Director, Contract Manufacturing


We believe each moment in sports can change the plan, change the game and change lives. That’s why our mission is to build the world’s most powerful network of sports video and data to empower teams to make every moment count.

How? By hiring people around the world who want to help us support coaches, players, analysts, recruiters, teams, clubs and fans. Hudl customers use our products to capture video, analyze data, share highlights and a lot more. They stay ahead of the game with the latest technology and we help them achieve their goals.

Want to join us?

In this role, you will function Hudl’s primary contact with these partners. You’ll work with them to manage Hudl’s supply chain and manufacturing processes, ensuring procurement, production, testing and distribution issues are all managed effectively. You will also be responsible for bringing these partners into our device creation process at the appropriate stage of development.

You will be responsible evaluation of the performance of our existing contract manufacturers as well as identification, evaluation and selection of future contract manufacturers.

You’ll manage the budget for production, ensuring targets are met. You will be involved in forecasting and capacity planning as we continue to expand our hardware portfolio. 

This position is able to work remotely within the US or out of our Lincoln, Omaha, or Boston offices.  


You Are

  • Professionally qualified and experienced. You have experience working with contract manufacturers and, preferably, have experience with electronics manufacturing.
  • A problem solver. When something isn’t going according to plan, you find another solution quickly.
  • Not one for the status quo . “That’s the way we’ve always done it” isn’t in your vocabulary. You constantly look for ways to innovate and make things better. Good is never good enough.
  • A vocal leader. You have experience managing new initiatives and projects. You're able to influence and challenge teams to incorporate best practices in everything they do.

You Will

  • Bring expertise to Hudl. You will help build Hudl’s knowledge including assessment of industry trends, technology advancement, and contract manufacturing landscape.
  • Negotiate. As Hudl’s hardware business grows, it’s important that we’re using reliable, high-quality providers who can scale. You’ll make sure Hudl (and its customers) are getting great value.
  • Drive continuous improvement. Hardware is a newer piece of Hudl’s product portfolio, so there’s plenty of opportunity for us to improve on the way we develop and produce new products.
  • Measure. You’ll ensure metrics are in place to measure to track the performance of the contract sites, and lead external or internal operating review meetings. You’ll also track performance to budget and find areas for improvement.
  • Work globally. Hudl sells products in many locations and it’s important for us to be able to fulfill orders all around the world.

We Will

  • Celebrate work at Hudl retreats. We like to gather our Hudlies from around the world to showcase achievements and strategize for the future. 
  • Treat you like an adult. We’re all about a healthy work-life balance. We’ll give you unlimited vacation time and have company-wide timeout days (no meetings allowed).
  • Provide career growth. We’re lifelong learners who encourage professional development. We’ll give you tons of resources and opportunities to keep growing.
  • Supply you with tools for success. We've invested in our office spaces, designing them with our employees in mind. You’ll have the enriching, flexible environment and powerful hardware you need to do your job well.
  • Support your mental and physical health. We care about our employees’ wellbeing. Our Employee Assistance Program, Employee Resource Groups and fitness partner Peerfit have you covered.
  • Cover your medical insurance. We have multiple plans to pick from to ensure you’ll have the coverage you (and your dependents) want.
  • Contribute to your 401(K). Yep, that’s free money. We’ll match up to 4% of your own contribution.

Diversity at Hudl

Hudl is an equal opportunity employer. We understand the power of a diverse team, celebrate differences and promote inclusion.

We also know imposter syndrome is real and the confidence gap can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don’t hesitate to apply—we’d love to hear from you.

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Posted 13 days ago

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