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Lead Material Quotation Specialist

Req ID: J2342736-IL

  • Location
    San Cristobal, San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
  • Category Supply Chain Management
  • Posted Wednesday, November 9, 2022
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.

Job Description

The Inventory Control Analyst NPI effectively leads and coordinates material quotation activities for a sector-based team of Material Quotation Specialists. This involves analyzing and managing incoming and outgoing material quote packages for timeliness, completeness, and competitiveness. In addition, this role successfully develops competitive custom mechanical material cost solutions utilizing Jabil’s approved supply base, which includes coordinating efforts of Material Quote Analysts to meet project timelines, tooling and supply chain requirements for each proposal.

·         Demonstrate expertise in quoting materials.
·         Manage and develop a supply base that can provide strong support to the specific sector.
·         Negotiate best possible pricing solution from the supply base.
·         Analyze and Develop the Supply Base for use in Quoting Materials
·         Support all material quotation activities with the sector.
·         Review quote with commodity management as necessary.
·         Engage in a weekly communication forum for the exchange of ideas and information with the team
·         Assist with the definition, development, and implementation of material quotation models to meet Jabil’s business needs.
·         Develop effective relationships with business management to ensure that quote management is fully involved with new business opportunities.
·         Drive continuous improvement through trend reporting analysis and metrics management.
·         Ensure the efficient and timely exchange of information to ensure best practices are shared throughout the Jabil organization.
·         Identify custom mechanical material requirements, develop supply chain strategy (with Regional Commodity Management and Tooling Management), and coordinate Material Quote Analysts for quote proposal development, resulting in 100% ownership of the full quote process to ensure correct and on-time delivery.
·         Identify information required to develop accurate quotes from the supply base and ensures its availability or requests it from the Project Manager responsible for the given quote.
·         Lead quote kick-off meetings for all assigned quote projects.
·         Review and analyze recommended supplier quotes to provide complete costed BOM proposals to the internal Jabil customer.
·         Maintain relationships with Jabil supply base used for quoting activities.
·         Support Commodity Management by maintaining knowledge of suppliers for custom mechanical commodities.
·         Maintain list of Jabil-approved suppliers for various commodities (provided by Regional Commodity Management).
·         Provide feedback to (and receive input from) Regional Quote Manager, Material Quote Analysts and Regional Commodity Managers regarding potential new suppliers to be included in quoting activities.
·         Review and analyze quotes with Regional Commodity Managers and Material Quotations Supervisor to ensure that proposal submission is consistent with the supply chain strategy, ability to supply and customer’s needs.
·         Obtain feedback for customer proposals and identify changes in process, tools, and execution to improve future submissions.
·         Ensure all sensitive and confidential information is handled appropriately.
·         Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor.
·         Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.
·         May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

·         Strong system and computer skills, including spreadsheets, databases, and word processing applications.
·         Ability to read and interpret documents such as mechanical drawings, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
·         Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
·         Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
·         Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
·         Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
·         Strong analytical and multi-tasking skills, with attention to detail.
·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
·         Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
·         Ability to identify and resolve issues with limited supervision.
·         Ability to analyze and process information where standardization is limited.
·         Organize verbal and written ideas clearly and use an appropriate business style.
·         Exercise a good working knowledge of materials, assembly and fabrication processes, and sources of supply to support a competitive supply chain strategy for each quote proposal.

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Ensures the assigned areas are replenished with adequate amounts of correct materials to support production while maintaining accurate levels of material through accurate ERP transactions, accurate master data maintenance, effective communication, in depth analysis of material issues, and
driving effective continuous improvements.


• Responsible for design and develop all NPIs for Site from IC Standpoint

• Responsible for and maintains the accuracy of all material within the assigned areas

• Maintains accurate levels of materials in the ERP system and ensures necessary areas are supplied with enough of the correct material required for production.

• Actively involved in communication throughout several functional areas for
ensuring Manufacturing is not disrupted due to lack of available material within the Operation.

• Analysis of material issues that negatively impact the manufacturing process and driving continuous improvement.

• Coordinates activities with other functional departments and work-cell teams within the plants. May also coordinate activities with customer’s vendors, and personnel in other Jabil Operations.

• Protect Jabil’s inventory investment and promotes ERP integrity through maintaining accuracy within the assigned WIP areas.

• Communicates with peers the status of the relevant WIP areas.

• Continuously focuses on improving the Inventory Control operations. • Provide high-quality responses to all WIP related issues within the assigned areas.

• Responsibility of choosing non-toxic or low- toxic material, low noise and energy saving and safe production machines.

• Repair & maintain and check safety protective equipment; and ensure it in good condition.

• Must consider environmental & safety & health issues when initiating a new
project or new product or new production line.

• Identify and sort waste; save electricity and fresh water & paper.

• To participate in fire drill and EHS training, etc.

• To participate in other ISO14001 & OHSAS18001 activities.

• Strict implementation of EICC provision.

• May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

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If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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