Director of Strategic Commodities

San Mateo, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

About GoPro

GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document while engaged in sports has become a mobile storytelling solution that helps the world capture and share immersive content.

GoPro offers a fun and fast-paced work environment with passionate and motivated people who have a drive to learn, innovate and succeed

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, roadmapping for technologies and cost. He/she will own component pricing, and awards contracts as necessary. Experience working with Tier 1 & 2 level CM’s also an advantage, Asia based experience essential.

What You Will Do

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 We’re 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, forsee obstacles and provide continuous improvement processes
Manages project cycles and maintain high level of organization and details
Ability to travel up to 10%

Your own GoPro Camera (Mounts and accessories included)
Live it. Eat it. Love it. – Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Employee commuter shuttles throughout the Bay Area (San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose)
Employee discounts on GoPro products and other industry discounts
Paid Time Off Programs
Medical, Dental & Vision – premiums are fully paid for employees
Life Insurance & Disability Benefits
Company 401(K) Match
LiveHealthy Program – Monthly benefit toward participation in wellness activities
Awesome wellness program including onsite fitness classes, health screenings, farmers market and more!
Subsidized onsite cafeteria
Fully stocked break rooms on each floor!

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