Tech Data - Americas

  • Supply Chain Professional II

    Location US-AZ-Tempe
    Req Number
    Weekly Work Hours
    Travel Required
    Less than 10%
    Relocation Assistance Available
    Working Time
  • Overview

    Tech Data connects the world with the power of technology. Our end-to-end portfolio of products, services and solutions, highly specialized skills, and expertise in next-generation technologies enable channel partners to bring to market the products and solutions the world needs to connect, grow and advance. Tech Data is ranked No. 83 on the Fortune 500® and has been named one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for nine straight years. To find out more, follow us on TwitterLinkedIn, and Facebook.





    Job Summary:

    • Responsible for supply chain functions including customer, solution and inventory planning & management, while mitigating risk & enabling profitability.
    • Works with Tech Data and partner leadership in support and development of the business group's strategy and financial goals.
    • Engages in building and leveraging supplier relationships to create and align supply chain & operations accountability.

    Principal Responsibilities:

    • Leads the development of supply fulfillment plans throughout the core, converged and multi/cross brand order fulfillment cycle to include integration and contingency planning and analysis of customer forecasts using MRP concepts and work with customers and sales to plan & buy to forecast.
    • Plans & analyzes forecasts, integration and monitors inventory requirements for assigned specified customer accounts or specific core, converged or cross/multi supplier solutions programs by liaising with engagement managers, PM's, production, partners (supplier and customer), engineering, technical and other appropriate resources.
    • Ensures delivery within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
    • Manages suppliers to include coordination of quality and continuous improvement items related to product, systems, processes, and supplier business reviews providing appropriate data and engaging in resolving issues.
    • Applies Inventory management discipline to meet Budget including plans, communication and execution to mitigate inventory aging, meet fill rate goals, and disposition activities.
    • Leads or supports group and/or organization key initiatives and objectives through contributions on project teams.
    • Leads or participates with onboarding suppliers, understands and reviews contract terms, negotiates contract elements.
    • Negotiates with suppliers and participates in pricing decisions that contribute to revenue and profitability goals.
    • Negotiates and collaborates with suppliers on channel & distributor policy decisions that impact supply chain as well as monitor current supplier/Tech Data business processes to lead/drive the development of new or improved supply chains that improve profitability, enable sales, and improve partner satisfaction.
    • Aligns Tech Data goals and objectives with supplier to ensure mutual goals and objectives are achieved.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

    Job Level Specifications:

    • Thorough knowledge of principles, theories and concepts in area of professional expertise.
    • Is competent in all job functions and has general understanding of the industry practices, techniques and standards.
    • Develops solutions to a wide variety of problems and works on projects requiring evaluation and analysis.
    • May refer to policies, practices and precedents for guidance but determines best course of action to achieve results.
    • Work is performed independently requiring judgment and discretion.
    • May receive some limited guidance for new assignments.
    • Work may be reviewed for overall adequacy.
    • Interacts with management and professionals within department and other parts of the organization.
    • May represent department externally on projects or with clients.
    • Actions impact the success of the overall department and sometimes the organization.
    • Failure to accomplish work or erroneous decisions will result in delays to projects, loss of revenue or allocation of additional resources to remedy.

    Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

    Work Experience:

    • Typically 3-5 years with bachelor's or equivalent or 1-3 years with master's

    Education and Certification(s):

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience 

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