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Strategic Sourcing Manager at Bossa Nova Robotics
Mountain View, CA, US

Bossa Nova is the leading provider of real-time, on-shelf product data for the global retail industry. Our robots navigate the busy retail ecosystem, collecting a wealth of data that allows retailers to improve product availability, streamline operations, and create a better shopping experience. Our multidisciplinary team of robotics, artificial intelligence, and big data scientists has solved the challenges to deploy fully autonomous retail service robots and deliver actionable data in real-time.

Bossa Nova’s robots are currently deployed in 50 stores across the United States, making it the largest deployment of this kind of technology anywhere in the world.  

Position: Strategic Sourcing Manager

Location: Mountain View, CA

Responsibilities:   

  • Analyze spend data, internal requirements, and external supply markets to develop strategic sourcing strategies and plans aligned with the business goals
  • Implement, maintain and refresh sourcing and procurement strategy for assigned categories/suppliers
  • Primary point of contact for assigned suppliers/commodities – own business relationships, day to day interactions (part supply, part quality, RMAs, QBRs etc.), manage and mitigate supply risk and product quality
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop a product and cost (should cost based) roadmap for suppliers
  • Manage business relationships with suppliers, develop and negotiate  contracts, terms and conditions for suppliers
  • Understand capacity, cost and lead time drivers
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships with internal clients to strategically manage spend and risk for assigned categories/suppliers
  • Act as procurement subject matter expert in consulting with the business to identify, develop and deploy best practice procurement, category management and supplier management
  • Execute sourcing events (RFP, reverse auctions, etc.) based on the sourcing strategy

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of sourcing and supplier management experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree; MBA or equivalent degree preferred
  • Demonstrate “change leadership & management” skills with significant results as related to supply chain planning performance improvements
  • Demonstrate successful sourcing, contracting and negotiation experience
  • Demonstrate ability to manage
  • Ability to think strategically and execute/problem solve tactical issues
  • Results oriented self-starter with high energy level
  • Proven negotiation and problem resolution skills; with a positive attitude focused on win/win solutions
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as lunches twice a week, schedule flexibility, a stocked fridge and kitchen.