Leverage the Continuous Improvement Process Sourcing (CIPS) process with effective sourcing strategies. Ensure all
parties understand strategies and execute processes, drive supply base alignment with R&D and Technology
Support planning and tracking of procurement activities, cost budgets, emerging country spending and savings forecasts.
Minimizes risk regarding quality and financial exposure
Negotiate agreements with main suppliers, and periodically renews price lists, terms and conditions
Adapt corporate contractual framework to the local business needs. Recommend frame agreements to management and
execute upon approval. Provide oversight and contract management with suppliers
Ensure identification, investigation, and selection of appropriate suppliers in accordance with policies. Define local
standard agreements with all major suppliers.
Provide and maintain standard terms in purchase contracts / terms and conditions in line with Company directives and
Design and implement cost-out programs and processes to reach financial targets. Participate in Make-or-Buy projects
related to Electronic Components category globally
Implement PL standards, tools, and processes focused on business continuity for the assigned commodity or group of
commodities. Secure availability through frame agreements, with focus also on Obsoletes and Last Buy Orders issues.
Own and share across the organization the knowledge or the electronics market trend in terms of availability, price and
In line with the Group Category EMS and Electronics, contributes to, and participate in setting the budget and targets.
Ensure the Category sourcing performance targets are achieved
Support the introduction of electronic components and technology through strategic procurement and in close
collaboration with R&D and Technology department.
Drive introduction of standard and innovative tools at Global level (eg : Component databased, BOM management, etc),
to secure the strategy implementation in full coordination with R&D department
University degree in Electronics or similar or Master’s in engineering or MBA.
Sourcing experience of Electronic components and EMS industry
Minimum 5 years’ experience in Category Management in multi-national companies
Excellent strategic and positive thinking skills with passion
Technical understanding in Electronic Components
Understanding manufacturing process of the PCBA and Box Build
Superior industry relationships developed
Excellent negotiation, communication and presentation skills
Demonstrated intercultural sensitivity
Fluency in Business English, written and oral
Dynamic, broad-minded, result-oriented personality
Acute analytical skills
Ability to influence group of people
Flexibility to travel, as needed, between 30% to 50%
Fluency in additional languages (eg : Chinese) is preferred
Previous sourcing experience in EMS, or Component Manufacturers is desirable
Certified Professional in Supply Management is desirable