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Do you want to join one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies? Are you
looking to be part of a dynamic and growing organization, whos
company culture is centered on empowering its employees to make
decisions? As one of the worlds largest electronic manufacturing
companies, Jabil is focused on hiring the best people.
Job Summary
Responsible for selecting and considering strategic suppliers based on
cost optimization and quality service, for materials that are specific
to the Business Unit, including them to the customer s Approved
Manufacturer s List (AML). Supervisory and training responsibility of
Purchasing staff within the workcell.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Select suppliers based on overall cost and benefit including price,
duty, freight, flexibility, service, performance, quality and terms
and conditions.
- Monitor, track and provide feedback on suppliers performance on
overall cost, delivery, and quality.
- Communicate Jabil expectations to the suppliers. Conduct supplier
audit/visits, certifications, and performance reviews to develop and
continuously improve supply base.
- Understand suppliers, their capabilities, market trend and
technologies for assigned commodities.
- Ensure that workcell Purchasing and Planning staff is given proper
training, tools, and resources to execute their job functions.
- Supervisory and training to Staff within workcell.
- Assist hiring manager by participating in recruiting and hiring
- Support, execute and provide inputs to improve Jabil SCM initiatives
and strategies.
- Supervise all decisions related with components and materials
acquisitions, ensuring reliable sourcing options from Approved
Manufacturer s List (AML) and convenient option for the business.
- Negotiate terms and conditions that protect the best interest of
Jabil and its customers. Negotiate liability terms, special stocking
arrangements, and other agreements that are outside of standard Jabil
terms and conditions.
- Work with Planners and Buyers to control the stocking, tracking the
excess and obsolete material.
- Work with Materials Quote Analysts to quote new and existing
materials. Frequently re-quote and negotiate to capitalize on cost
reduction opportunities.
- Track and control workcell metrics managed by Planners and Buyers
(RTV, obsolete materials, stock material).
- Present cost and quotation proposals to BUMs.
- Analyze and project component purchase prices that accurately
reflect the inventory value for a financial period in Standard Costing
- Optimizes overall cost of materials.
- Provide input to determine Quoted cost to the customer that is
competitive yet maximizes the amount of Materials Price Variance
- Continuously optimize MPV by reducing the cost of materials and by
limiting unfavorable PPV/MPV. Work with BUM to obtain customers
authorization for additional expenses such as premiums on materials or
freight and tooling charges incurred on customers behalf.
- Develop Supply Chain strategies that are unique to customer or to
Business Unit strategic materials. Understand customers business
requirements and work with Purchasing Manager and SCM to determine the
best approach to meet the customer needs. Influence customers supply
chain strategies to leverage those of Jabil.
- May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education & Experience Requirements
- Bachelors degree in Materials Management, Business Administration
or an equivalent.
- 8 years of experience in a similar capacity in a high-volume
manufacturing environment.
- Certification by related professional organization (such as APICS
and NAPM).
- Demonstrated supervisory skills.
- Or an equivalent combination of education, training, or experience
Jabil offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits
program, and a supportive environment that provides learning and
career development opportunities. Jabil is an equal opportunity

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