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Global Senior Buyer Electronics

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  • Location:

    Boston

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Josh Uwemedimo

  • Contact email:

    josh@pod-talent.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0) 20 3627 2420

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-20

​Salary: $100,000 – $130,000

Pod Talent are currently working with a Global technology organisation in Boston on a Global Senior Buyer Electronics position. In this role, you will be responsible for leading the Product Line advanced SCM activities for Electronics categories, and partnering with engineering to drive supplier innovation developments, technological road maps and Strategic sourcing agreements with matrix pricing

This business is the leader in its market and the centre of innovation for a greener environment. This organisation develops safer, greener and more connected mobility solutions. Operating globally, they have more than 150,000 employees worldwide with manufacturing sites in 45 different countries.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead Product Line advanced SCM activities for Electronics Categories with a particular focus on Semiconductors including Discrete, Transistors, ASICs, FPGA etc.

  • Partnering with Engineering teams

  • Drive CS Global electronic supplier negotiations

  • Continuity of Supply for Electronics Suppliers

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with key suppliers, providing high level of issue resolution where necessary

  • Establish, evaluate and monitor performance metrics and own cost saving results

  • Utilize strategies including, but not limited to volume leverage, supply base optimization, and supply base competitiveness

Key Requirements:

  • Degree level educated in relevant discipline e.g. Business, Economics, Engineering, Supply Management or Operations.

  • 5+ years experience sourcing/Procurement experience Electronic components

  • Strong background within Consumer electronics/Electrical Manufacturing/Mechanical Manufacturing/Automotive industry

  • Fluent English

  • Strong analytical skills with a deep understanding of financial analysis

  • Self motivated & hard worker

  • Growth Mindset

Sound interesting? Please apply now or give Josh Uwemedimo a call on 02038796983 to discuss further.

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Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and Technical space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.