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Procurement Category Manager

Company: Analog Devices
Location: Burlington
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Analog Devices (NASDAQ: ADI) designs and manufactures semiconductor products and solutions. We enable our customers to interpret the world around us by intelligently bridging the physical and digital worlds with unmatched technologies that sense, measure and connect. Position Overview/Sizzle about the group:ADI's global procurement organization is expanding to support the large growth based on the recent Maxim acquisition and industry trends. ADI is looking for a Procurement Category Management Specialist based in Wilmington, MA to join the team as an integral part of this change. This individual will have global responsibility for a significant and critical pool of spend supporting and with exposure to all of our end markets including: industrial, automotive, digital healthcare, and high-end consumer power management markets. Context on the role:Individual will bring definitive value to the Procurement organization via analytical rigor, structured methodology to existing and new spend, market knowledge and spend leverage. Responsibilities include:Job Duties:Understanding needs and requirements of internal stakeholders on current and future spend for a given category(ies)Partnering with internal stakeholders to define category strategy, and approach to leveraging spend across the functional organizationsCoordinating with manufacturing, engineering and other functional organizations to ensure on time delivery, cost expectations and inventory targetsDeveloping and managing supplier relationships, metrics and performanceProviding market intelligenceLeading supplier negotiations including RFP/RFQ processes, contract management, and long term strategic negotiations to obtain maximum value proposition and meeeting savings targetsRecognizing and understanding supply risk to the organization, work with suppliers and internal stakeholder to resolve or suggest alternative solutions.PO creation and managementRequirements*:BS/MS degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or Industrial Engineering3-5 years of relevant experience within a procurement or Supply Chain function Strong analytical/negotiation skills and proven track record in Supplier Management and negotiations.Good problem solving and analytical skills with ability to handle multiple tasks at once and switch between strategic and detail-oriented thinkingFlexibility to adapt to dynamic and rapidly changing environmentsEffective Communicator with the ability to work in a team environment and build strong relationships internally including cross functional and cross site collaborationCommitment to learn and develop new skills.Understanding of cost modeling and business financial acumen preferredExperience with SAP or Oracle as MRP system preferredStrong IT skills. High Proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint required.Experience in Semiconductor industry a plus Why you will like working at ADI:We place great value on individual judgment.We allow our employees the freedom to explore new ideas and the autonomy to determine how to best achieve business goals and objectives.We emphasize professional development and mentoring.Above all, we recognize that the personal goals of our employees and the company's goals are closely related and must support each other. *Highlighted bullets are intended to be included in all job descriptions. Modifications can be made within reason, but there should not be any material changes/deletions.For positions requiring access to technical data, Analog Devices, Inc. may have to obtain export licensing approval from the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security and/or the U.S. Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls. As such, applicants for this position - except US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, and protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) - may have to go through an export licensing review process. Analog Devices, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability EEO is the Law: Notice of Applicant Rights Under the Law

Keywords: Analog Devices, Boston , Procurement Category Manager, Executive , Burlington, Massachusetts

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