Job Title: Global Commodity Manager- Technical
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Duration: W2 1 year contract
Must have experience in sourcing & negotiating agreements & managing two of the following: Acoustics, Silicon, Camera, Displays, Battery, Light Sources (VCSEL, micro-Led)
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 pertinant information to transact under
Skills: 7-10 years of experience as a technical Global Commodity Manager.
Education: BA/BS Preferred
Required Skills: COMMODITY MANAGEMENT, CONTRACT MANUFACTURING, STRATEGIC SOURCING, SUPPLY CHAIN, TECHNICAL
Additional: OUTSOURCED MANUFACTURING
Languages: English( Speak, Read, Write )