Sr. Procurement Specialist

Operations San Jose, California


Description

Responsibilities:

  • To understand business need of all the groups of the company, working with business stakeholders to establish the procurement program.
  • Demonstrate expertise in the indirect spending category with clear understanding of market influence, market trend and procurement strategy
  • Develop company’s indirect spending purchasing program and maintain procurement database.
  • Timely purchasing execution to meet the business needs.
  • To develop supplier relationships to ensure low cost, quality supply. Track and evaluate vendor performance.
  • Driver cost reduction programs in the areas of assembly and test equipment, IT, freight and other indirect material purchasing

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree. CPSM or training in procurement is preferred
  • 5 year experience in procurement in a high tech environment
  • Knowledge in assembly and test equipment, IT, freight is a plus
  • Work with the business owners to develop and implement negotiation strategies to reduce cost of the major purchases
  • Develop and maintain KPIs to track cost reduction achievements
  • Proven track record in achieving cost reductions
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Service oriented attitude