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Global Supply Manager - Supplier Diversity

Company: Apple
Location: Austin
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Global Supply Manager - Supplier DiversityAustin,Texas,United StatesOperations and Supply Chain

  • 5+ years of experience in supply chain development and sourcing
  • Top-notch analytical/negotiation skills
  • Ability to toggle between strategic and detail orientated thinking
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills to resolve issues strategically
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Demonstrated capability of working in multinational environments, driven and motivated by accomplishing extraordinary objectives
  • Knowledge of legal, financial and technology components of Strategic Sourcing
  • Experience breaking down cost models and identifying key drivers
  • Experience building successful relationships with business partners, cross- functional groups, and vendors to drive accountability and optimizing performance
  • Experience in inspiring change and improving end-to-end processes
  • Experience flourishing in an environment of fast growth and ambiguity
  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Keynote, Pages, Numbers, etc.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally 25%DescriptionSuccessful GSMs thrive in a rapidly changing environment and constantly drive excellence across their own responsibilities as well as that of team members and partners. They frequently leverage strategic internal relationships to effectively collaborate with procurement, engineering, operations and other cross functional teams. We have to make smart decisions with sometimes limited information, stay focused under pressure, and communicate concisely and effectively with senior management. GSMs identify and scale new and existing supplier partners as well as executing creative and strategic commercial deals to achieve Apple goals around cost, supply, quality and diversity and inclusion. This is a unique opportunity for a professional with a passion for creating economic opportunity to work with a wide variety of internal teams and directly contribute to achieving this important and high-profile goal! Responsibilities: Develop and implement strategies to support business stakeholders in achieving diverse supplier spend goals with a data informed, sourcing supported approach Identify, develop, and deploy industry-leading supplier management, procurement, and category management practices Maintain current and comprehensive knowledge of best-in-class diverse suppliers that will be project-competitive in key categories Lead end-to-end Sourcing projects (including planning, execution, measurement, and optimization of projects). Actively identify and track any issues and risks for the projects Lead the contract negotiation process with internal partners and suppliers RFx Services: Own the interface and lead engagement with suppliers for all RFI, RFP, and RFQ activities Present RFx results and bid leveling, lead the evaluation process of bid award with evaluation team, and drive the closure of a Sourcing decision. Officially close the process with all recognized bidders Establish strong collaborative relationships with Global Supply Managers, OPD, Manufacturing & Design, Logistics, Procurement Business Operations, Supplier Responsibility, Environmental and Social Initiatives, Government Affairs, Inclusion and Diversity, Sales and Strategic Deals.Education & Experience Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance, Management or related field. MBA preferredAdditional RequirementsApple FooterApple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant (Opens in a new window) .Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants. United States Department of Labor. Learn more (Opens in a new window) .Apple is required to comply with a COVID-19 vaccination mandate issued by the New York City Department of Health. We will verify the vaccination status of all New York City team members who are working at an Apple Store, office, or partner store in New York City. New York City Department of Health Learn more (Opens in a new window) .Apple will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law. If youre applying for a position in San Francisco, review the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance guidelines (opens in a new window) applicable in your area.Apple participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law. Learn more about the E-Verify program (Opens in a new window) .Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace. Reasonable Accommodation and Drug Free Workplace policy Learn more (Opens in a new window) .

Keywords: Apple, Austin , Global Supply Manager - Supplier Diversity, Executive , Austin, Texas

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