Research, identify, and analyze tail spend’ suppliers in assigned region within key global categories and collaborate with Global Category leads on supplier segmentation strategy, supplier rationalization;
Ensure suppliers are properly vetted and bring spend under management via standard contracts; seek to increase volume of suppliers on catalog and to negotiate rebate and other cost enhancement opportunities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop, implement and measure a commodity specific Strategy that fully meets the needs of our Business Sectors, BU and Corporation (i.
e. commodity strategies, supply base development, Global infrastructure, price management etc.)
Demonstrate expertise in assigned commodities Adhere to Global Commodity infrastructure that supports Jabil’s business and growth plans.
Lead indirect materials classifications, technical specification analysis and drive standardization efforts
Develop and execute sourcing strategies to renegotiate with suppliers periodically
Develop implementation strategy and communication plans
Identify opportunities for supplier consolidation who can add value in areas of Tail Spend Management
Develop the supply base to exceed the goals and objectives of Jabil and the supply chain management team
Ensure the commodity supply base adheres to Jabil standards of Corporate Social Responsibilities including but not limited to Environmental, Ethical, Legislative, and Regulatory requirements
Market Jabil’s Supply Chain Management expertise both internally and externally
Negotiate supplier Contracts
Support analyzing regional market conditions and implement supply chain strategies to assure supply and price competitiveness
Be a leader in ensuring that Jabil maximizes our purchase leverage for the best total cost of ownership
Aggressively negotiate absolute best pricing, terms and conditions
Develop effective relationships with key stakeholders to ensure that Global Indirect Procurement is fully involved with new business opportunities.
Drive continuous improvement through trend reporting analysis and metrics management.
Offer new, innovative, entrepreneurial ideas, practices and processes that drive continuous improvement to Jabil’s supply chain goals and objectives
Set annual goals and objectives that ensure commodities managed meet and exceed supply chain metric targets
Demonstrate a commitment to customer service; anticipate, meet, and exceed expectations by solving problems quickly and effectively;
making customer issues a priority.
Ensure the efficient and timely exchange of knowledge and information within the Jabil Corporation to ensure best practices are shared throughout the Jabil organization.
Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS / KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
In depth knowledge of assigned commodity(s) both technical and commercial
Contract management and negotiations
Know the supply base management teams of assigned commodity(s)
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to operate a personal computer including using a Windows based operating system and related software.
Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages.
Ability to write simple correspondence. Read and understand visual aid.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.
Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.
MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Typically reports to Management. Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include : Sr. Sourcing Manager
Job is NOT directly responsible for managing other employees (e.g., hiring / termination and / or pay decisions, performance management).
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Supply Chain Management or other relevant discipline preferred
Minimum of two (2) years experience in Supply Chain / Materials Management experience in a high volume electronics manufacturing environment.
Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience
Regular business hours. Some additional hours may be required.
Travel requirements : Domestic and / or Global, up to 25%
Climate controlled office environment during normal business hours.