Manufacturing & Supply Chain Supervisor, Podbike – Stavanger (NO)


About the job

Ready for a career change that will have a positive impact on human health, behaviour and climate?

  • Employment Type: Full-time
  • Role: Manufacturing & Supply Chain Supervisor

Podbike provides disruptive vehicles with minimum environmental impact, attracting citizens worldwide into sustainable personal transport.

We are currently a team located in Stavanger/ Norway and the team consists of experienced engineers and creative enthusiasts supported by business-oriented persons. The Podbike® FRIKAR® e-bike has been developed with the aim of bridging the gaps between cars and bikes by combining the comfort and safety of a car and the benefits of cycling.

Position background

Do you thrive in a dynamic and ambitious environment where you have the opportunity to build a supply chain for the future. Do you see an obstacle as a challenge and a problem as an opportunity to improve.

Our mission is to re-define urban transport and as we are ready to launch we need someone who can help us make the transition from a start up to a growth company. Be challenged, grow, make a difference

The Manufacturing and supply chain supervisor will take a central role in ensuring Podbike’s production is operating in an optimum manner without disruption.

The position will report to the Head of Engineering.

The Manufacturing and supply chain supervisor is responsible for the team’s delivery in terms of execution and quality.Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Production planning
  1. Coordinate production operations wrt. material, labour and equipment required for production
  2. Recommend viable solutions to reduce production costs as well as improve production processes and product quality
  3. Effecting changes to production schedules to ensure that production deadlines are met
  • Supply chain planning
  1. Evaluating purchase orders to create suitable production schedules
  2. Estimating the amount of material, equipment, and labour required for production
  3. Issue and follow up on purchase orders
  • Optimise the manufacturing workflow
  • Implement production quality traceability
  • Keep up to date manufacturing file
  • Sourcing


  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, business management, or related field is preferred. Experience may compensate for lack of formal education
  • Prior experience as a production planner in the industry preferred
  • Knowledge of quality management
  • Knowledge of various manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet strict deadlines
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain and logistics


  • A newly created position in an exciting company with international ambitions. The organization is flat and informal, and the job comes with freedom and an equal amount of responsibility and accountability. There will be travel and other international opportunities for the right person if you’d like that.
  • To become part of a team with a high degree of influence in further development.
  • Good development opportunities both professionally and personally.
  • Competitive conditions.
  • An international team and a good working environment at nice premises at Gausel/ Forus in Stavanger, Norway, close to public transport (train, bus). Relaxed working environment. No dress code, no business cards unless you really want one.
  • You will be working with other nice people in order to build great stuff to have a positive impact on human health, behaviour and climate.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Manufacturing and supply chain supervisor”.

If something is unclear, please do not hesitate to contact Henry Khov on +47 455 05 976 or email

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