Posted: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 9:18 PM
A Career at HARMAN
We are ONE HARMAN.We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between. We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies: leadership, change:orientation, collaboration, judgment and a results:driven mindset. At HARMAN, we expect brilliance. You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities.
Harman plans to grow Telematics business unit to 1B revenue in next 2:3 years, therefore, this position is very critical to the success of Harman telematics. This role will be reponsible for 50 of telematics direct materials spend (NAD, BT/WIFI, V2X). This person in this role will serve as the primary point of contact for telematics platform sourcing activities, and be responsible for 200M spend in FY17, and 500M spend in next 2 or 3 years.
:Manage and make critical decisions on all aspects of supplier relationship including contracts, commercial/pricing, supply assurance and conflict resolution.
:Develop and execute sub:category strategies through alignment with Harman International global category lead, business units, engineering, quality, manufacturing activities.
:Coordination of engagement between procurement, supply chain functions and senior stake holders within the telematics BU. This person will be an escalation/communication point for Harman International and the supply partner.
:Responsible for developing NAD, BT/WIFI, V2X new platform source selection in support of winning new business
:Identification, establishment and development of new suppliers, supplier relationship management, supplier portfolio management and supplier performance evaluation.
:Planning, coordination, execution and documentation of negotiations and annual global price negotiations.
:Identification, implementation and documentation of cost reduction potential.
:Establish goals, improvement plans, business reviews and monthly reporting related to areas of responsibility.
:Timely coordination of procurement processes to ensure supply, cost and quality.
:Change Management and SAP master data maintenance.
:Observation of global procurement markets
:College degree in Engineering or Business/Economy
:10 years of relevant working experience preferably in the areas of either procurement, engineering, quality, or product development
:5 years of experience in procurement of electronic components
:High level of commitment, strong self:motivation and goal orientation. Ability to work independently
:Strong negotiation and relationship building skills
:Strong communication and presentation skills; assertiveness
:Willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change; show resilience in the face of constraints, adversity; demonstrate flexibility.
:Experience in international working environment / with multicultural teams; Effective team player committed to organizational goals
:In:depth product knowledge in electronics / semiconductors is desired
:Fluent English skills
:Good knowledge of SAP R/3 and MS Office
:MBA is a plus
:Advantageous would be experience in one or more of the following technologies; Connectivity SOCs, Bluetooth, Wi:Fi, GNSS, NFC, V2x and other technologies related to Automotive Infotainment/telematics or connected consumer products.
:Willingness to travel internationally 10:25
:Willingness to work in an office located in Novi, MI.
:Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
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• Location: Ann Arbor
• Post ID: 39333032 annarbor