The Sourcing Manager for major mechanical, thermal and interconnect will act as the primary commercial contact for product and services sourcing within the Facebook supply base while developing new sources of supply as required. Sourcing activities will include, but not be limited to, identification of product and service availability and options, developing and leading negotiation and sourcing strategies, partnering with Facebook project, engineering and technology teams to develop a business and technology roadmap in support of Facebook’s infrastructure goals and objectives, and driving strategic sourcing decisions on a global basis.
Working closely with the Engineering Teams, the Sourcing Manager will lead the commercial engagement, prototype sourcing and development in support of new product development and introduction, and deployment of selected solutions and technologies. Will own supplier management with particular emphasis in the areas of sourcing for advanced technologies, contracts, negotiation, joint development models, IP and licensing, and the development of global commodity and supply chain strategies that enable Facebook to meet time-to-development/time-to-production goals, while managing the total landed cost.
This position reports to the Manager of Technologies and Components Sourcing as part of the Sourcing and Operations Engineering team and is based at our Menlo Park office.