Job Summary

GSM/Buyer

  • Location:
    Cupertino , California
  • Category:
    Accounting (non-IT)
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temporary
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_3_105435_318577

A Global Supply Manager (GSM) position in Cupertino, CA is available courtesy of Modis Engineering. This is a six-month contract with possibility of extension. The Global Supply Manager (GSM) is an individual contributor responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and securing supply materials and engineering services. A successful GSM is someone that excels at balancing schedule and technical needs while achieving the best possible value for the company through the use of innovative sourcing strategies.

Responsibilities:


Responsibilities include working closely with all levels of client and supplier groups as well as internal Finance and Legal Departments resulting in strategic supplier relationships that achieve cost-effective procurement decisions for the company.
The GSM will also manage the overall business-to-business relationships between client and the supplier through day-to-day interactions and supplier business reviews, ensuring the best leverage of company dollars.
Good understanding of how to integrate basic elements of a statement of work (SOW) into the overarching terms of a contract as well as negotiating both long-term and short-term engagements. Utilize RFI (Request for Information), RFP (Request for Proposal), and RFQ (Request for Quote) techniques to identify, select, and engage with suppliers to ensure competitive market advantage.
Direct and implement supplier-sourcing strategies to ensure high quality, on time delivery, and cost competitiveness with an eye towards Total Cost of Ownership.
Take an innovative approach to business relationships and structure deals that yield the best value for the company.
Basic understanding of business contract law. Ability to manage and close multiple contracts in parallel.
Identify big picture goals and prioritize activities accordingly


Qualifications:


BA/BS degree plus 5-7 years experience or (MA/MS/MBA/JD degree and 3-5 years experience), or equivalent (automotive is a plus).
Contract writing and negotiation experience.
Knowledge of and experience with, global supplier development & management, and cost management
Excellent communication skills, ability to work in multinational environments, driven and motivated by accomplishing world-class objectives
Must have exceptional ability to maintain and develop relationships within cross-functional teams as well as with suppliers’ teams and management
Excellent organizational skills
Familiarity with mechanical parts manufacturing processes is a plus



If you are interested in this Global Supply Manager (GSM) job in Cupertino, CA then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering go to www.modis.com. If you have questions about the position, please contact Intan Lilyana (Lily) at (408) 962 - 4993 or Lilyana.intan@modis.com.


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