Category Manager - Indirect (Information Technology)
You Know Molex...You may not see our name on the shelves, but our electronic solutions are inside the products you use every day. We work together with the world’s innovators to design and manufacture electronic solutions that solve complex technical challenges. About us…At Molex, we not only employ some of the most talented people from all over the world, we work to help cultivate tomorrow's breakthroughs. From our corporate headquarters in Lisle, IL to manufacturing floors around the world, the Molex team is dedicated to helping further the limits of technology. For more information:Visit the Molex website at www.molex.comFollow us at www.twitter.com/molexconnectorsWatch our videos at www.youtube.com/molexconnectorsConnect with us at www.facebook.com/molexconnectorsRead our blog at www.connector.com We are currently building our in house Reliability Lab staff and are looking for a talented Mechanical Force Test Technician to join our team. If you are looking for a way to accelerate your career and be part of a great company, this may be the opportunity for you. In this role you will have the opportunity to perform setup and standard testing on Molex products for reliability prior to their release and also to perform annual validation testing. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Prepares samples for validation testing according to standard methods and Best Practices.Sets up and operates standard and custom testing equipment. Performs general testing as required and assists with measurement systems analysis for routine testing procedures.Provides feedback to Senior Test Technicians and Test Engineers on means to improve sample preparation and testing procedures.Assists in training laboratory technicians.Assists in resolving test problems when necessary.Summarizes test results using Microsoft Excel and Word. Reviews test results with Test Engineer and alerts engineer to abnormalities or inconsistencies in test results.Tracks work hours performed and records notes on testing as instructed.Understand, support, and contribute to Molex Total Quality Management (TQM), Quality (QS9000), and Environmental Management (ISO14000) Systems by following approved policies and procedures.Job Title:Category Manager - Indirect (Information Technology)Job Description:Position Overview:
Molex is seeking a knowledgeable and resourceful Category Manager – Indirect. The Indirect Category Mgr is responsible for source to contract process needed to implement strategic category objectives in the area of indirect spend working closely with various Indirect Sourcing business stakeholders. Also responsible for assuring compliance with customer related and regulatory requirements regarding the Molex supply base
Participate in the execution of global shared services strategies to meet Molex’s overall procurement shared services strategy. This includes meeting customer, EH&S and any other regulatory or industry requirements.
Serve as a member of a global category council and steer stakeholders towards the common category strategy
Engage with IT, HR, Quality, and other stakeholders to ensure sourcing strategy is aligned to and capitalizes on supplier’s technology / product roadmaps to drive innovation
Identify suppliers to support new initiatives
Working with stakeholders to define and execute negotiation strategy, negotiation schedule and supplier selection criteria
Lead negotiation with industry benchmarks / pricing targets / data (fact-based negotiations) and knowledge sharing
Identify supply risks to supply/cost and develop plan to mitigate risks
Drive category-level cost reduction
Build Supplier Relationship and secure access and collaboration with Supplier executive management
Drive continuous improvement programs with suppliers
Drive supplier partnership and collaboration at all levels
Monitor and continuously improve Lead Time, Inventory, Quality performance, and Supply Assurance
Job Number:4247BRCareer Field:Procurement / Buyer Position Qualifications:Required Qualifications:
Minimum of six (6) years of procurement experience with an emphasis on IT spend
Minimum of six (6) years of cross functional project leadership at all levels within an organization.
Willing and able to travel up to 20% of the time.
Experience within a manufacturing environment of a high-tech component industry
CPM/CPSM, CIRM, CPIM
Skills and Abilities:
Strategic Category Planning
TCO Understanding & Analysis
Product & Category Expertise
Supplier Relationship Management
Internal Stakeholder Collaboration
Strong computer skills; Microsoft Office, SAP
Good written and oral communication skills
Ability to lead and/or work well in cross-functional teams
Strong problem solving, analytical and organizational skills
High energy and self motivated
Molex brings together innovation and technology to deliver electronic solutions to customers worldwide. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a full suite of solutions and services for many markets, including data communications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, commercial vehicle and medical.
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As a leading provider of electronic components and solutions, Molex views innovation as a tool for solving complex customer challenges. This philosophy has helped us not only create many pioneering electronic solutions, but also build a globally recognized company. Through standard-setting products, high-performance people and a globally collaborative process, we are committed to anticipating tomorrow's needs and helping our customers engineer breakthroughs that make the world better.