Partnerships & Supply Chain Manager - Emerging Technology

Infotech Sourcing - Menlo Park, CA

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%


  • Commodity Management

  • Supply Chain

  • Strategic Sourcing


  • 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

  • BA/BS Preferred

Posted On: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

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