CommScope, Inc. Manager, Procurement NPI in Agrate Brianza, Italy

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

General Summary

Procurement Managers take the Business Unit strategy at the product level and lead cross functional teams to implement efficient supply chain methods in support of those strategies as it relates to both existing products and new product introduction, with the goal of launching production of new products at optimum costs with the right supply chain. Includes understanding and executing total cost of ownership analysis, risk analysis, supplier interviews, supplier selection, supplier site audits, supplier qualification, cost negotiations, establishing contracts/non-disclosure agreements and ongoing strategic supplier development. The position will make recommendations for the use of Contract Manufacturers v’s In-House manufacturing for the supply of finished products and contribute to the overall supply chain strategy.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Drive early supplier involvement with all new designs from the concept stage onwards, ensuring that supplier DFM feedback is considered in the final design.

  • Responsible for product BOM costs from Concept to final Production launch, ensuring that BOM cost targets for individual projects are achieved.

  • Collaborates with Design Engineering and global factory based purchasing teams to identify and deliver cost reduction opportunities on existing and new products.

  • Conducts detailed cost analysis of components, establishing ‘Should Cost’ models to drive to lowest cost.

  • Generate and analyze RFQ/bid proposals.

  • Participate in vendor site visits and audits.

  • Selection of best resource for strategic relationship with CommScope. (Key Contributor.)

  • Assist in corporate negotiations for global vendor base (both in region and multi-national).

  • Price and Cost reduction with Supply Base.

  • Identifies potential areas of the product for price improvements and feeds back to Cross Functional teams, Site Procurement teams and Category managers,

  • Track product Cost reduction and implementation plans.

  • Continuous improvement of processes and systems.

  • Ensures the all CommScope policies and procedures as they relate to this role are adhered to all times

Skills Required:

  • Preferably Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in business or related curriculum.

  • Preferbaly A minimum of 5 years of procurement or relevant experience is required.

  • Preferably Candidate must have or is actively securing a certification in the procurement area (like C.P.M. or CPIM).

  • Position requires significant travel (domestic and international).

  • Must demonstrate capability to lead a cross functional team and project management skills

CommScope is an equal opportunities employer.

Please send your resume in English with the personal information treatment authorization in accordance to law 196/2003. We search for men and women according to Italian law 903/77.