Director of Commodities
- Multiple Locations
- San Mateo
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Director of Commodities
GoPromakes it easy for people to celebrate and share experiences. We believe life is more meaningful when shared. We build cameras, software, and accessories that help the world share itself in immersive and exciting ways.
GoPro is a global movement whose business is driven by shared experiences. We celebrate diversity. We practice inclusion. We foster belonging. We demand equality. And we share the experiences of individuals and communities who also hold these values as core to who they are. From So Paulo to Munich, Silicon Valley to Shenzhen, we are dedicated to building a company that reflects and honors the diverse global communities where we live, work, and play.
The Director of Strategic Commodities is responsible for establishing and improving business relationships across GoPro strategic suppliers. These commodities include the following, lens, sensors, IC, memory, motors, mechanics, displays. This role will be primarily responsible for strategic negotiations, road-mapping for technologies and cost. He/she will own component pricing, and awards contracts as necessary. Experience working with Tier 1 & 2 level CMs also an advantage, Asia based experience essential.
Negotiate new and updated contracts for Strategic Suppliers.
Establish Global Pricing for key components as required.
Identify areas for Strategic Investment and Acquisition for key supply areas.
Establish revised terms with Key Suppliers (payment terms, VMI/SMI programs, incentive plans, reduced lead times, etc.)
Key Interface for Product and Technology Roadmap for the next 2-5 years.
Primary Interface for NPI Sourcing decision methodology.
Perform due diligence on potential acquisition targets.
Establish Supplier Rating Process across all suppliers
Advise management of competitive situations, alternative supply sources, price increases, trends and supply/demand situations
Maintains effective communications with all departments
Maintains courteous, impartial, and objective dealings with suppliers
Skills Were Stoked About
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related field
APICS and CPM certification preferred
10+ years of experience in Supply Chain capacity;min 5 years at senior level,
Experience managing a global team preferred
Supply Base Management experience essential
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Strong influencing skills within a matrix organization
Ability to motivate and influence individuals and teams
Strong Business and Financial Acumen
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Forms alliances both internal and external to the company to achieve the company's goals
Anticipates needs, foresee obstacles and provide continuous improvement processes
Manages project cycles and maintain a high level of organization and details
Ability to travel up to 10%
Fully-stocked kitchen with snacks galore
Live it. Eat it. Love it. Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
Discounted employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
Discretionary Time Off
12 weeks paid Parental Leave for new parents
Medical, dental, and vision insurance premiums are 100% paid for employees, 80% paid for dependents
Life insurance and disability benefits
Employee commuter shuttles
GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.