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Mechanical Product Realization Leader (Supply Chain)

Department: Product Operations

Location: Boston, Santa Barbara, Seattle

Req#: 3317

We are looking for a seasoned product supply chain leader who can bring transformational leadership capability and focus to our new product realization activity.  This is a new, high visibility function at Sonos that will play an instrumental role in developing the company’s capabilities to create amazing, uniquely differentiated acoustic hardware products – as well as the high performance supply chains needed to deliver them to the world.  This position will also play a key role in developing, influencing and aligning our longer-term manufacturing, sourcing, and technology strategies across the supply chain and product development organizations

About You

Our band is large. And while there’s plenty of room for all kinds of personalities and skill sets to succeed, there are certain qualities that will help you thrive here.

Like a never-accept-less work ethic. An exceptionally low ego-to-talent ratio (none of the first, tons of the latter). A relentless craving to push past your limits and try new things. The smarts and the humble confidence to take on big challenges, make mistakes fast and early, embrace tough feedback, then recover quickly with fresh, startlingly perfect solutions. A fearless willingness to defend great work. And a tendency to totally geek out on music.

If this sounds like you, read on and let’s connect soon.

What You’ll Do

  • Build and develop a team of senior leaders who can successfully lead cross-functional supply chain product teams to deliver major new product programs with high impact – from exploration phase to mass production. 
  • Deeply partner with product development to understand, influence, and enable future product and technology roadmaps and strategies.
  • Develop, influence, and align key product supply chain strategies – including global manufacturing and key component/technology sourcing – across product development and supply chain organizations. 
  • Identify and align strategic manufacturing/supply chain investment areas and plans with future supply chain capability requirements needed to differentiate our products.
  • Develop and lead a process to regularly assess our current supply chain team capabilities versus future needs, and use the outcome to align and prioritize hiring and development activities across product supply chain functions. 
Skills You’ll Need

  • 15+ years experience designing, building and leading high performance teams within fast growing, highly innovative and progressive environments.  
  • Proven track record coaching and developing people and teams - especially in globally diverse, face-paced, dynamic, and demanding environments. 
  • Broad leadership experience bringing complex, game-changing products to high-volume manufacturing.  Technical background with progressive leadership roles in manufacturing operations, new product introduction/development, and/or strategic sourcing is highly desired.
  • Broad, strategic, and creative thinker with a track record of progressive thought leadership. 
  • Strong collaboration skills - ability to effectively influence others in multiple groups and collaborate cross-functionally to achieve specific goals.
  • Engineering degree with graduate degree in engineering or business is desired.

Ideal Experience:

  • Consumer electronics experience.
  • Masters in Engineering.
  • Experience traveling and working in Asia.
How to Audition

Apply now and if there is a strong match, you'll be invited for a first phone interview with one of our recruiters.

More About Our Band

In 2002, we set out to reinvent home audio for the digital age. Our mission–to fill every home with amazing sounding music. Yes, it was an ambitious goal. Challenging, too. And that hasn’t changed.

Since those early days, we’ve remained tirelessly focused on finding innovative ways to make listening out loud, with friends and loved ones, the truly transformative experience it should be. We’ve seen our vision capture the imaginations of music lovers in more than 60 countries, as we’ve continued to introduce products, software, and technologies that help people share the songs they love, discover new music they never knew existed, and experience richer, more musical lives.

At Sonos, we are building a team with extraordinary talent to help us fill every home with music. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.