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Title:  Buyer

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Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from
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Job Title : Buyer

 

Job Location: Goa, India

 

Must to have:

 

Engineering Graduate  preferably in  Mechanical Engineering

                           

Should have 8+ years of hands on sourcing and procurement experience.

                           

Demonstrated project management skills - Local sourcing , vendor capacity enhancements  and alternate sourcing

                 

In depth knowlegde of component costing and cost driver and Strong track record on cost reduction achievements year on year

               

Indepth knowledge and experience of working with a  supplier base in India for categories : Galvanized  fabrication , Aluminum die casting & machining , Aluminum fabrication  and hardware.

Hands on experience in setting up JIT/kanban/VMI  deliveries from vendors.
Exposure to best in class processes and adherance to Compliance.

Demonstrated Ownership  of the Supplier Selection Process.

 

General Summary : This position will maintain business relationships with key manufacturers of Injection molding parts and assemblies , sheet metal parts , installation kit components for in India. This person will be responsible for Cost, Quality (in coordination with in-region support) and Service from respective suppliers. 

 

Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Provide leadership and on-going direction to multiple end item and piece part vendors:
    • Capacity planning and implementation
    • Develop and drive performance measures and improvement plans
  • Identify and relieve constraints in product supply chains
  • Drive supplier to meet CommScope initiatives
  • Coordinate with India Quality and Engineering resources with accountability for supplier quality and service
  • As part of a cross functional team
    • Drive the India supplier selection process,
    • Drive make or buy decisions
    • Evaluate new contract manufacturers with quality, procurement and engineering, with increased emphasis on lowest total cost to CommScope and build competitive advantage for the company
  • Interface with materials management for proactive supply chain issues
  • Responsible for cost reductions.
  • Initiate and manage supply agreements with vendors to secure supplies and lower lead times.

 

Qualification : Bachelor’s in related curriculum such as Engineering. Preferred Master’s in related curriculum such as MBA in Materials Mgmt added advantage

 

Experience : Must be 8+ years of related experience(Sourcing and Purchasing).

 

Skills Required :

Include demonstrated competencies and physical, mental, & interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated project management skills required.
  • This position requires considerable liaison with peers within the region and other stakeholders including managing out of business hours meetings and relationships as well as cross cultural and cross functional relationships.
  • The position requires strong engineering technical knowledge in the manufacture of Sheet Metal, Injection Molding, Galv Steel fabrications, machined components fiber cable, assemblies and bought out components. Must have the ability to understand commercial issues related to the manufacture of these products. Candidate should have a proven track record for cost control, quality and delivery performance in their current and previous assignments. Should have a strong knowledge of the available vendor base in India .

 

Commscope is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


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