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Oracle Supplier Sourcing Program Manager 2 in Lombard, Illinois

Interfaces with development and supplier stakeholders to provide materials and components for company product supply chain.

With direction on new assignments, assist and support senior colleagues in their activities. Communicates product requirements/specifications to suppliers. Participates in the assessment of suppliers ability to meet Oracle's supply chain strategy. Evaluates submitted proposals/quotes against Oracle standards. Recommends qualified suppliers that meet both stakeholder, competitive cost and product standards. May participate in negotiation and execution supplier contractual agreements while sustaining product competitiveness.

Duties and tasks are standard with some variation. Completes own role largely independently within defined policies and procedures. Key skills and abilities include influencing, facilitation, negotiations, presentation, communication, process development, analysis, and problem solving. Ability to travel as necessary. Prefer 2 years relevant experience and BA/BS degree.

Oracle is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Overview: The Supply Program Manager will be part of the department that manages the suppliers for packaging and labels, strategic purchasing and the EM non-core business processes. This position is for a packaging & label commodity supplier program manager role where the candidate will manage the commodity strategy, supplier contracts, processes, initiatives, costs, quality, availability, supply chain development and technical activities from new product introduction through end of life.

Responsibilities: -Manages the supplier relationships for cost, quality, availability and technical requirements for all product during the development through end of life. - Lead the cross functional commodity team. - Work with engineering to create specifications, prepares the request for proposals, evaluates the proposals and works with the stakeholders to select the qualified supplier. - Negotiates the master supply agreements, licenses and product award letters to Oracle terms. - Manage supplier availability and reliability and develops new supply sources when suppliers are no longer competitive. - Supports supply chain execution material escalations to locate authorized alternate supply sources to ensure constant supply continuity.

Preferred Skills: Highly motivated individual contributor and cross functional team leader, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. - Candidate must have proficient contract and pricing negotiation skills and have a detailed understanding of the product development processes, supply base and supply chain. - Candidate should have strong business acumen to create the commodity strategies, cost models and business processes. - Must have experience negotiating production agreements and understand technical details needed to negotiate intellectual property contract terms and custom work exhibits. - Candidate should have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in similar role. - Strong Project Management and analytical qualities. - Ability to work in an ever changing climate with high accountability and a sense of urgency. - Effectively deal with ambiguity, learn on the fly, and make concise decisions. - Prioritize and multitask effectively. - Proven ability to influence others and drive resolutions. - Strong problem solving and decision-making skills. - BA/BS in related discipline. Ideal candidate will have engineering, packaging & label commodity experience, supplier management and program management background.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Work with engineering and lead cross functional team to define and implement the commodity sourcing strategy: - Covering the design, qualification, and implementation of NPI and sustaining solutions. - Meeting corporate design objectives, product design team requirements, industry standards, regulatory requirements, and customer performance requirements. - Provides the optimum supply chain solutions with respect to supplier strategy, supply base consolidation, cost, quality, availability and technical capabilities. - Provide sustaining support for global manufacturing, distribution, and customer support functions.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Ability to work with suppliers, multi-functional teams and achieve results through influence. Excellent communication / presentation skills and the ability to communicate effectively with people from different functions and levels, both internally and externally. In depth knowledge of package and label commodities, materials, & processes. In depth knowledge of relevant package and label industry supplier base. In depth knowledge of best-in-class sourcing practices and suitable approaches to drive cost avoidance. In depth knowledge of international regulations and approaches the supply base can reduce environmental impact. Demonstrated self-initiative and ability to drive to closure.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE: Oracle's supplier & material management processes relating to supplier selection, cost, quality & availability. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 2-3 MINIMUM LEVEL OF EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science Degree in package and label Engineering or Business Administration.

Local candidates are preferred for this position; relocation assistance is not available.

Position Overview: The Supply Program Manager will be part of the department that manages the suppliers for packaging and labels, strategic purchasing and the EM non-core business processes. This position is for a packaging & label commodity supplier program manager role where the candidate will manage the commodity strategy, supplier contracts, processes, initiatives, costs, quality, availability, supply chain development and technical activities from new product introduction through end of life.

Responsibilities: -Manages the supplier relationships for cost, quality, availability and technical requirements for all product during the development through end of life. - Lead the cross functional commodity team. - Work with engineering to create specifications, prepares the request for proposals, evaluates the proposals and works with the stakeholders to select the qualified supplier. - Negotiates the master supply agreements, licenses and product award letters to Oracle terms. - Manage supplier availability and reliability and develops new supply sources when suppliers are no longer competitive. - Supports supply chain execution material escalations to locate authorized alternate supply sources to ensure constant supply continuity.

Preferred Skills: Highly motivated individual contributor and cross functional team leader, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. - Candidate must have proficient contract and pricing negotiation skills and have a detailed understanding of the product development processes, supply base and supply chain. - Candidate should have strong business acumen to create the commodity strategies, cost models and business processes. - Must have experience negotiating production agreements and understand technical details needed to negotiate intellectual property contract terms and custom work exhibits. - Candidate should have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in similar role. - Strong Project Management and analytical qualities. - Ability to work in an ever changing climate with high accountability and a sense of urgency. - Effectively deal with ambiguity, learn on the fly, and make concise decisions. - Prioritize and multitask effectively. - Proven ability to influence others and drive resolutions. - Strong problem solving and decision-making skills. - BA/BS in related discipline. Ideal candidate will have engineering, packaging & label commodity experience, supplier management and program management background.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Work with engineering and lead cross functional team to define and implement the commodity sourcing strategy: - Covering the design, qualification, and implementation of NPI and sustaining solutions. - Meeting corporate design objectives, product design team requirements, industry standards, regulatory requirements, and customer performance requirements. - Provides the optimum supply chain solutions with respect to supplier strategy, supply base consolidation, cost, quality, availability and technical capabilities. - Provide sustaining support for global manufacturing, distribution, and customer support functions.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Ability to work with suppliers, multi-functional teams and achieve results through influence. Excellent communication / presentation skills and the ability to communicate effectively with people from different functions and levels, both internally and externally. In depth knowledge of package and label commodities, materials, & processes. In depth knowledge of relevant package and label industry supplier base. In depth knowledge of best-in-class sourcing practices and suitable approaches to drive cost avoidance. In depth knowledge of international regulations and approaches the supply base can reduce environmental impact. Demonstrated self-initiative and ability to drive to closure.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE: Oracle's supplier & material management processes relating to supplier selection, cost, quality & availability. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 2-3 MINIMUM LEVEL OF EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science Degree in package and label Engineering or Business Administration.

Local candidates are preferred for this position; relocation assistance is not available.

Job: *Manufacturing and Distribution

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Supplier Sourcing Program Manager 2

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 20000YH4

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