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Director Supply Chain Operations

Company: Riverbed Technology
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Riverbed. Empower the Experience Riverbed transforms data into actionable insights and accelerates performance so organizations can deliver a seamless digital experience and drive enterprise performance. Riverbed is the only company with the collective richness of telemetry from network to app to end user, that illuminates and then accelerates every digital interaction. Riverbed offers two industry-leading portfolios: -Alluvio by Riverbed, a differentiated Unified Observability portfolio that unifies data, insights, and actions across IT, so customers can deliver seamless, secure digital experiences; and -Riverbed Acceleration, providing fast, agile, secure acceleration of any app, over any network, to users anywhere. Together with our thousands of partners, and market-leading customers globally - including 95% of the FORTUNE 100 -, we empower every click, every digital experience. About this Position Position Title: -Director, Supply Chain OperationsLocation: -Sunnyvale, CA (Well Qualified Remote Candidates Considered)Riverbed is seeking a Director of Supply Chain Operations. This position reports to the VP Manufacturing Operations Sourcing and is responsible for the overall supply chain operations.The Director of Supply Chain Operations -will lead cross functional teams to develop supply chain strategies for each of Riverbed's major commodities, including its contract manufacturing focus.He/she will be responsible for execution of these strategies including effective assessment and evaluation of new suppliers, supplier selection, contract negotiation, as well as ongoing supplier management. As part of ongoing supplier management, the Supply Chain Operations Management team will coordinate with the Program Management and Engineering teams to consolidate supplier performance data and hold 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 optimization and visibility appliances.Qualifications:BS or BA degree from a reputable institutionMBA or equivalent is a plus7+ Years of involvement in Commodity Management, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain or equivalent role5+ Years of contract negotiation experience and sound understanding of corporate contractsTeam management know-how preferredExtraordinary business acumenKnowledge managing and/or working with contract manufacturersAbility to effectively lead changeExceptional written and verbal communication skillsSignificant exposure in high-tech and fast-paced environmentsFamiliarity with the computer network or storage industries desired Why Join Riverbed Riverbed offers a rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry, delivering exceptional network performance and visibility for any application. 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.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.As a government contractor, Riverbed is required to ensure that all of its U.S. employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a legal exemption applies. - As a result, all Riverbed job offers are expressly conditioned on an individual being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 on or prior to their start date and providing proof of such vaccination unless the individual is legally exempt. - -We want people of all backgrounds to see themselves represented and included in our work, so we actively seek to diversify our team and bring more voices to the table. -Check us out on:@LifeAtRiverbed

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