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Title:  Specialist, Strategic Sourcing

Job Title: Specialist, Strategic Sourcing

Location: Goa


We are looking for extraordinarily hardworking, forward-thinking, and driven people. If you wish to be part of a team dedicated to delivering industry-leading performance through exceptional talent and a culture of innovation and collaboration, this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss. Looking out for a dynamic, organized, self-starter to join our Procurement department as a Specialist Strategic Sourcing located in Verna Goa


What to Expect: This position will require to source key components and commodities within the Country and as well as within the region. This requirement needs leadership of cross functional Teams to aggressively drive key strategic sourcing projects and provide the Manager with a clear line of site on progress. Should have exposure to best in class supply chain practices and international trade agreements that provide opportunities of strategic sourcing.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identify right sources, Lead the cross functional team to qualify suppliers at the best cost/ quality and scale.
  • Drive the India supplier selection process,
  • Drive make or buy decisions.
  • Evaluate new suppliers with Quality, Procurement and Engineering, with increased emphasis on the lowest total cost to CommScope and build competitive advantage for the company
  • Provide leadership and ongoing direction to multiple end item and piece part vendors:
  • Capacity planning and implementation at Suppliers as part of the project.
  • Develop and drive performance measures and improvement plans
  • Identify and relieve constraints in product supply chains
  • Drive supplier to meet CommScope initiatives on cost, quality, scale and lead times.
  • Coordinate with India Quality and Engineering resources with accountability for supplier quality and service
  • Communicate with materials management for proactive supply chain issues.
  • Responsible for cost reductions and the BOM cost.
  • Initiate and manage supply agreements with vendors to secure supplies and lower lead times.

Qualification : Bachelors in Engineering or equivalent area.

Experience : Preferably of 10 years of Global Sourcing and Purchasing.

You will excite us if you have:

  • 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, Galvanized Steel fabrications, plated machined components, PCBs, 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 and in-region.

Why CommScope?

Our dynamic work environment attracts forward-thinking, hardworking, and caring people who strive to build what’s next. We provide our employees with opportunities where they can innovate and build, while growing and developing their careers. We thrive with change and know the value diversity plays in bringing forth new insights and generating better solutions. CommScope is an Equal Opportunity employer!

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