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Supply Chain Project Manager - Product Ops Central

San Jose, CA 95113

What You'll Do

Supply Chain Product Operations Central team is seeking a Supply Chain Program Manager (SCPM) to join its Global Process Owner team. This individual will be part of a diverse team responsible for leading our Product Lifecycle Management (NPI + Sustaining) process and governance structure for products, solutions and offers. Specifically, you will support the Product Ops SCPM community by providing efficient, simple and scalable process, documentation and training. SCPM is responsible for cost, delivery, and supply chain risk mitigation of introductory products and is integral to a successful product launch and volume ramp

Key Responsibilities:

  • Global Process Owner for SCPM role: Ensure that SCPM processes/data/tools are simple, adaptable, effective and scalable. Review key performance indicators/process and assess areas of improvements.
  • Creation of Processes, Guidelines, and Work flows for a wide range of SCPM activities
  • Investigate and address global SCPM issues regarding process, tools, quality and the SCPM experience
  • Serve as Product Owner on SCPM-related initiatives: Define, execute and deliver the SCPM product roadmap and features. Analyze business challenges, define the problem statements, identify business requirements, provide solutions, quantify success metrics and drive the implementation of solution. Facilitate change and drive adoption.
  • Provide support and education (training/knowledge base/coaching/mentoring) to the SCPM community
  • Lead SCPM council/forum and update the community sites to bridge connections, communications and relationships

Who youll work with

You will work directly with Supply Chain Program Managers and partner with Product Ops and other Supply Chain functions including Global Supply Management (GSM) and Global Manufacturing Operations (GMO). In addition, you will engage with Engineering, Product Management and Cisco Operations.

Who you are

  • Typically requires BA/BS or equivalent experience plus 5+ years supply chain management experience. MBA preferred
  • Program Management experience in supply chain or other operations using both waterfall and agile methods. Agile Certified Product Owner (CPSO) certification preferred
  • Cost Management Skills
  • Experience in manufacturing and NPI
  • Proven track record of cross-functional process improvement and complex systems implementations
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Excellent organization skills and confirmed follow-through on actions and activities
  • Able to quickly drive, communicate and gain support for decisions in unstructured environments
  • Strong facilitation and people skills; confirmed ability to lead groups
  • Superb verbal and written communications skills and ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Experienced in driving cost reductions, cost avoidance, and value engineering.
  • Uses analytics and data to drive solutions.
  • Required Supply Chain knowledge/experience:
  • Bills of Materials Knowledge
  • Commodity Knowledge
  • Demand Planning
  • Supplier and Materials Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Cross-Functional Influence
  • Data Analysis
  • Global Eye For Business
  • Risk Management
  • Contract Manufacturer and Vendor Relationships

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  • We connect everything people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
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  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

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