Manager - Raw Materials Batteries - EV Battery Launch

  • Location
    St Thomas, Ontario
  • Job type
  • Category
    Office, clerical & administrative - Purchasing

Adecco is currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Manager of Raw Materials Batteries to join our team in St. Thomas, ON. In this full-time role, you will lead a team of experts, oversee supplier relations, manage budgets, and contribute to the growth of our cutting-edge battery materials operation.

  • Location: St. Thomas, ON

  • Job type: Permanent | Full-time

Detailed Job Description: As the Manager of Raw Materials Batteries, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading a team of raw material experts, business partner managers, and supplier managers.

  • Managing budgets, forecasting, and reporting for the local office.

  • Identifying and onboarding new suppliers and mining projects.

  • Negotiating contracts with major and junior mining companies in Canada.

  • Establishing a robust network within the raw material sector.

  • Conducting market studies, feasibility studies, and business cases to develop and assess complex cooperation models.

  • Supporting local suppliers and greenfield projects during the ramp-up phase.

  • Ensuring supplier industrialization processes are streamlined.

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to align activities and objectives.

Candidate's Profile: To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Eligibility to work and reside in Canada.

  • International mindset with an interest in global work and diverse teams.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field focused on raw materials for high voltage batteries; a Master’s degree is advantageous.

  • 10+ years of professional experience in sourcing and purchasing, especially within raw materials for high voltage batteries.

  • 2+ years of people and team management experience.

  • Expert knowledge of raw materials for high voltage batteries and upstream battery production processes.

  • Experience in contract negotiation, business development, and strategic procurement.

  • Proven ability to manage competitive tenders and drive successful outcomes.

  • Strong relationship-building skills with suppliers and a track record of driving performance.

  • Proficiency in budget and forecast management.

  • Excellent presentation, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite or related software.

  • Willingness to travel up to 20% locally, nationally, and internationally, with flexibility for time zone differences and occasional overtime.

Don’t miss out on this Manager Raw Materials Batteries position in St. Thomas, ON. Apply now and our dynamic team of recruiters will reach out if you qualify for this role.

  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_1_021050_2164356

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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