CommScope, Inc. Specialist, Sourcing in Suzhou, China

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Summary: Serve as technical and purchasing liaison between program team and Suppliers. To execute sourcing activities to support global projects outsourced to contact manufactures in China. This position will be located in SuZhou China, report to Purchasing Manager.


  1. Seek for regional potential supplier base information and execute supplier evaluation;

1). Collect and coordinate regional suppliers’ information;

2). Conduct potential supply base analysis and assessment;

  1. Determine most appropriate source, accomplish sourcing plan;

1). Execute supplier qualification process with supplier quality assurance team;

2). Drawing up new parts sourcing plan or existing parts localization plan;

3). RFQ and cost analysis, determine the appropriate supplier;

  1. Manage project with diverse component from contract manufactures in region.

1) .Assess supplier capabilities and make recommendations on supplier acceptability to program team.

2). Communicate with program team, ensure a thorough understanding of their requirements, and update the sourcing status timely.

3). Implement and track all parts sourcing status to ensure the project plan work on time;

4). Coordinate design review, engineering change and prototype sample approval.

5). Manage logistic process to ensure sample parts or production parts on-time delivery.

  1. Supplier management;

1). Frequently communicates with suppliers, build a good relationship with them;

2). Exert all available sources to optimize and integrate current suppliers, support the overall cost down objective;

3). Push supplier continuous improvement on quality/delivery performance and cost reduction.

  1. Category Management:

Be in charge of category management on some kinds of components in APAC Region.

  1. Others

1) Ensure that purchasing practices comply with established policies, procedures and ethical principles

2). Provide support to visitors from overseas.

3). Up to 30% travel may be required.

4). Other tasks assigned by supervisor.

Qualification Requirements:

  1. Bachelor degree in Mechanical/Material /Manufacturing Engineering.

  2. At least 5 years sourcing experience for cable assembly and connectors, more than 3 years engineering position in electronic industry is much preferred.

  3. Good commercial negotiation and supplier management skill.

  4. Strong interpersonal skills, with proven ability to effectively interact with multiple organizational units.

  5. Must be able to work on multiple priorities and tasks simultaneously, while acting in a decisive manner and demonstrating a bias for action.

  6. Fluent in English, Mandarin, and Proficiency in computer skills.

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.