23 days old

Supply Chain Program Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
Sheridan, IL 60551

Are you our new Supply Chain Program Manager?

In Lysaker, near Oslo, you find Cisco Webex Development Center. We develop audio and video solutions that help millions of people connect and collaborate all over the world without actually moving people around.

We make both hardware and software and develop all parts of Webex Devices under the same roof - from idea to design, mechanics, audio, media processing and artificial intelligence. Our products are used by small businesses and large corporations, universities, governments, and international organizations.

We are now looking for a new Supply Chain Program Manager (SCPM) to join our Product Operations team.

What You Will Do

Product Operations delivers cost, speed, and agility of products within the lifecycle. The Product Operations team works with Engineering and other functions within Supply Chain to develop capabilities that support product development requirements. This will ensure that Ciscos Supply Chain meets its target around quality, costs, schedules, and product ramp up.

As an SCPM you will get the opportunity to:

  • Manage BOM Cost integrity, risk analysis and communication to the Ops and the BU teams
  • Work with product and supply chain risk analysis. Develop and drive risk mitigation planning prior to product launch and ramp phase.
  • Engage with key suppliers, GSM and Business Unit to ensure performance expectations are met and align with future sourcing decisions
  • Prepare the supply chain and manage continuity of material supply and delivery for prototype builds and early production
  • Manage and ensures a smooth product transition from New Product Introduction (NPI) to sustaining production
  • Understand all elements of COGS, HW & SW product cost; validate the integrity of the costed BOM and forward costing; be able to clearly articulate the main cost drivers, cost reduction opportunities, and cost avoidance activities.
  • Drive Project management, Process management and Risk management

Who You Are

We highly value a curious mindset and a pragmatic approach to problem solving. As a person, you have an urge for continuous product and process improvement. You like to share your knowledge and are willing to learn and adapt. You are more than happy to ask questions and provide feedback both positive and negative constructively, and have great interpersonal skills.

You are highly organized and have strong skills in time management and project management. Also, you are a people person. You enjoy sharing your knowledge and have the ability to influence and negotiate. You enjoy both working with the details and maintaining an outlook for the broader picture.

Do you have:

  • Bachelor's degree or masters degree in Computer science, Business Operations, Supply Chain Management, or other relevant discipline
  • Experience from Manufacturing and/or Operations Management
  • Experience working in an electronics manufacturing environment directly or with contract manufacturing partners
  • A strong understanding and experience with agile project management fundamentals and methodologies
  • Experience from Project management, Process management, Change management and Risk management

If this sounds like you, we are eager to hear from you!

Why Us?

We are nothing without our people. We depend on our peoples creativity, curiosity and ability to work together to solve interesting problems in elegant ways, and we work hard to be a place where people thrive and grow.

We believe that happy people can make anything happen and are proud to be #1 Worlds Best Workplace in both 2019 and 2020, and #1 Norways Best Workplace in 2021. In addition to a competitive salary, insurance, and other benefits, we offer:

  • a Cisco Fun group dedicated to creating great memories
  • a Cisco Play group that organizes yoga and weekly bootcamps in our in-house fitness center to strengthen your body and relieve your stress
  • six weeks holiday to make sure youre well rested
  • five (paid) days for volunteer work to make the world a better place
  • a day off on your birthday because you deserve it
Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Policy
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the U.S., unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.


Posted: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-06-24

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