Are you a finance or a procurement professional with deep experience with device and server supply chain and procurement? The COSINE team in Azure has an open role for a team-first, motivated learner that offers room to grow and a chance to join our mission: driving the modernization of our engineering operations systems and process. This role is for a procurement sourcing manager who will be responsible for the development, ownership, communication, and implementation of commodity strategies for lab equipment procurement that aligns to the team's vision of modernizing engineering operations.
Develop, own, communicate, and implement strategies for lab equipment procurement that aligns to the team's vision of getting the right product in the right place, at the right time. Provide function expertise and leadership in software and hardware sourcing, supplier management, and inventory management. Ensure creation of robust negotiation strategies and cost targets through understanding of market dynamics, benchmarks and cost trends. Conduct request for proposals (RFPs) and be capable of performing bid leveling, and communicating recommendations to executive leadership. Provide purchasing
Required qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a finance or technical field (engineering, construction management or similar) or equivalent experience. 2+ years of experience in project management, procurement, supply chain, quality or other related fields. Preferred qualifications: High-integrity - must be ethical and strong value-based individual focused on fairness and maintaining confidentiality. Have a "sense of urgency" to issue resolution. Be an excellent communicator and team player. Capable of presenting complex processes and topics in a simplistic manner. Be able to effectively multi-task