QualificationsData center experienceProject managementLeadershipCommunication skillsSupply chain managementBachelor’s degree
This critically important role will be responsible for developing network capacity plans that balance cost, lead time, and risk in accordance with supply chain management best practices. In addition, this role will be responsible for identifying supply plan constraints and coordinating across engineering, operations, and finance teams to evaluate and recommend potential solutions. The solutions developed by the individual in this role will be delivered to executives through a high-tempo rhythm of business that demands the ability to develop robust analysis and documentation, communicate crisply, and drive changes on short intervals. Moreover, the individual in this role will own the roadmap for process and software tool development to generate systematic reporting and execution rhythms
The role requires deep expertise in supply strategy, total cost to serve, S&OP, statistical inventory management methods, advanced planning systems and methodologies, and IT infrastructure concepts.
In alignment with our Microsoft values, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for all employees to positively impact our culture every day.
Lead Network Supply Planning and S&OP team
Document key demand drivers and dependencies and input processes to signal critical infrastructure.
Establish Network centric supply planning principles.
Identify, evaluate, and implement network data center supply planning improvements drawing on statistical methods, supply chain management principles,S&OP best practices, and emerging software technology capabilities.
Prepare, present, and discuss network data center supply strategy with senior leadership relating to cost, lead time, risk, and technical/operational constraints
Work across a diverse group of stakeholders to ensure we collaboratively improve, adapt, and adopt our processes and supporting software systems to support rapidly changing business requirements.
Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Data Analytics, Business Operations, Finance, or related field AND 10+ years experience in Data Science/Analytics, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations, or Project Management with a Supply Chain or Operations field OR equivalent experience.
A minimum of 5 years in Supply Chain management and Sales & Operations Planning
5+ years people management experience.
Data Center industry experience such as data center region strategy, metro-level network design and delivery, critical environment fit-out, or IT infrastructure project management a plus
Excellent communication and leadership skills to drive projects and build buy-in and support.
Demonstrated experience leading and managing a business-critical function.
Background Check Requirements:
Candidates must meet Microsoft, customer and government security background screening requirements for this role. These requirements currently include, but may change, and are not limited to:
Microsoft Cloud Screen Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Screen background check upon hire/transfer and every two years after that while in this role.
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