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Title:  Strategic Sourcing Specalist

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

General Summary

This position will maintain business relationships with key manufacturers of Fiber Cables, Cable assemblies, Connector part, Sheet metal (stamping & allied processes). 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 contract manufacturers:
    • Monthly forecast communication
    • Capacity planning and implementation
    • Resolve systemic problems (missing ASN, missing POA, delivery)
    • Develop and drive performance measures and improvement plans
    • Management of CommScope resources at contract manufactures
  • Identify and relieve constraints in product supply chains
  • Drive supplier intervals 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
    • Participate in India supplier selection process,
    • Participate in determining what products should be subcontracted,
    • 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
  • Identification and implementation of cost reductions.
  • Responsible for the establishment of material and process schedules to support new product introduction and prototype builds driven from project management schedules. Be responsible for leading team to accomplish making new product phase in mass production in time.

You will Excite us if you have:

  • Bachelor’s in engineering (Mechanical/Electronics and Telecommunication Preferred) with preferably 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Work experience in OE or Tier 1 OEM in auto ancillary/Home appliance industry/ Fiber Cable or Copper cable Connectors knowledge needed.
  • Knowledge of supplier base for Molded plastic commodity/ Fiber cables/copper cables/ copper patch cords.
  • 8 years of sourcing and costing experience
  • Strong localization experience in Molded plastic commodity.

 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 game-changing 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 bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next…..come connect to your future at CommScope.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at talentacquisition@commscope.com. You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at careers.commscope.com/eeo

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