Senior Commodity Manager
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Dropbox

1,001-5,000 employees

Smart workspace & storage solutions
Company Overview
Dropbox’s mission is to design a more enlightened way of working with their custom-built storage infrastructure designed for a variety of needs. The company is committed to keeping life organized and keep work moving with their secure file sharing, collaboration, and storage solutions.
Consulting
Venture Capital
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$1.7B

Founded

2007

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

-2%

2 year growth

0%
Locations
Oregon, USA • Washington, DC, USA • Los Angeles, CA, USA • Texas...
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Operations & Logistics
Requirements
  • BA/BS in supply chain or equivalent with at least 7 years of relevant experience
  • At least 5 years of commodity procurement or supply chain management experience at a major manufacturing or technology company
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing and supply chain processes
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are required
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in purchasing field is essential
  • Ability to direct contract negotiations and RFx process
  • Strength in negotiations, cost/price analysis and purchasing procedures is also essential
Responsibilities
  • Develop commodity technology roadmaps that align business requirements with industry and supplier capabilities
  • Maintain knowledge of market trends including market drivers, cost structures, technical improvements and competitive landscape
  • Develop and execute commodity strategies for, but not limited to, SSD, GPU DRAM, CPU, HDD, Server etc.
  • Work closely with Engineering to influence technical design decisions to meet business objectives
  • Lead the supplier selection process, price negotiations and contract negotiations
  • Manage all aspects of new supplier on-boarding and ramp up
  • Interface with Planning to assess current and future demand requirements
  • Ensure continuity of supply from ramp to EOL, negotiate supply agreements as needed
  • Drive supplier performance improvement through executive and/or quarterly business reviews
  • Develop and sustain supplier relationships at the executive and management levels
  • Work with OEM and ODM partners to ensure execution of commodity strategies
Desired Qualifications
  • Graduate degree MBA, MS-SCM etc
  • Supply Chain or Procurement designation from ASCM, ISM, CIPS or equivalent
  • Experience working and partnering with suppliers at a global scale
  • Experience managing cloud infrastructure and datacenter supply chains
  • 10+ years of supply chain, procurement, sourcing experience