Commodity Managers work with Engineering teams to make sure Google has the supplies and equipment to put into production the innovative products coming from our Engineering teams.
As a Commodity Manager, you use your wide industry knowledge and strategic supplier relationships to optimize our total cost of ownership for our global and growing infrastructure.
The scale at which Google operates means that savings on just one piece of hardware can have a huge impact on Google's bottom line.
Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running.
From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible.
We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.
Develop long term sourcing strategies for semiconductors and ICs; Develop and manage master purchase agreements and contracts with suppliers.
Lead coordinated supplier operational team to achieve optimal manufacturing lead time and efficient supply chain; define manufacturing key stages, bottle-neck, and develop monitor metrics for capacity model analysis.
Manage supplier for design capability, technology alignment, cost, quality, and delivery.
Interface with engineering for early engagement and best TCO
Organize supplier audits for fab process readiness and quality
Minimum qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent practical experience.
7 years of experience in managing custom semiconductor supply chain.
Experience in managing factory operations and supply chain processes.
Experience in semiconductor manufacturing flow and supply chain management.
Preferred qualifications :
MBA, Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or other relevant field.
Technical knowledge and experience in semiconductor design, chip packaging and testing.
Strong communication and leadership skills and ability to assume a leadership role with cross-functional peers.
Strong analytical skills (i.e. cost modeling, quotation analysis, roadmap development, supplier selection).
Understanding of Fab, Assembly and Test processes.