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Vice President of Supply Chain
Global Operations
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Jose, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Operations Research
  • Proven track record of leading a Supply Chain organization, including through significant transformation
  • 10+ years of experience in Supply Chain, Operations, or Engineering
  • Advanced Data Analytics and Supply Chain Optimization experience
  • Deep knowledge of advanced supply chain concepts including segmented supply chain and MEIO
  • Ability to build, develop, lead, and motivate a large global organization and to establish trust across organizations as well as upward to Executive leadership to enable effective collaboration and influence across all levels of the company
  • Ability to think tactically and strategically as appropriate to generate innovative cost-effective supply chain solutions that enable flexibility and responsiveness to sudden demand and/or supply changes
  • A passion for process excellence, organizational efficiency, creative problem solving, and collaboration
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with proven ability to get results, drive innovation, and influence others
  • Advanced degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations Research, IT, Computer Science, Data Analytics, or related field preferred
  • Semiconductor Technology, Wafer Fab, and Backend Manufacturing Experience preferred
  • Define the operational demand for the Flash business on an ongoing basis by interfacing with Sales, Marketing, and BU and using advanced analytics
  • Maintain APS inputs and further develop our advanced planning engine to efficiently translate the operational demand signal into near-term executable build signals for WD's backend factories
  • Effectively communicate NAND, component, capacity, and build requirements to various organizations to ensure the company's overall Flash business can be supported
  • Lead S&OP for the Flash business and drive near-term execution as well as medium- to long-term strategic decisions
  • Support annual long-range planning activities including NAND consumption roadmap, long-term material forecasting and budgeting, and backend capacity/capex forecasting and budgeting
  • Trigger NAND supply, backend capex, and other non-NAND materials purchases to ensure ongoing ability to meet customer demand on-time
  • In conjunction with BU, set appropriate build strategies and then define optimal inventory levels throughout the supply chain
  • Drive New Product Qualifications and NPI builds to ensure ongoing demand/supply balance while maintaining healthy, but not excessive, inventory levels
  • Periodic international travel, 1-2X/quarter, supporting WD's Flash manufacturing sites
Western Digital

10,001+ employees

Disk drive & data storage manufacturer
Company Overview
Western Digital’s mission is to be at the cusp of innovation and to push the boundaries of innovation to make what you think was once impossible, possible. The company has been at the forefront of innovation with the first hard drives and now continues to work on advancements in 3D NAND along with their reliable data solutions business.
  • Paid sick leave & vacation time
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Life, accident, & disability insurance
  • Tax-advantaged flexible spending and health savings accounts
  • Employee assistance program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Western Digital Savings 401(k) Plan