Cisco Supplier Commodity Manager in Shenzhen, China

Supplier Commodity Manager

  • Location: Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

  • Area of Interest Supply Chain

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest *None

  • Job Id 1223563

Cisco seeks a Commodity Manager for work on a global team to focus on development and execution of commodity technical strategies, supplier management, roadmap alignment, and associated programs. The ideal candidate possesses a combination of technical knowledge relevant to Mixed Signal, Timing, RF, Passives, Discrete and Logic technologies; both technical and business related problem solving skills, strong interpersonal communication, and relationship management skills.

This position is a great opportunity for someone with technical experience and business acumen to become involved with all levels of business operation-from day-to-day tactical activity to long-term strategy and planning.

Responsibilities Include:

Responsible for risk assessment and alternate technical solution development.

Provides industry knowledge and understanding of market trends (cost, technology, supply base).

Defines and sets strategic direction.

Supplier management within Passives, Discrete and Logic technologies with $50M/Yr spend.

Self starter, that can independently resolve large-scale project issues and manages appropriate escalation within Cisco as necessary.

Required Skills:

Requires extensive business strategy and implementation knowledge.

Desired Skills:

MBA or MSEE degree is a plus.

Significant and diverse supplier management experience preferred.

Strong industry knowledge of manufacturing processes and procedures is a plus.


Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.