Snr Commodity Specialist

Operations Bangalore, India


Position at Enphase Energy



 Commodity Management:   

  • Drive Localization of Mechanical components with India Supply base
  • Identify and Qualify new supplier for Mech Commodity  
  • Support Assigned mechanical commodity to all NPI projects.   
  • Capacity planning and Single source risk mitigation at NPI stage. 
  • Represent Enphase’s needs to the industry and drive supplier partnerships to enable aligned investments   
  • Work with Enphase mechanical technical expert to define target candidate suppliers of Enphase NPIs based on Enphase commodity strategy  
  • Lead commercial related activities including RFI/RFQs, etc, and perform commodity management rolein activities leading by other functions to support NPI.   
  • Collaborate with Enphase mechanical experts and commodity team members drive best sourcing decisions based on TCO   
  • Understand current market pricing and dynamics of competitive landscape   
  • Define cost drivers, establish should cost and work with engineers to achieve Design-to-Cos     

Strategy Development and Implementation  


  • Collaborate with Enphase Mechanical Commodity Manager –Sustaining and other commodity team members to define Enphase sourcing strategy.   
  • Implement commodity strategy   
  • Contribute valuable inputs to supplier scorecard and business review, follow up responsible action points and drive supplier improvement continuously.   


Technology Management   

  • Align suppliers and Enphase technology roadmaps through understanding of market trends, Enphase future requirements and suppliers’ technology value proposition   
  • Develop suppliers to enable innovative products/solutions to align with Enphase roadmap   
  • Be trusted partner and thought leader to Enphase product and development team  


Minimum Qualifications:   

Demonstrated ability to drive and close cross-functional project initiatives with great skill of  project management  

Minimum BE (Preferable Mechanical Engineering, ME in Mech Engineering and/or MBA)   

7+ years of Mechanical Global Commodity Management, Manufacturing or Management  experience in a telecom/networking industry. Strong background on NPI management will be a plus.   

Direct Experience in Mechanical,, Electromechanical Systems

Possesses strong knowledge of overall Mechanical Plastic Injection molding, sheet metal fabrication & stamping manufacturing process, and the sub-tier mechanical component supply base  

 Demonstrated leadership, collaboration and influencing skills  

 Strong, positive, can-do attitude, self-motivated and directed