Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM) is a leading integrated manufacturing solutions provider serving the fastest-growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina Corporation provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering superior quality and support to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) primarily in the communications networks, defense and aerospace, industrial and semiconductor systems, medical, multimedia, computing and storage, automotive and clean technology sectors. Sanmina Corporation has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world.
This position will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating and implementing new suppliers. Managing all activities regarding supplier identifications and awards. Administering long term supply agreements for all commodities when applicable. Key responsibilities include participating in cross-functional teams, researching best commodity practices, achieving cost reduction initiatives and executing sourcing strategies. This position is a senior buyer position and must require minimal supervision and guidance.
Works with assigned commodity group, planning and organizing all tasks.
Develops teams to support the quotation process and NPI launches.
Sourcing support- investigates potential suppliers.
Participate in Supplier quality activities such as corrective action completion.
Works with best total cost solutions.
Qualifies suppliers through Supplier Quality audits and continuously reviews supplier's performance.
Coordinates with engineering departments on new product development.
Must be capable of handling multiple projects at one time.
Input Purchase order data for outside processing
Monitor purchase orders to maintain delivery schedules.
As applicable, must be able to expedite critical components and overdue purchase orders.
Resolve supplier problems associated with, invoicing issues, obsolete, rework and scrap material.
Must be able to develop excellent working relationship with both internal and external customers as well as suppliers.
Maintain supplier relationships in order to drive cost reductions while continually achieving the highest level of quality material.
Manage Purchase Price Variance monthly.
Review, analyze and interpret various reports.
Ability to evaluate procurement marketplace.
Remains current on economic, industrial and other trends that affect market and prices.
Perform additional duties as required
Education and Experience:
Ability to read engineering blueprints or any relevant technical documents.
Excellent negotiation, presentation verbal and written communication skills
Ability to follow instructions and complete task on time with little supervision.
Ability to interface with company and supplier senior management
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment in the performance of essential duties.
Demonstrated ability to lead assigned project and teams.
Bachelor's degree in related field of study and a minimum of 8-10 years' experience in raw material purchasing for precision machining with semiconductor industry experiences a plus.
Oracle and Microsoft Office Suite experience required.
Agile experience a plus.
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