Supply Chain Analyst at Flex Ltd. (Baltimore, MD)

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At Flex, we welcome people of all backgrounds. Our employees thrive here by living our values: we support each other as we strive to find a better way, we move fast with discipline and purpose, and we do the right thing always. Through a respectful, inclusive and collaborative culture, a career at Flex offers the opportunity to make a difference, invest in your career growth and join our purpose -- to make great products that create value and improve people's lives.

Job Summary

The Supply Chain Analyst will be based in Columbia, SC. The Supply Chain Analyst will be responsible for collecting and analyzing data and methods to predict and improve delivery of products. This role requires regular interfacing with suppliers and internal customers to establish cost, supply chain expectation and deliver results.

Here is a glimpse of what you'll do:
  • Setting standard costs at item level at RFQ stage and meet customer requirement, follow up management strategy
  • Communicates with the customer on supply chain issues (customer negotiations on standard costs, materials claims)
  • BOM analysis and identify key cost driver to maximize cost advantages and alignment of suppliers towards the commodity plans
  • Introduce to customer Flex PSL to compliment sole source components and to assist reducing product cost through alternative source introduction and qualification
  • Develops vertical integration plan for the account, and coordinates with the procurement teams and VI partners to execute
  • Develops the PPV plan for the account/ final decision point on std costs, communication to customer
  • Works with the operations, procurement, materials, and account team to define and execute the materials strategy
  • Coordinates cost reduction activities with the SBM & GCM
  • PPV management at the detailed level (review with teams to reduce/eliminate UPPV, get claims on the CMT, execute PPV strategy/tactics)
  • Determine customers' schedule and flexibility and map the component lead time and cancellation window to assess inventory exposure and drive towards zero materials liability
  • Early assessment of procurement capability for NPI
  • Assures source control flags are properly maintained
  • Holds regular materials reviews with team members - Drives materials related action items

Here is some of what you'll need (required):
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing or Engineering, or similar field
  • Six years' experience in supply chain in customer facing position
  • Strong mathematical & analytical skills
  • Demonstrates experience in performance development, teaching/leading, mentoring and organization development. Supports strategic direction for the function.
  • Commodity/Component Knowledge
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Problem solving and negotiation skill
  • Pricing/Materials Cost
  • Fluent in English (oral & written)
  • Familiar with statistical methods

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:
  • APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional
  • Exposure in a large-scale manufacturing environment
  • Training and coaching team to solve the issues or difficulties
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certified
  • SPC implementation in manufacturing environments
  • Microsoft Office Applications - Strong Excel knowledge (large data cell manipulation)

What you'll receive for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • PTO
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at local retailers


Job Category
Global Procurement & Supply Chain

Relocation: Eligible for domestic relocation only

Is Sponsorship Available?

Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status, or any other status protected by law. We're happy to provide reasonable accommodations to those with a disability for assistance in the recruitment process. Please advise us of any accommodations you may need by e-mailing: [email protected]
More Information on Flex Ltd.
Flex Ltd. operates in the Hardware industry. The company is located in San Jose, CA. Flex Ltd. was founded in 1969. It has 52479 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 67 open jobs at Flex Ltd., click here.
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