ERP SCM Manager at ESS
Oregon, US

ESS is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our employees and community therefore we require COVID-19 vaccinations as a condition of employment. Medical and religious exemptions may apply. 

Catalyzing a cleaner future.

ESS is a globally recognized leader in sustainable energy storage and is consistently identified as one of the most innovative and exciting technology players in energy storage. Trading on the NYSE (GWH), ESS is poised to be one of the fastest growing energy technology companies in the world, with projects already across 4 continents. The ESS vision is about enabling the decarbonization of the grid by enabling us to achieve up to 100% of our electricity from clean, sustainable renewable energy.

These are ambitious goals, and we are pursuing them with passion.  At ESS, we are leading the energy transition, creating the sustainable energy solutions of the future to help individuals, businesses and communities change energy into lasting value.

We are hiring an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Supply Chain Manager (SCM) Manager to provide leadership and direction in the management of the company’s ERP system. You will manage and prioritize enhancements, ideas, and day to day maintenance of the ERP. This role plans and implements and professionally communicates complex technical information / processes to key stakeholders. Requires an excellent understanding of standard business practices related to Planning (MRP, material resource planning), Inventory Management (physical inventory counts, cycle counts, receiving, shipping), Manufacturing (routings, work orders), Maintenance (fixtures, facilities), Procurement, Logistics, Product Life Cycle Management (including quality), Sales Order Management, etc.

What you’ll do at ESS

  • Manage and execute the full ecosystem of ERP-SCM including internal and external stakeholders, business processes (innovation to commercialization, plan to produce, source to settle, order to cash, and maintain to optimize), technology configuration, operational data / analytics on process health, ERP vendor updates, and overall efficiency and effectiveness of ERP-SCM at ESS
  • Coordinate and lead cross-functional project teams to successfully analyze, financially justify, initiate, plan, execute, and monitor the company’s ERP continuous improvement
  • Help to identify continuous improvement in processes and offers solutions to promote efficiency
  • Coordinate with functions/departments and teams throughout the company to establish staffing and project plans for specific system enhancement projects including references to industry best practices
  • Assist with collecting customer requirements, defines and prioritizes projects to deliver results. Recent examples include working with suppliers on deployment of an ERP supplier portal to improve communication and transparency into key transactions.
  • Partner with internal customers (operations, manufacturing, supply chain, sales, finance, etc.) to analyze the business requirements and objectives needed to effectively maintain the ERP system
  • Partner with external service providers to manage and prioritize issues, enhancements, budgets, and resources 
  • Develop custom reports to support business users
  • Manage and support enterprise integrations with ERP for extensions such as barcoding, scanning, EDI, time and attendance, etc.
  • Assess and oversee the ongoing departmental training needs related to enhancements and upgrades
  • Coordinate upgrade testing and deployments
  • Ensure that all levels of the business are informed and collaborating effectively on fixes, enhancements, and upgrades

What you bring to the table.

Minimum requirements:

  • 7+ years of ERP experience (Oracle ERP Fusion preferred)
  • 3+ years of management experience 
  • BA/BS Degree 
  • Proven understanding of business processes, ERP configuration and report writing
  • Ability to foster team (internal and external) commitment to tasks quality and execution
  • Ability to influence key individuals inside and outside of own group
  • Excellent organization and communication skills with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms
  • Production support and project experience

We’d love to see:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Project Management certification

Benefits of working at ESS.

In addition to the value of working with and helping grow a global reaching clean technology, ESS offers a Company assisted Health insurance, Approved PPE Reimbursement, Medical & Dental; Flex spending account; 8 paid holidays; 401K, and a competitive PTO accrual.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are open to considering every qualified candidate who is eligible and legally authorized to work in the United States on a full or part-time basis, without a need for sponsorship.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.