Sourcing Manager, Data Center

Facebook Menlo Park , CA 94025

Posted 4 days ago

As a Sourcing Manager, you will be responsible for managing commercial relationships with Facebook's equipment & services partners. In this role, you will be responsible for end-to-end sourcing and supply chain services for construction and/or Owner furnished equipment that will be deployed in Facebook's worldwide data center footprint. This role will be accountable to set the sourcing strategy, develop a partner management plan, work closely with the Facebook Infrastructure Data Center team and execute with speed and agility to achieve all quality, delivery, and goals.


  • Responsible the overall supply chain strategic plan to ensure that healthy supply chain is maintained

Own, negotiate, and maintain the contractual relationship with Facebook's external partners

Partner with internal stakeholders to develop and implement sourcing strategies in support of the long-range plans

Develop a supporting supplier management plan, and execute to achieve performance metrics

Manage supplier performance on a regular basis through the use of quality, delivery, and cost metrics

Develop, negotiate, and manage supplier contracts

Ensure timely execution of new technology and supplier qualification against Data Center build long range plan

Manage all supplier exceptions and drive performance improvements

Achieve best landed cost

Ensure suppliers comply with NDA and contract standards

Identify process improvement opportunities in order to drive better quality, delivery, and cost performance

Develop and implement supply chain strategies to drive end-to-end efficiencies

Balance overall supply and demand and ensure long-term forecasts are developed and implemented

Collect and report supplier performance through accurate collection of established performance metrics

Measure and manage supplier improvement programs


  • Bachelor's degree in technical or business-related field of study
    10+ years of work experience in supply chain

Experience working in a technical environment

Experience managing suppliers in global engagements

Experience improving and managing supplier performance in production environments

Interpersonal, and communication experience and experience balancing multiple priorities

Experience focusing and handling multiple priorities

Independent with proven experience to execute on multiple tasks simultaneously

Analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational experience


  • Experience negotiating with or the commercial management of general contractors, sub-contractors and equipment manufacturers

Master's degree in business or technical discipline

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