The Sourcery is hiring a

Global Supply Manager

Redwood City, United States

About Brava:

We’re an IoT company focused on elevating and simplifying the in-home food experience. Our team consists of IoT and consumer hardware rockstars who have shipped products like the August Lock, Kindle and iPhone, as well as product, marketing and business trailblazers who have led multiple companies to high-profile exits.  Are you a foodie looking to work with an amazing team that will both challenge and support you?  Let’s talk!


The Role:

We’re setting up our supply chain to produce high quality consumer IoT products at high volume using top-tier contract manufacturers. You will own the supply chain management from products in concept through final production, with extensive autonomy and control over how you execute.

What you’ll own/do:

  • Source strategic suppliers and supply chain partners
  • Spec out project costs, negotiate with suppliers, and create estimates
  • Take complete ownership of the project by managing the budget, keeping all parts and parties moving, and ensuring that suppliers are hitting deadlines
  • Ensure that our hardware programs run smoothly


Our Ideal Candidate Has:

  • 5+ years of experience in supply chain management in a fast-paced, innovative environment
  • Experience with global supplier development, product development, and management
  • Past success with reading and negotiating contracts
  • Strong cost management skills
  • Dedication and drive to produce world-class hardware
  • Proven track record of meeting challenging organizational objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate across cross-functional teams, including up to the executive level
  • Driven project schedules and managed resources
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely to the executive team
  • Ability and desire to travel internationally
  • MSME, BSME / IE / EE, or equivalent


Bonus points for:

  • MBA
  • Consumer hardware experience
  • Experience at a small start-up
  • Conversational knowledge of the different functional groups (mechanical, electrical) that go into making hardware
  • Past experience working across hardware and software


Why you should work here:

  • You’ll be compensated with competitive salary, equity and benefits
  • We’ll trust you to do things right
  • Your feedback and opinions are valued and heard
  • We’re at an early stage and provide significant career growth opportunity
  • You’ll be creating something that people love and use on a daily basis!