Materials Program Manager

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Posted: 07/01/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Program- Project Manager Job Number: 24670

Job Title: Materials Program Manager


The MPM will manage the CTB (" clear to build") process with suppliers and JDM/CMs, ensuring that we have efficient process and clear visibility on our procurement strategy. Your successful ability to partner with OEMs and the sourcing team on material strategy will directly impact our product success.


Responsibilities include:
  • Clear-to-Build (CTB) Management: provide visibility to materials supply, highlighting projected coverage, constraints, shortages within lead-time. CTB projections govern are key input to quantity projections and business commitment to sales/channels
  • Partner with the CM to develop a model that incorporates the specific supply chain and materials flow details to project availability in support of our supply/demand goals
  • Partner with demand planning team to create allocation strategies between SKUs or programs for constrained materials
  • Identify E & O and other material risk, recommend critical course of action and own the efforts to mitigate liability to the business.
  • Develop strategic roadmap for the phase? out of obsolete parts and new product materials
  • Prepare and communicate critical Materials updates at weekly Materials reviews and NPR (New Product Reviews); maintain executive reports and summaries, providing accurate and timely data to cross-functional teams and leadership on a weekly basis
  • Through a deep understanding of our commodity terms, ensure the logistical flow of materials necessary to meet production schedules, inventory control requirements, and ongoing material line support


  • Working knowledge of electronic technologies, products, and tools
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and maximize internal resources
  • Excellent capability in excel


  • Bachelor' s degree in a technical discipline
  • 3+ years of experience in the consumer electronics industry and has helped launch at least 2 hardware products

Krista Stillmunkes

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