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Strategic Procurement Manager

Company: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) advances the way people live and work. We bring together curious minds to create breakthrough technology solutions, helping our customers make their mark on the world. How you'll make your mark: Responsible for managing commodities/categories worldwide, including goods and services that support the company and its customers. Includes setting category strategies; supply base development to meet the company and customer requirements; and supplier contracting and negotiations; supplier qualification; and establishing quality processes / resolving quality issues. Emphasis is on strategy, supplier development, negotiations, business relationships, quality, cost, assurance of supply and predictability. Develops the company procurement strategies, policies and tactics required to achieve objectives. Primary objective is to reduce the cost of supply and meet demand requirements, business and quality specifications, and revenue goals. Adds value to the company through managing performance aspects of major contracts and subcontracts. Responsibilities:

  • Manage Buy/Sell Report, including MRP messages, OH and On Order material
  • Manage Tariff Report and provide plan to mitigate liability
  • Utilizes supply chain and financial modeling tools
  • Participates in Supplier Selection Activities
  • May lead activities for less complex domains
  • Assesses the supply base of category
  • Negotiates and contracts with suppliers
  • Engages with low-complexity suppliers
  • Executes risk mitigation, business continuity, cost management, and operation strategies
  • Identifies common contract risk areas
  • Advises program level business representatives on fundamental contract risk areas
  • Manage ECO Activity About you: Education and Experience Required:
    • First level university degree or equivalent experience; may have advanced university degree.
    • Proven experience in procurement or in asupply chain function. Knowledge and Skills:
      • Strong analytical skills.
      • Strong business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint) and supply chain modeling skills.
      • Strong knowledge and use of procurement tools and applications.
      • Strong communication skills, including presentation and negotiation abilities.
      • Basic Project Management Skills. Join us and Make your Mark! What we can offer you:
        Extensive benefits, a competitive salary and participation in the shared values and purpose that make Hewlett Packard Enterprise one of the world -s most attractive employers! At HPE, our goal is to provide equal opportunities, flexible work-life balance, and constantly evolving career growth.
        If you are looking for challenges in an exciting, supportive and international work environment, then we definitely want to hear from you. Continue the conversation by clicking apply now below, or directly via our Careers Portal at

        Join us and make your mark!
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        HPE is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Veterans/Disabled/LGBT and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to diversity and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We do not discriminate and all decisions we make are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Our goal is to be one global diverse team that is representative of our customers, in an inclusive environment where we can continue to innovate and grow together. 1107914 This role has been designated as 'Edge', which means you will primarily work outside of an HPE office

Keywords: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, San Jose , Strategic Procurement Manager, Executive , San Jose, California

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