Senior Strategic Electrical Sourcing Manager, Meraki

  • Location:
    Taipei, Taiwan
  • Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id
    1389902

We believe that when passionate people are able to spend less time struggling with technology, they can spend more time on what matters - like teaching children, running businesses, keeping airports safe, and connecting disaster victims with relief. That’s the real power of simplicity. Cisco Meraki is the leader in cloud-managed IT, thanks to our creative, inclusive, fearless team that is driven to simplify technology so the world can simply work!

 

Cisco Meraki has grown to become an industry leader in the IT space, with over 500,000 plus  customers and with over 3 million active networks and counting around the world. We have a comprehensive set of solutions which allows customers to seize new business opportunities and reduce operational costs. Meraki is known for simplifying powerful technology through our products and services - and for the people behind them. As the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products and technology architecture are changing the face of networking and making cloud-managed IT a reality.


We are seeking a Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager who will be the primary contact for selecting vendors, negotiation, and supplier management. You will lead the engagement with the supply base, support the development organization, and implement a product strategy with best-in-class pricing, flexibility, and supply assurance. You’ll collaborate closely with the Hardware team and communicate and influence the silicon commodity strategy.


You Have: 

  • 8+ years of proven experience in sourcing and running Silicon suppliers (CPU/Sensor/memory/RF) with exposure to key players in the industry.

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or similar strongly preferred. Additional years of proven experience (outlined above) considered in lieu of a relevant degree.

  • Excellent knowledge of the component manufacturing process.

  • Extensive negotiation experience with global suppliers and proven success in cost reduction.

  • Proven track record in researching, building, and maintaining cost models that enable product road map decisions.

  • Ability to sell Meraki technical strategies to the supply base for strategic relationship building and investment

  • Ability to influence engineering designs by recommending 2nd source or new technologies

  • Able to travel up to 20% to Asia, especially Taiwan and China.


Bonus If You Have: 

  • Experience with component specification analysis and/or experience in comparing datasheets.

  • Experience in optics (lens) and sensor technology for camera development.

  • Experience in semiconductor Engineering, product management, or NPI product operations.


Does this sound like you? We’d love to hear from you!!


We encourage you to drop us a line even if you don’t have all the points above. That’s a lot of different areas of responsibility! We will help you pick them up because we believe that great leaders come from a diverse set of backgrounds.

 

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At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

 

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Cisco COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.

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