Job title: Partnerships & Supply Chain Manager - Emerging Technology
Duration: 12 Months (W2 Possible Conversion)
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Ability to partner with engineering to develop technical / project roadmaps
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 silicon & audio components and services such as corresponding software needed 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 20%
Experience negotiating and bringing up key component suppliers in Silicon technology and audio technology space
Experience working with semi-conductor suppliers such as Qualcomm, Samsung Semi-Conductor, MediaTek as well as suppliers in the audio space such as DSPG, Knowles, and other silicon suppliers.
Experience working with and on onboarding suppliers (creating and executing SOW’s, then bringing them up)
Must have experience in sourcing & negotiating complex agreements.
Must have experience negotiating and transacting with silicon suppliers.
At least 6 years of work experience