Facebook designs, develops, and builds all its own AR/VR and Portal HW products. The Strategic Sourcing team is responsible for managing spend covering all raw materials, from individual components on a PCB, to the final consumer end product. The team owns the commercial growth strategy and business relationships with all suppliers and manufacturers. The sourcing team moves fast and leverages key partnerships to drive technical innovation, high quality standards and cost-savings via a customized supply chain.
Facebook is seeking a leader that creates disruptive value by influencing the product definitions, designs, and specifications for our organization, and manufacturing of our AR/VR hardware. In this role, you will be responsible for sourcing across our ecosystem, including the commercial, operational and technical performance of our technology and supplier base. You will be responsible for quality, product and material availability, and cost that spans Silicon and Display components for our AR/VR space.
Global Supply Manager Responsibilities
Develop overall vision, strategy and execution plan for the micro LED vertical. Driving an integrated long-term supplier development approach focused on delivering world class quality, delivery, and cost
Negotiate and execute master supply contracts and other critical agreements including but not limited to licensing agreements, SOWs, SLAs, etc
Establish, manage and own strategic supplier relationships at the supplier executive level
Subject matter expert in end-to-end cost profiles and should cost models
Develop, manage and refresh individual and customized display module, architecture and commodity sourcing strategies for each actively managed technology
Lead Supplier QBR process focused on exceeding Facebook KPI’s and continuous performance improvement
Influence supplier technology roadmaps and create internal disruptive value-add to ensure Facebook’s system architecture and commercial requirements are met
Continually benchmark the industry to monitor technology trends and ensure best practices are incorporated into the Facebook AR/VR supply chain
Drive Early Supplier Involvement initiatives to ensure our commodity suppliers are proactively providing input into new product designs and future product roadmaps
Establish supplier selection criteria, evaluate alternative suppliers, manage RFQ process, and drive final supplier selection
Initiate and lead ongoing Cost Reduction programs to ensure the lowest possible total cost, including product cost, transportation cost, inventory cost, and manufacturing/facility costs
Influence engineering and architecture teams for NPI development strategy and implementation, optimizing design/materials/process to drive lowest cost, industry leading quality, and continuity of supply
Institute programs to optimize schedule flexibility while minimizing excess inventory exposure
8+ years’ work experience in Procurement or related disciplines specific to display modules or semiconductor/fabrication technology management, including demonstrated experience managing supplier performance
Experience in supplier evaluation/selection and supply base management
Leadership, program management, and cross-functional teamwork experience
Extensive experience negotiating complex development contracts, supply contracts, and service level agreements
Experience with communicating to and influencing all levels of management
Experience operating in dynamic, fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
Advanced engineering degree or MBA
10+ years’ work experience in Procurement or related disciplines specific to Micro-LED management
Expertise in financial statement analysis to derive should-cost models and cost competitiveness & financial strength of suppliers, as well as gathering market intelligence
Experience with high volume, consumer electronics products
Experience negotiating complex intellectual property provisions
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