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Strategic Procurement Manager II

Company: Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

At Hewlett Packard Enterprise, we bring together the brightest minds to create breakthrough technology solutions that advance the way people live and work. What sets us apart? Our people and our relentless dedication to helping our customers make their mark on the world.

We are a team of doers, dreamers and visionaries; inspired by our purpose and driven by our strategy. We live by our three values: partner, innovate and act.

Our legacy inspires us as we forge ahead, always pushing to discover what's next. Every day is a new opportunity to advance and grow ourselves, our company and the industry. Some people call it an obsession, we call it a way of life.

What you need to know about the job

Job ID: 1084163 Date Posted: 5/4/2021 Primary Location: San Jose, California Job Category: Supply Chain & Operations Schedule: Full time Shift: No shift premium (United States of America)

Strategic Procurement Manager II

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:

  • Leads a complex individual supply chain sub-category; including data and industry analysis; reports results to senior managers.
  • May lead an international, cross-functional team.
  • Meets with Stakeholder senior managers to understand business priorities and translate them into supply chain strategies; influence the industry and marketplace within moderately complex marketplace categories.
  • Develops and utilizes supply chain, business, and financial modeling tools.
  • Leads Supplier Selection Activities.
  • Drives supply base optimization.
  • Negotiates and completes contracts with complex suppliers.
  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of large, moderately complex suppliers.
  • Partners with suppliers in minor strategic development.
  • Provides input on risk mitigation, business continuity, cost management and operation strategies.
  • Assesses current and evolving business models in the marketplace.
  • Identifies challenging contract risk areas.
  • Negotiates acceptable contracting outcomes using known solutions.
  • Advises senior level business leaders on contract risk areas.

Education and Experience Required:

  • First level university degree or equivalent experience; advanced university degree preferred.
  • Typically 6-10 years of experience in procurement or supply chain function.
  • Solid understanding of MRP/ERP; Microsoft Navision
  • Contract manufacturing procurement experience
  • OEM
  • Strategic material or commodity experience

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent understanding of global procurement processes, industry, and complex suppliers.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint) and supply chain modeling skills.
  • Strong knowledge, use and influence of procurement tools and applications.
  • Excellent communication skills, including presentation and negotiation abilities.
  • Strong Project Management Skills.
  • Excellent team leadership and influencing skills.
  • Mastery in English and local language.
  • Ability to create a contract from standard company or customized contract templates with limited supervision.
  • Applies cause and effect thinking to identify challenging contact risk areas.
  • Capable of drafting contract solutions in known contract risk areas to obtain acceptable outcomes with limited supervision.
  • Strong understanding of contracting principles.
  • Ability to close complex deals in a timely fashion.
  • Strong ability to develop suppliers strategically.
  • Strong understanding of the company.

What we can offer you:

At HPE, we deliver equal opportunities, flexible work-life balance, and constantly evolving career growth as well as competitive benefits, salary and shared values and purpose.

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.

1084163

HPE is an equal opportunity employer/Female/Minority/Individual with Disabilities/Protected Veteran Status

Keywords: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, San Jose , Strategic Procurement Manager II, Other , San Jose, California

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