Materials Program Manager


April 22, 2021

NVIDIA is leading the way in groundbreaking developments in Artificial Intelligence, High-Performance Computing and Visualization. The GPU, our invention, serves as the visual cortex of modern computers and is at the heart of our products and services. Our work opens up new universes to explore, enables amazing creativity and discovery, and powers what were once science fiction inventions from artificial intelligence to autonomous cars. NVIDIA is looking for phenomenal people like you to help us accelerate the next wave of artificial intelligence.
NVIDIA has an exciting position for a Materials Program Manager in our Global Supply Chain Procurement Organization. The position requires application of sophisticated supply chain techniques, such as data mining, supply optimization, statistical analysis, and advanced planning methods to implement materials strategies which ensure supply readiness achieves production requirements with flexibility and agility to support demand volatility.
What you will be doing:

  • Partner with BU, Engineering and Ops Supply Chain teams to understand product roadmaps and forecast requirements and identify risks related to components sourceability and availability through DFSC (design for supply chain) processes

  • Apply data analytics to develop and deploy inventory management algorithms to increase flexibilities while reducing inventory risk

  • Drive the initiative and process improvements to improve scalability and efficiency within the team and contract manufacturing partners

  • Review market intelligence data and model strategies for advance procurement of materials to mitigate risks in a constrained supply chain

  • Drive material readiness activities on NPI builds from concept phase to production. Monitor BOM changes through NPI phases and drive change impact analysis with cross functional teams to mitigate liability and schedule impacts to programs

  • Identify and communicate supply chain risks and mitigation plans to ensure materials readiness for NPI builds as well as supply continuity into production

  • Identify E&O and other material risks, recommend critical course of action to leadership, and own the efforts to mitigate liability to the business units

  • Drive process alignments with contract manufacturers, develop and measure key performance indicators to ensure expectation and target goals are met; Review and ensure the robust CM material management system and processes are in place, drive the SCAR’s for non-compliances

What we need to see:

  • MBA or Master's Degree in Supply Chain or Operations Management or equivalent experience

  • 8+ years of advanced experience in Supply Chain Planning/Procurement in the Semiconductor industry

  • Strong communication and experience working with Contract Manufacturers in Asia region; Understanding of printed circuit board assembly manufacturing and experienced in working with active/passive electronics components

  • Strong data analytics and modeling skills; ability to create and present visual data through charts/metrics/presentation slides

  • Advanced User of MS Excel with deep understanding of Excel techniques (VBA, SQL, Tableau, or similar data visualization tools experience a plus)

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; Ability to quickly understand and solve complex supply chain problems and influence decisions through data analytics

  • Flexible, agile, and possess the ability to excel in an extremely fast paced environment; perceive challenges through a positive outlook and drive solutions to ensure success

With competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, we are widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers, and we have some of the most forward-thinking and hardworking people in the world working for us. Due to outstanding growth, our best-in-class teams are rapidly growing so if you're creative and autonomous with a real passion for technology, we want to hear from you.
NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression , sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.