1+ months

Product Cost Analyst, Hardware Sourcing

Cisco Systems Inc.

At Cisco Meraki, we know that technology can connect us, empower us, and drive us. By simplifying powerful technology, we can free passionate people to focus on their mission. As the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products, and technology architecture are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud-managed IT a reality.


As the Product Cost Analyst, youll be part of Merakis Hardware Engineering group within the Sourcing team. Youll be responsible for tracking and analyzing standard and actual program / product costs, and drive & track margin targets and analyze program expenses throughout the program lifecycle and well into mass production. 


A key success factor for this role will be the ability to facilitate end-to-end cost analysis and reporting across Meraki Engineering Teams, Finance, Sourcing and Merakis contract manufacturers. Youll have significant internal and external visibility within Meraki and will be positioned to learn Merakis product and program budgets from the ground up. 


The successful candidate will be a deeply analytical thinker, able to manage multiple projects successfully and build strong partnerships across departments. 


You will: 

  • Analyze program-level budgets across the products life cycle.

  • Analyse and track product bill of material costs across new products life cycles

  • Help set and audit Merakis quarterly sustaining purchase order costs

  • Audit Purchase Price Variance claims from Merakis contract manufacturers 

  • Ad-hoc analyses to support Merakis Sourcing, Hardware & Finance organizations


You have: 

  • 3-5 years in a Sourcing, Financial or Product Operations Role

  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain / Sourcing

  • Demonstrated success and projects with a Financial and/or Sourcing Background

  • Be able to demonstrate mastery of basic financial skills (i.e margins, budgetary reporting, balance sheets)

  • Excel / Google Docs Mastery

  • Experience building cost dashboards a plus

  • Experience interacting with contract manufacturers a plus


Does this sound like you? Wed love to hear from you!!


We encourage you to drop us a line even if you dont have all the points above. Thats a lot of different areas of responsibility! We will help you pick them up because we believe that great leaders come from a diverse set of backgrounds.

 

At Cisco Meraki, were challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. Were building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

 

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Compensation Range: $94,100 USD - $122,900 USD

Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.: When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire salaries in U.S. locations. For non-sales roles, the hiring ranges reflect base salary and do not include bonuses, equity, or benefits. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive targets and do not include equity or benefits. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.:

When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.

Employees on sales plans earn performance-based incentive pay on top of their base salary, which is split between quota and non-quota components. For quota-based incentive pay, Cisco pays at the standard rate of 1% of incentive target for each 1% revenue attainment against the quota up to 100%. Once performance exceeds 100% quota attainment, incentive rates may increase up to five times the standard rate with no cap on incentive compensation. For non-quota-based sales performance elements such as strategic sales objectives, Cisco may pay up to 125% of target. Cisco sales plans do not have a minimum threshold of performance for sales incentive compensation to be paid.

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Posted: 2022-12-02 Expires: 2023-04-09

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