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Title:  Manager Strategic Sourcing

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Position Title : Manager, Strategic Sourcing


Job Location: Goa 


General Summary :


This position will maintain business relationships with key vendors. This person will be responsible for Cost, Quality (in coordination with in-region support) and Service from respective suppliers.  Person will also be responsible for analysis of spend and purchasing data across the Site and provide his Manager with Analytics as required.


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
    • Should have knowledge of global supply chain and international trade agreement that provide opportunities of strategic sourcing.
    • Overall Knowledge of all commodities especially PCB & Cables, also special processes like plating / powder coating.
  • 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.
  • Identify suppliers manufacturing line constraints / issues / limitations and suggest the actions accordingly.


Qualification : Preferably Bachelors in related curriculum such as Engineering


Experience : preferably 15+ years of Sourcing and Purchasing. 


Skills Required :


  • 15+ years of experience (10-12 years strong experience in sourcing)
  • Worked for Reputed MNCs
  • Qualification preferably BE
  • Team Management experience
  • Strong experience in sourcing commodities-Sheet metal, PCB’s, Die casting, Plastics
  • Experience in Supplier evaluation and selection process.
  • Preferably experience in Auto Industry/Auto Supply chain development organizations
  • Global Sourcing experience in Asian Countries-Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines etc
  • Experience in international trade policies


Commscope is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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