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  • Job Description

      Req#: J2381426
      At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. We are proud to be a trusted partner for the world's top brands, offering comprehensive engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain solutions. With over 50 years of experience across industries and a vast network of over 100 sites worldwide, Jabil combines global reach with local expertise to deliver both scalable and customized solutions. Our commitment extends beyond business success as we strive to build sustainable processes that minimize environmental impact and foster vibrant and diverse communities around the globe.


      Assists Supply Chain Development Manager in setting up and implementing the supply chain strategy in the assigned global business unit that support the individual customer’s needs and be complementary to Jabil’s overall Supply Chain Management goals.


      Trains and gathers knowledge and experience to qualify for future Supply Chain Development Manager opportunities within 2-3 years, depending upon business need.

      Alongside Supply Chain Development Manager, manages the customer supply chain relationship through direct interaction with customers.

      Planning/Inventory Control

      •Champion the execution and deployment of Jabil’s standard planning and inventory strategies and systems with the customer where possible and implement customized solutions where necessary.

      •Drive a systematic process to receive, evaluate and fulfill customer demand across the business unit.

      •Ensure that an achievable Master Schedule is in place to support both customer requirements and Jabil revenue projections. In developing a solid MPS, consideration should be given to materials availability, equipment capability/capacity and staffing.

      •Ensure that the Master Production Schedule is loaded in alignment with customer contract(s) and liability agreements so that the materials team maintains conformance to Jabil’s “Rules of the Road.”

      •Develop and supervise solid product launch plans for new business, and transition plans for products being transferred between Jabil manufacturing sites.

      •Evaluate the need for buffer inventory during the transfer process.

      •Ensure continuity of product supply to the Jabil manufacturing site(s), and of finished goods to the customer throughout the transfer timeframe.

      •Oversee the disposition and transfer of residual inventory to the appropriate “receiving” Jabil factory.

      •Generate and analyze inventory reports for internal business unit and / or customer use.

      •Assist the Business Unit Management team as required in evaluating and recovering the cost of excess / obsolete inventory.

      •Recommend process and supply chain initiatives to lower inventory costs (hubbing, JIT, optimum manufacturing lot sizes, alternate transportation methodologies, etc.).

      Supply Chain Management

      •Clearly and regularly communicate the customer’s needs to Commodity Management, Operations Materials Management and the Business Unit Buyers to ensure that Jabil provides supply chain solutions that foster success.

      •Manage the periodic (typically quarterly) materials quotation cycle for Business Unit Strategic Commodities. Assist in executing the RFQ as appropriate for the business unit.

      •Identify and facilitate the qualification of new, alternate and/or localized suppliers for Business Unit Strategic commodities.

      •Negotiate favorable pricing, payment terms, and advanced supply chain optimization programs such as supplier-owned inventory, Just-in-Time delivery schedules, reduced lead times and cancellation terms, return privileges, and EDI/SIS demand communication with Jabil’s Business Unit Strategic suppliers.

      •Working in concert with Jabil’s Commodity Management Team, recommend customer BOM pricing at the component level that promotes Jabil’s competitiveness in the marketplace while simultaneously achieving Jabil’s Materials Price Variance (MPV) goals.

      •In collaboration with Commodity Management, lead the effort to obtain full commodity and sourcing control of both Jabil Strategic and Business Unit Strategic commodities.

      •Through early design involvement and qualification of alternate suppliers on existing products, promote the use of Jabil’s Strategic Suppliers.

      •Focus on achievement of Jabil’s MPV and Inventory Turns goals.

      Customer Service

      •Demonstrate a commitment to customer service.

      May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


      • Typically reports to Supply Chain Development Manager / Senior Supply Chain Development Manager
      • Job is NOT directly responsible for managing other employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management).



      • Strong / potential leadership skills are required.
      • Domestic and international travel is required.


      • Bachelor’s degree; and two years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • A solid understanding of electronics / mechanical manufacturing and materials management is required as well as ability in negotiation cost reduction activities and materials planning.

      Procurement Analyst

      ProcureAbility has partnered alongside many of the most innovative procurement teams for more than 25 years to design bespoke, scalable, and outcomes-based procurement solutions. The Fortune 1000 trusts our advisory, managed services, staffing and recruiting, analytics, and market intelligence solutions to transform their procurement capabilities. Our unique delivery model, leading-edge methodologies, and access to unbundled resources are flexible and customized. Solely focused on procurement organizations’ success, our industry-leading service capabilities help our clients transform their operations, drive growth, and reimagine what’s possible.

