Supply Chain Manager Ruckus Wireless
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Position: Supply Chain Manager
Reports to: Director, Global Supply Chain & Procurement
Salary Range: 75K
Job Description & Responsibilities:
Define performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of supply chain factors, such as product cost or quality.
Develop procedures for coordination of supply chain management with other functional areas, such as sales, marketing, finance, production, or quality assurance.
Negotiate prices and terms with key suppliers and component manufactures.
Meet with suppliers to discuss performance, to provide performance feedback, or to discuss NPI and production forecasts or changes.
Implement new or improved supply chain processes.
Design or implement supply chains that support business strategies adapted to changing market conditions, new business opportunities, or cost reduction strategies.
Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control or logistics.
Leads projects in order to develop, recommend, and implement changes and process improvements to establish best practices
Requires daily participation, interaction, and interface with cross-functional teams in order to understand the total cost of ownership
Sustain and manage current and develop new acceptable vendors into Ruckus supply Chain.
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Materials Management, or equivalent experience 10+ years in supply chain management or purchasing related field.
Extensive negotiation experience of large or multi-year supply agreements with global suppliers with a proven track record in cost reduction.
Excellent English skills both written and verbal, organized, assertive, self-motivated, takes initiative. Ability to drive closure on open issues with minimal supervision.
Ability to be innovative in issues related to strategic sourcing, vendor relations, quality assurance and the associated measurement systems.
Strong analytical skills (i.e. cost modeling, quotation analysis, supplier selection).
Expertise in the use of Microsoft Office
Strong knowledge of Electrical and Mechanical Commodities, Supplier Management.
Technical background is a plus.
This position may perform other duties as assigned.
Development of strategic commodity plans relating to market/trend analysis, source identification/selection, total cost reductions, supplier performance criteria, cost model structures, risk analysis, and supplier quality.
Responsible for working within the supply chain to develop Lean material flow processes such as VMI, Kanban and blanket purchase order agreements.
Assure supply chain sources are capable of meeting and exceeding quality expectations, while insuring adequate capacity, on-time delivery, and a commitment to continuous improvement.
Facilitate new product introduction with the identification and engagement of preferred suppliers.
Provide commodity and supplier evaluation and selection, develop and negotiate contracts, manage relationship and conduct business awards.Negotiate and implement agreements, contracts and purchase orders.
Develop suppliers in support of our value stream, business unit, division, and company objectives.Emphasis will be on identifying key suppliers to develop our total cost initiatives including working capital and transaction reduction improvements.
Ability to understand and manage schedules, forecast, and communicates to supply chain.Provide guidance on systems and processes that will assist supply chain activities in our Lean transformation.
Select sources by conducting commodity surveys, interviews, supplier facility surveys, and scorecards.
Develop and present data to suppliers, internal customers and other management.
Facilitate cross-functional support for strategic sourcing decisions.Work closely with design engineering, manufacturing engineering and quality engineering teams in the development of product and suppliers.
Implement strategies which support company and corporate metrics, such as low cost country sourcing,total cost goals, supplier reduction and on-time delivery.
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||880 West Maude Avenue |
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
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