Summer Internship 2019 - Global Sourcing (Santa Barbara)
Company: Sonos Inc
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: February 1, 2019
Department: Product Operations
Location: Santa Barbara
Req#: 4748 Global Sourcing (Program, Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Packaging and Indirect Procurement) focuses on building and maintaining supplier and internal stakeholder relationships to ensure cost, quality, supply, technology are aligned with the organizational goals and strategy.
The goal of this internship is to support the Sourcing teams in achieving its Operational goals for Fiscal Year 2019.
You're not like everyone else.
You bring a unique perspective to the table. Transparency tops your list of values. Your smarts and creativity are off the charts, matched only by your humility. You want to collaborate with a team of diverse talent. You proactively contribute to a culture of respect and inclusion.
You enjoy a challenge.
Inquisitive and focused, you see every challenge as an opportunity. You're ambitious and unafraid to make mistakes because you learn from them and bounce back quickly. You don't stop until you get it right. \\"Impossible\\" isn't in your vocabulary. You're more interested in creating the future than waiting for it.
You love to listen.
You start every interaction from a place of listening and seeking to understand. You're culturally connected. You remember your first concert. You can readily recommend a binge-worthy show on Netflix, Hulu or HBO. You can't sit in traffic without a great audiobook, podcast or album. You can make a killer playlist. Your idea of a good weekend includes watching a movie or playing a video game.
What You ll Do
*Research the commodity trend current state, market research, projections, etc.
*Map out how planning / sourcing / manufacturing / logistics and quality interact within Sonos - all of internal supply chain and highlight how these inter-dependencies impact commodity management.
*Track Sonos assets at suppliers / CM partners
*Map out how to leverage external supply chains Suppliers',CMs , Distributors supply chains to manage the assigned commodity.
*Map the inter-dependencies between Ops and various groups (Product, engineering, Sales etc) that impact the commodity strategy and management
*Quantify direct impact Sourcing plays in Sonos achieving financial goals
*Layout the category strategy for Logistics sourcing. Identify the current gaps in Logistics sourcing, propose opportunities for efficiencies, cost reduction, value addition within Logistics sourcing, create KPIs for measuring supplier performance. Identify which sub-categories have quick wins and quantify the benefits.
Skills You ll Need
*Prior Hands-on work experience preferably in one of the supply chain work streams - plan, source, make, deliver, return, quality.
*Experience with standard Supply Chain Systems and Tools such as ERP, PLM, Spend Management etc.
*Someone who loves engaging in and building interpersonal relationships to solve problems as much as relying on systems, tools and processes.
More About Sonos
In 2002, Sonos set out to reinvent the way people listen at home. The wireless home sound system we created makes it easier than ever to fill any and every room with music, podcasts, TV, and just about anything else you could ever want to hear-all with brilliant, immersive clarity. Since then millions of people in over 60 countries have made Sonos part of their lives.
Today we remain focused on innovation, thoughtfully designing products, inventing new technologies, expanding our software platform, crafting the best sound experience and making a positive social impact in the world.
We're empowering people to listen better because listening builds understanding and drives change. It even increases happiness and brings people together. Simply put, listening leads to a better life. (We've got the data to prove it.)
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