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Reference # : 18-36259 Title : GCM Backfill
Location : Morrisville, NC
Experience Level : Start Date : 06/25/2018  
Job Description: As part of Lenovo's Data Center Group (DCG) world-wide Procurement organization, the Procurement Global Commodity Manager (GCM) role is an experienced Procurement professional who represents and coordinates procurement activities for specific commodities. Engage in Source selection, cost, contracts, supplier negotiation and overall supplier management for new storage products and commodities and work in support of Lenovo's storage business unit.

This position interfaces internally with other Global Commodity Managers, Manufacturing, ODT leads, finance cost team, Development, Supply/Demand Planning, Procurement commercial commodity teams, Global Supply Management, Service, Quality and Finance.
Required Technical/Functional Skills: Candidates should have an excellent business acumen, the ability to coordinate supplier RFI/RFQs, cost management and financial skills, communication skills including negotiating skills, and the ability to work with development and understand technical requirements. The ability to write, interpret and negotiate contracts is important. Adhere to business control guidelines. Excel, Powerpoint and use of procurement tool suites.
Required Education/Experience/Licenses: 1. Bachelor degree in supply chain, business, engineering or other applicable fields;
2. Minimum 5 years sourcing experience. Storage and/or server industry experience preferred
3. Strong negotiation and communication skills
4. Supplier and project management experiences
5. Strong adaptability, quick learning, Innovation with creative thinking
6. Ability to multi-task effectively, good presentation skills, teamwork and collaboration
7. Strong PowerPoint presentation and spreadsheet skills required
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