The Sr. Strategic Buyer will be responsible for procurement activities of sourcing, supplier evaluation, price negotiation, contracting, and management for all designated commodities part.
Initiates process improvements for the development of the procurement organization.
Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information resulting in the development of improved procurement planning and execution.
Develops and ensures compliance with Purchasing policies
Perform company financial report analysis.
Work with engineers to select commodity materials at good quality, right cost and unification crossing the all product lines.
And team-up with quality group and engineers to qualify strategic suppliers.
Provide Market trend analysis on assigned commodity categories.
Responsible for overall unit cost management and ongoing cost reduction activity. Must negotiate cost reductions with suppliers through aggressive negotiations.
Quarterly price review with Suppliers to meet cost down target
Perform risk analysis for risk management. Report risks and communicate escalation requirements to management
Define and track all opportunities for business improvement and technical requirements to drive the success of NETGEAR supplier relationship.
Manage the relationship with CM/ODM and component suppliers.
Manage tasks with cross- functional departments within the company to resolve problems related to CM/ODM and component suppliers.
Requirements and Qualifications
Strong written/verbal communication and negotiating skills in Chinese & English
At least 5 years related working experience in sourcing and pricing negotiation field
Must have related experience in Electronic commodity procurement (passive, active IC, electro, mechanical, etc.)
Ability to work independently and results oriented. Persistent drive for results
Self-motivated, details oriented, and highly organized, managing multiple tasks and priorities
Demonstrated strong analytical skills in data analysis and reporting.
Strong computer application skills; MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.,
Team player with strong inter-personal communication
Cost sensitive, good concept on supplier strategy and management
BS/BA from an accredited University/College required. Engineering major background is a plus.