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Director of Global Procurement

Tech Talent Link
Published
June 1, 2021
Location
Remote, United States of America
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Description

Job Overview:
Our fast-growing renewable energy client will be hiring a Procurement leader with deep experience with Asia supply chain. This position requires procurement and supply chain experience in both a manufacturing and a project-based environment, a passion for renewable energy, and the ability to work across cultures, build collaborative processes to scale with the business, and transform vendor relationships and supply chain flow. This position works closely with the US-based project operations team and the Asia manufacturing team. This position will be tasked with continual supply chain cost efficiencies through vendor negotiation and management and will work closely with the product engineering team and the manufacturing/production teams during new product development. This position reports through the CFO organization and acts as a critical driver for competitive strategy.

This is a new position that will fill in performance gaps within the existing procurement organization. Work as part of a team with future potential to manage a team depending the skills of the candidate. Experience managing Asia-based suppliers is critical. This role will specifically address supply chain optimization for Asia-based manufacturing.

***This position is not open to Corp-to-Corp or 3rd party candidates***

Responsibilities

  • Vendor relationship management, including quality assurance and compliance
  • Analyzing and evaluating vendor performance
  • Facilitating efficient and cost-effective procurement strategies
  • Improving the supply chain by driving cost downs while maintaining standards for product quality
  • Identification, realization, and tracking of cost-saving and cost reduction opportunities
  • Ensure product delivery on schedule to meet critical production and project timelines
  • Align procurement performance with key business objectives
  • Supplier contract negotiation and due diligence

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Asia supply chain, including direct negotiation with suppliers and competitive bid management
  • Tenacity to continually drive improvement in supply base competitive pricing, quality, and efficiency
  • Fluency in Mandarin strongly preferred

Preferred:

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to quickly align component pricing to product BOM build up
  • Ability to successfully communicate and collaborate across different areas of the business in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities
  • Ability to communicate successfully across cultural barriers and drive timely results

 

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