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Mechanical Sourcing Manager

Company: Mavenir plc
Location: Richardson
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Mavenir is building the future of networks and pioneering advanced technology, focusing on the vision of a single, software-based automated network that runs on any cloud. As the industry's only end-to-end, cloud-native network software provider, Mavenir is transforming the way the world connects, accelerating software network transformation for 250+ Communications Service Providers in over 120 countries, which serve more than 50% of the world's subscribers.

Role Summary

Today we use 3rd party products for RRUs to go with our 4G and 5G OpenRAN solutions. To expand our product portfolio, Mavenir will embark to deliver internally developed Radio portfoliotoserve customer demand. Focus will be on advanced technology and product development together with key strategic vendors and customers. We will progress this as a start-up company in Mavenir and leverage the whole organization. If you would like to work for a startup with resources, a large existing customer base and world wide reach, this is it.

As Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager you will join the Supply Chain Radio Access management team and will be a key individual contributor responsible for driving strategic sourcing strategy of the OpenRAN 5G and 4G radio development, and managing the portfolio echo system partnering environment.

This position will be based at Mavenir's headquarters in Richardson, Texas.

Key Responsibilities

* Total Cost of Ownership

* Relationship Management

* Maintain technology, vendor & market analysis

* Supplier Strategy Planning

* Maintain Approved Vendor List

* RFx negotiations with select vendors

* Negotiate Frame & Specific Purchasing agreement

* Create platform & maintain Contract dB

* Lead and drive the component price negotiations

* Provide guidance to R&D with supplier and technology selections

* Drive supplier innovation into the Radio development

* Drive state of the art Technology and Design-to-Cost innovation and execution of the Radio HW

* Maintain sourcing KPI of the organization

Job Requirements

* MS Degree in Engineering or Business

* A minimum of 5+ years of leadership experience in managing people resources. Leadership experience in managing people across multiple countries is an added advantage.

* Proven sourcing and supplier base management track record from complex HW development projects

* Experience from materials management to successfully execute R&D proto builds as per the plan

* Deep knowledge of mechanical and electronics component supplier base for radio infrastructure products in mobile networks

* In-depth knowledge on design to cost

* Expert in component price negotiations

* Excellent inter-personal and leadership skills

* Curious minded person striving for continuous learning and innovation

* Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

* Excellent presentation skills for a variety of audiences including executives, partners, and customers

* Ability to quickly grasp and adapt to new technologies and concepts


Mavenir is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a US applicant in need of special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail or call: +1-469-916-4393. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

Mavenir is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes qualified applicants from around the world, regardless of their ethnicity, gender, religion, nationality, age, disability, or other legally protected status.

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