Partnerships & Supply Chain Manager - Emerging Technology

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Posted: 06/27/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: 24655

Job Title: Partnerships & Supply Chain Manager - Emerging Technology

  • Ability to partner with engineering to develop technical / project roadmaps
  • Experience negotiating and bringing up key component suppliers in Silicon technology and audio technology space
  • Experience working with semi-conductor suppliers such as Qualcomm, Samsung Semi-Conductor, MediaTek as well as suppliers in the audio space such as DSPG, Knowles, and other silicon suppliers.
  • Experience working with and on onboarding suppliers (creating and executing SOW’ s, then bringing them up)
  • Don’ t mind doing a lot of due diligence, tactical tasks, e.g. setting up meetings, NDA’ s, meeting minutes, supplier roadmap synthesis/aggregation (50% or more)
  • Very comfortable writing and negotiating development agreements, scope of work, other contractual agreements
  • Comfortable with directly interfacing with highly technical internal partners and being able to distill pertinent information to transact under
  • Run meetings, publish actions and minutes and follow up accordingly.
  • Issue PO’ s and track until received
  • Negotiate with traceability, and execute agreements with agreed partners to source silicon & audio components and services such as corresponding software needed as well as leveraging with internal commodity managers to deliver the best outcome the market will bear.
  • Conduct ad hoc cost analysis for future project/product ideas.
  • Travel up to 20%.
  • Must have experience in sourcing & negotiating complex agreements.
  • Must have experience negotiating and transacting with silicon suppliers.


  • At least 6 years of work experience


Education: BA/BS Preferred

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