Global Supply Manager, Electrical Hardware

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Square builds common business tools in unconventional ways so more people can start, run, and grow their businesses. When Square started, it was difficult and expensive (or just plain impossible) for some businesses to take credit cards. Square made credit card payments possible for all by turning a mobile phone into a credit card reader. Since then Square has been building an entire business toolkit of both hardware and software products including Square Capital, Square Terminal, Square Payroll, and more. We’re working to find new and better ways to help businesses succeed on their own terms—and we’re looking for people like you to help shape tomorrow at Square.

Job Description

As a Global Supply Manager on the Hardware Operations team, you will be responsible for managing electrical and/or module related commodities across all of Square's Hardware portfolio. You will manage supplier business relationships which include pricing and contract negotiations, component quality, forecasting, and supply assurance. You will be responsible for developing and executing sourcing strategies from a wide variety of component manufacturers. You will report to the a Global Supply Manager lead.

You will:

  • Work cross-functionally with Electrical Engineering, Product Design, Product Team and Hardware Operations to achieve best-in-class supplier selection and qualification

  • Strategic Sourcing: vendor selection and relationship management, market intelligence on potential suppliers, monitoring vendor deliverables and schedules.

  • Supply management: work with suppliers to negotiate business terms and ensure Square receives the cost, quality and performance necessary for today's global market. Influence Square's product roadmap and sourcing decisions.

  • Manage global supply chain disruptions in real time with the support of an international team.

  • Capacity planning, ramp readiness, yield, throughput improvement and issue resolution.

  • Cost Management: negotiate pricing, cost reductions, RFQs, benchmarking and cost modeling.

  • Risk Management: Analyze technical and business risks and develop strategies for mitigation in a dynamic industry.

  • Travel ~15% mostly internationally


You Have:

  • 6+ years of experience in Global Supply Management with electrical components (board electrical, in addition to other EE commodity types)

  • Technical background (Electrical is a plus)

  • Experience with global supplier development & management, cost management, and semiconductor manufacturing

  • Experience with maintaining relationships within cross-functional teams as well as suppliers' teams and management

  • MS Excel skills


Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Square is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.


We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Sellers use Square to reach buyers online and in person, manage their business, and access financing. Individuals use Cash App to spend, send, store, and invest money. And TIDAL is a global music and entertainment platform that expands Square's purpose of economic empowerment to artists. Square, Inc. has offices in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Ireland, Spain, Norway, and the UK.

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