Are you data-driven? We at NetApp believe in the transformative
power of data - to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater
innovation, and to optimize operations. We are designed for
simplicity, optimized to protect, created to embrace future
opportunity, and open to enrich choice. We are the data authority
for hybrid cloud, and we are helping our customers realize the full
potential of their data.
We've built a Data Fabric for a data-driven world - to simplify
and integrate data management across the resources that are best
for the business. With the Data Fabric, our customers can harness
the power of cloud data services, build cloud infrastructures, and
modernize storage through data management.
NetApp relies on outsourced/contracted manufacturing services to
build our data management products. As a Contract Manufacturing and
ODM Partner Manager (CM Commercial Manager) for NetApp, you are
instrumental in the oversight of NetApp's contract manufacturing
overall commercial relationship.
In this role, the CM Commercial Manager will manage the external
Contract Manufacturing and ODM suppliers ensuring a strong
relationship, while delivering optimal performance. The CM
Commercial Manager works with cross-functional teams including
Engineering and other Operations functions during supplier
selection and ongoing supplier performance management.
The CM Commercial Manager will collaborate across the
organization to drive the Contract Manufacturing and ODM vendor
activities included but not limited to:
* Ensure the Contract Manufacturer and ODM sourcing strategy is
aligned with NetApp's objectives of Total Cost of Ownership, Time
to Market, Supply Chain Design and Performance, Technology and
Innovation, Quality and Compliance. * Gather and rationalize
NetApp's future technical requirements with those of our existing
suppliers and their competitors in the market to support ongoing
Supply Chain evolution. * Collaborate across NetApp internal
stakeholders to actively manage the performance of the Contract
Manufacturing and ODM partners via best practices such as Quarterly
Business Reviews, SLAs, KPIs, and Balanced Scorecards to drive
4. Aggressively drive manufacturing cost reduction thru
negotiations with Contract Manufacturing and ODM partners,
leveraging new product awards to reduce overall rates and total
cost of ownership.
5. Ensure partners meet or exceed NetApp's compliance
requirements for contract manufacturers and ODM partners.
6. Lead the RFQ/RFP and selection of Contract Manufacturing and
ODM partners in accordance with NetApp's Multi-Year Strategy and in
collaboration with Operations, Engineering and Business
Organizations - obtaining quotes, examining bids, and making award
7. Act as an escalation path for NetApp Operations functions in
the event Contract Manufacturers are not meeting production
schedules, NPI, quality, efficiency or supply milestones.
8. Negotiating contracts with the Contract Manufacturing and ODM
partners to align with NetApp's business model and objective
9. Develop and nurture executive relationships with Contract
Manufacturers and ODM partners to ensure that NetApp's needs across
Product Development, NPI, Supply Chain Planning, Fulfillment and
Sourcing are prioritized within the management chain of
* Supply Chain Management, Procurement or Engineering equivalent
technical degree. An advanced degree or MBA is preferred * A
minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in operations working
with contract manufacturing or account management working for
leading contract manufacturers or ODMs. * Demonstrated track record
of innovating and streamlining outsourced manufacturing operations
in high technology products into a global supply chain. * Proven
track record of advanced problem solving of complex technical
Taking their success in this high visibility role and expand
their responsibilities and influence to drive a much broader EMS
partner strategy and execution.
So get ready to tap into the data visionary within, and join us
as we accelerate digital transformation and empower our customers
to change the world with data!
If you ask a NetApp employee why they work here, the answer is
inevitably the same: the people. At NetApp, our culture is at the
heart of what we do. We place importance in trust, integrity,
teamwork, and caring above all else. NetApp is a place where people
are empowered to make a difference. Empowered to innovate.
Empowered to collaborate. Empowered to help ourselves and others be
data-driven and change the world. We take care of each other, our
customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it's
the right thing to do.
We work hard but also recognize the importance of work-life
balance for our employees because what's important to them is
important to us! Recently we implemented Family First, which
encourages employees to take paid time off to bond with a new child
(through birth or adoption) or to care for a family member with a
serious health condition. Our volunteer time off program is best in
class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to
donate their time with their favorite organizations. We provide
comprehensive medical, dental, wellness and vision plans for you
and your family. We offer educational assistance, legal services,
and access to discounts and fitness centers. We also offer
financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.
Join us and see what empowerment can do.
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