Job Summary :
Supplier professional focused on the strategic leadership and relationship of company suppliers to achieve the best financial performance and relationship with assigned product lines
Principal Responsibilities :
Directs and manages the supplier business plan and implementation process throughout the organization leveraging supplier strengths and resources on behalf of the supplier and communicating supplier benefits to the company.
Aligns goals and objectives of supplier with the company to ensure mutual goals and objectives are achieved.
Determines, monitors and recommends plans for the supplier, company business relationship on a tactical and strategic level.
Participates in supplier business reviews providing appropriate data and engaging in resolving issues.
Identifies and drives new supplier opportunities with particular emphasis on the development of new services that blend unique supplier resource / capability along with service / capability to create a unique value proposition.
Supports cross functional communication with the company's product groups in price negotiations and market knowledge.
Responsible for the management of activities and programs that will drive the supplier’s pro-forma performance in an effort to achieve Avnet's financial goals.
Performs analysis and reports of various program impact for the supplier.
Manages forecasting pipeline requirements and rebate projections.
Other duties as assigned.
Job Level Specifications :
Extensive knowledge and application of principles, theories and concepts. Complete knowledge of all job functions and the broad industry best practices, techniques and standards.
Develops solutions to complex problems where analysis of situations and / or data requires in-depth evaluation of variables.
Determine best approach to achieve results and provide suggestions to improve policies and procedures.
Work is performed independently and requires the exercise of judgment and discretion. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.
Work may be reviewed at a high-level.
May represent the organization as a primary contact on assignments and / or projects. Interacts with senior professionals and management and frequently coordinates work between departments or organizations.
Actions may impact the organization. Failure to accomplish work will result in the inability to reach crucial organizational goals.
Erroneous decisions may have a prolonged effect resulting in the expenditure of substantial resources.
Work Experience :
Typically 5+ years with bachelor's or equivalent.
Education and Certification(s) :
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience from which comparable knowledge and job skills can be obtained.
Distinguishing Characteristics :
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills.