3PP Accessories Global Supply Manager (GSM), Hardware

Square, San Francisco CA, US

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Duration: Full-Time

As a 3PP Accessories (3rd Party Peripherals) Global Supply Manager on the Hardware Operations team, you will be responsible for managing 3rd party peripherals such as printers, barcode scanners, cash drawers, receipt paper, cases, docks, mounts, iPADs across all of Block’s Hardware portfolio. You will manage supplier business relationships which include pricing and contract negotiations, quality, forecasting, and supply assurance. You will be responsible for developing and executing sourcing strategies from a wide variety of manufacturers and distributors. You willl report to the Accessories Global Supply Manager Lead.

You will:

  • Work cross-functionally with Logistics, Supply Demand Planning, Product Team, Mechanical Design, and Hardware Operations to achieve best-in-class manufacturer and distributor selection and qualification

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

  • Supply management: Effectively work with manufacturers to negotiate business terms and ensure Block receives the cost, quality and performance necessary for today’s global market. Influence Block’s product roadmap and sourcing decisions.ance necessary for today's global market. Influence Block’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 domestically, 5% international. 

You Have:

  • 4+ years of experience in Global Supply Management with electro-mechanical commodities and modules (familiarity with printers, barcode scanners, cash drawers, cases, docks, mounts is a plus) 

  • Supply Chain Management degree, MS or BS Degree in related disciplines (EE/ME preferred), MBA is a plus

  • Technical background (Mechanical highly preferred) 

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

  • Experience with maintaining relationships within cross-functional teams as well as manufacturer and distributor teams and management

  • MS Excel skills

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. Block 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, veteran status, 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, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

About Square

We believe the economy is better when everyone has access. When everyone has room to grow. No one should be left out because the cost is too great or the technology too complex. So we’re building easy tools to empower and enrich people. Tools that shorten the distance between having an idea and making a living from it—because we believe in fair and square. We started with a little white card reader but haven’t stopped there. Our new reader helps our sellers accept chip cards and NFC payments, our Cash app lets people send money instantly, and we’re building easy tools for customers, too. We’re empowering the electrician to send invoices, setting up the food truck with a delivery option, helping the clothing boutique pay its employees, and giving the coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re here to help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their business—and helping them grow their business is good business for everyone.


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