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Sr Sourcing Manager - Global Indirect Procurement

Req ID: J2251462

  • Location
    Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Category Supply Chain Management
  • Posted Friday, October 16, 2020
  • Type Regular Full time

Job Description


  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of Indirect Procurement in the primary areas of MRO, Capex and Infrastructure commodities
  • Develop, Plan, Execute & Deliver on a robust global sourcing strategy within the assigned Category to deliver on key individual KPI’s
  • Lead, Develop & Support the regional Indirect Procurement team and the execution of their KPI’s
  • Ensure regional adoption of Global Category strategies & Global Policies
  • Understand key Stakeholder capital outlay to develop project pipeline for both global & regional initiatives
  • Maintain effective prioritization and delegation of both regional and global based initiatives
  • Drive resource planning and expectations within the Global Indirect Procurement organization

Technical Management:

  • Establish credibility with stakeholders through the demonstration of technical competence
  • Understand key manufacturing requirements through Jabil/supplier site visits
  • Understand supplier qualification requirements for new investments
  • Facilitate resolution of supplier quality issues and escalations

Cost Management:

  • Demonstrated success & leadership in cost management projects for Price Negotiations, LEAN Projects and Value-Added Engineering, NPI and RFQs


  • Ensure open communication and the regular exchange of ideas and information within the team, Encourage creativity, professionalism and a customer centric culture worldwide
  • Build effective relationships with Regional & Global Operations, Finance, & Functional Management leads, as well as with peers and team members



  • Demonstrate a high level of competency in the knowledge of MRO, Capex & Infrastructure investments
  • Demonstrated success to develop a common strategy around the assigned Category
  • Proven contract / commercial negotiation skills
  • Strong ability to collaborate with peers in other areas and management to reach the best solution for the organization
  • Ability to analyze & interpret raw spend data, and communicate areas of opportunity for commercial improvements
  • Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from stakeholders, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
  • Proficiency in English required.  Multilingual a plus.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages
  • Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages. 


  • Bachelor’s degree required preferably in a related technical field
  • Minimum of five (5) years related work experience
  • Experience in a supply chain management or procurement role
  • Prior experience with Jabil in a related role preferred, or a combination of education, experience, and training.
  • Travel is required (up to 25% of the time)


  • Typically reports to Management.  Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include: Director/Senior Director of Sourcing
  • Job is directly responsible for managing employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management).
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

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