Materials Program Manager

Infotech Sourcing - Menlo Park, CA

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.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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

Required Skills:





  • MPM

Additional Skills:




Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's Degree

Posted On: Monday, June 22, 2020
Compensation: $94 PER HOUR ON W2

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