Tesla’s APAC Indirect Purchasing team is seeking ahigh-performing Global Supply Manager to partner with internal businessstakeholders and vendors to execute strategies, drive continuous improvement,and optimize our Asia Pacific source-to-pay processes through collaborationwith the global team.
This role will lead strategic sourcing, issue and evaluateRFQs, manage commercial issues, lead negotiations and be responsible foroverall supplier management.
This role’s primary area of responsibility is tomanage indirect purchasing commodities and services in the Asia Pacific region.
This role requires a deep understanding of source-to-pay andproven experience with integrating business process and policies throughprocurement platforms.
The Global Supply Manager is expected to build solidrelationship with key suppliers and stakeholders, develop commodity strategies,perform detailed spend analysis, know exactly what is happening in the microand macro-economic environment around commodities and take initiative tooptimize the supply base and identify and drive improvements to processes andefficiency.
To be a successful candidate for this role, you must be aself-motivated, organized, proven sourcing expert who is comfortable working ina fast-paced environment interacting with a variety of roles and businessfunctions.
Partner with business teamsto develop and execute procurement plans aligned with business strategies andpriorities.
Build and maintain strongrelationships with business stakeholders including executive-level regionalbusiness leads.
Design, conduct andsynthesize supplier, industry and market research for assigned commodities todevelop sourcing strategies.
Provide analysis ofrequirements, spend, and savings to ensure the most cost-effective options.
Identify and negotiatecommercial cost reduction opportunities based on a solid understanding of costdrivers and contracts.
Develop and managesuppliers according to business needs and maintain day-to-day supplierrelationships; act as the lead point of contact for commercial discussion.
Issue RFXs for sourcingassigned commodities, review raised purchase requests and support / lead astrategic sourcing approval process.
Work on Lean initiativesand identify other sourcing efficiencies via benchmarking, competitive quotesand resourcing.
Ensure compliance withprocurement policies and processes.
Provide guidance tointernal stakeholders on procurement principles, policies and processes.
Bachelor’s degree inBusiness, Supply Chain, Operations Management, Engineering and / or equivalentexperience or evidence of exceptional ability
Ability to multi-task,prioritize and work in an extremely fast-paced environment
Procurement experience atan international company is a plus
Proficient with MicrosoftOffice applications, particularly Microsoft Excel
Willingness to travel(approx. 20%)
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