Senior Strategic Buyer

Netgear San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 3 months ago

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.

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