What we’re looking for:
We believe in the power of people. We are a network strategy and technology company that is motivated by making a difference in people’s lives – their productivity, their creativity, their health and comfort. That’s why we design and implement technologies and services that result in great outcomes.
This role is intended to provide support to the recently formed Optical Component Supply Chain team. This is a newly formed team created to mobilize Ciena’s component business. This role will be accountable for several key elements related to the productization of new photonics components being launched as part of Ciena’s Photonics component strategy. Elements will include product cost roadmap analysis, benchmarking activities, initiating and driving cost reduction initiatives with appropriate stakeholders as well as creating and providing a product health dashboard that will be shared with key member of the R&D and supply chain team. The candidate will work within the supply chain team as well as work closely with the R&D organization.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES
As an individual contributor, the successful candidate will be a member of the High Speed Photonics Component (HSPC) Supply Chain Team responsible for providing holistic views to several facets of the various in house developed photonics components. Specific facets include both short and long-term product cost evolution (including BOM cost, yield and transformation), establishment of key metrics and dashboard creation which will serve as a regular reporting mechanism to key internal stakeholders including component cost evolution, benchmarking data points, and overall supply chain status as product evolves from NPI to production.