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Fitbit is a venture-backed, high growth company building consumer oriented, web-connected health and fitness devices with a focus on design and user experience (www.fitbit.com). Our mission is nothing short of making the world a healthier place!
Our flagship tracker, the Fitbit One, is a tiny all-day personal monitor that tracks steps taken, calories burned, distance traveled, flights of stairs, time taken to fall asleep and sleep quality. The data from the Fitbit One is wireless uploaded to our website and iPhone in real time, where users can view and interact with their data and share with others. We've introduced a more basic tracker, called the Fitbit Zip, and smart scale, Aria, to our product line as well-both devices with Wi-Fi capabilities to streamline your data to your phone or website. And we are hiring!
We are looking for an experienced, hands-on commodity manager to manage Fitbit's board electrical supply base for existing and new products. Together with the technical team, participate / lead the qualification of strategic components.
Specific Responsibilities Include
Lead new component sourcing and supplier qualifications.
Monitor and report on supplier roadmaps to ensure supply base aligns with strategic direction needed.
Drive material availability for development builds.
Negotiate and drive component costing.
Ensure continuous cost reduction.
Capacity planning for ramp and mass production.
Forecast communication and PO issuance for consigned parts.
Minimize excess and obsolescence (E&O) and improve availability.
Volume and Demonstrated capacity.
Cost and E&O.
BS (MS preferred) in business.
Minimum 5 years of experience managing board electrical component suppliers.
Demonstrated experience in managing cost reductions and material availability.
Start up and volume ramp experience in consumer electronics.
Demonstrated negotiating skills reducing cost, and improving lead-time while developing a win/win environment with suppliers.
Strong ethics and professionalism.
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