Global Commodity Manager, Procurement, Ring

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Operations
Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

DESCRIPTION

Amazon Development Center in Taiwan is looking for creative candidates to join our operations team in Taipei.

Responsibilities:
· Support commodity sourcing strategy and execute to best deliver to cost, supply, and innovation targets
· Develop a commodity roadmap aligning business requirements with supplier capabilities
· Lead the analysis of a specific commodity or leads an individual supply chain sub- category
· Participate as an influential member in a cross-functional team (may lead specific projects)
· Meet with stakeholder managers to understand business priorities and translate them into procurement plans.
· Conduct regular business review with suppliers to ensure continuous improvement
· Execute risk mitigation, business continuity, cost management, and operation strategies
· Drive alignment between Supplier roadmaps and business roadmaps
· Identify opportunities for supply chain optimization and implements as appropriate.
· Maintain expertise/knowledge of market trends including rigorous analysis of market drivers, cost structures, technical improvements and competitive landscape
· Manage internal stakeholder relationship in driving product/supplier introductions, commodity/technology lifecycle, demand/supply, etc.
· Identify and implement opportunities for cost savings optimization
· Develop and maintain relationships with executives and senior executives at suppliers
· Track new technology development for assigned products/suppliers; identify suppliers that provide relevant technology for products.
· Interface with Program Management to assess current and future sourcing requirements
· Work closely with our Engineering teams to support product development efforts, to influence sourcing decisions, meet customer expectations, technical capabilities, and program objectives; or define standard and custom product requirements.


Key job responsibilities

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Taipei, TPE, TWN

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

- 8+ years of experience managing commodities within multination companies, including for products covering enterprise solutions or consumer electronics
- In depth knowledge on factory operations and manufacturing process
- Strong communication skills, including presentation and negotiation abilities.
- Ability to develop efficient work processes for complex projects involving many groups, across multiple geographies and effectively coordinate, implement, and maintain those processes.
- Demonstrated experience interacting with cross-functional teams (internally & externally) with the ability for effective communication
- Strong analytical skills (i.e. cost modeling, quotation analysis, supplier selection)
- Experience leading strategy development in supply chain management and optimization
- A team player with leadership skill and influencing skill
- Strong presentation and negotiation skills in English and Mandarin.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Ability to be innovative regarding strategic sourcing, vendor relations, and quality assurance.

About Ring
Since its founding in 2013, Ring has been on a mission to make neighborhoods safer. From the video doorbell, to Ring Alarm, which was named #1 in Customer Satisfaction for DIY Home Security Systems by J.D. Power, Ring’s smart home security product line, as well as the Neighbors App, offer users affordable whole-home and neighborhood security. At Ring, we are committed to making home and neighborhood security accessible and effective for everyone -- while working hard to bring communities together. Ring is an Amazon company. For more information, visit www.ring.com. With Ring, you’re always home.