We're looking for a Sourcing & Costing Manager responsible for leveraging company-wide opportunities and negotiating procurement initiatives. You will lead and develop category strategies with long-term goals and visions and ensure that Contract Manufacturers provide us the competitive costs and reliable supply chain to meet iRobot’s volume, cost and quality requirements.
In this role, you will manage Contract Manufacturers (CMs) and a portfolio of commodities to optimize the supply base and deliver financial benefit from supply chain improvements and strategic initiatives. You will work closely with engineering on costing for the new product developments. You will also work with CMs for continuous cost reduction opportunities for the on-going products. You will successfully be able to negotiate tactically with CMs and suppliers to drive the best results for iRobot. You will also possess the ability to think strategically and operate independently and able to inspire trust.
We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded in 1990 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 20 million robots and globally employ more than 600 of the robot industry’s best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.
Our office is in the heart of Guangzhou in the Tianhe District. iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts. We also have offices in California, Europe, Japan, Shanghai & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer! Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on Instagram: @irobotcareers
iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer