Ingram Micro is the business behind the world’s brands, providing more ways to realize the promise of technology®. We are an integral part of the technology ecosystem, helping our partners grow and thrive through the creation and delivery of Information Technology, Cloud solutions and Lifecycle services. With more than $54 billion in revenue and the ability to reach 90% of the global population, we are one of the world’s largest technology distributors, serving our partners through operations in 61 countries with 29,000 associates.
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The position is in the Irvine, California Corporate Headquarters with the opportunity for hybrid work up to 2 days a week.
As a Strategic Sourcing Manager, you will be responsible for leading sourcing activities for within a category team with the goal of realizing significant value for the company. Value is defined as including but not limited to; cost reductions, improved quality of products and services, contributing to our Supplier Diversity and Sustainability objectives and assuring supply continuity. You will be adept at aligning the function’s strategies and goals with those of your primary stakeholders, engaging them in robust discussions to differentiate their business needs from wants.
You will be expected to develop a keen understanding of the business and, in particular, how you spend category supports it. Your perspective will need to be broader than typical of sourcing roles. Leveraging your knowledge and insights you will attain trusted advisor status with your business partners including executives, professionally challenging them and presenting alternative points of view or courses of action.
Motivated by stretch goals and high expectations of yourself, you are a self-motivated sourcing “hunter” while being a team player. Given the significant transformation that the function is undergoing you should be comfortable with ambiguity while maintaining clarity of direction, adapting your approach in a rapidly changing environment while never losing site of your and the stakeholder’s goals.
You should understand the differences between Indirect and Direct Sourcing and be able to clearly articulate what they are and how that impacts the approach to a category.
An effective change agent you have a comprehensive understanding of strategic sourcing methodologies and how to use them to construct a meaningful category plan encompassing a 3–5-year time horizon.
This role is demanding, requiring the ability to pivot at a moment’s notice, while advancing your overall category strategy. The right candidate will see this role for what it is – a career defining opportunity!
You will be working alongside highly experienced Strategic Sourcing professionals with the opportunity for career growth as you gain experience in Ingram Micro’s high-volume, highly dynamic rapid paced environment.
What you bring to the role
This is not a complete listing of the job duties. It’s a representation of the things you will be doing, and you may not perform all these duties.
Ingram Micro has different annual base pay ranges for each work location and salary grade within the United States. This practice allows us to pay employees competitively and consistently in different geographic markets.
Position Grade: 12
Primary Location: CA
Salary Range: US Salary Guide (ingrammicro.com)
Please be prepared to pass a drug test and successfully pass a pre-employment (post offer) background check that includes verification of vaccination status.
Ingram Micro requires all new associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, this position requires applicants to submit proof, prior to start date, that the successful applicant is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Ingram Micro will comply with applicable laws regarding the reasonable accommodation of individuals with disabilities and/or sincerely held religious beliefs. Applicants will be notified of the requirements of Ingram Micro’s COVID-19 policy and process for verification of vaccination status prior to the start of employment.
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