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Facebook is seeking an experienced West Regional Lead in support of data center logistics operations at America’s Data Center locations. This person will be responsible for working closely with the unique on-site program managers in their respective regions supporting logistics operations. This role will possess influence on IBOS systems strategy and IT inputs working closely with those Menlo Park IBOS teams. Must work closely with stakeholders across the entire DC ecosystem, internal and external. This role will take the lead implementing consistent, repeatable, and scalable processes with associated analytics across the operation. Additionally, this individual will maintain consistency of inventories in the widely distributed network of data center locations supporting Facebook. This is a highly visible position which requires understanding of logistics processes and systems, financial cost analysis, and experience with data analysis and project management.
Manage Logistic Leads through project assignment, resource alignment, and prioritization.
Develop, implement, and monitor strategic priorities across the region supporting the Facebook LRP and priorities set by leadership.
Facilitate an environment allowing logistics leads to conduct all day-to-day aspects of material movement including: shipping and receiving, inventory management, and cycle counting of all consigned and FB-owned inventory throughout the region.
Ensure production of monthly audits are in compliance with all SLA requirements, ensuring all inventory controls across the Region.
Oversee month- and quarter-end DC Asset Audit requirements ensuring appropriate financial reporting across the region.
Monitor regional inventory reconciliation processes to identify risk, manage obsolescence, and reserve appropriately.
Proactively monitor system interfaces with external suppliers identifying and correcting any errors impacting product movements across the region.
Manage suppliers, materials, and inventory in a manner consistent with the requirements of Facebook.
Manage ongoing KPI’s to measure regional performance.
Work closely with all stakeholder teams across the region to understand business requirements, implement new processes, and contribute to ongoing process improvements.
Resolve regional project issues and coordinate appropriate escalation.
Actively monitor operations dashboards and index reports to drive improvement.
Contribute to the development and implementation of IBOS from ground-break of new regions/building, through handoff to DC operations team.
Mentor site IBOS leads such that they can run daily operations/regional projects with minimal direction.
Implement creative ideas keeping IBOS operating costs to a minimum.
Gather and analyze feedback from their regional DCs regarding needed changes/improvements/revamps of proposed and existing tools, processes, workflows.
Partner with Environmental Health and Safety to guarantee compliance with all Federal, State, and Local safety requirements.
Partner with process team to monitor training of all full time and contracted staff and maintain logistics best practices across all sites.
Utilize reporting and other forms of data to gauge performance of Facebook team.
Identify waste in order to streamline processes and reduce excess materials.
Strive to refine and develop all logistics processes aligning with best practices and other analytical positions.
Manage performance for all logistics leads within region.
50% Travel required.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, math, business or related field and 5+ years experience in data center logistics, production IT or similar environment and 5+ years’ experience in business analysis/program management.
Experience in as-is/to-be business process mapping, gap analysis, requirements elicitation and data analysis.
Experience in cross-functional collaboration across multiple teams.
Experience working independently and managing time.
Experience handling project management responsibilities (prioritization, planning, scheduling, status reporting).
Knowledge with Oracle (or similar software), MS Access, Excel, data loaders, SQL.
Communication, problem-solving and interpersonal experience.
Supply Chain process knowledge from Procure-to-Pay.
Experienced in personnel management, staffing, and scheduling for 24/7 environment.
Understanding of start-up environment.
Quick learner, positive attitude, and focused on customer service.
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