HP Procurement Operations Manager in Houston, Texas
Procurement Operations Manager
HP Inc. Worldwide PSGO Supply Chain Operations team is looking an individual with the following attributes: Accountable, Hard Charging, “IT CAN BE DONE!” attitude with excellent decision making skills to join our team as a Partner Business Manager/RFQ Manager within the Partner Business Management “PBM” Team focusing on Mobility (Tablets, Phablets), and Wearables (smart watches, smart/protective devices) businesses. As a PBM/RFQ Manager you get to work and lead many functions from an End to End Value Chain within Mobility & Wearables Groups: dealing directly with Suppliers/ODMs/OEMs, Sales Operations, NPI, Marketing and R&D engineering, and TCE/Q.
Be Accountable for the below areas:
Define and drive ODM Sourcing Strategy in a collaborative effort with Marketing and R&D
Lead RFI/RFQ activities from Platform Concept to Awarding the Business
Be the focal point for ODM issue resolutions
Drive timely and complete Business Ts & Cs with ODMs
Manage Platform changes and negotiate/mitigate cost impacts
Manage and negotiate manufacturing costs, MVA, Labor
Lead Supplier Performance and Relationship Management
Align ODM investments with PPS Strategy
Key Leadership Accountability:
Take Leadership in Identify opportunities for process improvement and lead/develop recommendations and provide insight for management.
Lead cross-functional teams to drive, negotiations and influences decision makers to ensure we delivered what's best for our CUSTOMERS!.
Direct dealings with Executives (Directors, VPs an SVPs) on escalations and Executive briefings.
Define and review performance metrics on a regular basis, identifying opportunities for improvement actions to address.
Contribute to priority projects by adding creative insights and developing recommendations.
Education and Experience Required:
First level university degree or equivalent experience; advanced university degree preferred.
Typically 4- 7 years of experience in a supply chain function.
Successful in Leadership Roles
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Excellent understanding of supply chain processes (plan, source, make, deliver).
Excellent communication and influencing skills; mastery in English and local language.
Excellent internal and external relationship management skills.
Strong leadership skills including team-building and conflict resolution and management
Strong knowledge and understanding of how to analyze business problems using Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), statistical analysis, and financial modeling.
Good project management skills, with capability to manage cross functional teams in multiple geographies.
Good business acumen and technical knowledge within the Mobility and /or Wearables Markets
Supply Chain & Operations
No shift premium (United States of America)
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