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Director, Flow, Global Server Operations

Company: Google Inc.
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 13 years of professional experience.
  • 10 years of experience with on-time delivery management, demand fulfillment, supply network design, or lean manufacturing projects.
  • 10 years of experience leading, developing, or managing cross-functional teams.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 20 years of professional experience.
  • 10 years of experience in technical program and/or operations management, at a distributed organization.
  • Experience leading global teams and working with stakeholders to execute strategies and deliver exceptional solutions.
  • Team player and ability to exercise good judgment in a rapidly changing and sometimes stressful environment.

About the job

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The Server Operations & Tech Strategy team develops and expands Google's server floor operations and data center materials, including strategies for technology, data center planning, and staffing. As Google Cloud continues to scale, this team's work will contribute to the ongoing product, process, and capability growth to ensure that Google can continue to meet competitive market goals. As Director, Flow, Global Server Operations, you will lead a team working closely across various complex, large-scale Cloud organizations to drive the strategy integration for global server operations. You will collectively translate the internal/external Google Cloud Customer's needs into a workable set of items flowing between data centers. The primary customers are third-party data centers, Google's global data centers, Google's contractor workforce, and server operations. Your team will be the glue between all organizations that touch the data center at Google, driving a cohesive strategy, challenging the status quo, and driving supply chain optimization. To be a successful candidate, you will be an inspirational leader, comfortable in a complex, high-growth and innovative environment, with continuous opportunities to improve. You are a self-starter with an analytical mindset and experience with ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) strategy and implementation. It's also critical that you have experience partnering with C-level leaders of large organizations, communicating effectively to drive significant strategic initiatives, aligning on clear operation imperatives, to benefit all organizations.

Google Cloud provides organizations with leading infrastructure, platform capabilities and industry solutions. We deliver enterprise-grade cloud solutions that leverage Google's cutting-edge technology to help companies operate more efficiently and adapt to changing needs, giving customers a foundation for the future. Customers in more than 150 countries turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to solve their most critical business problems.


  • Deliver strong inventory record accuracy (IRA), transitioning from a push to pull system.
  • Partner across end-to-end supply chain to drive integration across verticals, improving collaboration around constraints, forecasting, root cause analysis, demand shaping, and mix recommendations. Improve all processes across organizations allowing for a smoother flow.
  • Materials and supply planning strategy and planning to reduce friction and manage constraints, creating a rhythm of the business for forecasting including: workforce planning, safety, cycle, and anticipation metrics.
  • Orchestrate transportation between the spokes and Data Centers: frequency of delivery, route guidance, and closing gaps associated with the movement of items between the organizations.
  • Manage a team of Technical Program Managers and Operations Leaders with respect to: supply planning, continuous improvement, inventory management, time specialists, Lean Six Sigma, and optimization, providing career development, coaching, and inspirational leadership.

Keywords: Google Inc., Sunnyvale , Director, Flow, Global Server Operations, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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