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Senior Supervisor, Commodity

Location: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, 14, Thailand 
Req ID: JR-0000040980

Description

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


Strategic Sourcing
  • Work with various business stakeholders’ groups to identify and qualify new or existing capable suppliers, initiate requests for proposals/quotations (RFPs/RFQs), advise requestors with respect to contract terms and conditions
  • Conduct RFP and lead cross functional teams through the selection process of preferred suppliers with effective scoring criteria to critically evaluate supplier proposals in accordance with company policies
  • Lead/support negotiations on General Procurement agreements, including, but not limited to, Master Agreements, Statements of Work, Change Orders balancing business deliverables, legal interests and pricing
  • Conduct analysis on proposals for services & products in support of various Fab & Research and Development functions
  • Analyze total costs, assist business functions with ROI analysis, price and rate benchmarking and negotiate favorable business terms to leverage Western Digital purchasing power
  • Provide global contract expertise for sourcing of chemicals, gases for various business units
  • Evaluate single sourcing requests and ensure competitiveness
Category Management
  • Develop, refine and implement category strategies and tactics that enable the procurement of chemical & gas products and services at the highest value benefit to the company
  • Add value by becoming the subject matter expert on chemical, gases & services categories/commodities for internal clients on industry trends, benchmarking, and best practices
  • Lead cross-functional meetings with various business functions and develop a communication strategy to keep internal clients informed about procurement processes, supplier strategy, and procurement policies
Supplier Management
  • Manage supplier relationships with focus on supply risk management, contract risk management and cost management
  • Mediate supplier issues and resolve customer / supplier contract disputes if necessary
  • Lead and participate in supplier performance reviews with vendors to review performance and support mutually agreed upon improvement programs as required
  • Support ad-hoc reporting needs including supplier scorecards and other reporting
Contract Management
  • Evaluate processes and recommend improvements to standardize lifecycle contract and sourcing processes and systems
  • Ensure pricing & deliverables as negotiated are included in the contract; coordinate comparison of proposals and final contract terms
  • Ensure contract execution & retention, preferably through electronic signature process
  • Provide timely updates, support management reporting of quarterly reports and address any issues quickly 

QUALIFICATIONS 


REQUIRED: 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in {Industrial Engineering or Equivalent} or related fields
  • Comprehensive exposure on product development and project management are preferred 
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in {Supply Chain Management} 
  • Experienced in strategic sourcing, contract management and data analysis
PREFERRED:
  • Previous experience as a Commodity Strategist 
  • CPSM
SKILLS:
  • Demonstrate a good level of English proficiency (written / verbal)
  • Strong listening, communication, interpersonal and relational skills to develop a good relationship within the organization

ABOUT WESTERN DIGITAL

 

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