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Category Manager- Electrical

Company: Sourcing IQ
Location: Myrtle Point
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

If you are looking for a great opportunity to show off your passion for procurement and analytics, SIQ may have the role for you. In this role, you will be responsible for the development of category sourcing and supplier strategies, as well as the identification and execution of cost saving opportunities. This individual must be a strong leader who can focus on the vision and strategies within the development of their Category.A candidate for this position must be a creative problem-solver who thrives in a dynamic environment; an analytical thinker who is able to make competent decisions and solve problems based on relevant knowledge and experience.Role and Responsibilities* Understand a project's scope and create documents for project requirements* Work with sourcing consultants and leadership to identify and interpret key project requirements* Develop sourcing strategies based on rigorous analysis of spend data, supply market dynamics, and category intelligence to ensure supply base optimization and improvement to cost, quality and service* Ensure delivery of assigned objectives for scope, time, budget, and cash flow* Work with the team to complete RFP's project scoping, sizing, and pricing estimates* Support negotiations and contract development, assist with strategic sourcing and VAVE initiatives and drive project implementations with suppliers.* Execute master supply agreements (MSA) on ensuring supply continuity, establish a strategic approved vendor program for key components* Understand the Electrical & Electronics market and supplier base thoroughly* Build partnerships and develop relationships with key suppliers and function as SME for the electrical category in both the technical aspects and overall industry knowledge* Proactively manage supply chain risk at Tier 1/2/3 level and product EOL to ensure supply chain continuity* Conduct and lead business reviews with key suppliers* Develop Electrical & Electronics category supplier roadmap and mitigate inflation risk & secure supply* Provide insight on category trends, relevant commodity markets, cost drivers and economic outlook to guide strategy, perform data analysis on commodity spend, supplier performance and market intelligence* Develop and implement long-term commodity strategies to lower total cost of ownership* Provide a total cost analysis to support decisions on On-shore vs Off-shore riskQualifications and Education Requirements* Demonstrated Electrical & Electronics Category experience* Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university* Minimum of five (5) years' experience in a strategic sourcing/Category Management role within the electronics industry* Sense of urgency and comfort working in a fast-paced environment with a variety of simultaneous projects* Solid analytical skills to understand market dynamics and business requirements* Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, to convey ideas and processes* Drive, determination, and a self-disciplined approach to achieving results* Ability to complete work assignments accurately and quickly; ability to manage more than one initiative at once* Ability to perform analysis and interpret data into actionable steps* Ability to build strong relationships, both internally and externally* Focused on results - willingness to do what it takes to get the job done right* Strong work ethic - self-starter able to demonstrate strong proactive approach and self-initiative; persistent and tenacious; excessive level of commitment and dedication to meet aggressive deadlines with high-quality results.* Demonstrated flexibility and open-mindedness around change; positive, can-do attitude* Strong business acumen - strong financial, strategic, operational and leadership skills. Ability to understand business models and key drivers quickly* Ability to see the "big picture" and use quantitative and qualitative data to create strategies* Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and prior experience utilizing Business Intelligence tools is a plusJob Type: Full-timePay: $130,000.00 $140,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to Friday

Keywords: Sourcing IQ, Medford , Category Manager- Electrical, Professions , Myrtle Point, Oregon

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