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Title:  Strategic Sourcing Specialist

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Position Title : Strategic Sourcing Specialist


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
  • 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 8 years of Sourcing and Purchasing


Skills Required :


  • Include demonstrated competencies and physical, mental, & interpersonal skills.
  • Preferably 8 years of Sourcing and Purchasing.
  • 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, Galva 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.