      The Procurement Analyst role (level based upon experience) is a high-visibility position that provides extensive opportunities to foster and grow your consulting career under the direction and guidance of a dynamic management and Partner team. Our Analysts engage directly with our clients on various Procurement and Supply Chain related initiatives focused on improving efficiency, driving effectiveness, and increasing their ability to influence spending and drive value through their organizations.

      What can you expect to do?

      Strategic Sourcing Analytics & Support

      • In this role, you will gain exposure & experience in working with cross-functional teams on various projects, ranging from spend analysis, forecasting, & consolidation.
      • Conduct quantitative & qualitative assessments to develop TCO & Should Cost models and present your findings to key client stakeholders by leveraging presentation, data analytics, advanced Excel competencies
      • Facilitate execution of end-to-end Sourcing process from requirements gathering, demand forecasting, budget baselining, value engineering, RFx development, Go - to Market strategy development, and supplier negotiation.
      • Support development of category strategies including spend, supplier & industry best practices benchmarking to drive data-driven decision making for client objectives.

      Reporting & Procurement Operations Administration

      • In this role, you will be expected to support project budget, historical spend, savings projected vs. actuals, and value delivery tracking.
      • Report and update contract, change orders, supplier performance (dashboards, KPIs, SLAs, etc.), supplier risk (financial, ethics, regulatory, etc.), and life cycle management.
      • Manages day-to-day procurement processes: Purchase Requisition (PREQ) to Purchase Order (PO) conversion, Change Order (CO) processing, and ad-hoc PO administration.
      • Supports execution of the ad-hoc sourcing requests to provide excellent and timely customer service to all internal customers inquiring about transactional requirements, statuses, and/or general processes.
      • Participate in client report-outs, process improvement & data optimization exercises.
      • This person will take direction from stakeholders at different levels, produce quality work with minimal detailed oversight, and report status to team leads.

      What is the experience needed to be successful in this role?

      • Previous experience in Supply Chain / Procurement
      • 3-10+ years previous supply chain, procurement, or consulting experience with a Fortune 1,000 company
      • Expert level skills with financial assessments, data assessments, MS Excel (including pivot tables), creating charts and graphs, and creating MS PowerPoint presentations
      • At least one year of Procure-To-Pay platform experience (Ariba, Coupa, etc.) is highly preferred
      • Ability to work creatively and quantitatively in a problem-solving environment
      • Ability to work comfortably with all levels of the organization
      • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
      • Self-starter, multi-task, flexible, demonstrating initiative and confidence
      • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), including formal presentation skills
      • Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills
      • Adaptable communication ability to conform to the varied corporate cultures and organizational structures of our customers
      • Supply chain and procurement assessments: interviewing, modeling and analytics, report writing
      • Strategic Sourcing Initiatives: scoping, market and supplier research, RFx (development, management, and evaluation), negotiations
      • Internal: benchmarking, client research, proposal development, and other internal projects
      • Developing technical efficiency with spend assessments and visibility tools to scope opportunity assessments, e.g., create spend assessments, establish baseline spend, and calculate realized savings from sourcing events
      • Hands on experience on procurement tools like SAP, Ariba, Coupa etc.
      • Sourcing experience in one of the categories such as , IT, Professional Services, CAPEX, MRO, Marketing, Facilities Mgmt., Utilities, Logistics, Office Supplies etc.

      Why you should apply:

      At ProcureAbility, we have an amazing team of collaborative, fun, and passionate employees:

      • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities that reward strong performance
      • Direct access and mentoring with executives
      • The ability to grow your expertise through exposure to a variety of projects and industries
      • Family-like atmosphere and an entrepreneurial work environment
      • The ability to participate in firm strategic planning, drive internal initiatives, and attend industry conferences

      ProcureAbility is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a person with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

      BE AWARE OF FRAUD: When applying for a job at Jabil you will be contacted via correspondence through our official job portal with a jabil.com e-mail address; direct phone call from a member of the Jabil team; or direct e-mail with a jabil.com e-mail address. Jabil does not request payments for interviews or at any other point during the hiring process. Jabil will not ask for your personal identifying information such as a social security number, birth certificate, financial institution, driver’s license number or passport information over the phone or via e-mail. If you believe you are a victim of identity theft, contact your local police department. Any scam job listings should be reported to whatever website it was posted in.

      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 identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

      Accessibility Accommodation

      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 Jabil.com/Careers site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to Always_Accessible@Jabil.com 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.
  • About the company

      Jabil Inc. is an American worldwide manufacturing services company.