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Director, Contract Manufacturing

Company: Meta
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

You can create a Career Profile to get job suggestions, prepare for the interview process, and more. As Director, RL Contract Manufacturing, you will be the single-threaded leader responsible for creating a vision and strategy, delivering all RL programs within the Devices organization through our contract manufacturing partner network.This role will own RLs' Strategy for network design and supplier business awards, developing critical strategic relationships with our Tier 1 Contract Manufacturing Suppliers, this includes negotiating strategic agreements, MVA and Product costing, and continuity of supply management. In this role, you will lead a direct team of Contract Manufacturing Managers, Strategy Managers and Program Managers, and partner with key cross functional networks to drive organizational alignment across Engineering, Operations, Sales and Marketing, Finance and our Supply base. This includes developing and publishing both our network strategy and metrics to reflect the effectiveness and efficiency of our Contract Manufacturing and Supply Chain initiatives.This is a global position with heavy focus on Asia Pacific manufacturing, the successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of managing manufacturing partners in these locations with a proven record of accomplishment in implementing tactical and strategic process improvements, reducing costs, collaborating with functional business heads and establishing successful supplier relationships. This person must also have experience influencing across complex, matrixed organizations.This leader will be an individual of unquestionable integrity who enjoys operating in a hands-on environment where there is large scope to influence and create impact for the future. S/he will be a self-starter who is able to work independently in entrepreneurial and fast-paced environments. They will be decisive but collaborative and must feel comfortable working with executive management on strategy, strategic initiatives and cost management programs. Director, Contract Manufacturing Responsibilities Create and develop RL long-term comprehensive Contract Manufacturing network strategy, ensuring Supplier are capable of meeting RLs' current and future technical and business requirements Own Supplier Executive Relationships Continually benchmark the industry, monitoring technology trends, ensuring best practices are incorporated into RLs' supply chain Drive Early Supplier Involvement to ensure our contract manufacturing suppliers are proactively providing input into new product designs and future product roadmaps Own supplier selection criteria, evaluate alternative suppliers, manage the RFQ process, and drive final supplier selection and award in partnership with Hardware Engineering and Supply Base Engineering Negotiation of key agreements with suppliers to establish best-in-class terms, support, pricing, flexibility, quality, delivery, payment, warranty, and service terms Drive innovation to deliver full transparency on TCPU, drive cost reduction programs to ensure the lowest possible total cost, including product cost, transportation cost, inventory cost, and cost of quality Minimum Qualifications 15+ years of progressive Supply Chain experience with primary focus on Contract Manufacturing in the high-volume hardware manufacturing 10+ years of experience managing a global contract manufacturing base 10+ years of people management and leadership experience Expert in building Supplier Relationships Proven background in supplier/evaluation/selection, cost models, contract negotiation, and supply base management Leadership, program management, and cross functional network collaboration skills Experience communicating and influencing all levels of management Experience operating in a dynamic, fast-paced environment Experience working in and managing high volume, consumer electronics products launches and delivery BS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing & Operations Engineering or equivalent experience Preferred Qualifications Broad experience in factory operations, quality, hardware & electrical engineering, product safety and compliance, logistics, trade compliance. Locations Warning notice Data Center About Meta Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today-beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics. Meta is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to . $206,000/year to $262,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. You may view our Equal Employment Opportunity notice here. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Meta, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. You may view Meta's Pay Transparency Policy, Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice, and Notice to Applicants for Employment and Employees by clicking on their corresponding links. Additionally, Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Meta is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at .

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