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Product Cost Manager, Devices and Services

Company: Google Inc.
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Minimum qualifications: * Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience in a business related field. * 5 years of relevant supply chain, sourcing/commodity management, contract manufacturing, or program management experience. * Experience building cost models, analyzing cost trends, and assessing opportunities and risk for product development. * Experience in hardware development lifecycle. Preferred qualifications: * MBA, Master's degree, or other advanced degree. * Ability to manage multiple/complex projects and changing priorities, make sound decisions under pressure, and work effectively in a team environment. About the job As a Product Cost Manager in the Devices and Services Sourcing and Procurement Organization, you will serve as the single point of contact for all activities relating to the device level cost tracking, analysis, and reporting. Additionally, you will be responsible for coordinating and driving cross-functional efforts to make sure that products progress through development and into mass production at cost and margin goal. Working closely with Product Management, Hardware Engineering, Industrial Design, Finance, and Operations teams, you will be the lead and focal point for cost. As a Product Cost Manager, you will be deeply analytical and deliver easily digestible and actionable insight to leadership and cross-functional teams. You'll be responsible for clearly communicating status, trajectory, and goals to all internal stakeholders. It will be your job to keep all teams engaged, focused, and pointing in the same direction on cost so that Google can ship great products. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our Devices & Services team combines the best of Google AI, Software, and Hardware to create radically helpful experiences for users. We research, design, and develop new technologies and hardware to make our user's interaction with computing faster, seamless, and more powerful. Whether finding new ways to capture and sense the world around us, advancing form factors, or improving interaction methods, the Devices & Services team is making people's lives better through technology. Responsibilities * Serve as the Product Cost Manager lead for cost for assigned product family, and deliver financially health products. * Manage the development and tracking of accurate product level cost models from inception/concept design stages and through entire product lifecycle. * Utilize industry knowledge, analytics, competitive industry data, and other inputs to identify cost inefficiencies and opportunities to identify realistic and challenging cost goals. * Collaborate closely with cross-functional stakeholders to identify facilitation, design, feature, and operational cost opportunities and track through to execution. * Deliver effective presentations of findings and recommendations to multiple levels of leadership, creating visual displays of quantitative cost information. Build and prototype dashboards to provide insights at scale.

Keywords: Google Inc., Mountain View , Product Cost Manager, Devices and Services, Executive , Mountain View, California

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