Sourcing Commodity Manager (Video Collaboration Technologies)
Location:Lysaker, Akershus, Norway
Additional Location(s)Bedfont Lakes, San Jose
Area of InterestSupply Chain
Technology InterestCollaboration, Video
Sourcing Commodity Manager
What You'll Do
Cisco seeks a Sourcing
Commodity Manager to work within the Specialty Technology group who are
responsible for architecting and leading Cisco's Video Collaboration technology
supply base for the Collaboration business globally. Join us in the development
of industry leading Collaboration commodity strategies, technology road mapping
and in representing Global Supply Management with the best marketing,
engineering and operations teams in the world.
Primary contact and focal point to the Business Units to address all sourcing and supplier NPI management issues
Interfaces with Business Unit partners to understand the long-term requirements, mapping requirements into supply base offering, roadmap gap closure and facilitates optimal component selection
Acts as an advocate for the Business Units to shape and evolve commodity strategy.
Responsible for executing sourcing decisions, risk assessment/mitigation and alternate technical solution development.
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
Oslo, Norway (preferred)
Who you’ll Work With
Suppliers, Marketing, Engineering and Operations.
Who You Are
Brings a blend of commercial acumen with engineering problem solving
Strong collaboration and team working skills: is able
to work effectively with a range of colleagues from suppliers to R&D
Prior experience in the areas of Audio / Visual Technologies (Displays, Touch, Camera, Audio or JDM product development)
Prior Commodity Management experience (advantageous)
Industry or Sector
Electronics (essential) from consumer through to
business to business (advantageous)
Good engineering background or
qualifications: works comfortably with engineers (essential)
External Job Description (r) : Sourcing Commodity Engineer: Video Collaboration Technologies
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