• Senior Manager, Global Supply Chain - Data Center

    Job Location(s) US-AZ-Phoenix
    Requisition #
    2018-19219
    Category
    Real Estate
    Type
    Full-Time
    Work From Home (Virtual)
    Yes
  • Overview

    About Iron Mountain Data Centers

    Iron Mountain Data Centers, a division of Iron Mountain incorporated, is a leading provider of data center and colocation services. Our global portfolio consists of hyperscale-ready, strategic edge, and underground data centers comprising over 2.5 million square feet across twelve data centers in four countries. More than 1,100 customers including cloud providers, global enterprises, and local market organizations choose Iron Mountain Data Centers for our thirty-year proven track record, risk mitigation, and operational efficiency. Iron Mountain colocation facilities are sustainable and provide the most logical venue for hybrid IT with easy access to the carriers, cloud providers, exchanges, and IT services necessary for digital transformation. Comprehensive compliance support ensures highly-regulated enterprise and public sector customers are protected as they change their organizations to thrive in a multi-cloud world. We are guardians of changemakers. For more, visit www.ironmountain.com/data-centers.


     
    Iron Mountain is an equal opportunity employer, and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, disability, medical condition, U.S. Military or veteran status or other legally protected classifications in making employment decisions.

    Responsibilities

    Key Responsibilities:

    • ANALYZE MARKETS RELATIVE TO CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY CHAIN (Global)
    • ANALYZE EQUIPMENT AND SERVICE PROCUREMENT (Global)
    • DEVELOP SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY TO MEET PLANNED GROWTH (Global)
    • EXECUTE OPERATIONALLY COMPLEX SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGIES (Global)
    • COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY WITH SUPPLIERS AND INTERNAL TEAM MEMBERS RELATIVE TO SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY AND ISSUES

     

    1. Prior to entering new markets and to be done for all top tier data center markets:
      1. Evaluate market relative to design team capabilities
      2. Evaluate market relative to construction management resources
      3. Evaluate market relative to construction labor resource constraints
      4. Evaluate market relative to third party construction management resources
      5. Evaluate relative to logistic issues as it relates to procuring equipment and construction materials. What is critical path relative to locally obtained resources (example: steel, precast)
      6. Evaluate market relative to deviations from standard builds (example: in a particular market do they do steel skins on data centers rather than precast)
      7. Identify and document path and timing for acquisition of utility capacity
      8. Issue market report
    2. In existing markets with planned capacity growth:
      1. Update market report to provide current status on design, labor and material constraints
      2. Update market report to provide current status on available utility capacity \ lead times
    3. Supply Chain Activities – Equipment and Services
      1. Analyze current procurement methods and determine optimal path forward at current size and at 2x, 3x, 4x to maximize purchasing power and reduce critical path constraints
      2. Work with manufacturers to develop supply chain solutions that minimize cost and reduce lead times
      3. Work with IM Procurement to put MSAs in place for equipment and services based on IMDC business plan to meet revenue goals
      4. Develop metrics to evaluate supplier performance against their performance for other data center providers
      5. Develop multiple sourcing paths for key equipment and services
      6. Manage the delivery of savings targets
      7. Holds quarterly business reviews with key suppliers and service providers

     

     

     

    Skills:

    • Ability to execute operationally, complex sourcing activities
    • Understands sourcing processes, able to implement more than one option: RFX, e-sourcing or pooling
    • Ability to engage in a collaborative approach to achieving business goals with providers
    • Ability to identify key supplier performance KPIs and measure performance of suppliers
    • Ability to build quantitative models to support supply chain decisions

    Knowledge & Experience Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree (B.A or B.S.) in supply chain, finance or business management required. C.P. M or equivalent certifications preferred. MBA, MS preferred. Experience in the providing these services in the construction industry preferred.
    • Minimum of five years’ experience in strategic sourcing, contract negotiations and vendor management.
    • An equivalent combination of education and extensive subject matter expertise along with procurement process experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education requirements listed above.
    • The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, specifically in communications across a multi-national organization. Additionally, the candidate should be proficient in planning, collaboration, and analysis.