Meta AR/VR Job | Strategic Sourcing Manager, Audio

Job(岗位): Strategic Sourcing Manager, Audio

Date(发布日期): Before 2021-12-14


Come and develop, drive, and deliver new products in the world of AR/VR! We’re looking for individuals that want to be on the ground floor of breakthrough technologies and help build a world class sourcing team. As a Strategic Sourcing Manager (SSM), you will be responsible for developing the key strategic relationships with critical Audio suppliers to source Audio electromechanical and electrical components which includes negotiating strategic agreements, part costing, and supply chain management. This role is dependent on close collaboration with Audio Engineering, Program Management, Technical Operations, material management and other cross-functional teams. During the product development process, you are responsible for ensuring the suppliers are prepared to support the delivery of key parts on-time at specified quality, and yield parameters and are prepared to meet the ramp quantities. It is the SSM’s primary objective to ensure suppliers meet or exceed commercial and technical requirements throughout the life-cycle of the product(s).


BS degree

5+ years work experience in sourcing or related disciplines in field of Audio rendering and or Electrical components.

Experience in supplier evaluation/selection, should cost models, contract negotiation and supply base management

Leadership, program management, and cross-functional teamwork experience

Experience communicating with and influencing all levels of management


Develops and influences commodity or category sourcing strategies ensuring the suppliers are capable of meeting FRL’s current and future technical and business requirements

Leads benchmarking the industry to monitor technology trends and ensure best practices are incorporated into FRL supply chain

Drives supplier selection criteria, evaluate alternative suppliers, manage the RFQ process, and drive final supplier selection in partnership with Engineering, Quality, and other cross-functional partners

Negotiates strategic supply agreements with suppliers to establish best-in-class pricing, flexibility, quality, delivery, payment, warranty, and service terms

Formulate contingency plans to de-risk technical challenges, long lead time, single source, and any supply issue

Institute programs to optimize schedule flexibility while minimizing excess inventory exposure

Leads cost negotiation efforts with suppliers by developing should cost analysis

Work with CM partners to resolve any part shortages or quality problems which affects production schedules

Work with cross-functional stakeholders to track key operational metrics required to deliver a smooth and on-time ramp

Own the ramp plan, ongoing production plan and forecast, tooling qualification schedule and tooling life for all designated suppliers

Influences supplier technology roadmaps and create internal disruptive value-add to ensure Facebook’s system architecture and commercial requirements are met

Establish and manage strategic supplier relationships at the executive level

Additional Requirements(额外要求)

Advanced engineering degree and/or MBA

Experience with high volume, consumer electronics products

Mechanical or EE engineering background and working experience with electrical and electromechanical components

8+ years of sourcing experience managing suppliers with factories in China and APAC