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Global Sourcing Manager (Taiwan)

Verkada

Verkada

Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Who We Are

Verkada is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only Verkada offers six product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, workplace and intercoms — integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.
Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, Verkada gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.
Founded in 2016 with more than $460M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 16 offices across three continents, 1,700+ full-time employees and 20,000+ customers across 70+ countries.

As a Global Sourcing Manager on our Operations team, you will own sourcing Verkada’s products and Supply Chain partners. The Global Sourcing Manager is instrumental in driving supplier selection, managing key vendor relationships, negotiating material costs and strategic deals. This role requires close collaboration with engineering, finance, quality, and third-party suppliers.

Responsibilities

  • Own end-to-end sourcing for Verkada Engineering and Operations Team.
  • Develop and execute sourcing roadmap and strategy.
  • Negotiate pricing, terms, contracts, etc. for various aspects of operations.
  • Supplier relationship management including business intelligence, supplier audits, and risk mitigation
  • Understand and communicate cost impacts of manufacturing operations.
  • Own COGS roll-up and margin analysis for New Product Introduction

Requirements

  • Bachelors or Masters in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial engineering (or equivalent); MBA a plus.
  • 5+ years of experience in supply chain and sourcing.
  • 3+ years working with international supply chains in multiple time zones and countries.
  • Experience with contracts and contract management.
  • Ability to travel up to 30%.

Taiwan Employee Benefits

Verkada is committed to investing in the holistic health and well-being of all employees and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to:
  • Private medical insurance by Nan Shan Life Insurance
    • Permanent employees of Verkada Taiwan are eligible for full participation to the group insurance scheme, including accidental death and dismemberment, critical illness, accident medical reimbursement, hospital and surgical, and cancer indemnity cover
    • Spouses and immediate dependents are eligible to participate in the scheme for accident medical reimbursement, hospital and surgical, and cancer indemnity cover
  • Paid parental leave policy & fertility benefits
  • Time off to relax and recharge through our paid holidays, firmwide extended holidays, flexible PTO and personal sick time
  • Professional development stipend
  • Wellness/fitness benefits
  • Commuter benefits
  • Meal stipend

Verkada Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity employer, Verkada is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. All applicants for positions at Verkada will be treated without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.