Job Description

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or a related technical or engineering field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of experience in procurement and supply chain management.
  • Experience in mechanical equipment commodity management.

Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA or Master's degree in a technical or engineering field.
  • Experience with industrial engineering and construction programs, especially data centers.
  • Expertise in HVAC equipment (i.e., AHUs, RTUs, Cooling Towers, and Containment).
  • Knowledge of international requirements, currency, tax, codes, and logistics challenges.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills, and the ability to maintain good relationships with stakeholders and suppliers.

About the job

Commodity Managers work with Engineering teams to make sure Google has the supplies and equipment to put into production the innovative products coming from our Engineering teams. As a Commodity Manager, you use your wide industry knowledge and strategic supplier relationships to optimize our total cost of ownership for our global -- and growing -- infrastructure. The scale at which Google operates means that savings on just one piece of hardware can have a huge impact on Google's bottom line.

As a Global Commodity Manager, you will define and execute Google’s strategic sourcing of Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC)- related products and supplier management, primarily for our Data Center infrastructure. You will develop innovative and extensive knowledge of technology management, strategy development, sourcing, fulfillment, and supplier management, and cost management. You will balance tactical and strategic issues concurrently. You will work with peers, managers, internal stakeholders, and Google executives, and Supplier Partners.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $123,000-$191,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.

Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 year ago
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Global Commodity Manager
Bachelor Degree
10+ Years
  • Founded In
    Mar 03, 2023
  • Company Size
    500+ Members
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