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Title:  Strategic Sourcing Specialist, NPI

In our ‘always on’ world, we believe it’s essential to have a genuine connection with the work you do.

CommScope is a global innovator in broadband technology. Our team collaborates with leading Service and Content Providers to build entertainment and communication solutions that are personalized and mobile. At CommScope, we are constantly redefining connectivity to power a smarter, simpler, more connected world. CommScope customers include service providers (cable, broadband, telco, satellite), commercial verticals, small enterprises, and the people they serve. We win when our customers win…and that drives everything we do.

Now hiring a Strategic Sourcing Specialist - NPI located in Richardson or Euless TX site. Working with the Global Procurement Manager you'll have daily interactions with other CommScope sites globally (USA, UK, Czech Republic, India, China, Belgium) this is an outstanding opportunity for a senior professional to play a key part in the coordination and delivery of the New Product Development across the company!

How You'll Help us Connect The World

This is a central role that sits between R&D, PMO, and suppliers, responsible for intensive daily interaction with project teams on NPI in order to offer a high service level based on customer expectations. You will be the strategic partner within Global Supply Chain participating in NPI projects, focusing on procurement, planning, and logistics.

Together with dedicated NPI project teams, you support the introduction of new products with the objective of sourcing material at the right cost with the right supply chain from the beginning of production and develop sources of supply where vendors and preferred suppliers are inadequate by owning the Supplier Selection Process.

Expectations for this challenge include sourcing complex direct materials (e.g. die castings, injection mouldings, metal fabrications) with suppliers that can meet the service, quality, and cost requirements, coordination with Design Engineering to identify and arrange cost reduction opportunities on existing and new products and conducting cost/price analysis for all products under their jurisdiction with emphasis on high dollar and sole source procurements, establishing agreement strategies.

Required Qualifications for Consideration

  • 5+ years experience working in a Procurement / Purchasing environment with a Bachelor's degree in engineering or supply chain. Or 2+ years relevant experience with a Master's degree in engineering or Supply Chain.
  • Demonstrated experience with Product Management; spanning across at least 20 projects in tandem.
  • Demonstrate previous experience, building connections in a matrix and multinational organization - with excellent communications skills.

You Will Excite Us If You Have

  • Experience/existing network within CommScope.
  • Planning and Project management experience.
  • Technical background in telecommunication products.

What happens after you apply?

Learn how to prepare yourself for the next steps in our hiring process by visiting https://careers.commscope.com/how-we-hire


 Why CommScope:

CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow. 

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next…..come connect to your future at CommScope.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at talentacquisition@commscope.com. You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at careers.commscope.com/eeo

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