Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $18,000.00 - $30,000.00 unpaid work
  • Sunnyvale


Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
7 years of relevant experience in managing semiconductors or custom silicon/ASIC supply chain.
Preferred qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related science field.
MBA degree.
10 years of experience in managing ASIC/ASSP or custom silicon/semiconductor hardware supply chain.
Proven track record in agreement negotiations.
About the job
Commodity Managers work with Engineering teams to make sure Google has the supplies and equipment to put into production the innovative products coming from our Engineering teams. As a Commodity Manager, you use your wide industry knowledge and strategic supplier relationships to optimize our total cost of ownership for our global -- and growing -- infrastructure. The scale at which Google operates means that savings on just one piece of hardware can have a huge impact on Google's bottom line.
In this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of supplier development and ongoing performance management to Google's technology and business needs. You'll develop and execute Google's sourcing strategy, in support of our infrastructure deployment that powers Google's services. You'll lead and participate on large projects, as well as understand and resolve complex issues. You'll work on an end-to-end supply chain team that drives continuous improvements and ensures operational excellence in support of Google's growth.
Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We're always on call to keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.
Develop long-term, sourcing strategies for custom and semi-custom silicon (ASIC, ASSP, CSSP) and lead cross-functional teams through robust supplier selection.
Drive IP and process technology roadmap alignment with supply base.
Understand custom semiconductor cost structures.
Manage supplier relationships and performance in technology alignment, cost, quality, and delivery.
Conduct high-level negotiations and secure comprehensive agreements with supplier executives.

About the company

Google is not a conventional company, and we don't intend to become one. True, we share attributes with the world's most successful organizations - a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind - but even as we continue to grow, we're committed to retaining a small-company feel. At Google, we know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to our success.

We provide individually-tailored compensation packages that can be comprised of competitive salary, bonus, and equity components, along with the opportunity to earn further financial bonuses and rewards. Googlers thrive in small, focused teams and high-energy environments, believe in the ability of technology to change the world, and are as passionate

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