Supply Chain Risk Management Specialist

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
What You'll Do
* You will be part of a world class risk management program and contribute to making Cisco's supply chain resilient to all kinds of risks that may if not mitigated lead to disruptions
* You will lead efforts to identify and mitigate sources of risks with cross- functional teams while creating sustainable business process/tools to continuously and proactively monitor risk
* You will support commodity and manufacturing partner teams with the preparation and implementation of supplier and partner business continuity plans/strategy for identified high risk spend
* You will monitor incident alert services, participate in training drills and crisis response management
* You will help develop metrics that communicate cause/effect and lead to actionable progress in our risk management strategy

Who You'll Work With
The Supply Chain Value Protection team is entrusted with protecting and ensuring Supply Chain Operations is a role model for responsible business including ensuring operational resiliency, ethical sourcing, environmental sustainability and regulatory compliance. As an operationally focused risk specialist you will closely partner with Corporate Risk Management, Global Manufacturing Operations, Global Supplier Management amongst others to ensure Supply Chain Operations adopts practical risk management and business resiliency practices.

Who You Are
Minimum Qualifications:
* Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations or Business
* 2+ years of professional experience in Business or Supply Chain Operations or related advanced degree
* Understanding of supply chain operations and the manufacturing environment
* Familiar with process mapping/process improvement and a transformation mind-set
* Ability to lead by influence without direct reporting chain and advise executive decision makers
* Self-starter, proven ability to work independently on multiple projects and priorities at once
* Ability to think quickly, respond to changing demands, anticipate future problems, and recommend preventative courses of action
* Excellent communication, project management and metrics design skills
* Ability to create presentations for diverse audiences and varying executive levels to support agile decision-making

Desired Skills:
* Experience in risk or business continuity

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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