Senior Buyer - Packaging and Lifestyle NPI Jawbone
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED For more than a decade, Jawbone has developed human-centered wearable technology and audio devices unparalleled in their technical innovation, ease-of-use and sophistication of design. A 2010 IDSA Design of the Decade winner, the company is the creator of the award-winning and best-selling Jawbone ERA and ICON Bluetooth headsets; NoiseAssassin technology, the world's first and only military-grade noise-eliminating technology; and the JAMBOX and BIG JAMBOX wireless speakers and speakerphones. Jawbone is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Deutsche Telekom, Khosla Ventures, investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sequoia Capital and others. Jawbone is headquartered in San Francisco.
In this exciting role you will be a part of a Global Purchasing Team! You?ll get to work with Product Management, Engineering and Design.
This position will be responsible for purchasing raw materials, finished goods and services for the support of the manufacture of resale consumer electronics products. This role will also serve as the liaison between the product marketing, engineering, design team, and suppliers to ensure new components and packaging are developed, quoted and purchased for new product launches.
Coordination of supplier activities for new products and projects throughout the New Product Introduction lifecycle from sampling, prototypes, pilot and mass production builds with the factory, to supporting on-time delivery for Jawbone customers.
Conduct Request for Quotation for the packaging of consumer electronics products for resale, as well as marketing collateral and promotional items.
Negotiating costs and lead-time for global manufacturing/packaging strategy.
Identify alternate suppliers and coordinate competitive quotes to alternate suppliers/components in support of the product management team.
Negotiate pricing and contracts with supply base, and make recommendations to management on cost reduction opportunities and prevention of overspending.
Manage inventory and purchases to a budget.
Authorize payment of invoices or return of goods to supplier.
Arrange transportation of goods purchased.
Support Supplier Quality team to manage supplier qualification and on-going quality level of goods delivered.
Candidate must possess strong verbal and written communication skills in order to work effectively with all levels of management
8 years (minimum) experience buying electronic components and packaging for Consumer Electronics
Candidate should be organized, analytical, motivated, energetic, and posses strong math capabilities.
Previous experience working with fast-paced, new product introductions
Asia sourcing experience, including supply chain management and contract manufacturers, preferred
Expert with Microsoft Office
Experience with integrated MRP and PDM systems
Bi-lingual English/Mandarin, preferred
BA/BS in Supply Chain management or related field
AliphCom is an equal opportunity employer, offers an exciting opportunity for qualified career-motivated professionals. We provide competitive compensation, performance bonus and the chance to work with talented people in a winning, successful, and pleasant environment. We offer many premium benefits including 401(k), medical, dental, life insurance, Paid Time Off and much more.
||150 Executive Park Boulevard |
San Francisco, CA 94134
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