Job Title: Materials Program Manager
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Duration: 4+ months W2 contract with possible extension/ conversion
The MPM will manage the CTB ("clear to build") process with suppliers and JDM/CMs, ensuring that we have efficient process and clear visibility on our procurement strategy.
Your successful ability to partner with OEMs and the sourcing team on material strategy will directly impact our product success.
Clear-to-Build (CTB) Management: provide visibility to materials supply, highlighting projected coverage, constraints, shortages within lead-time. CTB projections govern are key input to quantity projections and business commitment to sales/channels
Partner with the CM to develop a model that incorporates the specific supply chain and materials flow details to project availability in support of our supply/demand goals
Partner with demand planning team to create allocation strategies between SKUs or programs for constrained materials
Identify E & O and other material risk, recommend critical course of action and own the efforts to mitigate liability to the business.
Develop strategic roadmap for the phase-out of obsolete parts and new product materials
Prepare and communicate critical Materials updates at weekly Materials reviews and NPR (New Product Reviews); maintain executive reports and summaries, providing accurate and timely data to cross-functional teams and leadership on a weekly basis
Through a deep understanding of our commodity terms, ensure the logistical flow of materials necessary to meet production schedules, inventory control requirements, and ongoing material line support
Working knowledge of electronic technologies, products, and tools
Excellent analytical and communication skills
Ability to prioritize tasks and maximize internal resources
Excellent capability in excel
Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline:
3+ years of experience in the consumer electronics industry and has helped launch at least 2 hardware products
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's Degree