• United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

Material Manager


San Francisco, California, US

Area of Interest

Supply Chain

Job Type


Technology Interest

Cloud and Data Center, Networking

Job Id



At Cisco Meraki, we know that technology can connect us, empower us, and drive us By simplifying powerful technology, we can free passionate people to focus on their mission As the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products, and technology architecture are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud-managed IT a reality

This is a strategic supply chain role that will ensure continuity of supply and materials in support of Meraki Sales You will perform the implementation and maintenance of materials planning process across all product lines

Qualified candidates will have excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and a strong organizational methodology In addition, you will have a high degree of adaptability and a willingness to dive in and get things done, all while keeping the big picture in sight


Responsible for readiness, availability, and visibility of materials necessary to meet production schedules and overall supply/demand goals

Partner with JDMs and suppliers to develop key Supply Chain/Material processes in support of supply/demand goals

Drive upside flexibility and create allocation strategies for constrained products that maximize revenue

Identify E&O and other material risks, recommend a critical course of action, and own efforts to mitigate liabilities to the business

Perform periodic Supply Chain audits to monitor JDMs execution and to ensure accuracy of data in use by JDM

Prepare and communicate critical materials updates for NPIs, Sustaining and EOL materials

Develop strong relationships with JDMs and suppliers

25 PERCENT of international business travel is required

You Are Extraordinarily clear You are able to distill complicated ideas to just the right number of words You are an excellent listener and can pinpoint what compels an audience

You are able to work between cross-functional teams, minimize conflict, and advise team members on building consensus

You use data and team member inputs to make decisions on prioritization and resource allocation You set measures for success and are committed to quantifying the impact

Fiercely collaborative You take an organization-level view and are equally invested in the success of other departments You invite and act on different points of view

Protector You are protective of Merakis talent

Education and Experience Bachelors preferably in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Business or a related field

2-4 years of purchasing or material planning experience in consumer electronics or hi-tech manufacturing industry

Exposure to contract manufacturing/JDM model preferred

Experience in product life cycle management

Must have a working knowledge of ERP Operating Systems

Advanced user of Excel, VBA, or similar data visualization tool is required

Experience in working with Asia suppliers and Mandarin is a plus

At Cisco Meraki, we dont just accept difference its one of our key values Everybody In means we listen to each others opinions Everybody is accepted and valued here, and we are a team that works as one towards our goals We recognize that diverse teams make the strongest teams, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply

Meraki is based in the Mission Bay area of San Francisco, with beautiful views of AT&T Ballpark, the Bay and beyond We are equipped with an onsite gym, multiple kitchens stocked with awesome snacks, a coffee bar, catered lunches daily, and a generous benefits package

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services, Internet/Dot com/ISP
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 10th May 2020

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