Strategic Sourcing Manager, EE/EM at Oculus

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Sunnyvale, California

Job Description:

As a Strategic Sourcing Manager for Meta, you will be responsible for developing and nurturing key strategic relationships with critical suppliers in the electrical engineering/electro-mechanical (EE/EM) space, which includes implementing strategic agreements, negotiating part costs, designing supply chains, and ensuring our supply base is able to support the organization's product ambitions. It is this role's responsibility to ensure our suppliers meet or exceed commercial requirements throughout the lifecycle of the product(s).Commodity Area(s): Haptics and Motors, Antenna, Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) and Other EE/EM.

<ul><li>Commodity Management and Strategy</li><li>Design the overall supply chain vision, strategy and execution plan for the commodity area</li><li>Develop with cross functional teams an organization wide commodity strategy aimed at delivering world class quality, cost and support for Facebook's product ambitions</li><li>Establish, manage and own strategic supplier relationships at the executive level for the supply chain for managed modules/components and their subcomponents, which could include module suppliers, distributors and component suppliers</li><li>Build out, keep updated and enforce an Approved Vendor List (AVL) for managed commodity areas. This also includes investigating, onboarding and developing potential suppliers to meet AVL standards when appropriate</li><li>Conduct regular Supplier Business Reviews (SBRs) aimed at continuous improvement through scoring, benchmarking and sharing actionable feedback with suppliers on the AVL</li><li>Conduct Request for Information (RFI), Proposal (RFP) and Quotation (RFQ) exercises with AVL suppliers on new design opportunities</li><li>Partner with Design, Supplier Quality and Supply Base Engineering teams to jointly evaluate supplier responses and develop Supplier Plan of Record (SPOR) decisions early in the New Product Introduction (NPI) process</li><li>Contracts</li><li>Initiate, negotiate and execute appropriate contracts to support product Mass Production (MP), including master supply contracts and supply Statements of Work (SOWs), and lock in favorable supply chain terms</li><li>Initiate, negotiate and execute appropriate contracts to support New Technology Investigation (NTI) efforts, including development agreements, licensing agreements and SOWs, that would safeguard Meta IP</li><li>Cost</li><li>Become a subject matter expert in the cost of implementing features within the commodity and provide credible input into product feature design discussions</li><li>Chronicle cost evolution from product inception to mass production</li><li>able to leverage suppliers to help influence design for cost</li><li>Initiate and lead ongoing cost reduction efforts to enable lowest possible total cost per unit, which includes the cost of CapEx, OpEx, Non-Recurring Engineering (NRE), Bill of Materials (BOM), Material Value Add (MVA), transportation, inventory, and quality standards</li><li>Build and utilize credible should-cost models for key modules to influence cost negotiations</li><li>Technology Enablement</li><li>Influence supplier technology roadmaps and create internal disruptive value-add to ensure Meta's system architecture and commercial requirements are met</li><li>Drive early supplier involvement initiatives to ensure our commodity suppliers are proactively providing input into new product designs and future product roadmaps</li><li>Continually benchmark the industry to monitor technology trends and ensure best practices are incorporated into the Facebook AR/VR supply chain</li><li>Supply</li><li>Own the ramp plan and work with cross-functional stakeholders to deliver a smooth and on-time ramp, which includes scheduling appropriate material preparations and tool qualifications ahead of schedule</li><li>Formulate contingency plans to improve the flexibility of and de-risk the supply chain and, such as addressing long lead times, single source, potential excess inventory and any other supply chain issues</li><li>Work with Supply Base Engineering and our CM partners to avoid any potential part shortages or quality problems that may affect production schedules</li></ul>

<ul><li>1+ years work experience in sourcing, supply chain, logistics, procurement or related disciplines</li><li>3+ years of total working experience</li><li>Experience in supplier evaluation/selection, contract negotiation and supply base management</li><li>Leadership, program management, and cross-functional teamwork experience</li><li>Experience communicating with and influencing all levels of management</li></ul>

<ul><li>Business fluency in both English and Mandarin, Chinese</li><li>BS Degree</li><li>Sourcing experience in listed commodity areas</li><li>Contract drafting/negotiation experience</li><li>Analytical experience with database management and data visualization</li><li>Experience with high volume, Just-In-Time (JIT) contract manufacturer supply chains and design cycles commonly observed in consumer electronics</li><li>Degree in business/engineering/supply chain/logistics</li><li>Advanced degree (Masters) and/or MBA</li></ul>

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