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Sr. Sourcing Manager

Company: Osmo, Tangible Play Inc
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Osmo is an award-winning accelerated learning system that changes the way children interact with games. Osmo games combine physical interactions with digital experiences to make learning fun. Osmo was recently acquired by Byju's, a highly successful company focused on making learning fun. This puts Osmo in a unique position, still acting as a small company, but with the backing and resources of a much larger one. Byju's has recently raised $540 million, and is valued at over $15 billion. We're looking for an experienced candidate to join a startup environment. You'll be directly involved in shipping multiple products every year and make a meaningful impact on our customers. Role and Responsibilities

  • Be the primary bridge between our product + design teams and worldwide suppliers
  • Manage the process of iteratively quoting game designs, coordinating samples, managing program margins and owning the hardware schedule
  • Manage communication between colleagues in the US (Designers, Product) and Asia (Vendors, QA)
  • The nature of this role will make you a key stakeholder in every product you're involved in. So clear communication, the ability to manage up, and facilitate decision making is an asset Required Qualifications
    • Highly motivated and engaged individuals who want to see their work making a difference in children's lives
    • The nature of the role straddles multiple geographies and travel is expected - a sense of adventure and curiosity is very helpful
    • Strong communication skills to keep vendors in sync with design & product teams
    • 3-5 years of supply chain & sourcing experience
    • Organized and general attention to detail
    • Proficient in MSFT Office & Google Docs
    • Basic understanding of manufacturing processes Qualifications You'll Develop on the Job
      • Developing hardware for computer vision and machine learning based systems (hardware that minimizes shadows, is easy to read in various lighting conditions etc.)
      • In depth knowledge of injection moulding and press printing processes and the ability to communicate concepts with Tooling/Mechanical Engineers
      • Understanding pricing models, COGs and margins
      • Real world experience with the compromises between cost, quality and schedule

Keywords: Osmo, Tangible Play Inc, Palo Alto , Sr. Sourcing Manager, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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