Sourcing Manager IV

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Job Title: Sourcing Manager IV
Duration: 4+months
Location: Cupertino, CA
Pay rate: $110/hr on W2+MindSource benefits

Notes:
5+ years exp procurement
We want someone who has experience in Services exp -Labor rate, calculate and negotiate
Bachelors Required
Summary:
Our top notch client is seeking a Global Sourcing & Supply Manager (GSSM
) to assist with strategic planning, long term deal structuring and negotiations.
This position requires the ability to work with procurement, engineering, finance and legal teams and also third-parties such as foundries and suppliers. Position requires strong quantitative and analytical skills, critical thinking, and ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.  
Role is for procurement of data services.
It means collection of data for Maps and annotation of data such as images, videos, audio and translation of content in to several language pairs.
Suppliers quote on labor rate and expected labour effort per task.
The Global Sourcing & Supply Manager is positioned at the interface between organization's product teams and the industries that supply core technologies.
We are responsible for developing and executing sourcing strategies as well as recommending product innovations based on improving technology. 
Key Responsibilities:
The role is dynamic and often has to wear multiple hats: focusing on big picture roadmap one moment and the minute details the next.
Here are some highlights of the role:
Manage procurement of data services.
Procure collection of data for Maps and annotation of data such as images, videos, audio and translation of content in to several language pairs.
Develop a nuanced understanding of the commodity landscape in order to forecast industry trends and gauge emerging competitive forces.
Identify changes in buyer and supplier power and use industry dynamics to company's advantage.
Perform supplier financial research, spend analysis and ad-hoc financial analysis for strategic procurement deals
Effectively work with suppliers to negotiate optimal terms for sourcing. Understand the trade-offs between cost, volume, and quality in order to strike agreements that meet company performance criteria and secure long-term supply continuity.
Collaborate across the organization to ensure business objectives are met.
Includes the ability to rapidly synthesize and communicate findings to senior leaders and to actively identify potential supply issues that can affect product strategy.
Optimize supply chain performance through cost and capacity scenario analysis, and benchmarking.
Develop an in-depth understanding of value-added manufacturing processes and costs and market intelligence, and apply this knowledge to influence organization's future product roadmap and sourcing decisions.
Provide overall program management support and contribute to ongoing development of processes, templates, escalation procedures, and reporting
Qualifications
BA/BS degree plus 5+ years of work experience, Master’s degree or MBA preferred 
A tenacity, passion and demonstrated skill in negotiations
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Superb communication and interpersonal skills
Can build, grow and develop key cross-functional relationships to be able to influence and drive projects 
Experience in supplier management and operations and ability to solve complex supply chain issues a plus 
End to end ownership of contract negotiations for both commercial and legal aspects a plus
Direct experience in long-term capacity planning a plus
Interest in technology 
Ability to make quick decisions and solve complex problems with 80% information
Willingness to travel internationally up to 30%
Can operate independently

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