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Sr. Commodity Manager

Company: Riverbed Technology
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 16, 2020

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SR. COMMODITY MANAGER

Job Locations US-NC-Durham - US-CA-Sunnyvale

Req No.

2020-5553

Category

Manufacturing

Posting location

Durham, NC.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

With a powerful combination of Digital Experience, Cloud Networking, and Cloud Edge solutions, Riverbed The Digital Performance Company provides a modern IT architecture for the digital enterprise, delivering new levels of operational agility and visibility, while dramatically accelerating business performance and outcomes. As businesses transform digitally and experiment with new technologies, they partner with Riverbed to push boundaries, increase performance, and rethink possible.



Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue and 30,000+ customers including 98% of the Fortune 100 and 100% of the Forbes Global 100.



ABOUT THIS POSITION

Title: Sr. Commodity Manager

Location: Durham, NC or Sunnyvale, CA.



Riverbed is seeking a Senior Commodity Manager. This position reports to the Senior Director of Supply Chain and is responsible for the overall selection, strategic direction and oversight of Riverbed s direct material suppliers for specific commodities.



The Senior Commodity Manager will have ownership for a portfolio of commodities, such as hard disk drives, SSD s, and NICs. He/She will manage all commercial negotiations with suppliers within these core areas. Additionally, the Senior Commodity Manager will have ownership for management and commercial negotiations with Supplier Distribution partners.

The Senior Commodity Manager will lead cross-functional Commodity teams to develop the supply chain strategies for each commodity and will be responsible or execution of these strategies, including effective assessment and evaluation of potential new suppliers, supplier selection, contract and cost negotiations as well as ongoing supplier management. As part of the ongoing supplier management, the Senior Commodity Manager will coordinate with Product Management, Engineering and Operations stakeholders to consolidate supplier performance data and facilitate Quarterly Business Reviews with suppliers at which report card and other performance data will be shared. Our manufacturing is 100% outsourced. The Strategic Sourcing team will be responsible for all strategic and commercial considerations related to the Contract Manufacturers.



Riverbed is a high quality manufacturer of network and storage appliances Riverbed is consistently rated by its employees as a top rated employer and has a history of attracting and retaining top talent. We are looking for an excellent candidate for this highly visible position compensation for this role will be competitive.



Responsibilities:

* Develop commodity strategies for assigned commodities (competitive landscape, SWOT, pricing trends, technology roadmap, supplier risk analysis, cost analysis, etc.)

* Drive quarterly cost savings (8-10% annually)

* Lead the quarterly costing process

* Responsible for cost rolls, PPV management, and pricing management.

* Conduct Quarterly or Bi-Annual Business Reviews with key suppliers

* Establish KPIs and quarterly supplier scorecards

* Perform all commercial supplier negotiations, including competitive price reviews, creating or updating contracts (MSA s, MOUs), tracking and managing back-end rebate programs.

* Provide forecasts to all assigned commodity suppliers

* Design and implement inventory/material flexibility and lead-time reduction programs with key commodity suppliers to prevent supply disruption.

* Monitor Supplier PCN s and lead EOL strategies, working with Engineering to qualify alternates.

* Establish and foster positive executive relationships with key commodity suppliers.

* Maintain deep understanding of supplier product roadmaps and technology trends.

* Research and publish quarterly detailed key commodity and/or supplier market intelligence reports.



Qualifications:

* BS or BA degree from a reputable institution

* MBA or equivalent is a plus

* 7+ Years of involvement in Commodity Management, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain or equivalent role

* 5+ Years of contract negotiation experience and sound understanding of corporate contracts

* Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

* Exceptional business acumen

* Advanced-Intermediate Excel skills (VLOOKUP, Pivots, simple Macros) and very comfortable working with large amounts of data

* Exceptional relationship management skills and with ease able to navigate up/down the supplier s hierarchy.

* Prior experience in managing commodities within the server space is a plus (HDD s, SSD s, NIC).

* Prior experience in Supplier Management of Platform and Component Distributors industry

* Strong technical knowledge in networking and storage products is a plus

* Proven successful track record of working in high-tech and fast paced environments.

* A self-starter who can operate autonomously while knowing when to ask for help or guidance.

* Knowledge managing suppliers in a 100% outsourced model.

* Ability to effectively influence/lead change

ABOUT RIVERBED

Riverbed offers a rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. We are proud of our great culture that continuously fosters innovation, collaboration, and diverse work environments. We remain committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the most diverse group of talent to better serve our customers.



Learn more about Riverbed: www.riverbed.com



Riverbed is an equal employment opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy or child birth (including breast feeding), sexual orientation, genetics, genetic information, marital status, veteran status or any other basis protected by and in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.



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