At Jabil,we empower the brands who empower the world- its our reason for being and the guiding force thats driving us to become themost technologically advanced manufacturing solutions provider on the planet.Whether were serving one of the worlds biggest and best known brands or the coolest tech startups, our resolve never wavers. We share common desires with these brands: to make the world a better, safer and cleaner place.JOB SUMMARYTo drive technical excellence within the commodity Management Team by developing tools, metrics and strategies that meet the business needs. The development, implementation and measurement of a Global Business plan that fully meets the needs of our business sectors (i.e. commodity strategies, supply base development, Global infrastructure, price management etc.)ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESLEADERSHIP AND PEOPLE MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIESRecruitment: Influence and assist with the recruitment, interview and hire of Commodity Managers/Supply Chain Project Managers. Communicate criteria to recruiters.Employee and Team Development: Identify individual and team strengths and development needs on an ongoing basis. Create and/or validate training curriculum in area of responsibility. Coach and mentor Commodity Managers/Program Managers to deliver excellence to every internal and external customer. Assist with the creation and management of succession plans for assigned areas of Commodity Management.Performance Management: Establish clear measurable goals and objectives by which to determine individual and team results (i.e. operational metrics, results against project timelines, training documentation, knowledge of operational roles and responsibilities, personal development goals). Solicit ongoing feedback from Business Unit Management, Commodity Management, Materials Management, peers and team members on team members contribution to the team. Provide ongoing coaching and counseling to team members based on feedback. Drive individuals and the team to continuously improve in key operational metrics and the achievement of the organizational goals. Coordinate activities of teams and keep them focused in times of crises.Communication: Provide weekly communication forum for the exchange of ideas and information with the team. Organize verbal and written ideas clearly and use an appropriate business style. Ask questions; encourage input from staff. Assess communication style of individual team members and adapt own communication style accordingly.SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIESBusiness Strategy and Direction: Know and understand the Corporations strategic direction. Define, develop and implement a strategy, which contributes to the Corporate strategic direction. Develop an understanding of each Workcell business strategy as it pertains to Supply Chain Management and Commodity Management. Provide regular updates to BUM, Materials Management, Supply Chain Management and Operations Management on execution of the strategy. Develop a Business plan for assigned commodities.Cost Management: Identify creative ways to reduce cost by streamlining processes and systems (i.e. modification of responsibilities or consolidation of tasks, elimination of non-value-added processes or complete re-engineering of processes and systems). Define, develop and make effective use of cost analysis tools. Provide feedback to peers on cost and cost trends.Forecast Development and Accuracy: Prepare timely forecasts for the function. Compare forward forecast results to historical actual results for trend assessment and analysis.TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES Demonstrate expertise in assigned commodities and fully competent in all aspects of supply chain Management including commodities not directly assigned. Develop a Global Commodity infrastructure that supports Jabils business and growth plans. Develop, monitor and implement Global Commodity Strategies Develop the supply base to exceed the goals and objectives of Jabil and the supply chain management team Market Jabils Supply Chain Management expertise both internally and externally Define, Develop and implement supply chain models to meet Jabils business needs. Analyze market conditions and implement supply chain strategies to assure supply and price competitiveness Be a leader in ensuring that Jabil maximizes our purchase leverage for the best total cost of ownership Influence Jabils current and potential new customers Develop effective relationships with Business Unit Management to ensure that Supply Chain Management is fully involved with new business opportunities. Drive continuous improvement through trend reporting analysis and metrics management. Assure that procedures and work instructions are efficient and not redundant. Offer new, innovative and entrepreneurial ideas and suggestions for improvement. Identify and implement new practices and processes that are best in field. Demonstrate a commitment to customer service; anticipate, meet, and exceed expectations by solving problems quickly and effectively; making customer issues a priority. Periodically get down in the trenches to rehabilitate troubled plants. Foster a back to basics mentality during these times. Lead by example; Walk the talk. Establish new measurement systems if/where appropriate. Ensure the efficient and timely exchange of knowledge and information within the Jabil Corporation to ensure best practices are shared throughout the Jabil organization. Ensure 100% adherence to all company policies and procedures (i.e. Health and Safety, Quality). Ensure all sensitive and confidential information is handled appropriately. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.JOB QUALIFICATIONSKNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to read, analyze, interpret and communicate regarding common scientific and/or technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. Strong knowledge of global and regional logistics operations and industry. Strong proficiency in determining logistics requirements to enable companys business goals and objectives with ability to devise and implement strategy to achieve targets. Strong financial and analytical ability. Proficiency in managing business analytics to determine optimum company footprint. Strong knowledge of international direct and indirect taxes as well as global customs regimes. Proven track record of successful change management accomplishments, implementing and management continuous productivity and cost reduction programs. Strong and convincing communication skills. Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelors degree in Mechanical, Electronics or Electrical Engineering. Minimum 10 years related experience in either of Commodity management, purchasing management, product management of Interconnect (Connectors) commodities in EMS, Connector OEM or Wiring Harness Mfg organisations. Domestic and international travel is required.Role & Responsibility to manage Connectors Portfolio.Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Type : Company job
Role : N/A
Industry : Electrical & Electronics
Salary : Not Disclosed
Established in Penang since 2009, GBC houses Jabil's global IT, Supply Chain, Centralized Procurement and Finance functions. Presently located at [email protected], occupying two floors over 72,700 square feet. It is one of the largest shared services center in Penang with 850 professionals. This location will allow for future headcount expansion to 1,000 executives and support Jabil's capabilities enhancement plans to move into higher value work. These include the introduction of Robotic Process Automation which will eliminate standard and repetitive work processes, and Jabil's Intelligent Digital Supply Chain (IDSC) solutions which help companies achieve end-to-end supply chain visibility and orchestration.
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