ERICSSON US EXCITING OFFER, TUESDAY 22, FEBRUARY 2011

JOB DESCRIPTION
SOURCING MANAGER 1-00034191 
DESCRIPTION

SOURCING MANAGER 1

Drive all sourcing related activities within Ericsson Silicon Valley such as pre-studies, projects, claims, quality issues, etc for assigned suppliers.
•Lead and implement commodity strategy development and ensure alignment with the company's overall strategy. Research and understand the relevant markets and cost drivers and recommend strategies.
•Address all aspects of commodity management including procurement support, commodity business plans, market trends, commodity availability and pricing assessments.
•Evaluate and select new suppliers in co-operation with commodity mgmt, product management, supply and engineering
•Lead and coordinate regional Commodity Management Teams (CMT) and report to local Commodity Management Team Steering Group and global CMT teams
•articipate in the company's VPA (Volume Purchasing Agreement) process
•Implement and maintain a Supplier Governance Model where applicable
•Maintain sourcing master data related to assigned products and suppliers.
•Negotiate and implement agreements for assigned commodities
•Serve as escalation point for general supplier performance where applicable for Ericsson Silicon Valley and its parent company for local suppliers
 

QUALIFICATIONS
-Ability to move between strategic thinking and driving detailed execution,
- Experienced in creation, negotiation, and administration of contracts
- Strong analytical, research, negotiation, and presentation skills
- Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at any level
- Ability to drive aggressive implementation plans and schedules
- Must be able to problem solve and handle multiple tasks effectively
- Good understanding of industry trends and advances in sourcing.
- Demonstrated competency in the procurement process and the practical application of ethical business practices. Strong business skills
- Ability to influence and manage across geographical and organizational boundaries
- Excellent Excel spreadsheet skills plus experience with SAP and Agile applications
 
JOB:  Sourcing Primary
LOCATION: US-CA-San
JOSE SCHEDULE: Full-time
UNPOSTING DATE: 20-May-11
JOB TYPE: Standard
NUMBER OF OPENINGS: 1


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