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Aurora delivers the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly.

Supply Chain Program Manager
Pittsburgh, PA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

At Aurora, we’re on a mission to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. It all starts with the Aurora Driver, a platform created from industry-leading hardware and software and designed to adapt across a variety of vehicle types and industries.

We’re led by a team of self-driving luminaries, and we’ve forged strategic partnerships with leading transportation companies—including ride-hailing network Uber, truck-manufacturers PACCAR and Volvo Trucks, and the world’s largest automaker Toyota—setting us up to deliver the Aurora Driver in both trucks and passenger vehicles. We are funded by Amazon, Uber, T Rowe Price, and some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Sequoia, Greylock, and Index Ventures.

Aurora is in the best position to lead the self-driving space with a team of unparalleled depth and expertise, the technology to deliver, and the partnerships to build a transformative business for the long-term.

Aurora hires talented people with diverse backgrounds who are ready to help build a transportation ecosystem that will make our roads safer, get crucial goods where they need to go, and make mobility more efficient and accessible for all. We’re searching for a Supply Chain Program Manager to manage and coordinate the production of developmental modules, across multiple platforms and HW generations. As a Supply Chain Program Manager, you will coordinate with key stakeholders and manage the supply chain requirements and timelines to scale from prototype to production. This individual will be able to leverage their planning and Supply Chain expertise to implement critical supply chain processes and capabilities, to help Aurora scale and grow.

In this role, you will

  • Work cross-functionally to understand Vehicle Program requirements, timelines, and module production dependencies.
  • Collaborate with both Sourcing and Procurement teams, as well as HW to manage material readiness for Vehicle Fleet Builds.
  • Develop mitigation plans with cross-functional stakeholders to manage issues and risks with cross-functional stakeholders to.
  • Collaborate with GSMs to outsource internal assemblies to external suppliers, while not putting build timelines at risk.
  • Utilize analytical skills to Identify opportunities for process improvement or cost reductions.


Required Qualifications

  • At least 3-5 years in areas within Supply Chain Process Improvement, New Product Innovation Program management or Demand and Supply Management experience.
  • Advanced analytical skills, with the ability to transform data into insight, to help drive efficiencies and improvements.
  • Strong Project Management skills and planning skills, to manage timelines, dependencies, and manage risks, to meet deliverable timelines.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships and collaborate cross functionally with internal partners such as Hardware, IT Systems, and Finance, as well as external stakeholders, such as vendors.
  • Strong communication skills: able to define complex issues or major risks, as well as proposed solutions, concisely to key stakeholders.
  • Ability to collaborate well with cross-functional teams such as Engineering, Legal, Program Management and Finance.
  • Tenacity in solving problems and has a “can do” attitude.
  • Thrive in a dynamic, fast-changing environment.
  • Experience in a variety of complex manufacturing industries.




Working at Aurora

At Aurora, we bring together people with extraordinary talent and experience united by the strength of our values. We operate with integrity, set outrageous goals, and continue to build a culture where we win together—all without any jerks.

We have offices in Pittsburgh, Mountain View, San Francisco, Bozeman, Dallas and Seattle. We also offer a competitive benefits package that supports the whole you, including:

  • Competitive salary, bonus and RSU package
  • Premium choices for Medical, vision, and dental
  • 401k benefits
  • Life and disability benefits
  • 18 weeks paid leave for new parents and caregivers
  • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
  • Fertility benefits through Carrot
  • Working from home support
  • Professional growth and mentorship opportunities through the Aurora Academy
  • Wellness Platforms (Spring Health, Headspace, Aaptiv, Quit Genius)

We believe that self-driving technology has broad benefits – including an increase in safety and access to transportation – and to achieve those benefits, we want and need a workforce with diverse experiences, insights, and perspectives; said another way, a workforce that reflects the communities and people our technology will benefit.

Individuals seeking employment at Aurora are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy status, parent or caregiver status, ancestry, political affiliation, veteran and/or military status, physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal or state law. 

About Aurora

Founded in 2017, Aurora was started by industry luminaries, and now we’re a team with a multitude of perspectives and experiences. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in Darpa’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Model X and Autopilot programs. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. Regarded as the most experienced leadership team in the industry, these three bring decades of expertise, passion and focus to realizing our mission.