Sr Commodity Manager Silicon - 1220482

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
What You'll Do
GSM (Global Supplier Management) enables Cisco to lead the industry by delivering a competitive advantage through technology innovation, Strategic Supplier relationship and cost excellence.  The Strategic Silicon Sourcing team collaborates closely with technology and business leaders to drive and source silicon solutions for Cisco next generation products. Team members solve complex technical and business challenges. 

You will develop and execute the Commodity Strategy.  To do this, you will:
* Drive technology and business alignment with stakeholders
* Drive RFI/RFQ, business award process and cost management
* Contract negotiations and management
* Cross functional team leadership and supplier relationship
* Market trends and market intelligence

Who You'll Work With
You'll work closely with constituents across Supply Base, Engineering, Finance, Manufacturing, Marketing and Legal.  You will be innovating and creating solutions to complex problems enabling our customers in unique ways.

Who You Are
Minimum Qualifications
* Demonstrated ability to develop and implement business strategies
* Knowledge of Networking/Communication technology, PLD/FPGA Technology, development process, marketplace, and basic semiconductor manufacturing processes
* Excellent communication skills
* Expertise in negotiation, building strong relationships internally and externally, and conflict resolution
* Adept at influencing decisions and developing solutions to complex technical situations
* Technology/component risk rating and mitigation plan

Desired Skills
* Semiconductor component quality requirements and management
* Marketing and sales experience in Semiconductor Industry
* Expertise in supply chain operations.
* Experience in Standard (IEEE/ITU etc) bodies
* Processor and Multimedia technology and Architecture understanding
* Software technology and business understanding
Why Cisco

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• We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.
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