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NetApp Sr Manager Supply Chain - Cloud Operations 
United States, North Carolina 

Job Summary

Reports to: Vice President, Supply Chain Management
Reports: Approximately 5 people; the staff will be based in Wichita, RTP, as well as South Carolina.

  • Collaborate with the Cloud Volume Services (CVS) business unit to analyze storage capacity demand forecasts and recommend incremental capacity deployment at hyperscaler datacenters.
  • Plan the supply of integrated systems and procure storage systems in collaboration with the NetApp supply chain management team.
  • Own and manage the operational relationship with our system integration partner, leading contract negotiations with Procurement team of third-party hardware, along with the production, testing, and shipment of our systems.
  • Manage logistics operations for the hyperscalers' datacenters.
  • Establish and manage business relationships with datacenter service providers.
  • Track and manage CVS assets, including support contracts and software licensing.
  • Collaborate with Finance to develop spending plans, including cash flow and capex.
  • Address supply issues and other constraints in coordination with the Supply Chain organization and Procurement.
  • Drive efforts to improve delivery responsiveness and reduce manufacturing and logistics costs.
  • Utilize advanced data quantitative techniques to analyze operational issues and identify improvement opportunities.
  • Lead cross-functional and global projects.
Job Requirements
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in cloud operations management, IT operations, supply chain management, and/or logistics with proven results at the managerial level.
  • Previous experience with multiple datacenter operation models with a specific focus on hardware.
  • Experience managing and collaborating across the organization with global teams from different cultures and leading teams towards shared organizational goals.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, negotiation, and organizational skills
  • Track record of inspiring change and being the change agent who drives business and operational transformation.
  • Ability to operate with a high sense of urgency over a sustained period of time and juggle multiple projects.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build positive working relationships.

Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management or a related field.