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Procurement Program Manager

Bengaluru, KA
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Leads complex procurement commodities, used across several products and business groups. Develops, validates with leadership, and implements commodity strategy. Develops strategies for cost reduction, risk mitigation, business continuity, and operations improvement. Leads complex supplier selection activities. Drives supply base optimization. Negotiates acceptable contracting outcomes on total cost of ownership (TCO) basis. Decision-making implications extend to multiple functions and/or businesses, and impact the business directly. Ensures right balance between cost and other trade-offs (INCO terms, payment terms, minimum order quantities, lead times, responsiveness, risk diversification, etc.) keeping organization s best interest in mind. Responsible for day-to-day operations of suppliers, and coordination with ODMs (original design manufacturers) and MPas (manufacturing partners). Supports NPIs and end-of-life ramp-down. Maintain master list of procured parts, and captures standardization and volume-pooling opportunities. Innovates complex business models, drives associated strategies and influences the marketplace. Networks with global counterparts to leverage organization s combined spend, and best practices. Set and manage partner expectations. Conduct occasional knowledge sharing sessions with team members. Skill-development and mentoring of the junior team members Cost deflation, spend management and supplier account management. Development and implementation of product/process cost models. Experience with various cost-down levers like Value Engineering, standardization, spend consolidation Experience working with BLC (board-loadable component) suppliers in Asia Superior negotiation skills, especially in context of negotiating without face-to-face meetings. Independent and self-motivated; able to deliver on tight timelines. Works with little guidance. Experience working with MRPs and BOMs. Superior MS Excel and data analysis skills, database management tools, business decision modeling. Advanced analytical and problem solving skills. Advanced verbal and written communication, presentation, and persuasion skills; mastery in English. Excellent business acumen, technical knowledge for assigned commodity and products that use it, knowledge and know-how of commodity specifications, technology, manufacturing process, business models and emerging trends. Ability to independently draft and present deliverables, recommendations, and strategies. Ability to make an immediate impact. Impact/ Scope Influences particular supply commodities used across multiple business units, for one or more country operations. Typically interacts with individuals at managerial and Director levels Qualifications Typically 7+ years of commodity management of which at least 2 would be for board-loadable components (BLCs) or other electronic components. Masters in business administration/ management/ supply chain function from Tier 1 education institutes (IIMs, SP Jain, NMIMS, NITIE, and other top tier management study institutes) desired. Bachelors of Engineering in Electronics/ Electronics and Telecommunications (EXTC) is preferred. Professional certification in areas of procurement (ISM C.P.M., ISM CPSM) will be added advantage
Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 7-12


Commodity Trading | Distribution | E-procurement | Operations
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