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Specialist, Strategic Sourcing

Req ID:  76774

Verna, Goa, India, 403722

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


We are looking out for a Strategic Sourcing Specilaist to join our team in Goa! This highly motivated individual will be responsible for leading and driving NPI (New Product Introduction) and Localization projects for Fiber to Home and related Broadband Telecommunication product developments with close collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.


How You'll Help Us Connect the World:

  • This role will be accountable for right Cost derivation and service focusing on speed to develop/ localize in-region with clear Project tracking and monitoring results. The right candidate should have relevant experience in Fiber Management Products not limited to Closures, Fiber Pigtails and Sheet Metal Distribution solutions and their subcomponent sourcing including hardware. Exposure to SAP and project management is essential. Knowledge of related vendor base Pan India is required.
  • Own and drive the sourcing and procurement process for new product introductions/localization including but not limited to:
  • Vendor selections and qualifications with respect to category / risk defined.
  • Part qualification in collaboration with Engineering, Operation, Supplier Quality and QA
  • Development at right cost and service level to ensure project outputs are met.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (locally and globally) to understand product requirements and identify potential suppliers which satisfy said needs.
  • Evaluate and select suppliers based on their capabilities, quality, reliability, and cost-effectiveness. Develop a strong understanding and knowledge of suppliers and capabilities.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively across different organizational levels, functions, businesses on project status, constraints, and mitigations.
  • Build costing templates and analyze gaps to negotiate against vendor part quotes / costs.
  • Expertise in FTH Products and experience in contract manufacturing and make/buy decisions.
  • Strong project tracking, and engagement with partners to overcome constraints to keep project status on track.
  • Development of team.


Required Qualifications for Consideration:

  • Bachelor’s in Engineering or equivalent area.
  • Preferably 10+ years of experience in Supply Chain and Localization Project leadership
  • Solid understanding of Fiber distribution to home products and vendor base in India
  • This position requires considerable liaison with peers and managing Cross functional relationships.

You Will Excite Us If You Have:

  • Supply chain management
  • Exposure/Expertise in SAP and Project tracking
  • Make/Buy experience
  • FTH Products exposure
  • Good in communication, costing, negotiation
  • Team Management

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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 groundbreaking 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 forward-thinking, hardworking, and caring people who strive to create what's next…..come connect to your future at CommScope.

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