Supplier Commodity Manager
San Jose , California
December 20, 2016
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Job Category: Supply Chain Operations
Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager
Requisition #: R1024999


What You'll Do
Cisco seeks a Supplier Commodity Manager to architect and lead Cisco's next generation supply chain for cutting edge ASIC technologies. Join us in the development of industry leading Silicon solutions and ASIC commodity strategies, technology road mapping and in representing Global Supply Management with the best marketing, engineering and operations teams in the world.

This is a great opportunity for someone with technical experience and business acumen to become involved with all levels of business operation-from day-to-day tactical activity to long-term strategy and planning.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Provides industry knowledge and understanding of ASIC design and manufacturing processes, technology and market trends (cost, technology, supply chain design, etc.).
  • Defines and sets strategic direction for next-generation ASIC supplier, design, technology and packaging technologies.
  • Interfaces with Business Unit partners to understand the long term requirements, mapping requirements into supply base offering, roadmap gap closure and facilitates optimal component and manufacturing flow process selection
  • Responsible for executing supplier management decisions, risk assessment/mitigation and alternate commercial solution.
  • Oversees large, complex programs consisting of multiple locations and Business Units.
  • Self-starter, that can independently resolve large-scale project issues and manages appropriate escalation within Cisco as necessary.

    Who You'll Work With
    Suppliers, Marketing, Engineering and Operations.

    Who You Are
  • Bachelors of Science In Engineering (BSEE) or equivalent with 10+ years of relevant experience with a combination of engineering design and business strategy experience is required.
  • Semiconductor relevant knowledge of enterprise, data center and service provider networking and problem solving skills.
  • Requires extensive business strategy and implementation knowledge.
  • Strong interpersonal communication, and relationship management skills.
  • Having a strong experience in semiconductor ecosystem is preferred.

    Why Cisco
    We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

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    We Are Cisco.

  • Job Type: Experienced
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