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Global Sourcing Manager

Company: Butterfly Network
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

Butterfly Network's mission is to democratize healthcare by enabling universal access to superior medical imaging. We reinvented ultrasound technology by creating the world's first handheld, single-probe whole-body ultrasound system: the Butterfly iQ. This innovative technology reduces the cost of the traditional ultrasound system by miniaturizing it onto a single semiconductor silicon chip.

Butterfly harnesses the advantages of AI and cloud computing to deliver advanced imaging that is easy-to-use and built for the digital era.The Butterfly iQ and next-generation Butterfly iQ+ have received CE Mark and FDA clearance, and are being sold in hospitals and clinics around the globe.

Joining Butterfly Network is the opportunity to redesign the future of healthcare through the power of technology. Embark on a journey with us to maximize global impact, motivated by the idea that our products will change the lives of millions along with the people you love.

Job Description

Butterfly is seeking a Global Sourcing Manager to help drive the development and manufacturing of our handheld ultrasound probe supply chain. In this role, you will manage and improve our existing partners and help map out the future commodity management partner strategy.

As part of our team, your core responsibilities will be:

  • Responsible for the relationship management and performance measurement and improvement of electrical component suppliers, commodity suppliers and contract manufacturers
  • Negotiate and manage part costs, including NRE, associated with new product introduction and sustaining production
  • Partner with internal Engineering, Product Management, Sourcing, Quality, and Manufacturing teams to develop improvement plans and drive improvements throughout the product life cycle.
  • Work with the legal team on manufacturing service agreements and ensure contract compliance.
  • Develop, implement and lead a new electrical component partner, commodity partner and contract manufacturer selection process as well as the RFQ/RFP process.
  • Lead executive-level quarterly business reviews (QBR) with critical partners.
  • Perform a broad variety of tasks in support of the role and responsibilities.


Baseline skills/experiences/attributes:

  • 10+ years in managing outsourced manufacturing, Tier 2 suppliers, and development of consumer electronics
  • Extensive project management and partner relationship management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in contracts and contract negotiations, and contract strategy development and execution
  • Demonstrated experience managing by influence, both with internal and external partners
  • Experience improving supply chain and supplier performance, including the use of cost models and performance metrics in the contract manufacturing industry
  • Experience working with Asian manufacturers and traveling to manufacturing sites.
  • Ability to travel internationally 30%
  • Bachelor's Degree in ME, EE, IE, Business, or Supply Chain Management

Ideally, you also have these skills/experiences/attributes (but it's ok if you don't!):

  • Master's degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Industrial Engineering or MBA

You Deeply Identify with Core Butterfly Network Values:

  • Efficient & Speedy - you get work done in a fraction of the time as industry peers
  • Intellectually Curious - you are thoughtful & inquisitive; people enjoy working with you because they learn from you
  • Mission-Driven & Committed - you are passionate about the company's purpose and are immensely productive
  • Team Oriented - you celebrate and take joy in the success of others on the team

Additional Information

We offer great perks:

  • Fully covered medical insurance plan, and dental & vision coverage - as a health-tech company, we place great worth on our teams' well-being
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits - we make your commute more reasonable
  • Free onsite meals + kitchen stocked with snacks
  • 401k plan - we facilitate your retirement goals
  • Flexible Paid Time Off - recharge and come back ready to make an impact
  • The ability to either work remotely or be based in one of our US offices in NYC, Palo Alto, or Guilford, CT
  • Competitive salaried compensation - we value our employees and show it
  • Equity - we want every employee to be a stakeholder
  • The opportunity to build a revolutionary healthcare product and save millions of lives!

Butterfly network does not accept agency resumes.

Butterfly Network Inc. is an E-Verify Company and is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or Veteran status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Butterfly Network, Palo Alto , Global Sourcing Manager, Other , Palo Alto, California

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