As a Component Sourcing Manager, you will be the primary category point of contact for supplier sourcing interactions and the lead on design for cost activities for assembly packaging.
In this role, you will work with partners in shift-left cost initiatives to support best packaging cost design with supply risk mitigation and to build comprehensive view on sourcing strategies.
You will participate in the development and implementation of category strategies and projects related but not limited to cost reduction initiatives, supply base optimization, and pricing/contract negotiation with Category Supplier Manager (CSM) and Operations Manager (OM).
Own the component material sourcing and supplier selection process
Perform or participate in commercial supplier qualification activities to ensure the commercial development of strategic suppliers together with CSM and OM
Serve as the center of knowledge on material supplier technical market information, design and cost and share knowledge with key stakeholders and members of the category teams to enable more effective execution and decision-making process
Provide market intelligence and price trends to relevant internal stakeholders on a disciplined schedule
Develop supplier sourcing strategy, perform RFP and collect information of potential supplier/sources
Lead decision-making process by using matrix with internal stakeholders on supplier selection
Own and drive Design-for-Cost (DFC) initiatives on assembly materials
Utilize should-cost models developed by CSM that are benchmarked and relevant to the global marketplace
Build cost database of different choices and types of raw materials and process technology and BIC cost reference to assist team in making best cost selection in design
Incorporate supply risk mitigation considerations in selection of design and sources
Support dual sourcing as part of supply risk mitigation plan
Support technical and designers in NPI design review in making best cost selection
Collaborate with Stakeholders to Deliver Strategic Solutions
Drive customer-centric approach to solving issues and representing Procurement
Maintain close interaction with business partners to ensure supplier-related needs are addressed
Manage conflict and build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Provide advice to senior and executive management on strategic decisions related to the sourcing and DFC activities
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature, and level, of the work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted, as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.
We invite interested candidates to write-in with CV and regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a discussion.
Lee Shiow Chyn