Director of Network Supply Chain in Redmond, Washington

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Microsoft’s Cloud business is experiencing explosive growth, and the Cloud Supply Chain (CSCP) organization is responsible for enabling the infrastructure underlying this growth. Our mission is to deliver the world’s computer with an industry-leading supply chain. CSCP is responsible for strategic sourcing, customer demand forecasting, capacity planning and management, supply chain planning and execution, capacity provisioning, and decommissioning and dispositioning of datacenter assets worldwide.

We are looking for a talented Director of Network Supply Chain to help build sustainable advantages through the supply chain. Cloud Sourcing, Spares, Sustainability & Security (CS4) organization within CSCP manages sourcing and supply of IT hardware for the data centers. Well-defined and executed sourcing and supply chain management ensures reliable on-time performance, optimized cost, prevents urgent and unplanned investments, and provides accurate and timely information across the supply base and internally across the infrastructure organization. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and lead team responsible for 3PL relationship, performance and strategy.

  • Define and implement our overall supply management strategy to ensure available supply, mitigate E&O risk and assure clear visibility into material availability.

  • Coordinate internally with engineering, Sourcing and Supply Planning to ensure T&Cs, processes and tooling in line with MSFT requirements.

  • Negotiate favorable terms for MSFT, supporting CSCP goals.

  • Define and implement our overall supply management strategy to increase available supply, mitigate E&O risk and assure clear visibility into material availability .

  • Manage supplier performance and compliance through developing and enabling new suppliers, and analyzing financial health of supplier ecosystem to support partnership recommendations.

  • Define and manage metrics to assure team is meeting deliverables and meeting service level requirements for meeting demand requirements.

  • Other

  • Embody our Culture (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/about/corporate-values) and Values (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/culture)

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Materials Science, or related field AND 8+ years experience in procurement, supply chain, sourcing, engineering, operations, or relevant sales-related roles

  • OR Master’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Materials Science, or related field AND 6+ years experience in procurement, supply chain, sourcing, engineering, operations, or relevant sales-related roles

  • OR equivalent experience

  • Experience in leading cross functional teams.

  • Knowledge of Datacenter and/or Cloud infrastructure.

Other Requirements:

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Good communication and synthesizing skills of both written and verbal.

  • Influencing skills and ability to build lasting relationships across multiple layers in the organization.

  • Extensive knowledge of 3PL management and supply chain.

  • Demonstrated track record in supplier negotiation and management.

Supply Planning M5 – The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $115,000 – $200,300 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $146,200 – $219,200 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here: https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/us-corporate-pay

Microsoft will accept applications for the role until July 9, 2024.

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Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations (https://careers.microsoft.com/v2/global/en/accessibility.html) .


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