Job Title: Partnerships & Supply Chain Manager - Emerging Technology
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Duration: 12+ months W2 contract
Leading Social Media Company
Ability to partner with engineering to develop technical / product roadmaps
Building a supply chain from concept to proto and mass production as needed
Experience negotiating and bringing up key component suppliers; Acoustics, Contract Manufacturing, Silicon, Camera, Displays, etc.
Experience working onboarding (creating and executing SOW’s, then bringing them up) with contract manufacturers
Don’t mind doing a lot of due diligence, tactical tasks, e.g. setting up meetings, NDA’s, meeting minutes, supplier roadmap synthesis/aggregation (50% or more)
Very comfortable writing and negotiating development agreements, scope of work, other contractual agreements
Comfortable with directly interfacing with highly technical internal partners and being able to distill pertinent information to transact under
Run meetings, publish actions and minutes and follow up accordingly.
Issue PO’s and track until received
Negotiate with traceability, and execute agreements with agreed partners to source all new key parts, software, engineering & manufacturing services, and finished goods as required, as well as leveraging with internal commodity managers to deliver the best outcome the market will bear.
Conduct ad hoc cost analysis for future project/product ideas.
Travel up to 25%.
At least 3 years of related work experience
Must have experience in sourcing & negotiating agreements.
Must have experience in projection based technology such as the full projector system, light-engine, light source e.g. led, laser, and projector based imager such as DLP, LCOS, LCD.