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Procurement Manager (m/w)

Location: Munich, Bayern, Germany

Date Posted: 07-11-2017
Sourcing Specialist

What you'll be working on:
  • Manage supplier sourcing, selection, qualification and business set-up activities
  • Develop & maintain an appropriate and effective PVL/AVL matrix that can support company needs
  • Develop a commodity technology roadmap which aligns business requirements not only with suppliercapabilities, but also with commodity/industry future trends
  • Develop & manage the commodity sourcing strategy that defines market analysis, product roadmaps, supplier capabilities and annual/quarterly strategic business objectives
  • Manage supplier relationships (key supplier partnership especially) as well as drive supplier continuous performance improvement via KPI, scorecard (quality/cost/service/technology), etc.
  • Maintain expertise/knowledge of commodity market trends for electronic components, including an analysis of market index, cost drivers, new technology, competition landscape, etc.
  • Manage the periodic(quarterly/yearly) pricing negotiation as well as a cost-down scheme to achieve company PPV targets
  • Negotiate and manage the purchase contract or sourcing agreement and key commercial terms, including a favorable payment terms, LT, MOQ, VMI/JIT, delivery, etc.
  • Lead and drive cost-down initiatives
  • Interface and interact with close-related functions like planning & materials, PMs or NPI team to assess current and future sourcing requirements, ensure continuity of supply and material availability, and continuously drive for BOM cost reduction
  • Review and manage supplier risk mitigation & contingency plan
  • Periodic travels to supplier’s manufacturing sites


What we are looking for:

  • Minimum of 5 years work experience within FAE or Commodity Management from a developing/manufacturing company of electronics.
  • Knowledge of electronic component market, the manufacturers and their roadmaps
  • Good team player with ability to work independently and under pressure. Candidate shall have confidence, be self-driven, like working in projects with cross-functional teams and have a technical affinity
  • Good negotiation skills and willingness to improve and extend relationships with suppliers, project managers and the R&D department for maximum outcome
  • Fluent in English, preferably also German language skills
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