What you’ll be doing...

The Network Supply Chain team has an opening for Senior Manager of Supply Chain Program Management to lead the team responsible for developing and executing (Vendor) Inventory programs and initiatives to support RAN, CORE ACCESS Network Supplier delivery models that simplify processes, reduce Construction in Process inventory and drive cost out of the business. The Program Management role will be responsible for forging key partner relationships with the Strategic Team, outside consultant partners, internal stakeholders, and suppliers to develop and implement end-to-end solutions for Supply Chain. The Sr. Manager will be responsible for leading and planning Supplier Programs that may cover Network spend of over $5B annually.

The Senior Manager should be well versed and have hands-on experience with Supply Chain planning, forecasting, contracts, process improvement, inventory management, and ERP systems. The ideal candidate will possess experience and knowledge of the RAN Access, Core and Access Network processes and experience with managing installation service providers.

This role requires extensive partnership with a variety of stakeholder groups across organizations, significant leadership experience and demonstrated success in driving cross-functional process improvements is a must. In order to execute successfully, the individual must effectively communicate and present results to key stakeholders.

This position will report to the Associate Director or Director of Network Supply Chain Planning.

  • Working with key strategic manufacturing partners to ensure production capability is developed on schedule and within budget. Ensuring ramp to full-scale production with excellent outbound quality metrics.
  • Partnering with Manufacturer and Development teams to achieve desired result on design for cost, quality and reverse logistics.
  • Rigorously maintaining key program issues, clearly articulating impacts, next steps and owners.
  • Conducting project retrospectives and compiling lessons learned and integrate into processes and templates.
  • Facilitating meetings, building positive relationships with stakeholders, suppliers and management, and developing new product introduction process documentation and metrics

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain and Product Development best practices.

Even better if you have:

  • MBA or Master’s degree in engineering or supply chain management.
  • Leadership experience.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule and to travel up to 25% of the time as necessary.
  • Supply Chain or Project Management professional certification.
  • Supplier management experience.
  • Lean Six Sigma experience.
  • Sourcing experience.
  • Commodity management experience.
  • Experience reading engineering drawings.
  • Experience with SAP and Agile PLM.
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain and Product Development best practices; understanding common needs and challenges of the business.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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