Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live Smarter™, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets. For more information please visit our careers page at www.flex.com.
Industry: Electrical / Electronic Manufacturing
Type: Public Company
Headquarters: 2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123
The Sourcing Manager will be based in Zhuhai. Responsible for providing sourcing support, technical capability & accountability of diverse scope to the Supply Chain organization to ensure continuity of supply, supplier development, supplier readiness and improvement activities to improve the cost, delivery, response, service & quality requirements for customers.
We are looking for someone who demonstrates:
Passionate customer focus
Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
Relentless drive to win
Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do…
Business Strategy and Direction:
Collaborate with FIS SCOPE (Supply Chain & customer operation) team to develop and deploy a cohesive Segment business-based strategy for segment specific products and customers, including:
Traditional EMS vs. ODM Supply Chain
Obsolescence and PLC management
Develop winning value propositions that add value for our customers
Ensure that all aspects of Supply Chain are included in the strategy (i.e., Logistics, New business development, Design, Supplier Quality Development and Commodity Management).
Drive positive impact on margin enhancement through differentiated component sourcing solutions
Early engagement with Component Engineering, GAM, SSCM, GCM teams on new business opportunities; establish credibility with customers through the demonstration of technical competence
Forge relationships with the supply base that allow Flex ongoing visibility to the industry, the players, and information that will allow Flex to build a compelling Supply Chain Solution.
Understand customer qualification requirements for new products and oversee execution through the site's materials, quality and engineering teams
Develop and maintain Technology Roadmap and Supplier Capabilities
Provide technical backup for alternate sourcing recommendations
Collaborate with designers for lower-cost material or assembly approaches, and participate on design reviews as required
Drive the GCM team to carry out the necessary supplier development initiatives to fill process gaps and unique customer process challenges
Develop pricing strategies for production, design, and benchmark quoting
Ensure a process for including the segment business critical parts into the quarterly negotiation cycle
Utilize previous investments & activities for future requirements
Identify creative ways to reduce cost by streamlining processes, systems and value engineering
Define, develop and make effective use of cost analysis tools
Help develop a quick RFQ process, based on Segment business knowledge and direct suppliers with accurate target pricing
Provide regular guidance on cost/price trends
Develop understanding of price points for common types / commodities within the segment
Ensure lowest landed component costs are negotiated, captured, and implemented across segment businesses.
Here is some of what you’ll need (required):
Bachelor degree in a technical (engineering) area of expertise or business
Minimum 8 years working experience in sourcing / procurement role, or material and manufacturing experience, or other related experience
Proven understanding of the workings of effective supply chain management in a manufacturing environment
Proven negotiation and contracting skills in a commercial business environment
Demonstrates advanced functional, technical, people, project and process management skills as well as internal and external customer relationship skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Team player and positive attitude
Here are a few of our preferred experiences…
Electronic parts and components sourcing and supply pool development experience
Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide…
Global Procurement & Supply Chain
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Flex is a leading Sketch-to-Scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help the world Live smarter, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets.
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