Strategic Sourcing Mgr - Mechanical (California) - Mountain View , California, United States, 94035

THE ROLE

At Peloton, Strategic Sourcing Managers collaborate with Engineering teams to ensure we have a high quality, cost effective supply base that is able to also deliver components to meet our production demand. As a Sourcing Manager, you will serve as the primary contact for internal teams and external partners/suppliers for sourcing and procurement. You'll identify key mechanical components, identify potential suppliers and build consensus cross functionally to qualify those suppliers. You'll lead and support the development, implementation and management of global strategies to provide Peloton with optimal flexibility, quality, and supply assurance. Working closely with Product Management, Hardware/ Software Engineering, Industrial Design, Quality Engineering and Operations teams, you will manage and maintain long-term supplier relationships. The role will be based out of Peloton's Mountain View, CA office.

RESPONSIBILITES

  • In depth knowledge of mechanical components and processes - metal stamping, extrusions, castings, forgings, plastic injection molding and tooling
  • Maintain expertise/knowledge of market trends including rigorous analysis of market drivers, cost structures, technical improvements and competitive landscape relative to mechanical commodity
  • Ensure a competitive sourcing environment leading to continuous improvement in quality, cost, service and technology
  • Manage robust supplier selection processes using market analysis, concise request for proposals (RFPs), data driven approach and should cost modeling.
  • Help drive quarterly executive business reviews of strategic sourcing plan that defines, among other things, market and business analysis, product roadmaps, supplier capabilities and annual / quarterly strategic business objectives
  • Manage all aspects of new supplier bring-up, qualification, capacity planning, assurance of supply and execution to project timelines/schedules
  • Support supplier initiatives including annual cost reductions, VMI/JIT, lead-time reductions, favorable payment terms, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or related field
  • 7+ years of experience in high volume manufacturing operations or sourcing environment
  • 7+ years of direct experience in supplier/supply chain management
  • Knowledge and ME sourcing experience related to high end fitness equipment
  • Knowledge of basic supply agreement construction; understanding of key contracting provisions/requirements
  • Extensive negotiation experience with global suppliers with a proven track record in cost reduction
  • Strong analytical skills (i.e. should cost modeling, quotation analysis, supplier selection)
  • Strong influencing skills and change management experience with the ability to successfully manage complexity and multiple priorities.

ABOUT PELOTON

Founded in 2012, Peloton is a global technology company reinventing fitness by bringing the energy and benefits of studio-style workouts to the convenience and comfort of home. With more than 10,000 live and on-demand classes, taught by a roster of elite instructors, Peloton delivers real-time motivation and curated playlists from the world's best artists.

Peloton is changing the way people get fit through a comprehensive and socially-connected experience that makes every workout both efficient and addictive. The brand's immersive content is accessible through the Peloton Bike, the Peloton Tread, and Peloton Digital, which provide a full slate of fitness offerings, anytime, anywhere.