Supply Chain Program Manager

  • Location:
    Shanghai, China
  • Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

What You’ll Do

Supply Chain Program Manager (SCPM): Program manager accountable for supply chain readiness, total cost management, supplier management, and risk mitigation for new products.

High Level Responsibilities:

·       Utilizes appropriate resources and influence sourcing decisions to achieve optimal product cost and supply chain alignment.

·       Understands all elements of product cost; validates the integrity of the costed BOM and forward costing; able to clearly articulate the main cost drivers, cost reduction, and cost avoidance activities.

·       Manages the costed BOM integrity, risk, analysis, and communication to the Ops and the BU teams.

·       Performs BOM risk analysis, identifying and validating risk parts driving resolution or developing mitigations plans for all X1, single and sole sourced rated components prior to FCS.

·       Prepares the supply chain and manages continuity of material supply and delivery ensuring no shortages, delays between proto and early production.

·       Communicates the supply chain strategy to the BU and Ops teams.

·       Manages supplier performance and team expectations by proactively driving suppliers to meet or exceed committed performance by building relationships and trust with suppliers.

·       Manages and ensures a smooth product transition from NPI to Sustaining by utilizing the transition checklist and the Product Lifecycle Cost Plan prior to pilot and gaining agreement with Manufacturing Operations and the Product Lifecycle Project Manager on the final checklist.

Who You’ll Work With

In Supply Chain Operations we have an opportunity and the responsibility to enable Cisco's business now and prepare for the future. Our vision and strategy continue to emphasize the importance of providing our customers an unrivaled customer experience by delivering a flexible, innovative and scalable supply chain while continuing to build upon our strong operational foundation.

Who You Are

·       8+ years experience with Cost Management and Supply Chain Management

·       Must have background in an electronics manufacturing environment directly or with contract manufacturing partners or ODM Partner Experience in High Tech Telecommunications/Networking industry strongly desired

·       Experience working in a New Product Introduction (NPI) environment (advantageous)

·       Strong communication skills (written and verbal) needed

·       Excellent team player with good influencing skills; Works effectively with all levels of the organization

·       Result oriented and can keep the commitment to the tasks.

·       Bachelor’s degree required (MBA or Masters level degree desired)


Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.


We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.


We Are Cisco.


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