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Our ambitious goal of helping innovators build a better world with data started in 2009. Today, we are one of the fastest growing enterprise companies in history, surpassing $1B in revenue at the end of 2017.   

The world is experiencing a technological revolution driven by AI, machine learning, virtual reality, quantum computing and self-driving cars -- all of which require large amounts of data and put Pure’s technology literally in the driver’s seat. Our solutions deliver real-time, secure data to power mission-critical production, DevOps, and modern analytics in multi-cloud environments. With a Satmetrix NPS score in the top 1% of B2B companies worldwide, our customer-first culture and commitment to innovation create a thriving company that employees, customers, partners, and investors love. For more information on our business, check out the corporate fact sheet here.

Operations Team at Pure 

Operations covers areas including technical operations, manufacturing, product supply, service logistics, and facilities. The people are what truly makes this an amazing org. They maintain close knit partnerships and everyone comes together a couple times each year for exciting offsite trips and events. They strive to ensure employees to enjoy coming to work, and most of all, have fun! 

What You Will Be Doing

Pure Storage is seeking a Senior Commodity Manager to work in our Operations team. This role will partner with Marketing, IT, Facilities and other BU's to focus on diverse indirect spend, defining and implementing commodity sourcing and strategies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Present Cost Savings proposals to management and internal customers 
  • Negotiate global spend for key commodity items
  • Continually identify and implement new opportunities for cost savings and avoidance, and proactively track the progress 
  • Facilitate quarterly road maps with key suppliers
  • Manage global indirect sourcing strategy including contract negotiation and cost targets.
  • Negotiate business T&C's relating to: payment terms, delivery terms, inventory strategies, lead times, price reduction, tariffs, VAT and other strategic issues with key suppliers
  • Implement programs for supplier selection, supplier performance management, and supply base optimization
  • Oversee supply agreements and work with Legal to establish optimal contract terms and conditions with suppliers
  • Advise management on alternate global supply sources, component material costs, commodity pricing trends, and supply/demand situations that could impact the business
  • Monitor current commodity market conditions to identify challenges.
  • Develop strategic commodity plans both internally and to Pure customers as appropriate

What You Bring To The Team

  • 10+ years’ experience in Supply Chain, Procurement and Commodity Management
  • Background working with ERP & MRP systems 
  • Knowledge of the data storage market or high tech industry 
  • Experience working at a large OEM and EMS corporation is a plus
  • Must be detail oriented, analytical, process savvy, customer focused, and adaptable to business needs

No Storage? No Problem.

We look for talent and culture first, specific technologies second, so once you decide Pure is the right place for you, we will match you with the right project to start with.  Plus, we like people to have the ability to do different things and be constantly learning, so we encourage our engineers to move around to different teams and project across the company.

Pure creates opportunities for your development and career growth.

At Pure, we believe that each Puritan is a leader contributing to the success of our business, regardless of role. We offer an assortment of learning options available to all Puritans, including workshops on leadership, management, career development and more! We’re here to change the world and we hope you join us!

Popular Perks

Pure offers an unlimited vacation policy, free lunches, meditation rooms, free yoga classes and employee resource groups to encourage all of our employees to maintain mind and body wellness. Through our Pure Good Foundation, we also offer numerous volunteer opportunities for employees to give back not only to the Bay Area, but across the globe.

Pure is Committed to Equality

Pure is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other characteristic legally protected by the laws of the jurisdiction in which you are being considered for hire.  If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at recruitingops@purestorage.com.

 

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