Global Supply Chain Manager

Peak Energy

Peak Energy

Burlingame, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

About the Company:

Peak Energy is the first American venture to advance globally proven Sodium-Ion battery systems as the storage standard for the new era of renewable energy on a resilient grid. Sodium-Ion is cheap, readily available and safe, making it the leading contender in a rapidly evolving market.

Our leadership team is powered by decades of expertise in scaling gigawatt-level innovation at world-class companies such as Tesla, Northvolt, SunPower, Fluence, and Enovix. We are backed by strategic investment and product partners such as TDK Ventures and Eclipse Ventures.

We are a team of engineers, operators, entrepreneurs, and partners driven by a shared ambition to set the new performance standard for renewable energy and grid resilience.

About the Job:

Peak Energy is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Global Supply Chain Manager to join our dynamic team. You will play a key role in managing our global supply chain operations, ensuring the efficient procurement of batteries and high voltage power electronics with a focus on grid scale energy storage systems. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in supply chain management, managing contract manufacturing relationships, strategic sourcing, and vendor relations, with a passion for driving operational excellence and achieving cost savings targets.


  • Develop and implement strategic sourcing strategies to optimize the global supply chain for high voltage energy storage and power conversion systems, including supplier selection, negotiation, and contract management.
  • Manage relationships with contract manufacturers and suppliers, spanning engagements from OEM, ODM, JDM to CM.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to forecast demand, plan inventory levels, and ensure timely delivery of materials and components to support production schedules.
  • Evaluate and qualify suppliers based on performance, quality, cost, reliability, and sustainability criteria.
  • Negotiate pricing, terms, and agreements with suppliers to achieve cost savings targets and ensure competitive pricing.
  • Monitor supplier performance and address any issues or concerns related to quality, delivery, or service levels.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to streamline processes, reduce lead times, and enhance supply chain efficiency.
  • Manage supplier relationships and serve as the primary point of contact for key suppliers, fostering collaborative partnerships to drive mutual success.
  • Stay informed about market trends, industry developments, and regulatory requirements that may impact supply chain operations.


  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Engineering, or related field.
  • Experience procuring materials for batteries and high voltage power electronics with a focus on grid scale energy storage systems is preferred.
  • At least 8 to 10 years of experience in supply chain management, strategic sourcing, or procurement roles, preferably in a global manufacturing or technology company.
  • Demonstrated experience establishing successful partnerships with contract manufacturers.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing global supply chain operations, including strategic sourcing, supplier management, and inventory optimization.
  • Strong negotiation skills and experience negotiating contracts and pricing agreements with suppliers.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a data-driven approach to decision-making.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with changing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders and external partners.
  • Proficiency in supply chain management software and tools, procurement platforms, and analytics tools.

At Peak Energy Technologies Inc., we believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace makes us a more capable, innovative, and competitive company. We welcome people who represent diversity in their backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. Peak Energy Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, aiming to reach our company’s full potential by cultivating an inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.