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Contract Manufacturing Manager

Company: Facebook
Location: Menlo Park
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

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Facebook is currently seeking a Contract Manufacturing Manager that will be responsible for the business relationship with our CM/ODM partners to build our innovative AR/VR products. In this role, you will lead the cross-functional effort to identify, engage and enable the best partner for our consumer hardware business. You will be responsible for developing the strategic relationship with our partners, including negotiating commercial agreements, negotiating cost, optimizing the collaboration between the teams and developing long term strategy to grow a robust partnership. You will work closely with Hardware engineering, Operations, Finance, Legal and other cross-functional teams to create an efficient and innovative supply chain.

Contract Manufacturing Manager Responsibilities

  • Identify and engage the CM/JDM/ODM partners to enable the cutting-edge technologies and products with best-in-class quality, delivery and cost

Own and grow a meaningful relationship with our partners to influence their strategy to ensure best support to our new product and new technology development

Develop deep understanding in the EMS industry, considering the global business climate and competitive landscape

Negotiate commercial agreements to meet both technical, operational and commercial requirements

Negotiate MVA, NRE and CaPEx to ensure best-in-class cost for our products. Leverage our partner to optimize the BOM cost with our Strategic Sourcing Management team. Actively look for cost optimization opportunities and lead cross-functional effort to achieve it

Enable the cross-functional team to collaborate with their counterparts on the partner side to ensure open, efficient and professional relationship

Manage escalations from the teams and address the concerns with the partner to drive short term and long term improvement actions

Drive with our partner to grow their capabilities to meet our future needs through different avenues, including formal QBR and informal conversations

Lead regular Quarterly Business Reviews and executive business review and drive supplier performance improvement

Develop relationships with the key stakeholders to identify opportunities to leverage our partner's capability to grow our business

Collaborate with CM strategy manager to develop our long term CM strategy

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree

7+ years work experience in sourcing or related disciplines specific to CM/JDM/ODM and FATP business

Experience in supplier evaluation/selection, should cost models, contract negotiation and supply base management

Leadership, program management, and cross-functional teamwork experience

Experience in building innovative, best-in-class consumer electronic products

Experience communicating with and influencing all levels of management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master degree in a related engineering disciplines or MBA

10+ years of sourcing experience with 7+ years experience managing suppliers with factories in China and Asia

Experience navigating through ambiguity in a fast-paced environment and prioritize multiple work threads to maximize impact


About the Facebook company

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Facebook is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or who are neurodivergent, and to candidates with sincerely held religious beliefs or requiring pregnancy related support. If you need support, please reach out to

Keywords: Facebook, San Francisco , Contract Manufacturing Manager, Other , Menlo Park, California

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