Supply Chain Manager, Contract Manufacturers Silver Spring Networks
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Manage the overall relationship with our Contract Manufacturer. Drive day-to-day operations and strategic planning to ensure on-time delivery and achievement of cost targets. Coordinate QBRs and ongoing performance measurement, drive organizational alignment, and streamline business process to increase operational efficiencies.
Strategic Supply Chain Management
Set and meet TQRDCE (Technology, Quality, Responsiveness, Delivery, Cost, & Environmental) objectives for the suppliers/programs.
Manage supply chain planning to ensure proper capacity plans are in place to meet customer deliverables.
Work with internal and external customers to prioritize and manage resource constraints and trade-offs.
Manage the overall relationship with the Contract Manufacturer and coordinate feedback and corrective action across all disciplines.
Drive the quarterly standard cost setting process.
Work closely with Product Management and Product Development to establish and execute on integration plans for new technologies and products.
Collaborate with NPI operations to transition new products into Production.
Develop and maintain partner supply chain relationships, including site visits and relationships at all levels of their organization.
Develop strategies for the mitigation of risk in the supply chain
New Program Development
Coordinate with Product Management and New Product Introduction Engineers to support new design and development; this includes ownership of supply chain readiness through the phased lifecycle process
Coordinate with suppliers on all readiness criteria (e.g. cost, quality, availability, continuity of supply, etc.) to support both development and product launch, including development of ramp up schedule with program team and communication and management with suppliers
Prepare new product ramp up plan for senior executives and Product Management and also provide status of product availability to Planning and Manufacturing
Supplier Continuous Improvement
Generate and present performance metrics to suppliers and manage associated corrective action and continuous improvement initiatives, such as lead time and cost reduction programs
Perform and/or evaluate root cause problem resolution for all supplier related issues and ensure the integrity of corrective actions
Organize and execute regular supplier site evaluations and support audits
Ability to manage high volume supply chain partners/supplier contracts in both foreign and domestic markets
Ability to manage long lead-time product deliveries in support of production
Working knowledge of assembly & manufacturing processes
Strong analytical and negotiating skills
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
Thorough understanding of financial impact of decisions
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to think strategically coupled with strong tactical execution, results driven
Must be a self-starter and possess excellent organizational skills
Bachelor?s Degree from a four-year college or university; 8+ years related experience
Purchasing in a manufacturing/engineered product environment
Interfacing with manufacturing engineering and program mgt teams
Experience executing global supply chain initiatives & strategic planning
Experience managing contract manufacturers a plus
Experience in global procurement and sourcing
Materials management: JIT, MRP, VMI, Kanban
APICS certification preferred
Redwood City, California, United States
||575 Broadway Street |
Redwood City, CA 94063
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We are a highly innovative, committed team, collaborating to make a difference in the world. Our rapid growth, passion and high energy create a somewhat chaotic and intense environment, yet we are very focused on our customers and meeting our commitments. We are smart, creative and hard-working, and believe the work we do and the people we work with are fun. Silver Spring Networks had their IPO in March of 2013 and we are not looking back.
Investors: Foundation Capital All Jobs: at Silver Spring Networks
|Headquarters:||555 Broadway Street|
Redwood City, CA 94063
|Industry:||Cleantech / Energy|
|Company Profile:||With more than ten years of experience, Silver Spring Networks is the leader in networking technologies that modernize today's power grid. We have delivered more than 16.5 million Silver Spring-enabled devices, which our utility partners rely on, in concert with our software and services, to improve energy management and efficiency. Silver Spring securely connects consumers and utility providers through powerful and proven energy networks that can be easily expanded as needs evolve.
Our open, standards-based networking solutions enable all energy devices, from in-home energy devices to smart meters to load control devices, to connect together to deliver the highest performance possible. By connecting homes and businesses directly with their local utility, we help everyone manage and integrate renewable energy sources better, bringing greater energy efficiency to the planet and our world - brilliantly.
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