Sourcing Manager, Data Center

Facebook Menlo Park , CA 94025

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(Menlo Park, CA)

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities we're just getting started.

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in technical or business related field of study

  • 10+ years of relevant work related experience in supply chain

  • Prior experience working in a technical environment

  • Prior experience managing suppliers in global engagements

  • Experience improving and managing supplier performance in production environments

  • Interpersonal, and communication skills and experience balancing multiple priorities

  • Ability to focus and handle multiple priorities in a changing environment

  • Independent with proven ability to execute on multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior 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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