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Title:  Manager, Procurement

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Commscope is hiring a Procurement Manager with Richardson, TX being a preferred location. We are also open to hire this person in Claremont, NC /Catawba, NC /Greensboro,NC/Shakopee, MN

 

General Summary:

Procurement managers have overall responsibility for supporting the site procurement teams across CommScope facilities with the development of supply chain strategies that are aligned with the needs of the BU and Operations teams, driving a consistent approach to Procurement that shares best practice.  Ensures that the supply base is being proactively managed in terms of performance as well as identifying risk in the supply chain and implementing mitigation actions

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the development of Site Procurement Strategies that ensure alignment to BU and Global Ops strategy across the sites
  • Ensures processes are in place for the management of supplier performance as well as ensuring Supplier Business Reviews are held with all key suppliers.
  • Assist in negotiations for with global suppliers (both in region and multi-national).
  • Delivering on Cost Reduction Plans and feeding the future savings funnel, rolling 12
  • Developing local vendor base NPI support, where required by the site.
  • Ensuring supplier contracts are focused on mitigating risk and reducing inventory/lead-time while managing stock liabilities with suppliers
  • Leverage material purchases to provide a distinctive difference between CommScope and its competitors.
  • Improve cash flow by extending supplier payment terms and increasing raw material inventory turns.
  • Conducts detailed cost analysis of components, utilizing ‘Should Cost’ data to drive to lowest cost.
  • Generate and analyze RFQ/bid proposals. Includes understanding and executing total cost of ownership analysis, risk analysis, supplier interviews, supplier selection, supplier site audits, supplier qualification, cost negotiations, establishing contracts/non-disclosure agreements and ongoing strategic supplier development. 
  • Continuous improvement of processes and systems.
  • Ensures the all CommScope policies and procedures as they relate to this role are adhered to all times.

 

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related curriculum required. 
  • A minimum of 5 years of procurement or relevant experience is required. 
  • Experience managing people in a matrixed environment
  • Position requires significant travel (domestic and international). 
  • Must demonstrate capability to lead a cross functional team and project management skills.

 

SKILLS DESIRED

  • Experience with SAP/ERP highly desired

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.

United States;United States : Minnesota || United States : North Carolina;United States : Minnesota : Shakopee || United States : North Carolina : Catawba || United States : North Carolina : Claremont || United States : North Carolina : Greensboro 


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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