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Manager, Global Sourcing

Verkada

Verkada

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San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Who We Are
Verkada is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only Verkada offers seven product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, visitor management, mailroom management and intercoms — integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.
Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, Verkada gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.
Founded in 2016 with more than $360M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 14 offices across three continents, 1,500+ full-time employees and 15,700+ customers across 70+ countries, including 43 companies in the Fortune 500.
The Manager of Global Sourcing is responsible for leading and managing a team of sourcer and Supply Chain partners. Verkada's sourcing team is instrumental in driving supplier selection, managing key vendor relationships, negotiating material costs and strategic deals. This role requires close collaboration with various members of the Engineering and Supply Chain Team.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of Global Supply Managers in the USA and Taiwan
  • Own End to End sourcing for Verkada Engineering and Operations teams
  • Develop and execute sourcing roadmap and strategy
  • Negotiate pricing, terms, contracts, etc for various aspects of operations
  • Develop consolidated reporting metrics
  • Understand and communicate cost impacts of manufacturing operations
  • Own COGS roll-up & margin analysis for New Product Introduction

Requirements

  • 6+ years of experience in supply chain and sourcing with experience working with Asian supply chains
  • 1+ years of management experience of a team 3 or greater
  • Demonstrated capability to collaborate cross functionally with engineering, finance, quality, and third-party vendors
  • Experience in a wide range of commodity management ranging from Electronics, Biz Ops (FATP), Mechanicals and Service Providers
  • Experience with contracts and contract management and wide range of negotiation and analytical skills
  • Bachelors or Masters in Mechanical or Industrial engineering (or equivalent), MBA a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 20%

Perks & Benefits

  • Generous company paid medical, dental & vision insurance coverage
  • Unlimited paid time off & 11 companywide paid holidays
  • Wellness allowance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Healthy lunches and dinners provided daily
  • Generous paid parental leave policy & fertility benefits

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at Verkada.