Silicon Commodity Manager - 1205628

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id
What You'll Do

We are looking for a collaborative team player. If you are the kind of person that people recognize as capable both commercially and technically, and able to connect bright minds together to solve complex problems, you are just the type of individual we are looking for.  As the Strategic Silicon Commodity Manager, you'll be engaging on some the most interestingly complex problems in the industry.  You'll influence both technology and business by bringing supplier technologies and aligning them to business and market needs.  You will interface with functional partners to understand the long term requirements, map requirements into supply base offering, roadmap gap closure and facilitate optimal component selection. Responsible for supplier management, risk assessment/mitigation and alternate technical solution development. Oversees complex programs consisting of multiple locations and business units. Self-starter that can independently resolve issues and manage appropriate escalation within Cisco and suppliers as necessary.

Who You'll Work With

You'll work closely with constituents across Supply Base, Engineering, Finance, Manufacturing, Marketing and Legal.  You will be innovating and creating solutions to complex problems enabling our customers in unique ways.

Who You Are

Bachelors of Science or business degree with 10+ years of relevant experience in business strategy and technology management is required.
Technical knowledge relevant to technologies for DataComm, data center markets
Technical and business related problem solving skills.
Strong interpersonal, communication, and relationship management skills.
Strong business and commercial negotiations skills.
Strong experience in Silicon and Systems is preferred.

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. 

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. 

We Are Cisco.