Must Have Skills:
Experience within telecom, wireless data devices or similar experience as a buyer
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.