Sourcing Manager, R&D/Lab Equipment and Services - #156093


Date: 02/23/2021 08:30 AM

City: Redmond, Washington

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

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Facebook is currently searching for a seasoned professional to work in Facebook Reality Labs Sourcing responsible for sourcing of our Lab Equipment and Services including management of key strategic suppliers, contract negotiations and purchases. This person will work closely with multiple business groups driving sourcing strategies and executing contracts that support the business to ensure the best options for Facebook are obtained.

Sourcing Manager, R&D/Lab Equipment and Services Responsibilities

  • Develop sourcing strategies, negotiate and manage a wide variety of contracts including, but not limited to, the following CapEx and OpEx requirements: Lab equipment, R&D processing equipment, R&D test and inspection equipment, services, consumables

Identify, develop and deploy category management, sourcing, and supplier management best practices

Develop strong collaborative relationships with key business partners and cross functional teams (Engineering, Finance, Legal etc.) to negotiate the best deals for Facebook while meeting business objectives

Negotiate and draft complex contracts (equipment purchase, equipment design, service/warranty support, software contracts etc.) with suppliers that meet Facebook requirements

Analyze internal requirements, external supply markets, spend data, and risks to develop and implement sourcing strategies that are aligned with the business goals

Develop and leverage best-in-class processes, agreements, and negotiation techniques

Manage complex sourcing projects (RFI/RFP/RFQ) and lead contract negotiations that optimize value for Facebook

Develop and implement cost analysis tools such as should-cost, cost breakdown, and Total Cost of Ownership

Lead adoption of e-Sourcing and other innovative tools where applicable

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain, procurement, finance, engineering or management

5+ years of experience in strategic sourcing, supply chain, or procurement

Global experience in sourcing equipment and related services, warranty and OpEx

Experience partnering with engineering teams to develop and build alignment around long and short term sourcing and supplier strategies

Experience drafting contracts, negotiation and execution with attention to detail

Experience implementing strategic sourcing and process improvement initiatives

Experience planning, sourcing, negotiating, contracting and supplier management

Influencing and change management experience with the experience managing multiple priorities

Experience exceeding the demands of various internal stakeholders across multiple business units and regions

Experience flourishing in an environment of fast growth and ambiguity

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or Masters Degree


About the Facebook company

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

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