At Fitbit, our mission is to help people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals.
We started our journey in 2007 as a team of two with one big idea. Since then, we’ve grown to over 1,700 employees, sold over 90mm devices, and built a health and wellness community across the globe.
In fact, the Fitbit Community has taken enough steps to walk from the Sun to Pluto and back again! Offering award-winning products, a top-rated mobile app and an easy-to-use dashboard, Fitbit provides personalised experiences that help our users reach their goals.
With a reenergised focus on innovative devices, interactive experiences, and enterprise health we are transforming the way consumers and businesses see health & fitness.
From your first steps as a Fitbitter, you will be at the forefront of developing new products. Our culture combines the spirit of startup with the perks of being public.
We offer a competitive benefits package and amazing perks like unlimited snacks, Friday happy hours, a wellness stipend, and a strong focus on a healthy work-life balance.
As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, contribute your ideas to life-changing products and services, and above all have fun doing it.
Fitbit’s APAC HQ is in Singapore, our Global HQ campus is located in the heart of San Francisco with other locations in Shanghai, Dublin, San Diego, Salt Lake City and around the world.
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About the role
The Senior Materials Program Manager for New Product Introduction is responsible for ensuring cost optimization, multi-sourcing and material readiness and availability for new product prototype builds and mass production ramp-ups.
The ideal candidate will have direct experience in a manufacturing environment, a bachelor’s degree or operations background, and a passion for Fitness Trackers.
The Materials Program Manager will work closely with Product Development, Commodity Sourcing, Manufacturing, and Planning teams to fully understand demand and supply needs and balance those against operational goals.
This position will require a person that is capable of understanding the details of manufacturing processes, translating those into appropriate supply plans, and executing successfully against those plans.
Principal duties and responsibilities :
Maintain part level cost information and change log including justification and source of data.Report cost in weekly and monthly metrics forums.
Work with Engineering to generate and Contract Manufacturer to execute the multi-sourcing qualification plan.Report periodically on status to plan.
Expedite deliveries and / or prepare risk orders as required to keep prototype builds and ramp-up on schedule.Monitor Contract Manufacturers Purchase Orders to ensure the inbound quantities and due dates from vendors meet build & ramp schedules.
Act as a primary conduit for identifying and escalating supply constraints between the Contract Manufacturer, the Planning team, and Commodity Sourcing.
Provide forecasts to contract manufacturers on a regular basis to support prototype build plan.
Manage product level CTB communication between Planning and Contract Manufacturer during development.
Including involvement in any outstanding material issues and any 2nd source material qualification plans.
Required Skills and Experience :
A Master’s degree is preferred.