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Strategic Sourcing Manager / Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager, Instrument (P-1033)

Company: 10x Genomics
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

About The Role

We are seeking a passionate and results-driven professional to join our growing global Procurement Team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in strategic sourcing and category management for instrument manufacturing. The candidate will be responsible for leading the procurement activities related to new supplier negotiation, evaluation and selection, as well as on-going relationship management for instruments. This candidate will work with cross-functional teams and will play a key role in supporting successful launches of upcoming cutting-edge new products at 10x.

Individuals applying for this position must be self-starters, strategic thinkers, action driven, flexible in changing direction and methods, thrive in a fast-paced environment, excel at managing multiple priorities, succeed in communicating with all levels within the organization and provide immediate contribution.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute purchasing and sourcing activities for instrument New Products Introduction (NPI) to ensure key milestones are met and inventory built up for launch
  • Develop and maintain supply dashboard on components supply/demand statuses
  • Work with cross-functional teams to identify, evaluate and select suppliers for new instrument products. Ensure cross-functional alignment on supplier selection strategy that leads to long-term supply chain sustainability, manufacturability, and quality excellence
  • Lead supplier performance assessment, ensure internal/external alignments and drive continuous performance improvements
  • Build strategic relationship with critical tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers for instrument manufacturing
  • Build supply chain sub-tier visibility. Conduct risk assessments, develop risk mitigation plans and drive secondary sourcing efforts
  • Benchmark the market, monitor technology trends, and develop sourcing roadmap
  • Conduct should-cost analysis and drive cost improvements efforts
  • Negotiate various agreements with suppliers and ensure achievements of competitive commercial terms
    Minimum Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree. A degree in engineering is strongly preferred
    • 5+ years of strategic sourcing experience in electronics components, instruments manufacturing or contract manufacturing
    • Effective communicator with ability to influence at all levels
    • Strong business acumen and comfortable to make effective decisions in ambiguity
    • Hands-on ability to perform analysis on large amount of data to drive insights and decisions; Attention to details to ensure data accuracy
    • Comprehensive knowledge on contract commercial terms and ability to lead supply agreement negotiations independently
    • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment and juggle shifting priorities and tight timelines
      About 10x Genomics

      At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

      We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

      Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

      Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

      10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.

Keywords: 10x Genomics, Pleasanton , Strategic Sourcing Manager / Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager, Instrument (P-1033), Executive , Pleasanton, California

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