Global Supply Manager at Figure

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Global Supply Manager
Sunnyvale, CA


Figure is an AI Robotics company developing a general purpose humanoid. Our Humanoid is designed for corporate tasks targeting labor shortages and jobs that are undesirable or unsafe. We are based in Sunnyvale, CA and require 5 days/week in-office collaboration.

We are looking for a Global Supply Manager to create and own the commercial relationships with our suppliers and manufacturing partners. You will be the first global supply manager at Figure and will own the setup of our supply chain, determine where we manufacture the robots, and how we get from prototype to production volumes.


  • Develop and execute a comprehensive global sourcing strategy for essential components and materials
  • Negotiate long term deals and supply agreements which will let us build our humanoid robot
  • Select a contract manufacturer to build critical components for the humanoid robot with input from engineering
  • Work with our business team and track robot and auxiliary equipment costs. Analyze areas to improve
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including engineering and manufacturing, to align sourcing activities with the company's product development and production timelines
  • Implement and maintain robust supplier performance metrics


  • 7+ years of experience in supply chain development, or sourcing management
  • Hands-on experience in many of the following: manufacturing practices/techniques, CNC Machined parts, sheet metal, stampings, castings, injection molding, vacuum forming, plastic parts, textiles, wire harnesses, PCBA etc.
  • Excellent, negotiation and communication skills
  • Skilled at establishing strong relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to travel internationally 25%+

Bonus Qualifications: 

  • Engineering degree
  • Previous work at a startup or on a very lean team
  • Robotics industry experience


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