director, Professions , Arlington, Texas

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