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Senior Buyer (telecom, wireless, data device)

Company Name: Novatel Wireless
Location: San Diego, CA United States
Job Category: Telecommunications
Job Type: Full Time- Direct Hire
Salary: United States dollar (USD)

Jacob Conway
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Required Skills & Job Description
Must Have Skills: Experience within telecom, wireless data devices or similar experience as a buyer
Education: Some High School Coursework


Novatel Wireless Highlights:

Innovators- We are a global innovator in 3G wireless mobility solutions.

* 1st to market with EV-DO Rev-A product line

* 1st USB wireless broadband in North America

* 1st 3G wireless broadband router in Europe

* Exciting HSPA+ products in process

Work/Life Balance- We hire passionate people and create great teams.

Global- We have offices in San Diego (California), Calgary (Canada), Basingstoke,

(United Kingdom), and Shanghai (China).

Financially Secure- Novatel Wireless is cash strong with no debt; founded in 1996, IPO in 2000.

The ideal candidate will:

* Drive acquisition cost reduction in all products/components
* Accepts and analyzes vendor bids and proposals
* Participates in price negotiations
* Coordinates activities with engineering, production, quality and other relevant functions
* Builds solid strategic relationships with suppliers
* Develop new strategic suppliers as required
* Achieve strategic goals and deliverables
* Develop, implement and manage strategic supplier-based projects

The ideal candidate will possess:

* Bachelors Degree
* 4+ years progressive experience in strategic sourcing/procurement
* Strong project management and organizational skills
* Exceptional negotiating skills and experience
* Experience in establishing, communicating and managing Supplier Performance Metrics (cost/timeliness/quality)
* Domestic and international supplier relationship management experience including travel
* Proven ability to drive business results, knowledge/experience with cost saving metrics

Compensation & Benefits:

Our successful candidate will be entitled to a compensation package commensurate with qualifications, experience and performance, plus a comprehensive benefits plan.

How to Apply:

Thank you for your interest on becoming part of our innovative, market leading wireless family.

- Please select the -“apply to -” button on top of the page above the skills needed section.

- Candidates that complete the technical questions (If listed) receive special priority.

- Please feel free to apply for more than 1 position or refer a friend as we are always looking to build great teams.

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Date Posted: 2009-12-21 19:25:10

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